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Building a Home Recording Studio – Equipment List

The Equipment List This is the equipment list for your reference, incl. product links and sorted by price in descending order….


Building a Home Recording Studio – Nearfield Monitor Speakers

Nearfield what? I admit that I heard the term “nearfield monitor” for the first time when I read through all the material about home recording. “Monitor” in this context has nothing to do with a computer screen. It refers to monitoring sound and simply means “speaker” if you will. “Nearfield” stands for “they are really…


Building a Home Recording Studio – Audio Interface

The Gateway of Sound The Audio Interface is a very important piece of equipment in a home recording setup. I was suprised how much there is to know about it and what criteria there are to be considered. It is the gateway of sound in and out of your computer. It transfers the signals of…


Building a Home Recording Studio – Keyboard, Mouse and Accessories

Regular or Custom Keyboard For several of the popular DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software products you can get custom keyboards where the keys are marked corresponding to their mapping to software functions. On the left, you can see one for Presonus’ Studio One. I was thinking about getting one of those at first but then…


Building a Home Recording Studio – Computer Monitor

Computer Monitor – Think Big While reviewing audio recording software products having a computer monitor in mind, one thing was pretty obvious from the start. There is a lot of stuff going on on the screen. Just click on the image on the left to see what I mean. The bigger the screen the better…


Building a Home Recording Studio – Photo Log

The Photo Log The following photo log shows the implementation of my Home Recording Studio. I started the planning on May 1st and finished putting it together on June 22nd of 2018. A Messy Guest Room ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Operation “Cleanup” Started ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Check of the Computer Monitor “…


Building a Home Recording Studio – Software

Many Choices, Many Opinions When it came to picking an audio recording software, also called “DAW” (Digital Audio Workstation), I felt like being on a roller coaster ride. There are so many choices and so many opinions. I had some recording software experience with Cakewalk Sonar so I knew at least what basic features to…


Building a Home Recording Studio – Computer

Home Studio Computer While your studio desk is the center of your equipment, your home recording computer is the center of your recording, mixing and mastering activities. In combination with your recording software your workstation replaces a lot of instruments and physical equipment of professional studios, like the mixing console, synthesizers and effect devices. The…


Building a Home Recording Studio – Chair

The Studio Chair As mentioned in the previous post about the Zaor Miza 88X, the height of the keyboard level and the desktop level are not perfect for a regular fixed-height chair. Office chairs are usually adjustable in their height but they have other disadvantages. I wanted more from my studio chair. Another factor that…


Building a Home Recording Studio – Studio Desk

Home Studio Furniture I think you will all agree that space in your home is limited and that the right furniture is key to set up your home recording studio in that limited space. A studio desk for example is very important. In the ideal case, you will have a spare room that you are…