From: "Danny Stinnett" <danny@p...>
Date: Sun Feb 11, 2001 1:37 am
Subject: Re: [acoustics] studio design
This sounds good to me. As far as soundproofing, I meant...do you have noisy
neighbors, do you have neighbors that will complain about noise...etc. Seems
like I read somewhere, that some of those type instruments don't put out a
lot of volume (indian instruments,I mean). If this is true, you need a very
quiet room in which to record them. HTH Danny
>: The entrance to the room is on one end, full open.
>: Could this info help you in answering my questions?
>THe biggest problems that I see is you'll want to be able to get from the
>outside into the control room without going through the tracking room (That
>way, someone making a delivery won't interfere with the recording), and
>ideally you would want to be able to get into the tracking room without
>going through the control room (think of musicians bringing in equipment -
>you don't want them banging into your equipment). Unfortunately, as the
>is only 11.5 feet wide, I don't really see a way to do that without making
>the control room very, very narrow.
>So my first guess, especially if the bathroom is in the same corner as the
>entrance, would be to make an entry hall/break room next to the front door,
>perhaps 8 feet wide, and then the control room, which would be the whole
>width of the building (11.5 feet wide and perhaps 15 feet in the other
>dimension. By the way, I would put the console and hard disk system on one
>side of that room, and the doors, one to the entry hall and one to the
>tracking room on the other side of the control room. In other words, don't
>think of looking over the top of the mixer into the tracking room, but
>instead, look sideways. This is often referred to as a 'side loaded'
>room; this is a popular approach for Russ Berger; you can see examples of
>side loaded rooms at www.rbdg.com
. Then use the rest of the space for the
>Of course, tomorrow, I might have another idea...
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