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MusicTech Magazine Best Accessory of the Year – Highly Commended

Earlier this fall, we were honored to be nominated in MusicTech Magazine‘s Gear of the Year: Best Accessory category. Reader votes have been tallied and while we may not have come in first place – congrats to AKG K872 Headphones – our Alpha Series Panels received the next best accolade: Highly Commended Accessory “That an […]

Mic to Monitor Fall 2017 Tour

GLENN KURAS TO PARTICIPATE IN MIC TO MONITOR FALL 2017 TOUR ATLANTA, GA (September 6, 2017) – GIK Acoustics announced that company president Glenn Kuras will participate in Prism Sound’s upcoming Mic to Monitor lecture events. Each seminar features a mix of world renowned audio manufacturers along side leading producers and engineers who have worked […]

Schedule a Personal Room Consultation – August 2017

studio acoustics, acoustic panel, bass trap

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 […]

Speaker Placement 201, Part Two: Using Subwoofers

In the previous article, we laid the foundation for good speaker placement by addressing imaging and soundstage concerns along with accurate bass response and combating SBIR issues. The previous article is good for people running full-range speakers. But if you have a subwoofer, or multiple subwoofers, it opens up a few possibilities for optimizing the […]

Speaker Placement 201: Part One

Alpha Series Acoustic Panels absorber diffusors by GIK Acoustics in Demo Room

Speaker placement seems as much art as science. A lot of ink has been spilled covering the countless speaker placement strategies being used and favored in the audiophile and pro audio communities. As such, there is already an excellent selection of resources on GIK’s website about room setup and speaker placement, but this is an […]

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 […]

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 […]