In the current world of Digital Recording, analog is still the holy grail. Everyone wants that warm sound that analog gear gives you, so why would I pull my analog mixer from my studio? Now, before you start screaming about how you will dump your mixer when they pry your cold dead fingers from it, […]
Building Your Studio
Are you an Independent Musician looking to build your own recording studio? This is a great collection of articles on the best way to create the perfect recording environment!
Easy Steps to Getting Better Mixes Sometimes you just have to live with the room that you have, especially in small home studios. The large commercial studios spend thousands of dollars on acoustic treatments, special construction and special tuning of their control rooms so they become a critical listening environment. You on the other hand […]
Gibson has decided to discontinue all development of Cakewalk products, which includes the very popular DAW(Digital Audio Workstation) SONAR, which has for 30 years been the flagship of the Cakewalk line. The apparent explanation is “they want to focus on consumer audio electronics” Gibson Brands announced today that it is ceasing active development and production […]
When you are looking to get into the music business on your own, there is a lot of preparation that goes into marketing your sound and your brand. Your fans won’t have anything to grasp onto if you aren’t generating songs, making it all the more crucial for musicians to have a studio at home […]
Studio Quick Tip! So you have a studio and you want to record a live band complete with Drums, Guitar and Bass. One of the problems you will encounter is finding ways to create shielding between the instruments. When it comes to drums, besides a dedicated drum booth, most commercial drum shields work great. But […]
Build your Studio Speaker Stands One of the most important aspects of your control room is your monitors. As obvious as it may seem, most small home studio operators don’t realize that speakers not only transmit sound through the air. But they also vibrate whatever they are on, which transmits those vibrations to the […]