Archive for February, 2011

Bellingham Venue Soundproofing in the Works

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

The downtown Bellingham area has seen its share of turnover in the business district. While many bars and nightclubs have attempted to open, many are eventually forced to shut down due to a wide variety of noise complaints.

This is why we’re slightly surprised to hear that another new venue, The Shakedown, plans to open in mid-March of this year. The difference between this music venue and those from the past is simple – soundproofing.

The owner, Hollie Huthman, has spent a considerable amount of time working to make sure that the venue’s events will not cause concern to those in the apartments overhead or nearby.

Bellingham’s music scene is thriving. Let’s hope Hollie Huthman has a plan that will withstand the test of time.

Using Mass Loaded Vinyl in a Car

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Here’s another great video those of you who are into automobiles will definitely enjoy. This guy used a combination of soundproofing materials, including mass loaded vinyl, to lessen the noise coming from his incredibly loud car radio. Check it out!

Using Mass Loaded Vinyl on a Fence

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

When confronted with outside noise, may of us feel there isn’t anything that can be done. The reality of the situation is that you can take action to block noise from entering your yard or home, especially if you are willing to do just a little bit of work.

Do you have a fence around your yard? If so, use some mass loaded vinyl to create a sound proof barrier. Here’s a video explaining what we mean.

Introducing the ZAGG Smartbud

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

While soundproofing within the home is of utmost importance, we occasionally like to go old-school and share a bit about a new sound sound device. We take particular interest in earphones and buds because they are your first line of personal defense when it comes to protecting yourself and others from sound – especially if you love loud music.

The ZAGG Smartbud is the newest to hit the market. The buds come in a compact carrying case and have a number of special features, including volume control on the cord and a microphone. Most users love that the cord is thick enough to be resistant to tangles as well. These are definitely worth checking out if you are in the market for new ear buds

*We were not paid to write this review, nor did we receive a free product. This review is based solely on our opinion.