You have the musical ability, determination and cash to kickstart your music career. But you need somewhere to record your own material. Have you considered setting up your own music studios instead? Stop in to learn some tips for creating your own recording studio!
Depending on your budget and what you are willing to spend, it will certainly be possible to create your own studio with less than $1,000. This would not include the price of a laptop which is something you are likely to have already. Then there will be any additional costs of refurbishing the room to create the optimum setting.
So an optimum space you are going to need is a relatively large room, where you are not going to be disturbed. Ideally if it was windowless as well that would be an added bonus to maintain good acoustics in the room along with a hardwood flooring.
You will need a good size room to be able to accomodate all the music equipment and if you require other musicians to perform as well. Ideally you will want to create two separate areas within this space, one section for singing and musical instruments, and the other side for all the musical equipment that will be required for editing and mixing the music.
Your musical equipment is certainly going to be a key factor in your studio, without which you would not be able to record anything. You will need the following basic items to set up.
- Recording Mixer
- Mic Stand
- Recording Mixer
- Power Supply
- Digital Audio Workstation
- Audio Interface
Setting up in a soundproof windowless room could prove hot after a while, so it is worth installing an air conditioning unit to keep the room cool when it gets extremely hot. It will be useful to keep the contact details of a professional who will be able to perform any emergency ac repair in case there is an issue with the unit at some point.
Now you are going to need the expertise of a music producer, to help you create the final product and record your songs. With their plethora of knowledge they will be able to offer guidance on how you can create the ideal polished product to then release on the market.
No Limits on Time
The benefit of having your own recording space is that you can take up as much time as you like experimenting as you are not having to pay to rent the room out. So if the ideal recording is not possible within the first few attempts, you can keep trying until you achieve your optimum result.