Paul White: What Really Makes A Difference? Getting Great Results from a Budget Studio

AES Live: Expo - 141st Convention

Paul White: What Really Makes A Difference? Getting Great Results from a Budget Studio

Recording Industry: Home/Project Studio

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This session will cover the essentials of getting the best from a typical home studio along with some hints on choosing appropriate equipment and improvising acoustics when recording vocals and common instruments. The main difference between a high-end pro studio and a home studio these days comes down mainly to experience, acoustic spaces, and accurate monitoring. Experience comes with time and practice but there’s a lot you can do to combat the inevitable acoustic compromises when recording and mixing in a small space. There are also some fairly simple things you can do to help you get a more accurate picture of what you’ve recorded. Along the way I’ll pass on some easy-to-apply tips and tricks for mixing and will include, where appropriate, anecdotes from our popular Studio SOS series. The session will conclude with a question and answer session.

Presenter:
Paul White, Sound On Sound - UK

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