Learning Home Recording Without School

Although there are some fantastic college and university courses out there, you really don’t need to go to school to learn about home recording.

As long as you have a basic grasp of music and audio, you can use various resources online to learn about home recording from the comfort of your own living room.

Here are some suggestions of places to look to help you get started with your home recording studio:


YouTube is obviously a fantastic resource where people post all sorts of video guides. Whether you are looking for tips on specific recording software or the logistics of setting up studio hardware, there are lots of interesting videos to be found!

Premium Tutorial Sites

There are various premium tutorial sites out there that you can use, some are better than others. Although these are out there I would always suggest using free sites first as most of the info you are going to need to learn can be found for free online.

Independent Tutorial Blogs

There are some really fantastic independent tutorial blogs out there which have fantastic content on getting started with home recording. For example you can find a lot of information at http://cobaltaudio.com. A lot of times these bloggers have been through exactly the same process of setting up their own home studio and so their articles make for very helpful reading!

Home Recording


General Googling!

If you are stuck with something specific, a quick search on Google can go a long way. There are loads of people out there online creating great tutorials and articles for free, so take it in, enjoy it and save the money it costs to study at university to build your very own home studio!

If you have any other good home recording resources, please do let us know so that we can share the info with other readers!

Until next time.