HOME RECORDING STUDIO KIT : GET STARTED NOW
The advent of digital age has benefitted millions, and musicians and music producers are no exceptions to it. More and more songs are being produced in tiny, bedroom studios with small budgets. So what exactly would you need to start your very own recording studio ? We have handpicked, what we regard as the ultimate beginner’s Home Recording Studio Kit, to get you started.
FOCUSRITE SCARLETT 2i2
Makers of the world’s highest selling USB interface, Focusrite have made yet another impressive product. The Scarlett boasts super low latency, 192 khz sampling rate and sturdy preamps. The 2 combo preamps – switchable between XLR and line, means that it can handle hot electric guitar pickups and more.
For the price, we believe the Scarlett is a frontrunner in the lower segment of Audio Interfaces. All you have to do is plug it in, install the bundled driver and you’re all set to go.
The LSR 305 monitors are bi amped, studio reference monitors, which are active – meaning you don’t need an additional amplifier. A new Image control waveguide helps in creating a wide listening spot and incredibly dimensional stereo image. An improved ported design promises accurate bass response even at lower volumes- lessening ear fatigue.
SE ELECTRONICS X1S STUDIO BUNDLE
The bundle includes the SE Electronics X1 S microphone, pop shield and a reflection filter. Aimed to help home studios with less than ideal acoustics, it can be highly beneficial for those who fall in that bracket. SE’s reflection filter is portable and manages in helping you capture accurate, clean recordings. So look no further and get started now !
KORG NANOKEY STUDIO
The modestly priced Korg Nanokey features 25 low profile keys, 8 velocity sensitive pads, 8 knobs and a Kaoss style XY Pad. This is truly built for the mobile music producer -with it’s petite form and an option to connect via bluetooth.
Last, but certainly not the least, the DAW is the centrepiece of your studio. There are a plethora of options available in the market today- ranging from the free ( http://keynotemusicacademy.com/2017/07/12/best-free-daws-2017/) to the extravagant. The right DAW for you, would depend on your budget and music style. So keeping it simple and adhering to the topic at hand – “Home Recording Studio Kit”, we would suggest starting out with a free DAW such as Reaper .