Everything you need to know to set up a home recording studio

David Mellor

David Mellor is CEO and Course Director of Audio Masterclass. David has designed courses in audio education and training since 1986 and is the publisher and principal writer of Record-Producer.com.

Saturday November 5, 2005

Everything you need to know to set up a home recording studio...

'Everything', in this sense, is a bit like 'infinity' - it's difficult to gauge its extent. But Audio Masterclass is here to help. Undoubtedly you would like your home recording studio to be capable of professional results. But the very fact that the studio is in your home adds further difficulties.

Here are just some of the issues facing would-be home recording studio owners...

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