Bought a house:
This means I'm finally getting a home studio that's not a corner of a hallway in an apartment - yay!
I'm thinking about acoustic treatment... I don't have extreme needs, and I don't like the spiky foam stuff. I'm considering saving a bit on building DIY sound panels (flat, white) from insulation, wooden boards and fabric. Something along these lines: DIY Acoustic Panels Tutorial - Blu-ray Forum
Any experience with panels like that? Do they work well?
1st - congrats.
2nd - Those panels do work very well. I didn't make mine, but they're essentially the same thing.
Note - you wrote "sound proofing". These panels will do NOTHING to keep the sound from leaving the room, they will only make the sound in the room sound better.