You're correct in figuring it's your room, it usually is. You can try to get the speakers positioned so that they crossfire in front of you a couple of feet. Also some bass traps can help. These aren't cheap but will help significantly and can be inexpensive if you build them yourself. Go over to AA and search for a Jon Risch DIY bass trap. Another possibility is either digital or analog equalization. This can help more than hurt in many situations. As a matter of fact I've no doubt that most audiophiles are listening to sound that isn't near their systems potential because of room acoustics. Being as you can get away with quilts on the walls you should invest in some at least 3" or 4" wedge foam and do it right. The foam will absorb down to much lower frequencies (250-500 for the 3") You can just use spray adhesive to hold it up. Do your entire front wall behind your system. Both side walls about 4' out and the ceiling the same as the walls. Last possiblity is get speakers with pots for the tweeters.
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