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Step-By-Step Guide to Soundproofing Your Home Studio

This brief article is designed to give some basic ideas about soundproofing your home studio. I personally have built three studios from the ground up and learned a lot as I have done so. There is a wealth of information including Sound Control Tables (STC) and a great variety of sound control products available online […]Read More »

4 Tips To Improve Home Studio Acoustics

Performer’s Primer on Home Studio Acoustics Setting up a home studio holds the promise of creating your own great-sounding music any time the inspiration moves you. It’s exciting to buy new gear, claim a spare bedroom or basement, and embark on the production of your next masterpiece. If you’re like many home recordists, in your […]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 »

Build Your Own Home Studio (Part 2 of 2)

Read Part 1 here. PERMITS In most states you’ll need to submit your plans to the local building department for approval for any type of major renovation (read – permit fees and inspections).  If your plans involve building walls, hanging doors, running electrical and HVAC and you aren’t a do-it-yourselfer, then I’d recommend bringing in […]Read More »

Build Your Own Home Studio (Part 1)

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 A, 12’ x 10’ Iso Room B, 6’ x 10’ Iso Room C, 4’ x 6’ […]Read More »