A DIY approach to control room acoustics can go a long way, but sometimes it pays to get the professionals involved.
The advice of professional acousticians can be hard to evaluate on paper — but what if you could actually hear the results of their work before building starts?
Follow one SOS reader on his quest to transform a box room into a studio worthy of the name!
This month’s Studio SOS challenge was to help a college music department get a better recorded drum sound.
Small rooms are often the trickiest to get right, as our visit to a TV and film composer’s new home studio proved!
This month, Studio SOS takes on a unique challenge: modifying a motorhome for use as a mobile recording studio!
As well as tackling monitoring issues, this month’s Studio SOS visit sees the team making extensive modifications to a leaky vocal booth.
A reader’s home-studio monitoring suffers from a lack of low end and poor stereo imaging. Can the Studio SOS team track down the cause?
When misfortune befell one of our contributors, we sent the SOS team to help him get his studio back up and running.
A home studio visit sees the SOS team tackle some stubborn synth and DAW gremlins.
The SOS team travel to the big smoke to deal with some tricky acoustics in a media composer’s writing studio.
The SOS team travel to a Stourbridge community centre to solve some low-end problems and build some speaker stands.
This month, we travel all the way to Amsterdam to help last year's SOS Awards prize winner set up his brand-new, £14,000$20,000 studio!
This month, we optimise speaker placement, tame some early reflections, and get our hands dirty with a problematic mix.
What do you get when you cross a recording musician with a photographer? A nice-looking studio that serves a dual purpose, thats what...
This month, we tame a reflective room, tweak vocal compressors and slay the Blue Screen Of Death.
The Studio SOS team pay a visit to the lucky winner of the spectacular £30,000 SOS Dream Studio giveaway we ran at this year's LIMS show, to help him get his unbelievable studio prize up and running.
Ever wanted to set up both a control room and live room in two tiny bedrooms? On a budget? With remote-control facilities? Actually, it can be done!
We show Tom Hennessey that as long as you have good ideas and a good ear, you can put together decent recordings and mixes on the smallest of budgets.
We lend some practical studio advice to a seasoned pro guitarist who is rather newer to the world of songwriting and home recording.
Even if you have the space and the gear, like reader Kevin Brown, you still need to know how to make the best of it. We paid a visit to help him optimise his new garage-conversion studio.
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