Recording can be intimidating at first, but you really only need a few basic tools to get started! We see images of these major recording studios and they look like command centers on a space station, but most of those big expensive pieces of gear have been replicated digitally to near perfection. They are now no more than a piece of software you load on your computer and voila! Recording studio!
If you plan to record vocals or any acoustic instruments you will need a microphone. Microphones range widely in quality and function and it’s the place I would recommend investing the most your budget allows. In the world of microphones, you do generally get what you pay for. You can use all the studio wizardry in the world but it’s really hard to get audio to sound good if it wasn’t recorded w
In this piece I am going to detail how to record from home with little to no prior experience, with little to no equipment, and with little to no budget. The methods described here are far from the only ones possible, but they are what have worked consistently for me and my band War Honey and the recording of our song “Racehorse”. I am writing this article primarily from my current perspective of