If you love music and want to create sounds in your bedroom or any other space of choice but don’t know how to set up a home recording studio, then this blog is for you. Home recording studios are no longer a luxury that only professional musicians can afford. The right equipment and setup, can produce high quality music all from your bedroom in as little as a week!
We live in a time so technologically advanced all the desired sounds and features can be created all from a computer. Decades ago, a home recording studio setup was like a fantasy or only afforded by welathy artists or producer. Music production in current times has seen the norm for a recording artist to have their own recording studio. It is so common that most new artists got their first hit song from a home recording studio.
It is important to have realistic expectations for your home studio. We can’t expect our home recording studio to look like professional studios, in fact we don’t need it to record and produce quality music. To be honest, you will see that creating a home studio like most other passions is like feeding a hungry stomach, it’s a never-ending process that will never satisfy itself for audio equipment forever. Whether it’s upgrading your studio monitors because you got a bigger room or adding acoustic treatment to your walls to gain better vocals you’ll always be looking for the next upgrade. So always be patient with your home studio and understand that it doesn’t need to look like the pretty home studio you saw on youtube but instead just need to have a few essential things to guarantee you get great music recording from your home studio. trust the process and you'll arrive at your destination.
Lets take a look at some important equipment to get you started
1. sound proof foam pannels
The first thing you may want to do is prepare the room to become a quality studio with some absorbing properties. Foams pannels are installed to reduce noise pollution as they remove echoes and background sounds not by blocking the sound but by absorbing it. Sold is packs of twelve and sixteen they are used to control the reverberation sounds make and this is quite different from soundproofing. Use our foam Pannels to treat any sized areas including acoustic studio, recording booths, control rooms and radio studios. They effectively delete standing waves and flutter.
2. Studio microphone kit
This sound effects device can be used on any mobile phone, computer, tablet iPad, PS4, Xbox, Switch, Apple iOS systems, Android systems and Any game platform. Equiped with ALPOWL BM-800 microphone, Shock mount, Pop filter, Mic adjustable suspension scissor arm stand, Anti-wind foam Cap, Power cable, ALPOWL Live sound card. This produces top sound quality withrugged construction for durable performance the vocal microphone offers a wide frequency response and handles high SPLs with ease.Ideal for project/home-studio applications.The cardioid condenser capsule offers crystal-clear audio for communicating, creating and recording.It features high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) that means less distortion to be caused on the process of recording, Unique 3-layer protection system prevents unwanted pop noises—providing singers with a clear, plosive-free vocal performance.
3. Sudio Headphones
Works with All devices have 3.5mm or 6.35mm audio jack. Bass sound, durability, and comfort. These are the headphones you've been looking for Enjoy clear sound and comfort with the OneOdio Studio monitor headphones. Large, 50 millimeter speaker unit drivers combined with neodymium magnets; powerful bass, clear vocal, and crisp high tones form stereo sound.The soft padded ear cushions are designed for monitor headphones comfort and noise isolation. The headband is adjustable and stretchable for you to find the desired angle you like to fit in. DJ style coiled cord (9.8Ft Stretched) easily reaches from the TV or stereo to your chair. A standard-sized 6.35mm plug and a 3.5mm plug are included. They both are completely detachable, you can plug in the mixer you want to use. Swiveling ear cups for single-ear monitoring anytime; self-adjustable and flexible headband delivers a fatigue-free listening experience that can last for hours, ideal for mastering and mixing.
4. Mini keyboard
Full Level, and Octave Up and Down1400 Sounds this iseverything You Need for professional production. Production software package for Mac and PC included: Akai Pro MPC Essentials, SONiVOX Wobble, and Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech. Compact keyboard controller easily fits backpack and studio production desk. Powered by USB connection to computer, with free virtual-instrument download packages full of all the features you need to play and edit musical ideas 25-synth-action mini-keys, 8 velocity-sensitive rubber drum pads with two banks, and eight assignable control knobs Dedicated buttons for Note Repeat.
5. Bluetooth Mixer
Being bluetooth compatible enjoy a value packed mixing solution today with performances that sound great each time from anywhere in the room or at another studio. Connect your external USB, computer PC, flash drive or Bluetooth device to Mix & record use the built in controls to play/pause, skip tracks and switch between modes. Hassle and cable free audio streaming ability directly to the console unit Mix your iPad, iPhone, Android smart phone to your DJ session. This audio mixer makes it a breeze to wirelessly stream all your favorite music tunes to the mixing board easily. MIC plus Sterero Line Inputs. Supporting XLR and unbalanced 1/4" plug with plus 48V phantom buttons, highly accurate LED peak level indicator and ultra musical 3 band EQ on all channels; Ultra low noise, high headroom mixer with super easy functionality for professional vocal and instrumental sound.