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  1. Y

    Building home studio in shipping container

    Building a home studio, but this is what i'm working with, looks like there's no two-ways about it in terms of budget, location etc.: -Building it in a shipping container. Yup, that's right. About 20'x6.5', height around 6.5'-8' -Budget for sound-proofing and acoustic treatment: around $7,000...
  2. peteresat

    Question about Rod's book/my construction?

    Hey guys--my name is Peter. I'm new here--I found this forum after reading through Rod's book. I'm about to have a studio built in a room in my basement in Colorado (by a guy who I know has built at least ONE studio before shown here: http://windovertheearth.com/rooms.html), and I've been really...
  3. J

    Decoupled floor system and other studio building questions

    hello recording.org, im new here, having read the rules i hope i wont break them,’ve searched the forums for the questions and haven’t been able to find them. I'm about to start building a studio in Margate, UK. I've spent the last few months reading books , watching tutorials etc. Rod...
  4. A

    Sound beginner building a recording package, classical and jazz music

    Greetings all. As a photographer, filmmaker, lifelong audio enthusiast, and beginner sound recorder, I'm glad to have found this website to research, ask for, and perhaps sometime, offer advice for the art of recording. My first post here I will keep as simple as possible for now. For the...
  5. JCurtisDrums

    building a practice space for drums

    Hello all, My goal is to build a practice space for my drum kit in the garden. I produce and record YouTube videos, for which I shall be using the room, but it will primarily be a rehearsal space for myself, so sound isolation is the primary goal, with room acoustics being a nice addition, but...
  6. N

    Building a Recording Studio - How many layers of drywall will lightweight steel studs hold?

    Hi all I can't find specs for lightweight steel stud load limitations. I've done a bit of searching here and on the web. Anyone know a rule of thumb? Can I put 3 layers up safely? Thanks!!!
  7. T

    Building new homestudio

    Hi all! I recently moved to a new home and now I am about to build my studio there. The main task will be mixing metal bands and sometimes recording some overdubs or vocals. Me and my girlfriend live in the house so noise inside the house should not be a huge problem. There are only 2 rooms on...
  8. M

    Newbie building small home studio, What Gear do i need?

    Hello. im a complete begginer in recording, iv just bought my self a mac so im going to start out on garageband. i really just want some advice on what recording equipment to buy for a good quality sound for a small home studio for personal use. the style of music i will be mostly recording...
  9. Knobs

    Building a little home studio

    I've just ordered a Presonus studio channel strip mic pre with compressor and parametric eq. For a mic, I've sent for a Blue Microphones "Bluebird" with the little pop screen and shockmount nest. I got a cheap "On Stage" 7701B boom mic stand. For my recorder I've recently purchased a Tascam 2488...
  10. F

    help building a new high end studio please :)

    hey guys , im about to start build a new home studio , and im willing to get a very professional "high-end" equipments to help me achieve a professional all around commercial material at the end. my main concerns would be recording/editing via midi using cubase and ableton so i need to get the...
  11. G

    Building a single channel variable U-Pad

    I read up on pads of various kinds, and I want to design a single channel variable pad for use between a microphone and the preamp when recording drums. The preamp in question is the channel preamp of the RME Fireface 800, which has an input impedance of 2k. Here is what I want to do. I will...
  12. soapfloats

    Building a Mobile Rig

    I'm looking into branching out into doing more mobile recordings, both to help w/ the overhead at the studio and because I have had more demand for it. Here are a few criteria: 1. Primary use will be for recording school bands/choirs/orchestras. Mainly stereo pair, though I am willing to...
  13. X

    drummer seeks advice for building studio in sucky garage

    Hey y'all I'm new here, hope i'm posting in the right place. I have a rare opportunity - a month and a half with pay but no work, and gotta stay at home because we have a newborn kid. I want to build a studio in my garage, which is relatively big with a hard tile floor as in the pic below...
  14. J

    Capitol Records Building is getting made into condos!

    I am a frequent reader of these forums... but when I saw this today I decided to register and post. It is funny as hell. Enjoy! [="http://www.mosesavalon.com/mosesblog/1034/music-business/capitol-records-building-goes-condo-citibank-cuts-emi-losses/"]Capitol Records Building Goes Condo -...
  15. K

    Another PC Build by a Newbe to Computer Building

    I started recording about six years now. I started out recording on a cheap Compact with a build in sound device on the motherboard. I have since moved up to an old gaming PC with a Presonus Interface. The motherboard has failed on me with the gaming PC. Note: I am not a gamer, so I will not...
  16. Dan Theman

    Building a Home Studo and have a few question about my recording gear

    Hey everyone, I have been recording on a computer and in my room for a while and will now be starting construction on an actual home studio soon and would like to go over my gear and fill in any gaps i might have. Once construction is done I want to set up and get it up and running as fast as...
  17. P

    Need help and advice on building my first Home Studio

    I am recently attempting to building my bedroom studio to record mainly vocal and acoustic guitar. The path of bedroom studio seems hard to me at this moment, but I believe it will go smoothly the more I learn :) Back to the topic, in order to start the bedroom studio, I have already bought 2...
  18. amadeustm

    building a mediocre home studio

    hello. i live in brazil and will travel to US for business and figure out that would a nice chance to buy hardware for a cheaper price than I can get in brazil. i have intentions to buy the following as a start: Audio interface: M-Audio Fast Track Ultra [290$] Monitors: M-Audio Studiophile...
  19. J

    Building an Electric Drum Kit and using Superior Drummer 2.0

    I was thinking about getting an electric drum kit as it would be but i'm not really a fan of the little pads they have going about. However, all Electric Kits that have the more realistic snare/tom pads seem to be really expensive and as I am buying on a budget I wonder if it would be far...
  20. willashland

    Building 1x12 Cab for Eminence Speaker

    I want to design and build a cab for an Eminence Patriot 12" speaker, and I already have the internal dimensions plotted out. If I design a 1x12 cab, will it sound thin or lackluster compared to a 2x12? Also, how hard is it to get good tone from a home-built design? I understand some...
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