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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 […]

Choosing Home Theater Audio with Acoustics in Mind

Premium Theater Sound: Choosing An Audio Format With Acoustics In Mind James Lindenschmidt When we acoustically treat a theater after it has already been built, we must adapt our treatment strategies to the theater as it exists already. Inevitably, this leads to compromises and sub-optimal performance. We can always get better results if we look […]

A Well-Balanced Audio Room Using GIK’s Patented Treatments

corner bass traps acoustic panel

Small Rooms, High Frequencies: A Well-Balanced Audio Room Using GIK’s Patented Treatments by James Lindenschmidt, GIK Acoustics Bass is the Base At GIK Acoustics, we spend a lot of time talking about bass traps. Since treating small rooms is our specialty, this is a good thing as bass frequencies present the biggest barriers to great […]

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 Seminar at SAE Atlanta

GIK Acoustics participated in Prism Sound’s Mic to Monitor lecture event in Atlanta on November 15, 2016. Prism Sound, Audio-Technica, and GIK Acoustics joined together for a FREE seminar delivering key insights into modern day recording, mixing and mastering techniques. How do the pros do it? What makes great gear great? How is that hit sound achieved? What […]

Welcome to Acoustics & Audiogeekery

Hello, and Welcome! Welcome to the launch of Acoustics & Audiogeekery, brought to you by GIK Acoustics. I have been writing here for a few months now, but we recently decided to formalize my writings into this blog. The aim is to be a resource for you, something that grows in time into a repository […]

The Basics of Room Acoustics and How to Set Up A Room

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

COVERING THE BASICS In addition to displaying products at the HIGH END Show, GIK Acoustics-Europe General Manager, David Shevyn, presented a discussion on the importance of room treatments and the basics of room setup. Click here for more about our lectures on room setup and placing room treatments. About GIK Acoustics: Founded in Atlanta, GA, […]

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. […]

GIK ACOUSTICS TAKES TO THE ROAD with PRISM SOUND

FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF GIK ACOUSTICS TO PARTICIPATE IN MIC TO MONITOR LECTURES The 2015 US Mic to Monitor tour was a huge success!! Through the tour we were able to reach out to aspiring audio practitioners with messages of help and encouragement and a helpful overview of how proper room setup and acoustic treatments […]