Follow one SOS reader on his quest to transform a box room into a studio worthy of the name!
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Techniques: Studio Stories
When Grammy-winning engineer Vance Powell has to track an entire record in a day, you can rest assured he has some tricks up his sleeve…
Meet the crew behind London's Soup 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?
Inspired by Norman Petty and Sam Phillips, studio owner Dean Amos has lovingly built a perfect recreation of a 1950s recording environment — right down to the dimensions of the pegboard!
The Studio SOS team put their DIY skills to the test, constructing a new studio desk and optimising a home studio’s acoustics.
Down at the bottom of the garden, among the birds and the bees, we went to Alex Hutchings’ studio, to eliminate some unpleasant frequencies.
When misfortune befell one of our contributors, we sent the SOS team to help him get his studio back up and running.
The SOS team travel to London’s West End, to optimise a studio that helps homeless people record their music.
We talk guitar recording and more with Grammy-nominated engineer Michael Ilbert, based in Berlin's legendary Hansa Studios.
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 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.