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The Studio Edge 101 - Planning A Recording Studio.
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Because of the frequency ranges of the sound sources and the way they are miked, large iso booths should be utilized in recording ________, while smaller booths can be used for ________ if needed.
Drums; vocals, piano, bass, and guitar
Guitar and Drums; bass, piano, and vocals
Vocals and piano; drums
Drums, bass, and piano; guitar and vocals
For most studios, a control room with a _____ in front of the engineer and a _____ behind the engineer will yield controlled, natural results.
Dead end with diffusion; live end with absorption
Dead end with absorption; live end with diffusion
Live end with absorption; dead end with diffusion
Live end with diffusion; dead end with absorption
The RT-60 value of a small room would be ________ than a large hall because ________.
Shorter; Sound waves lose energy by reflecting off many surfaces
Longer; Sound waves maintain energy by reflecting off many surfaces
Shorter; Sound waves maintain energy by reflecting off many surfaces
Longer; Sound waves lose energy by reflecting off many surfaces
Kinesthetic people work best when ___________.
they have a textbook knowledge of the material
given information through listening
in an expensive studio
fully immersed in the work physically
Early reflections tend to dissipate...
After 2 seconds.
After 50 milliseconds.
After 100 milliseconds.
After 30 milliseconds.
Decoupling a room is essentially...
Using glue to hold a building together instead of screws.
Joining the outside wall to the interior wall of a space for increased isolation.
Creating a room within a room to increase 'room tone' resonance.
Creating a room within a room to increase isolation.
NRC ratings calculate the _____ of frequency bands of a material, those bands being ________.
Reflection; 250 Hz, 500 Hz, 1 KHz, and 2 KHz
Absorption; 200 Hz, 400 Hz, 2 KHz, and 4 KHz
Absorption; 250 Hz, 500 Hz, 1 KHz, and 2 KHz
Reflection; 200 Hz, 400 Hz, 2 KHz, and 4 KHz
An ideal room with minimal room node buildup would look ________ in shape and size.
Square, with identical values for length, width, and height and large
Rectangular, with different values for length, width, and height and large
Rectangular, with different values for length, width, and height and small
Square, with identical values for length, width, and height and small
To dial in a control room's sound, ________ techniques all need to be incorporated to keep the room sounding balanced.
Absorption, Diffusion, and Isolation
Isolation and Absorption
Absorption and Diffusion
Diffusion and Isolation
Using layers of varying materials when building a wall improves isolation because...
It's less expensive that way.
Using the same materials throughout would yield too much isolation.
Using the same materials throughout is not up to fire code.
Different materials prevent different frequency ranges from passing through.
Converting an existing room to a studio is a good option for...
Singer-songwriters, R&B artists, and preproduction.
Commercial studio owners.
Recording drums and full bands live.
Bass frequencies are difficult to isolate because...
They are louder than high frequencies.
They are faster than high frequencies.
They are more directional than high frequencies.
Their wavelengths are longer than high frequencies.
Jim recommends using gear that will ___________.
be used for things you don't intent to do in your studio
prevent expansion should you choose to add to your studio later
interface with the rest of your studio and last at least six years
need to be replaced with your computer
The purpose of diffusion is to...
Prevent external sound from entering the space.
Absorb early reflections and reduce reverberation in the environment.
Break up direct sound into a more pleasing delay, without absorbing sound.
Focus the direct sound from a sound source to one point of the environment.
The role of absorption in a recording space is to...
Enhance early reflections and reverberation in the environment.
Break up early reflections around the room.
Prevent external noise from entering the room.
Remove early reflections and reverberation in the environment.
________ are the three most important non-audio related features of your control room.
Monitor position, couches, and mouse style
Chair quality, mouse style, and monitor position
Chair quality, monitor position, and lighting
Mouse style, chair quality, and decoration
In the course, the trainer recommends treating _____ of a typical live room, while vocal booths may utilize _____ treatment.
60% - 80%; 20% - 30%
20% - 30%; 60% - 80%
30% - 50%; 50% - 60%
20% - 35%; 30% - 35%
The Studio Edge 101
Planning A Recording Studio
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