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Home Recording Studio, Build it Like the Pros

Home Recording Studio, Build it Like the Pros

ISBN 13: 9781598630343

ISBN 10: 1598630342

Author: Rod Gervais

Pages: 344

Published: 03/08/2006

Print Book Price: $39.99 Add to cart

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More and more musicians are constructing home studios as a cost-effective solution to creating and producing music in a commercial studio. "Home Recording Construction: Build It Like the Pros" presents a simple, step-by-step plan for constructing a home studio. Each step features visual aids to illustrate the underlying concept, as well as professional tips and examples of actual studios. The book covers everything from room design, electrical considerations, room treatments, and codes, permits, and special needs. The author offers over thirty years of experience and a comprehensive and cost-effective plan that will have even novices building-and recording-in no time.
Note*: If you are buying the e-book version of this product, any CD/DVD supplement files referenced throughout the book can be accessed for free at our Companion Downloads page.
  • Written for musicians who are looking to produce digital or analog music recordings in their home studio environment.
  • Provides a step-by-step guide to the construction of a home recording studio, whether they plan to build in the basement of their home, or the bedroom of an apartment.
  • Allows readers to begin building quickly, using tested construction techniques and cost-effective techniques.
  • Features tips, examples, and vivid illustrations throughout.
  • Companion website available here:
Author Bio
Rod Gervais
With more than 34 years of construction experience, Rod Gervais gives you a comprehensive and cost-effective plan for building that home studio that will have you building and recording in no time. A complete glossary of terms is also included, and a collection of handy tools to aid you in your design is available on the companion Web site.
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Table of Contents
1. Getting Started
2. Modes, Nodes, and Other Terms of Confusion
3. Isolation Techniques - Understanding the Concepts
4. Floor, Wall, and Ceiling Construction Details
5. Window and Door Construction
6. Electrical Considerations
7. HVAC Design Concepts
8. Room Testing
9. Room Treatments
10. Putting It All Together
11. Myths and Legends
12. Codes, Permits, and Special Needs