One of the first things you need to know when making a professional recording is how to soundproof a room. But why is this so important? And what steps can you actually take to make sure your room is properly soundproofed for voice recordings? Why Do You Need Soundproofing for Recording? In your normal daily activities, you probably don’t notice how much background sound is bouncing around. There might be . . .
You probably know that the sound you hear is the result of sound waves. But what are sound waves, exactly? What are their characteristics? And how do they work? Here’s everything you need to know. Wavelength: The most important characteristic of sound waves may be the wavelength. Sound consists of a longitudinal wave that includes compressions and rarefactions as they travel through a given medium. The distance that one wave travels . . .
Traffic noise, especially car noise, can be some of the worst kind of noise pollution. The loudest cars are usually the oldest ones. Internal combustion engines make a lot of noise, and not only are older cars less likely to have measures in place to dampen noise, but they’re also more likely to have loose or worn-out parts under the hood rattling around and creating even more noise pollution. It . . .
Everyone has different ideas about home renovation. Some people do one room at a time, while others go in for whole-home renovation. Some put off remodeling as long as possible, while others jump at the opportunity to give their home a brand-new look. Why Soundproofing and Remodeling Go Together Whatever your remodeling plans are, may we suggest adding soundproofing insulation to the equation? There are a number of great . . .
So you’ve soundproofed the wall leading from your apartment to the apartment next door, but somehow there’s still noise coming from that direction, although you can’t pinpoint exactly where it’s coming from. If this describes you, you may be the victim of flanking noise. But what is flanking noise, and what can you do about it? What Is Flanking Noise? Flanking noise, also called “flanking transmission,” refers to noise entering . . .