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TubeTrap Bass Trap News

March, 2010 -  TAS, Absolute Sound, Editor's Choice Award, March 2010 where TubeTraps are the real deal in bass traps.

From the March 2010 issue of The Absolute Sound Magazine:

"Unless you have a professionally designed and treated room, TubeTraps from Acoustic Sciences Corporation are absolutely indispensable to improving your system's sound. They are extremely able to solve a wide range of acoustic problems with strategic placement and orientation ...

There are lots of questionable acoustic products on the market, but TubeTraps are the real deal"

ASC wishes to thank the folks at Absolute Sound for the kudos!

February, 2010 -  TubeTraps on the Cover of Mix once again, this time the remote truck for Music Mix Mobile, February 2010, which was outfit with TubeTrap bass traps, treble diffusers and sound panels.

ASC TubeTraps Featured on the Cover of MIX Magazine

Music Mix Mobile needed acoustics for their recording studio truck, and they needed them done right the first time, on time, and on budget. So they called ASC.

For over 25 years ASC has specialized in custom high end acoustic packages for studios large and small, mobile or otherwise. Music Mix Mobile called and they got expert advice and world class acoustics. It's featured on the February, 2010 cover of MIX Magazine.

Call ASC for your next custom acoustic project, we might be able to help.

January, 2010 -

ASC's Art Noxon is Acoustics Lecturer at Bruce Swedien Studio Workshop

Critical Listening classes for recording engineers taught by recording legend Bruce Swedien from Count Basie to Michael Jackson

Art Noxon has been Bruce's acoustic engineer since 1990.  He designed Bruce's last four home recording studios and teaches three days in each workshop covering recording studio acoustics. Bruce Swedien mugging with student in his home recording studio built around his Harrison consol, Westlake monitors, Electrocompaniet amps, and Monster cables by ASC TubeTrap acoustics.

Bruce Swedien mentored 9 recording engineers from all over the world, once again in his home studio in Ocala, Florida. Art Noxon, Bruce's acoustic design engineer, taught "Swedien Acoustics" to the group each morning session for the first 3 days of this 6 day session. Martin Kanola, Bruce's microphone design engineer, took over the morning sessions for the last 3 days. Art taught the group about:

  1. The design and construction of Bruce's studio,
  2. Sound, rooms and microphones,
  3. MATT testing monitor playback performance,
  4. The midfield wrap-around Awall Bruce uses for mixing,
  5. How he uses sound fusion and QSF for gathering full bodied "direct" signals in the live room,
  6. The difference between and uses for coherent and incoherent diffusers,
  7. How signal masking or clarity in the mix depends on the reverb setting.

Bruce and Bea Swedien surrounded by the graduates from one of the In the Studio with Bruce Swedien classes.  Behind them are the woods Art uses to teach sound fusion and the Haas effect.

This was the 4th of Bruce's present series of mentoring workshops: "In The Studio with Bruce Swedien" is a comprehensive one week "reprogramming" course for recording engineers who come from all over the world. They hope to discover and take home some of Bruce's technical tricks but who they meet is an engineer who does not even use compressors, limiters or EQ and who never even tries to fix it in the mix. He's a sound recording artist who does his mixing at the mic. And that's just the beginning. Bruce's mentoring classes are a rare, life changing opportunity for studio engineers to relearn how to approach their work in recording from one of the true and great Master Engineers in recording history.

Bruce's discography starts early with such names as Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and Count Basie, through Dinah Washington, Quincy Jones, The Wiz and Michael Jackson, Burt Bacharach, Sergio Mendes, James Ingram, Michael McDonald and Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Jennifer Lopez and many many more... More Here.

November, 2009 -

ASC TubeTraps at the Viet Nam High End Show

ASC corner bass traps in demo rooms at hifi show in Asia.  TubeTraps support Avalon speakers at the Viet Nam High End Sound Show 2009.

The Viet Nam High End Show 2009 was held in Ho Chi Minh City from September 25th to 27th at the Continental Hotel. Many big names displayed their gear using ASC TubeTraps to help bring out the best possible sound. More info on the show can be seen here.

Showroom of Nguyen Dunh Electronic Co. in Ho Chi Minh City, a TubeTrap bass trap dealer in Viet Nam who has a 2C3D type setup.Vietnamese audiophiles had their first look at TubeTraps and were highly impressed. Six months ago, we shipped a full 40 foot container load to our dealer in Ho Chi Minh City, Dung Nguyen Van Dung. After the show, he quickly sold out. Shown here is his showroom which as you can see uses TubeTraps to create a 2C3D concept within a well developed room acoustic.

Nguyen Dung Electronic Co., Ltd.
G21 Le Tu Tai St.,
Nguyen Dinh Chieu Bldg, Floor 1
Ward 4, Phu Nhuan District
Ho Chi Minh City
Dung Nguyen 011-84-903623455
Luan Bui 001-408-239-7958 (USA)

ASC Ships Largest Single TubeTrap Order in its History

August, 2009 -

Shipping container full of TubeTrap bass traps headed to China.After several months of build time, ASC loaded nearly every square inch of a shipping container destined for Hong Kong. The lucky recipient is our Chinese distributor, Asia Access. They'll have nearly 200 TubeTraps to distribute to discriminating audiophiles all over China. If you're looking for ways to save money on your TubeTrap order, consider a shipping container of your own!

Shipping container full of TubeTrap bass traps headed to Asia Access in China.ASC Manager of Dealer Sales Michael Adams worked tirelessly to overcome numerous hurdles along the way. In the process, we refined the production process to make it easier to display and sell TubeTraps in a store setting. We even gave them special labels with serial numbers so that owners can register their authentic TubeTraps online.

TubeTrap bass traps are going to Asia!

Over our 25 year history, TubeTraps have been shipped to locations all over the world. In May, we shipped a very large order to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Right now, we are starting work on a huge order of hundreds of TubeTraps that will be shipped to Hong Kong. Vist this page often to see photos from the factory floor as we hand assemble each TubeTrap, one at a time.

Vietnamese order of TubeTrap bass traps ships out!

TubeTraps in Every Corner of the World
When you need the world's best audio acoustics, people insist on TubeTraps because nothing else will do. They are known worldwide as the reference standard of perfection for acoustics. Because of this, TubeTraps have been shipped to practically anywhere. They've been shipped to recording studios in Gambia, a hifi audio store in Paraguay, and even a vocal booth in Greece. In actuality, even the most seemingly impossible request is shipped, because nothing is more important than furthering the state-of-the-art in reference standard acoustics.

Our goal is to TubeTrap ever corner in every audio listening environment anywhere in the world.

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Acoustic Sciences Corporation, makers of TubeTraps - the REAL bass traps.

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