Category Archives: Building a Recording Studio

Recording Microphones

Recording microphones have one job; to convert acoustic energy into an electrical signal that can be amplified and recorded. There are many different mic styles each suited for different applications. When setting up the studio for a session, the mic … Continue reading

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Construction Soundproofing

When building a recording studio, construction soundproofing is a two-way problem; you need to keep noise from escaping the sound room, and you also need to keep the outside noise from entering the sound room. Three things are instrumental in … Continue reading

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Analog Recording

Analog recording produces a warm, round sound. Digital is convenient, consistent, and reliable. However, for that extra punch, consider bringing analog recording equipment into your studio. Today, anyone with a halfway decent digital audio workstation (DAW) has the where-with-all to … Continue reading

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Music Business Careers

Careers in the music industry include: artists, engineers, producers, management and other behind-the-scenes people who are in the business of capturing, recreating and marketing sound.  These professionals are experts in many fields such as; acoustics, electronics, production, broadcast media, multimedia, … Continue reading

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Studio Business

Before you start building a recording studio, you need to set up a structure and plan for your business. And way before you start investing in building materials and studio equipment you need to start the pre-selling process of establishing … Continue reading

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Avoid Legal Trouble; Get a Business License

With all of the excitement of building a recording studio, many people overlook an important task; obtaining a business license. Failure to obtain this document may mean legal trouble down the road. But first, you need to make sure that … Continue reading

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Write a Business Plan, It’s Important

Success in business is the result of planning. A written plan details your ultimate goal, the reasons for that goal and each milestone that must be passed in order to reach that goal. The business plan is a road map … Continue reading

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