Key to a Comfortable Recording Session

Ugh…it’s so hot in here.

I say that a lot in my studio.

It’s kind of the nature of the beast, right? You’re recording in your home studio, AKA spare bedroom, and you don’t want to capture the sound of the air conditioner in your recordings, right? Right.

Some noises you can’t control – like computer and hard drive noise. But at least you can turn off the AC while you’re recording.

Especially if you’re using a sensitive condenser microphone on a fairly quiet source, I highly recommend turning off the AC. I’ve mentioned before that noise isn’t as big deal, but it’s always a good idea to eliminate obvious noises if at all possible.

But one thing happens…especially if it’s July…in Nashville. Heat.

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