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