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Treating sound reflections behind furniture?
Old 5th January 2017
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Treating sound reflections behind furniture?

Hi
This is not for studio but its for a space where I do a lot a lot of my producing.

I would like to clean up some bass problems. As seen in photo I have a speaker either side of a wood low cabinet. Also one speaker is in a small corner. Speakers are front ported.

I am getting a "woow" sound following the kick drum from behind the low cabinet which is about 4 inches away from wall.

What are my options for treating the void between wall and cabinet? DIY or low cost preferable.
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Old 5th January 2017
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Depends on what is causing the problem. If something is resonating/vibrating, then you will need to do something to stop the vibration (adding mass and/or damping material can help). If it's just the room acoustics in that corner, then adding bass traps there will help a lot.
Old 5th January 2017
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Gear Maniac
 
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🎧 5 years
Thanks for reply JWL.GIK

Yea I hope to get a trap sorted soon for corner.

I know bass is more omnidirectional but I am sure its getting behind and under cabinet. House is in slow process of renovation so floor is just the old plastic tiles on concrete until I lay Bamboo.

I will see if I cab find an off cut of carpet for under cabinet then I guess its just a matter of filling the voids with something absorbent.
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