Skills: room acoustics

There are some basic principles involved in recording in most rooms. Giles Aspen, studio manager for BBC Radio, takes us through them.

Room acoustics are the foundations of radio. They are used to create atmosphere or minimise unwanted backgound noise in order to get the cleanest possible sound.

"We want a context for what we're recording without extra noises." – Giles Aspen

There are some basic principles involved in recording in most rooms. Giles Aspen, studio manager for BBC Radio, takes us through them.