[LAU] room accoustics and noise reduction

rosea.grammostola rosea.grammostola at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 20:28:11 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-04-27 at 21:32 +0200, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 07:13:43PM +0200, rosea.grammostola wrote:
> > I play bassguitar and I am starting wit trumpet. Those things make
> > noise...
> > 
> > 1) What can I do for noise reduction? 
> > 2) what can I do for improving the room accoustics?
> Why don't you just play acoustic guitar or alto recorder ? :-)

Thanks for your reply

> In particular isolating bass can be difficult. If the existing
> walls don't provide the necessary attenuation then only more
> heavy and thicker ones will. Try to avoid direct transmission
> (i.e. not via the air but via the building structure) by putting
> the amp/speaker on some damping material. 

Did that. The Amp, peavey TKO 75 is on wheels, I made two wooden blocks
and some damping material for speakers, and put the amp on that.

Maybe it makes sense to point the speakers of the amp into the direction
where people live who have a higher acceptance level...

> For the trumpet, one thing you could do is to play facing
> and close to a very absorbing surface. Trumpets are quite
> directional as a sound source, so this will limit the problem
> close to the source.

Very interesting and helpful suggestion. What material do you suggest?



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