Tag Archives: room setup

Beach House Studios

Producer John Eye recently contacted GIK Acoustics for advice in building out his 3rd studio in the Boston area. Beach House Studios is a mid sized project recording studio for tracking and mixing. Founder John Eye has over 20 years of experience recording, editing, producing, mixing, and mastering the best quality audio, film and video […]

Listening Room Acoustics

Audiophiles and 2-Channel Listening Room Acoustics Walk into a demo room in a specialist hi-fi shop and it’s generally obvious the dealer has gone to great lengths to get things just right. Hi-fi dealers understand better than most the critical importance of room acoustics but it’s a topic that seldom comes up, even among the […]

Home Cinema Experience Room Treatment Video

Andrew Robinson is a filmmaker, writer, blogger and audio/video enthusiast. Having written product reviews and features for mainstream publications, Andrew took his talents and created his own site – ARC Cinema – in which he writes not only about products but also about the creative and technical aspects of filmmaking. He has also produced a […]

Alter Eden in Studio Before and After Treatment

Alter Eden is an alternative rock / metal band from the Midlands in the United Kingdom. Recently the band installed GIK Acoustics Monster Bass Traps, 244 Bass Traps, and 242 Acoustic Panels in their studio which they use for both recording and mixing. Said vocalist Nick Pilgrim, “we’ve put together a before and after recording […]

Office Workplace Acoustics

Workplace Acoustics Good office / workplace acoustics is a key contributor to interior quality – along with lighting, thermal conditions, ergonomics, and air quality. A superior workplace which takes acoustic performance into account can increase productivity by reducing distractions, increasing privacy, and upping comfort for employees and clients. When examining workplace or office acoustics, the simplest way […]

GIK Seminar at Audio-Video Club of Atlanta

Glenn Kuras GIK Acoustics

Glenn Kuras, Bryan Pape, and Shelly Williams presented a demonstration to the Audio-Video Club of Atlanta during their September meeting. The meeting began in an untreated conference room where we discussed basic room setup and general effects and expectations of room treatments. Then we brought in four (4) Tri-Trap Corner Bass Traps stacked in pairs […]

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 […]

GIK Acoustics Introduces Spot Panel Absorption Line

GIK ACOUSTICS INTRODUCES SPOT PANEL Providing Acoustical Solutions for Institutional and Commercial Applications ATLANTA, GA (April 15, 2013) – GIK Acoustics today announced a new line of absorption products – The Spot Panel – which are an excellent acoustical solution for environments such as offices, restaurants and schools for controlling ambient noise. To get the […]

Audio Examples of Treated vs Untreated Room

We are often asked what are the real effects of a treating a room with acoustic products.  For some customers, reading charts and test graphs don’t always illustrate the benefits of proper room acoustics.  With that in mind, we  put together some recordings that demonstrate the audible difference in a room treated with GIK Acoustics […]

Understanding Decay Times and Waterfall Graphs

Decay time waterfall graphs and frequency response charts are tools to measure the acoustics of a room. This article looks to demystify and explain what these graphs and charts really mean. Most of us have seen frequency response charts before – maybe when looking to purchase a new microphone or a new set of speakers. […]