If you use curtains make sure they are quite heavy, and make sure the wall opposite the
band is well covered. One thing we did at a very live hall once was put batting up across
the ceiling. That absorbed lots of bounce. Tilting your speakers down a bit (and as high
as you can get them) also helps. I would suggest that you also put this question out on
the contrasf(a)yahoogroups.com (contra sound forum) yahoo group. They would have tons of
Our dance group in Charlotte NC is considering a long-term lease on an unused
Terms are great, we have a strong lead on a temporary portable floor while
we raise money for a better floor. Acoustics, however, are horrendous. It's a
big concrete box. What are some relatively quick and cheap ways we can get the
acoustics to an OK level while we do the fundraising to do the job right? We
need to move in fast as we presently have no better alternatives for our weekly
dance. We're thinking about hanging quilts and heavy curtains from ropes along
the walls and maybe up in the high ceiling.
>Any ideas? Suggestions?