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Schedule a Personal Room Consultation – August 2017

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If you live in the Los Angeles / Orange County area you can arrange a personal consultation with Glenn Kuras. JUST ADDED: Appointments available in San Francisco We do a lot of on-site, personal consultations in Atlanta and often get requests for room consults elsewhere. Because of this demand, we’ve made several trips to visit […]

Limited Offers for July 2017

It’s a summer celebration and for the month of July, we’re extending some very special offers. Envisioning fireworks overhead, we’re offering limited discounts on our Gotham Skyline Diffusor and Cloud Mounting Brackets. These discounts don’t come around often, so take advantage NOW. For the month of July, GIK Acoustics is offering a 15% discount on […]

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. […]

Studio Consultations

GIK On the Road We do a lot of on-site consultations in Atlanta and often get requests for personal consultations elsewhere. So after T.H.E. Show-Newport Beach we booked appointments with clients in Los Angeles who needed help with their rooms. Here’s a recap of some of the folks we had the pleasure to meet. Stephen […]

Basics of Room Setup

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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 […]