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Studio Techniques: Building A Home Studio
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3h 1m
J Anthony
J Anthony

Learn how to set up a home studio and how to make it a productive environment for music production, recording, editing, and music composition.

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3h 1m


J Anthony
J Anthony

Jason Allen is a PhD in music, and was recently named one of the semi-finalists for the Grammy Foundations "Music Educator" award.

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone looking to have a dedicated space for music production
  • Anyone who makes music and is interested in the latest gear and software
  • Those who have a space to make music in their house or apartment, but want to improve the way it sounds and works

What you’ll learn: 

  • Setting up a home studio for music production, recording, editing, and music composition
  • Designing a room with acoustics in mind that sounds great in any situation
  • Making a productive environment for music production and all of your music needs


  • Be ready to make some music in your new home studio
  • I’ll walk through different options for software and hardware to purchase, but nothing is required to get started

Welcome to Studio Techniques: Building A Home Studio!

This class is for anyone who makes music and is looking for that perfect space in their home or apartment to do it in.

  • We’re going to aim for keeping things inexpensive. I won’t be recommending the latest expensive equipment, but only what you really need.
  • Acoustics matter! I’ll be walking you through how to find (or build!) sound panels and where to put them to make your room sound great.
  • We will talk about hardware, software, furniture, room design, and more! Everything to make your environment comfortable and sounding great.
  • At the end of this class, we will have turned your spare room into a great sound space for recording, mixing, producing, or any other music activities you need.

The goal of this class is to make a beautiful sounding room for you to work – making music, or whatever you do.

If you are ready to start making professional sounding tracks, this is the class that will start you on that journey. Get started today.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to build your own home studio.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and learn more about building a home studio.

Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Introduction
Introduction 00:00:00
What We Are Covering Here 00:00:00
Tools You Will Need 00:00:00
Section 2 - Types Of Studios
Big Recording Studios 00:00:00
Small Recording Studios 00:00:00
Home Studios 00:00:00
Project Studios 00:00:00
A Little Tour Of My Home Studio 00:00:00
Section 3 - Computer - The Brains Of The Studio
Mac Or PC? 00:00:00
Mac: Minimum System Requirements 00:00:00
PC: Minimum System Requirements 00:00:00
Laptop Or Desktop? 00:00:00
Tablet Computers In The Studio 00:00:00
Section 4 - Software: The Tool Belt Of The Studio
Picking Your DAW 00:00:00
Thoughts On DAWs 00:00:00
Plugins To Consider 00:00:00
Other Free Tools 00:00:00
Section 5 - Hardware: The Tools Of The Studio
Controllers (MIDI Devices) 00:00:00
Speakers 00:00:00
Subwoofers 00:00:00
Headphones 00:00:00
Audio Interfaces 00:00:00
Pro Tools And Audio Interfaces 00:00:00
Mixers 00:00:00
Keyboards And Analog Gear 00:00:00
Section 6 - Room Configuration And Acoustics
The Desk 00:00:00
Desk Placement 00:00:00
Other Furniture 00:00:00
Speaker Placement 00:00:00
Why Do We Care About Acoustics? 00:00:00
Acoustic Treatment For Our Studio 00:00:00
Sound Proofing Our Studio 00:00:00
Moveable Sound Panels 00:00:00
Other Odds and Ends 00:00:00
Section 7 - Routing And Setup: Audio Configuration
Installing Your Audio System 00:00:00
Audio Routing Options Using A Mixer 00:00:00
USB Hubs And Cable Length 00:00:00
Important! Power Cables 00:00:00
Section 8 - Microphones And Recording
Microphone Purchasing 00:00:00
Preamps 00:00:00
Outboard Gear 00:00:00
Section 9 - Other Hardware
Furman Power Conditioners 00:00:00
Clamping Mic Stands 00:00:00
Music Stands 00:00:00
Microphone Stands 00:00:00
Velcro Cable Wraps 00:00:00
Section 10 - Wrap Up
What Next? 00:00:00
Thanks, Bye! 00:00:00