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How To Choose The Right DAW For Your Home Studio

How To Choose The Right DAW For Your Home Studio WHAT IS A DAW? A fancy haircut, 23,000 Twitter followers and national television exposure are less crucial to an artist’s success than customizing an original sound design by choosing the proper DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). I am a professional music producer called Anything But Broke […]Read More »

How To Build Your Own Home Studio

HOW TO BUILD A PROFESSIONAL HOME STUDIO Construct a Great Space & Choose The Right Gear So you want to build a home studio?  I own Night Train Studios in Westford, MA, a 1,000 sq. ft recording studio that I built in 2003 (that’s a 12’ x 15’ Control Room, 12’ x 18’ Iso Room […]Read More »

Performer’s Ultimate Guide to Microphone Selection

Many microphones have been talked about as if they have this mystical ability to enhance performances, as if they can transform a crappy guitar into a handcrafted masterpiece or a mediocre vocalist into a diva.  Is this true?  Should you plunk down a few grand on a vintage Neumann U-87?  Or will a Chinese-manufactured knock-off […]Read More »

The Best Products from AES 2013

Hey there gearheads, we recently got back from the AES Convention in New York, and wanted to report back on some of the coolest pro audio and recording products we got a chance to get our grubby little paws on. Below you’ll find rad products and links to find out more. Enjoy! Antelope Audio Orion […]Read More »

Performer's Guide to Home Studio Headphones

What does one look for in a good set of studio headphones?  Is it more important to have a flat frequency response or do you want more highs or lows?  Open back or closed back?  These are just a few of the questions that have been argued amongst musicians, engineers and producers for ages.  As […]Read More »

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