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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby blinddrew » Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:16 pm

Too paternalistic?
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby Wonks » Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:18 pm

No. You shouldn't be allowed scissors at all.
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby blinddrew » Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:11 pm

Ah. I see.
So not, in fact, paternalistic enough.
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby Logarhythm » Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:42 pm

Based on recent politics I'd also consider objecting to rule 3, although I can see why you wouldn't want those sort of shenanigans in your newly finished studio...
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby blinddrew » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:04 pm

Don't get me wrong, i'm not averse to sone changes, i just don't want to have to, literally, mop up the mess...
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby N i g e l » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:50 pm

[3] Sounds like the Viking trouble is back again ?

Ive added your rule 2 to my list. It makes sense although its even missing from the UK athletics manual. Maybe a hangover from the days when the finishing tape was a lot tougher.

rules 4 & 5 still in progress and relating to sticky cakes and fizzy drinks ?
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby blinddrew » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:35 pm

Something like that. ;)
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby blinddrew » Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:00 am

Getting vaguely back on topic, i took some REW measurements tonight which, at first glance, make for very depressing reading. :(
I'll take a few more tomorrow night to get a decent average and then share some stuff here.
I could do with a hand interpreting some of it.
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:08 am

TBH I wouldn't even go there, the graphs will always look far worse than the room sounds :?
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby Watchmaker » Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:21 am

REW is a tool which, when in the hands of a musical carpenter instead of an acoustical engineer's, is remarkably effective in making one question the very fundament of their understanding.
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby blinddrew » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:42 am

I get some of that, but if it points to further improvements that could easily be made then I'd be a fool not to investigate.
If it says strip it all out and start again, well, I'll just uninstall REW and pretend I never saw it! :D
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby Wonks » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:50 am

I'm sure it's nothing 50 extra bass traps can't cure.
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby Folderol » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:06 am

Pardon my ignorance, but what is REW?
Not that I'd even think of such niceties, my acoustic environment is crushingly dire, and I don't think I could afford a new house :cry:
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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby jaminem » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:34 am

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Re: A Long List of Compromises - new music space

Postby jaminem » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:41 am

blinddrew wrote:I get some of that, but if it points to further improvements that could easily be made then I'd be a fool not to investigate.
If it says strip it all out and start again, well, I'll just uninstall REW and pretend I never saw it! :D

I went down a similar rabbit hole mate, although I didn't go quite as far with the panelling as you have. REW confirmed some horrors...the huge 60hz null at my listening position for example.

I messed around for a bit adding more panels and moving stuff around, then bit the Sonarworks bullet. It confirmed what REW had said, but corrected it pretty well.

I know my room is really compromised, and I knew that the treatment positioning is compromised as well as I really value space and comfort as well as acoustic accuracy, but it has got me to a point where my mixes are better than ever, so it may be worth thinking about...
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