As a follow-up to my blog post titled Making Music With What You’ve Got, I figure I should discuss the gear that makes up the foundation of a studio. Everyone’s workflow is a bit different, but these 5 essential hardware pieces for the bedroom studio are what I believe to be the fundamentals of a good home music studio.
Essential may be a strong word. As I’ve mentioned before, we should strive to make the best music we can with the tools at our disposal. At the same time though, there are tools we should strive to add to our disposal ;). Here I will discuss what I believe to be the 5 essential hardware pieces for the bedroom studio.
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It’s human nature to imagine and wait for a future when everything is how it’s supposed to be. A perfect opportunity to make your dreams come true. A perfect to time for making music. There’s no such thing.
There’s no such thing as a perfect time to start, a perfect path to take, or perfect execution. So while you’re waiting for that utopian studio with all the right equipment, that masterpiece idea for a song, or the ideal band mates/songwriters to come into your life, a future successful musician is moving forward and just going for it. This article is about making music with what you’ve got.
Yes, better equipment, knowledge, network, etc. can likely yield better results. But we should never let that stop us from making the music we want to make!
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