Christopher's logo

How To Easily Reduce Room Echo

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

You decided to add audio to your content strategy. you dedicated a space for your podcast studio. However, the long flat walls in your studio space cause an echo in the room whenever you speak. In this situation, you have two options. Either reduce room echo, or find another space. The following tips will help you reduce the echo in your recording space, so your spoken word recordings can sound more presentable. I would like to thank

Cliff Ravenscraft

for these tips.

  • Understand that great spoken word audio starts with what your microphone picks up.
  • Add carpeting.
  • Add more furniture.
  • Hang objects on the walls of the room.
  • Add curtains/drapes to the space.
  • Use a dynamic microphone.
  • Reduce the gain on the microphone the microphone as to pick up as little ambient room noise as possible.
  • Bring the microphone really close to your mouth and project your voice.
  • Use sound absorption acoustic panels
  • If you have a walk-in closet, consider using that as your recording space. The clothes hanging in your closet are perfect for sound absorption.
  • Record your audio with a blanket over you.


For more microphone placement tips, click here.