Cheap Studio Foam?

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Cheap Studio Foam?

Postby JSRockit » Mon Jun 11, 2007 2:22 pm

I just need a little cheap studio foam... where can I get it?
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Postby esqoner » Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:17 pm

under your sheets...

i use old matress foam to deaden my practice room. It probably doesn't work as well but so far I've spent all of 4 dollars on it.

It help with the drums not bouncing around so much but I don't know about for recording.

it doesn't look very coll though haha.
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Postby wiss » Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:09 pm

bedfoam you can grab a fabric store...cheap cheap but does the job
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Postby jasedee » Tue Jun 12, 2007 12:10 am

Im not really answering your question, but I would like to question your question if you dont mind?

Seriously, that cheap studio foam stuff does NOTHING to help improve sound or counter acoustic problems. It is cheap for a reason.

Acoustisorb (or Tontine) is something you should look at. I've wrapped mine in a cotton/lycra fabric to make it "look" prettier, and mounted them in frames so I can hang them easily.
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Postby Motavis » Tue Jun 12, 2007 5:08 am

I forget who told me but I have a link somewhere to a cheap foam place.
Also what do you consider cheap?? This stuff was just a few dollars per
feet etc. The only real difference between the bedding stuff and the good
stuff is that the bed stuff will dry up quickly and then fall all over. The good
stuff usually last 10 to 20 years with no problems. So if you just want a quick
fix to get some of that echo or reverb that should be fine.
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Postby Cruel Hoax » Tue Jun 12, 2007 8:25 am

Try foambymail. It's cheaper than I could even get Auralex at employee discount, back when I was a gear pimp.

I'm not drunk enough to muster up a discussion of acoustic treatment, but leave mattress pads and s**t on yr bed.

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