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May 11th, 2015 03:51 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Having a room built for music purposes/recording etc.

what sort of flooring would folks with similar rooms recommend.?

Its completely closed with AC/dehumidifier and no windows.

Builder wasnt too happy with wood or similar as it might expand contract etc...

maybe some sort of wood plastic laminate ?

thanks !

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May 11th, 2015 09:13 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

A lot of studios have wooden floors because it is supposed to improve the sound quality. Mine has a wooden floor because that is how the house was built 50 years ago, but I have rugs down to dampen it a bit. I suspect it is not that important from a sound standpoint especially with rugs. Obviously, a floor that does not amplify footsteps is a good thing. I would be OK with carpeted concrete. Nothing too hard and reflective though. Wood laminate could fit that description....

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May 12th, 2015 06:38 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

You can find pics of Motown Studio A on the internet. I think that was originally a garage? The pics I see looks like it's got a hardwood floor.

Then again I think I also remember some of the electric instruments being plugged straight into the console (no amps)?

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