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Recording Magazine Looks at Room Treatment from GIK Acoustics

Recording Magazine‘s technical editor Paul A Vnuk sat down with our own John Dykstra to discuss some basics of room acoustics and how GIK Acoustics products are used at Moss Garden Music. Paul’s studio includes: 242 Acoustic Panel 244 Bass Trap with FlexRange Technology Monster Bass Trap with FlexRange Technology Gotham N23 Quadratic Diffusor 4″ […]

Unpacking ETC: Time-domain measurements & early reflections

by James Lindenschmidt Using room testing software to analyze a listening room has become a common practice over the past decade, even for non-professionals. Testing is a very useful tool to understand why our rooms sound the way they do and gives us a lot of information on how to improve the sound we experience […]

GIK Warehouse Available on SketchUp

SketchUp is a free 3D drawing software application that’s easy to learn and can be used for a wide range of drawing applications such as architecture, interior design, and just about anything else you can think of. It’s also great for visualizing the layout of your listening room or studio to maximize its sound and […]

Mic to Monitor Lecture: Placing Room Treatments

GIK Acoustics participated in both the Mic to Monitor USA and Mic to Monitor UK lecture series. One of the primary topics we reviewed in our 2015 Mic to Monitor presentation was Placing Room Treatments After examining your room setup (read: The Basics of Room Setup) you’re ready to tackle where to place room treatments. […]

Basics of Room Setup

GIK Acoustics Room Setup

Basics of Room Setup At GIK, we understand that jumping into the science of sound can be dark and scary. Or at the very least, can simply take up a lot of time rummaging through information to get at what you need. We’re here to guide you through the muck. This article aims to provide […]

Class A Fire Rating

GIK Acoustics Class A Fire Rating

GIK Acoustics is pleased to announce a Class A Fire Rating on all our standard fabric panels. Whether placing acoustic treatments in your home or in a commercial setting, you want to be sure that they are safe. GIK Acoustics products are not only Greensafe, but they carry a Class A fire rating which means we […]

Ian Shepherd Builds Home Studio

Ian Shepherd is the founder of Production Advice and mastering engineer and owner of Mastering Media Ltd. He specialises in audio mastering and post-production, Blu-ray and DVD authoring. Ian is also the founder of Dynamic Range Day, an annual event raising awareness of the Loudness Wars. Over the last fifteen years he’s worked on literally […]

The GIK Acoustics Difference

There’s a difference between a GIK Acoustics product and all others on the market. The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office issued utility patent US 9,091,060 for GIK’s unique, proprietary design of its acoustic absorbers. The patent covers the design and construction of GIK Acoustics’ 242 Acoustic Panels, 244 Bass Traps with FlexRange Technology, and Monster Bass […]

Mounting Bass Traps in Corners

Placing Bass Traps in Upper and Lower Corners (There Are More Corners Than You Think) A rectangular room has 12 corners: where walls meet the ceiling (4), where walls meet the floor (4) and the corners where wall-to-wall meet (4). It’s recommended to start treating the wall-to-wall corners first, but when you consider all available […]