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Finding & Creating Recording Environments

Finding & Creating Recording Environments

Unless your entire cast are working remotely, you’re going to
need a place to record your Audio Dramas. There’s no ‘one size fits
all’ answer here, and there are a lot of factors that come into
play. You’ll have many things to take into consideration regardless
of where you plan to set up your ‘studio’, and that’s the purpose
of this episode.
Recording at Home

You need to decide if you’re purely focused on recording
voices, or if you’re working ‘around the mics’
If it’s the former, you’ll want sound dampened conditions. This
will benefit your audio quality in post-production.
Are you setting up a permanent or semi-permanent studio?
External walls can be an issue. Is your neighbour a
drummer?
Windows – do you have a busy road or environment outside?
Does the floor creak when you walk around?
Internal noise, are you in cupboard with boiler or gas
meter?
Other noises around the home, like the fridge. Try Ric Viers
car keys tip.
Equipment – Focusrite Scarlett 2i2, or for multiple actors,

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