Why do musicians play on carpets?

  • I oftenly see rock or metal bands playing on carpets while performing on stage or on studio.

    It's nice to see, but is there a reason for these carpets? Is it for a better sound?

    For an example, here's Foo Fighters live on studio ON carpets.

  • Carpets absorb the sound and doesn't allow it to bounce/reflect off of surface. This is done to make sure there is no reverb effect in the studio or the auditorium. Otherwise, the music would sound more like noise with all that sound reflecting off of the hard and uncovered surface.

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