The CD Duplicator and replicator company Disc Makers recently released part 3 in their PDF series called “The $999 Home Studio Guide.” This series covers things like actual building (unlike our recommendations for putting together a home recording studio, which shows you how to put together a pro-audio-capable computer-based studio you can set up quickly…… See More
Archives for May 2012
This is part 5 in our How to Build a Home Recording Studio series that shows you how to set up a computer-based studio capable of recording pro-quality audio. In part 4, we talked about audio recording and editing software. Today, let’s talk about the accessories – things like mic stands, headphones, pop filters, etc. …… See More
This is part 4 in our How to Build a Home Recording Studio series (starting with part 1 here) that shows you how to set up a computer-based studio capable of recording pro-quality audio. In part 3, we talked about microphones and sound cards and other type of interfaces. Today, let’s talk about audio software.…… See More
If you’ve seen Google today (May 23rd, 2012) you’ll have noticed that it is a keyboard with wires and some buttons. What you may not know is that this is a doodle of a Moog synthesizer, which was one of the first electronic musical instruments. Robert Moog is widely considered to be the inventor of the synthesizer, which is the foundation for the virtual instruments of today. You can read about Moog (pronounced like the magazine “Vogue”) at the link from Google’s doodle.
You can play Google’s doodle version of the synthesizer with your computer keyboard not only by clicking on the piano-type keys on the screen, but also by adjusting a whole slew of synthesizer parameters. Just lick and drag on any of the knobs and you can change the sounds, volumes, mix, etc. So that’s really cool right there.[…]…... See More
This is part 2 in a series called How to Build a Home Recording Studio, where you learn how to set up a computer-based studio capable of recording pro-quality audio. In part 1, I left off in the section talking about ways of preventing noise in our recordings. The best way to do this is to…… See More