Setting up a home studio – Introduction

So you are a musician or producer and you want to record and mix your own music. The first thing you have to worry about is what stuff are you going to use and how to set it up.

In this tutorial we will look at your recording setup, latency, MIDI, monitor placement, mixing on headphones and much more!

Whether you’re a singer songwriter, a producer, or you want to record a big band consisting of 10 musicians, the basics are the same. But for the big band you just need a much bigger (=more expensive…) recording setup.

Ok, so let’s start with your computer and sound card.