Perfect Acoustic Absorption? Sounds like a bad idea.

I’ve been in anechoic chambers before an there’s an odd feeling of “something’s missing”. If you consider that our bodies become accustomed to all sorts of environmental conditions in normal life, when you take one completely away, you are instantly aware that 20% of your senses aren’t working.

Microsoft gets into the act as well:

Love sports and want a career working with sound? Try Audio Mixer.

Can’t think of a better way to get free attendance at sporting events.


Tips for Sound Reduction on Tile Flooring

Here’s a great video to give you the basics of sound control for tile floors.

Acoustic Cloth

Over the course of the last ten years of supplying Fabric Wrapped Acoustic Panels (among other products) to customers, I have many times seen promoted “acoustic cloth” as superior to “regular” cloth. Do NOT fall for that. Unless a regular cloth is somehow embedded with lead or metal shards (which would end up reflecting the sound waves away form the panel core), it’s as good as any specialized “acoustic” cloth.