Archive for Soundproofing 101

6 Tips for Choosing Noise-Canceling Headphones for Your Home Office

November 18, 2020

Noise-canceling headphones are great for musicians and listeners who want to block outside noise from derailing their sessions, but they are also home office necessities that can be a lifesaver for remote workers. With so many options online, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of the market so you can pick the right […]

Principles of Soundproofing

March 06, 2020
Principles of Soundproofing

Quick Links to Soundproofing Principles: Mass Dampening Decoupling Absorption When you think of soundproofing, you likely tend to imagine elaborate, fully-furnished basements or garages loaded with electric guitars and a drum set or expensive, high-tech recording studios. But soundproofing can be helpful in many more common scenarios and in your everyday life. Maybe you live […]

Top 10 Noisiest Cities in the World to Live

February 21, 2018
loudest cities in the world

What are the loudest cities in the world? If you live in a big city, you probably think yours should make the list of the world’s loudest cities. Anyone who lives in a city knows they can be loud places to live — between the traffic, construction and people bustling about, noise pollution is almost […]

The Relationship Between Music and Memory

February 02, 2018
how does music help memory

How does music affect memory? We’ve probably all experienced the phenomenon where an old song reminds us of a time in our lives or even evokes a specific memory. Most people may not give this a second thought. It may seem as sensible as having an old toy from your childhood evoke a memory. However, […]

Soundproofing Solutions for Those With Misophonia

January 19, 2018
soundproofing for misophonia

We all have sounds we find extremely irritating, like nails on a chalkboard or extremely loud chewing. But for sufferers of Misophonia, the problem is much worse. In these individuals, ordinary sounds that other people might find only mildly irritating or not notice at all — like chewing, pen clicking, slurping and the like — […]