Acoustic treatment of your music room/studio?

markal

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For those who practice, write, record or whatever in a room in your home, have you added any acoustic treatment or sound insulation?

My guitar room (also my home office for my day job) is a bedroom in our finished basement. It’s pretty small, with not much hanging on the walls. I wonder if the sound would be a little better with some acoustic panels on the walls or other treatment.

What do you all do?
 

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I wish I had a solution. I have a great 2nd-floor music room, but one entire wall - which faces the street - is windows. And I live on Main Street. If I'm using mics, I have to record at 2:00 AM when there are no cars on the road.
 

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Use "a 8 or 10 foot roll of blanket insulation" on the ceiling but don't finish/cover it. Just have it tacked up like a puffy tuck'n roll. Hang rugs, acoustic tiles or heavier blankets on the walls and carpet/rugs or eva foam matt on the floors. Have a basement guitar room/napping room in a corner area so that 2 walls are to the ground and 2 walls are to the rest of the basement...and thus no windows. Basements work well at keeping the outside noise to a minimum. But if fairly well out of the way, i.e., not next to the furnace, washer or dryer.
 

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