Top 7 Most Common Recording Mistakes To Avoid!

Top 7 Most Common Recording Mistakes To Avoid!

  When you start out wanting to record that first album it’s a very exciting time! It should be something to be thoroughly enjoyed and a great learning experience. At Four Doors Studios we love to see our clients come in as prepared as possible and for the repeat...
Editing

Editing

Ok so let’s face it, this is not the most exciting part of music production or in any industry for that matter. It is however, highly necessary if the aim is to achieve a much cleaner and professional sounding recording. As a general rule, the less experienced or less...
Recording Acoustic Guitar

Recording Acoustic Guitar

There are many different ideas and method’s behind recording what is most likely the most popular instrument on earth, the acoustic guitar. It requires thought on; the type of microphones to use, microphone positioning/recording technique, DI, type of guitar, guitar...
Recording Vocals

Recording Vocals

As someone who runs a recording studio, I have often been asked how to get the best vocal recording. My number one answer is always the same, “be well rehearsed”. To get a great take in the studio practice is the most important part of the puzzle. For example, if you...
Starting A Home Studio (For Beginners)

Starting A Home Studio (For Beginners)

Quite often I’ve had questions from artists about how to start your own home studio or most commonly when starting out, a bedroom studio. Especially questions about the gear required to get started. In this blog I’ll guide the beginner audio engineer through the basic...