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by richard
Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Argyle
Topic: Argyle free communist factory
Replies: 7
Views: 5915

Argyle free communist factory

Some of us have been discussing setting up a second plantation of the forest in Edinburgh devoted to open-access workshops. I mean real workshops: not flip-charts and powerpoint, but places where you hammer stuff, build stuff, weld stuff, etc. At Bristo we had the cave and the darkroom. At the new p...
by richard
Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Sound team
Topic: Acoustics action group
Replies: 10
Views: 6378

Re: Acoustics action group

There's also this piece of (what seems to me) great advice from my sound-technician friend in Sheffield. I posted it on facebook, but here it is for anyone who doesn't go there: It's good that you're having tinny, harsh acoustic problems, because they're the easiest to solve! Basically, it's caused ...
by richard
Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: Sound team
Topic: Acoustics action group
Replies: 10
Views: 6378

Re: Acoustics action group

Yeah, the artist-made curtains sound great. I'm not convinced about the bass-traps: after all. the problem is not the booming bassiness, it's the harsh rattly high-end. I think there's alternative than a load of soft stuff, or weird stuff like egg-boxes. Curtains I guess no-one will object to, but w...
by richard
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: Sound team
Topic: Acoustics action group
Replies: 10
Views: 6378

Re: Acoustics action group

Awesome document from the BBC - cheers Ken! I'll enjoy reading this. Thanks for the pointer to the egg boxes Keni. Pogo said he thought that the main culprits are the ceiling and the windows. An initial solution would seem to be to paste the egg-boxes on the ceiling and put up the blacks as curtains...
by richard
Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Sound team
Topic: Acoustics action group
Replies: 10
Views: 6378

Acoustics action group

As everyone knows, the acoustics on the main room are very bad: harsh, rattling, shrill and tinny. Every scraped chair on the floor sends a piercing shriek through the room. Kim Tebble doesn't want to do another 78 set until it's improved. I had to leave at 9pm because my ears were hurting so much. ...

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