Alan Cross


Being a Good Neighbour: Tips for Soundproofing

While there’s a lot of loud music played in my house, I try to be extra-respectful to my poor neighbours. After all, they already have to put up with a couple of barking bull terriers. So how minimize the impact of my music listening habits? “These go to eleven.” So said Nigel Tufnell of the spoof heavy rock band Spinal Tap when he demonstrated an amplifier that went a notch above the standard ten on the dial. As a music fan, you probably get the irony as well as the desire to...