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Do you need a home recording studio?

by Jennifer Johansen 09/03/2023

It's possible to achieve great sounding music productions at home with a DIY recording studio. Rather than pay for professional studio time, you might find it's a better investment to buy and set up your own equipment at home.

Here is a quick guide to some options to help you learn more:

How much does it cost to record in a studio?

Booking time at a music studio can range from $55 - $500 per day for recording a song. This price covers most studio space as well as the services provided by the engineer. Some recording studios allow hourly rentals for smaller projects.

Building a home recording studio

A home studio can cost anywhere from $300 to more than $10,000 depending on the type and amount of equipment you buy. Other factors, like square footage of your space and whether you need to incorporate remodeling projects for sound insulation, can increase the cost as well.

Portable recording booths

If you'd rather not spend the money on equipment or full studio setup, a portable recording booth might be a good option for you. These booths were designed to help musicians and producers with audio recordings anywhere, even when far away from their own studios. 

There are many types of portable booths with different features and price points, but all include basic sound isolation technology to help your recordings.

Which type of setup is best for your audio recording session? It's important to weigh the costs with the convenience of having your own equipment at home versus visiting a commercial music production studio. 

About the Author

Jennifer Johansen

Jennifer is passionate about the Real Estate business, and has been involved in related family businesses in construction, architectural millwork, and finance for 20 years. She and her husband relocated to Naples, from New York, 10 years ago, although her family has owned property on Marco Island since the 1980's. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Dual Master's Degree in Counseling and Education. She has acquired many necessary skills that are useful in Real Estate from being in the field of Counseling for many years. She holds the belief that building rapport is vital to helping her clients have a positive experience, while achieving their goals. She is very thorough and detail oriented, and has formed many close relationships with professionals in related fields, such as law, title insurance, home inspectors and other contractors. She aims to offer concierge- level service to her clients at every price point. When time permits, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Having grown up on the South Shore of Long Island, and enjoying her summers on Fire Island, she loves any activity related to salt water, boating and the beach. Additional hobbies include gardening, art, and studying nutrition, wellness and naturopathy. She is knowledgeable about Naples and Marco Island Real Estate, in estate areas, golf/gated communities, and waterfront properties. She is a member of The Naples Board of Realtors and Marco Island Area Association of Realtors.