Daily archives:February 13, 2018

  • "A professional studio starts at around $50,000 and up" according to Rick Camp, who has produced the music of Dr. Dre, Beyonce and the likes. However, he also asserts that "a home studio, or a project studio, can cost anywhere from $300-400 dollars." With such a wide range of music production equipment out there, creating your own home studio has never been easier, cheaper and more accessible. Expensive equipment isn't always necessary to produce top quality work, as many low to mid range products on the market are actually competing with some of the top brands. Here are the top 3 tips on how to start producing your music without spending too much or sacrificing the quality of your sound.Research the best equipment in your price rangeWhen you begin any new practice, research is always key. And with an art form as technical as music production, it's almost essential to look into what audio interfaces you need and how to use them. If you go in blind, then you risk overspending on unnecessary, fancy equipment. In order to feel at ease with what you're doing, don't let yourself feel out of your depths:Break down what you need: the interface, a mic/instruments and sound outputs Research what both the amateurs and pros use Compare the equipment based on quality and price Take advantage of free recording softwareWhilst 'freemium' software may not always have the advanced functions that paid software does, it's still useful when you're starti[...]