Well, there are many pros and cons for both but at the end, it is all bout your own needs. Selecting a recording place should be neither easy nor quick, on the contrary, you have to spend a little time researching, because the more money you spend, the better quality of product you will get. Because, you know, you are gonna live with it for quite a long time.
There is one question that always bothers musicians with home gear: Should I take this to the studio or just stay home and do it myself? Yeah, anyone does not want to have their whole album made at the studio, right? But not everyone can afford that. So what now?
If you want to make your ‘one hit wonder’, gets everyone addicted, national broadcast then go for the professional recording. Only by this, you’ll get the right high quality and studio recordings.
If you want creative, more live tracks that are in good quality and more of a model when band living, a home studio is enough.
There is a wide range of recording studios than you might ever expect, all of which are designed especially for particular kinds of recording. In case you don’t know, acoustic-sounded tracks is always taken on top in this genre. It’s necessary to have a room where acoustic values are surrounded by designed walls to attain the requirements. Of course, they will be calculated beforehand, and walls will be built, whether fitted or accordingly, after those calculations are done and checked.
There are plenty of things for you to take in consideration: The building’s architecture, sound proofing, acoustics, interior design, and even the type of furniture the studio is equipped. Normally, two aspects will form the sound quality, acoustics and sound-proofing.
We all have to admit that digital recorders are more convenient than tape recorder in the end. When it comes to buying one, you may be confused since they have so many different features, types and serve different jobs. If your job need a digital recorder software, which one you will be needing? So now, to save you from the pit, I make a list of things you should consider before purchasing any DVR.
You may not know but there are some digital recorders that are able to record up to 450 – 500 hours. Yeah and you will probably be amazed, and attracted to these things. Well it’s only a market trick, don’t be fooled, guys. In this feature, take note to yourself that the more quality you want, the less recording time you’ll get. Read carefully if there is any prescription about the total time recording in high quality. You are surely like the best stuff since it also means that the transcriptions, if you need, will be at the higher chance to be right. Who doesn’t want a right transcription, I mean. Then don’t believe too much in what the seller tells you but check that yourself. Don’t end up buying low-quality stuffs~
Begin with base good gear:The base of a good recording is a pair of a good audio interface and a good microphone. It’s no use spending a fortune on a mic, but at least don’t buy a trashy thing. A decent mic will do. Similarly with he audio interface, its preamps should be clear so as to give minimal noise in your record. Like I said, your recording software should begin good condition and easy to use, so that it wouldn’t take so long to render your track. Before recording, take a look check all your equipment to avoid any issues.
- Set up your home studio:
To build your home studio, you are gonna need some specific equipment. I’m gonna list below the most crucial gear, but you can also buy more to intensify your sound system.
- Audio interface
- DAW software
- Digital keyboard
- Studio monitors