#6: How To Make The Most Out Of A Limited Recording Budget

Stop wasting money! In this episode we talk about how to make the most out of a limited DIY recording budget. 

We talk about the things that really matter and where to spend your hard earned money, so that the investment will actually get you results.


Gear is not the most important thing, but it's certainly necessary to get some equipment and you probably want to do that without burning money. That's why we've put together the free "Essential DIY-Recording Gear Guide" for you that you can download here: 

Things we talk about in this episode:

  • Recorder/DAW (examples mentioned: Tracktion, Reaper, Cubase, ProTools, Logic, Ableton)
  • Interface (examples mentioned: Steinberg UR22 MK2 / Focusrite Scarlett 2i2) or digital mixer
  • Headphones
  • Instruments, strings, drum heads
  • Mics (examples mentioned: Audio Technica AT4033A, Shure SM7 & SM57, Sennheiser MK4)
  • Virtual instruments & amp sims (free example mentioned: STL Tones/Ignite Amps Emissary + IR loader)
  • Education
  • Renting/hiring a drum recording studio/engineer 
  • Hands-on experience
  • Acoustic treatment (check out Jesco Lohan and his amazing website Acoustics Insider)
  • Mixing/mastering
  • Marketing

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