GIK Acoustics

Treating A Recording Room

Bass traps by GIK Acoustics in Lost ask studio

It’s true that most room design guidelines on the Internet – including those at GIKacoustics.com – are geared more toward listening rooms, home theaters, control rooms, or one-room studios than traditional “live rooms” or rooms in which live music performances are to be recorded. The main principles of treating a recording room, however, are not […]

GIK Acoustics Debuts Precision GOTHAM N23 5″ SKYLINE DIFFUSOR

Gotham N23 5 Inch Diffusor - GIK Acoustics

ATLANTA, GA (April 19, 2017) – Leading acoustic treatment manufacturer GIK Acoustics has launched a radiant new diffusor with the release of the Gotham N23 5” Skyline Diffusor – a precision-cut, 23-root, two-dimensional Quadratic Skyline Diffusor. Skyline Diffusors – more accurately called two-dimensional diffusors – have the advantage of scattering sound across two planes: horizontal […]

The Diffusion Dimension Download

Gotham N23 5 Inch Diffusor - GIK Acoustics

Given GIK Acoustics’ entry into the world of two-dimensional diffusion with the Gotham N23 5″ Quadratic Skyline Diffusor and the 2D Alpha Panels, it’s no wonder people have been asking about the differences between one-dimensional (1D) and two-dimensional (2D) diffusion. This article will build on the previous articles, How Diffusion Works, Decoding Diffusion, and A Well-Balanced […]

Learning To Listen: Acoustics & The Listening Experience

Whether you’re recording and producing music, setting up the perfect audiophile system, or putting together a state-of-the-art home theater, aren’t we all after the same thing? A satisfying listening experience? The audiophile understands this and in fact pursues it regularly and passionately making vivid listening experiences a central part of the audiophile life. And anyone who […]

Decoding Diffusion

Diffusion Confusion? Diffusion is an enigma. On one hand, it’s probably the most famous mode of acoustic treatment, what with those sexy skyline diffusors that are so memorable; but it is also probably the most misunderstood of all acoustic treatment options. In addition it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the myriad of options for adding diffusion […]

Remote Recording Studio Setup

A Studio Is A Place I was on my way to a remote recording gig recently, and I found myself marveling at how little gear I needed to bring with me. I was recording a singer/guitarist, and we planned to do all the songs live in one take with no overdubs. My favorite technique for […]

Voiceover Strategies with GIK Acoustics

With the explosive growth of audiobooks, podcasts, video voiceover, narration, and other categories, more people are recording on their own than ever before. Helping voiceover artists record clear, intelligible, and professional voiceover tracks is a sizeable part of our business as it’s an area where our products provide tremendous help. This article will discuss some […]

On The Road Again with MIC TO MONITOR 2017 Tour

GLENN KURAS TO PARTICIPATE IN MIC TO MONITOR 2017 LECTURES ATLANTA, GA (February 17, 2017) – GIK Acoustics announced that company president Glenn Kuras will participate in Prism Sound’s upcoming Mic to Monitor lecture events. Each seminar features presentations from recording professionals who will answer audience questions on recording techniques. Attendees will learn about audio […]

Make Better Recordings with the PIB (Portable Isolation Booth)

NOTE: This video involves some critical listening. Therefore, it is best viewed using quality speakers in a treated room. If that’s not possible, then use the best speakers or headphones you have available. Remember, great recordings are usually the culmination of many subtle things done right, which add up to a superior recording. Portable Isolation […]

GIK Acoustics at AXPONA 2017

GIK Acoustics will be at AXPONA – Audio Expo North America – at the Westin O’Hare in Chicago from April 21 – 23, 2017. The three day experience features multiple hotel floors packed with listening rooms, exhibit floors, seminars, and live musical performances. GIK Acoustics display items are available for sale at a discount. See […]