How To Build a Home Recording Studio: The Complete Guide

Guide To Build A Home Music Studio

This step by step guide will teach you everything you need to know to build your first home music studio. From preparing the space and treating it with sound acoustics to buying all the equipment and setting it up.

This guide covers, choosing the area/room for your music studio, a list of all the equipment you will need, picking your digital audio workstation and even a starter guide on how to make your first song. We will cover how to use essential mixing tools such as EQ, Reverb and Compression and how they can be beneficial to make your first song sound great.

Getting Started: Introduction

Building a home recording studio can be a daunting task, especially if it’s your first home studio. We’ve put this guide together to help anybody who’s looking to build a recording studio at home. We will cover all the basics. How to choose the required space and acoustically prepare your room...

Preparing Your Studio

Nearly any room can be transformed into a home recording studio. If you’re struggling for space to put your studio, you can always split off a section of your bedroom or living room and use that as your recording studio. As long as you have proper sound treatment it should be fine.

Choosing Your Equipment

Choosing the correct equipment for your home music studio can be tricky, especially if you are new to creating music. In this section, we will cover the necessary equipment you need to build a home music studio.

Choosing Your Digital Audio Workstation

Choosing your digital audio workstation (The software that you need to create the music) can be a difficult task. Especially if you’ve never used one before. There’s plenty of free and paid DAWS that you can use to create music. In this section, we will cover which digital audio workstation you should use.

Making Music: EQ, Reverb & Compression

You have got your studio set up and you are ready to start producing music! In this section, we will cover basic music audio tools that you can use to give your music that extra spark and make it sound great!