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My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby CallamDrewSound » Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:20 pm

Been a longtime lurker on SOS and finally feel ready to share my little band room project I've been working on.
It's a band area/chillout place for me and friends. The look I was going for was for it to be an open space without looking too formal, hence the sofa and carpet ;) .

I used some acoustic wall panels to deal with some of the noise going through the stud walls. This isn't the ideal solution but the acoustic panels do actually help a lot more than I expected. Bought acoustic panels from http://www.soundhush.com/.

Not all the guitars are mine but just there for the visuals.

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Let me know what you think for an amateur set up
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Re: My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby resistorman » Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:52 pm

Looks comfy enough! Every musician should have a music room...
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Re: My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby Sam Spoons » Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:24 pm

Good job, it looks really nice :)

If I was using it to record with microphones or for mixing I'd be a little concerned about the lack of treatment on the ceiling but if it works for your needs then great (I notice a panel on the ceiling almost out of shot so maybe I'm wrong and the low ceiling is a problem I have to live with too, tall musos have to play sitting down in my place :smirk: ).

Those kind panels will make little or no difference to low frequencies either reflecting in the room or passing through the stud walls but, again, if it works for you then great.

Notwithstanding all of that it will be a much nicer place to play than the bare room would be.
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Re: My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby Martin Walker » Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:08 pm

Very comfy indeed - you should have no problems feeling inspired in that setting CallamDrewSound!

Oh, and welcome to the SOS Forums! 8-)

No more lurking required ;)


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Re: My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby Sam Spoons » Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:08 am

Oh, and I wish I had room for a sofa :tongue:
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Re: My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby Martin Walker » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:25 pm

...just don't expect a sofa to make much of an impact on the acoustics :beamup:

They are not the huge absorbers that some people expect them to be ;)


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Re: My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby Sam Spoons » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:22 pm

Maybe there's a niche to be filled there, 'bass trap sofas'. :D
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Re: My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby Studio Support Gnome » Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:12 pm

Sam Spoons wrote:Maybe there's a niche to be filled there, 'bass trap sofas'. :D


done it, but there is an essential hygiene issue.....


(sweaty arses on to open cell filler material does not make for a good long serving piece of furniture )
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Re: My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby Folderol » Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:38 pm

Studio Support Gnome wrote:
Sam Spoons wrote:Maybe there's a niche to be filled there, 'bass trap sofas'. :D


done it, but there is an essential hygiene issue.....


(sweaty arses on to open cell filler material does not make for a good long serving piece of furniture )
Tell people to put their trousers back on before sitting :lol:
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Re: My small bandroom project with acoustic fittings

Postby Sam Spoons » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:25 pm

I suspect 'limp mass membrane' coverings are not suitable then? :smirk:
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