#1
Okay so me and my band has a rehearsal room that needs improvement. The room is not that big, and both walls, ceiling and floor are made of concrete. The sound is really bad when we play. Then we have neighbors who call and complain when we play.

So do you have any tips on how to sound insulate and improve the acoustics?
#2
-Get some carpet on the floor/ceiling/walls.
-Get some carpet under-pad on the floor/ceiling/walls
-Collect a mountain of egg cartons and glue them to the walls and ceiling
-Spend a pile of money on acoustic foam and glue it to the walls and ceiling
#3
Adding simple bass traps in the corners and a variety of medium and high density absorbing materials can make a huge difference. Carpet on the floor and sometimes suspending 1 or 2 box spring bed frames with absorbent material can make a huge difference in reducing reflections.

I am not a fan of the good old egg carton method because they are highly flammable and make your rehearsal room a potential tinderbox. I prefer using tested materials approved as indoor furnishings including carpet, drapes, acoustic tiles, office modular foam cubical walls all work and can be found used for cheap.

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/dec07/articles/acoustics.htm
"Your sound is in your hands as much as anything. It's the way you pick, and the way you hold the guitar, more than it is the amp or the guitar you use." -- Stevie Ray Vaughan

"Anybody can play. The note is only 20 percent. The attitude of the motherfucker who plays it is 80 percent." -- Miles Davis

Guthrie on tone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmohdG9lLqY
Last edited by Cajundaddy at Feb 19, 2015,
#4
Quote by Cajundaddy


I am not a fan of the good old egg carton method because they are highly flammable and make your rehearsal room a potential tinderbox. I prefer using tested materials approved as indoor furnishings including carpet, drapes, acoustic tiles, office modular foam cubical walls all work and can be found used for cheap.

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/dec07/articles/acoustics.htm



Man, I could imagine an amp catching fire and the walls instantly burst into flames....
That would suck
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