First Time at the Studio? Check out this simple guide!
Simply being at a recording studio is such a therapeutic experience, most artists would live in one if they had the chance. The energy that you can find in a good recording studio with a professional team, warm environment, and creative vibe is definitely unmatched. Even those who arent artists can find enjoyment from being in the studio and watching creativity come to life.
All of this being said, there are some unwritten rules and some etiquette to observe to make sure that the studio experience is enjoyable for everyone involved. It’s your first time at the studio though, so who can expect you to know those rules? Well don’t worry, because we’ve got you covered in this guide to navigating your first professional recording studio experience!
Speaking of not being a party, dont crowd your session. If someone is not contributing in some way to the creation of the song, they should not be in the studio when it is time to create. Recording a song is a very vulnerable, intimate situation. Some people prefer for nobody to be at the studio besides themselves and the engineer. Conversely, others need the validation or denial from trusted opinions in the room. If anybody is going to be in the room, make sure that they have a purpose for being there. otherwise they’re just wasting your money!