Welcome to Audio Apartment | Home recording studios, audio engineering and music production

Techniques & Performance

Do You Really Need Studio Monitors to Mix?: Unveiling the Truth

Let's face it; home studio gear is expensive. So if we don't need something, it's best not to buy it. So do you really need studio monitors?
Image of a computer monitor and beside is black speaker for hi fi audio. Source: Marinko Krsmanovic, Pexels

Techniques & Performance

What Is Hi-Fi Audio? (High-Fidelity Audio Explained)

Learn what hi-fi audio or high fidelity means in audio production. Discover why hi-fi audio matters and how to achieve it with your sound system.
Man using a midi pad controller with a digital audio workstation. Source: Bandlab, Unsplash

Instruments & Equipment

What Is a DAW? (Digital Audio Workstation Explained)

DAWs are extremely important in music productions. In this post, I'll cover digital audio workstations and how you can use them to mix better.
Image of a gray microphone on a stand with a pop filter on it. Source: Anna Pou, Pexels

Instruments & Equipment

What Is a Supercardioid Microphone? (Beginnerโ€™s Guide)

Learn what a supercardioid microphone is, how it works, and its important characteristics. Get tips on using this unique microphone.
Image of a gold colored microphone on a black stand with a black pop filter on it. Source: Jean Balzan, Pexels

Instruments & Equipment

What Is an Omnidirectional Microphone? (A Beginnerโ€™s Guide)

I often get asked about omnidirectional microphone features. In this post, I will answer this question and more about how it works.
Image of woman wearing a headphone while talking using a gray microphone. Source: Karolina Grabowska, Pexels

Instruments & Equipment

What Is a Bidirectional Microphone? (Functionality Explained)

Have you heard of bidirectional mics? They are not as popular, but they have their uses. I'll answer all your questions about direction microphones.

Instruments & Equipment

Best 25 Key Midi Keyboards Under $100 (Updated 2023)

If you are looking for a great 25-key MIDI keyboard that won't break the bank, look no further, I'll show you the best keyboards on the market.
Image of gold colored microphone in a stand. Source: Felipepelaquim, Pexels

Instruments & Equipment

What is an ambient microphone? How Does It Work? (Explained)

I often get asked about ambient microphones and how they work. In this post, I will answer these questions and more about ambient ambient miking.
Image of a black colored microphone with a stand. Source: Dome Dussadeechet Takul, Pexels

Instruments & Equipment

What Is a Cardioid Microphone? Enhancing Your Audio Experience

I often get asked about cardioid microphones and how they work. In this post, I'll answer these questions and more about cardioid microphones.
Image of a man fixing a black boom microphone. Source: Kyle Loftus, Pexels

Instruments & Equipment

What Is a Boom Microphone? Unraveling the Sound Behind the Scenes

I often get asked what boom microphones are. In this post, I will answer this question and more about boom mics.
Image of a microphone with a pop filter beside it. Source: Los Muertos Crew, Pexels

Instruments & Equipment

Do You Need a Pop Filter to Record Guitar (Answered) Is it a Must-Have or Not?

I often get asked if a pop filter is needed for recording guitar. In this post, I will answer this question and more about where to use a pop filter.
Image of a black subcardioid microphone in an upside down position. Source: Michal Dziekonski, Pexels

Instruments & Equipment

What Is a Subcardioid Microphone? A Comprehensive Overview

I often get asked what a subcardioid microphone is. In this post, I will answer this question and more about how it works and how to use it.
Previous 1โ€ฆ4647484950โ€ฆ52 Next

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Audio Apartment is a music production website that offers a wide range of resources for music producers, audio engineers, and artists. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions to help improve your skills.

Music engineering is a subset of audio engineering that specifically deals with the technical aspects of recording and mixing music. It involves using specialized equipment and techniques to capture, manipulate, and enhance the sound of musical performances in a recording studio or other setting.

Music engineers work closely with music producers and artists to ensure that the recorded sound is of high quality and meets the desired artistic vision. They may be responsible for setting up and operating recording equipment, positioning microphones, and adjusting levels and sound quality during the recording process. They may also be responsible for editing and processing the recorded tracks to achieve the desired sound.

Music engineering is a subset of audio engineering that specifically deals with the technical aspects of recording and mixing music. It involves using specialized equipment and techniques to capture, manipulate, and enhance the sound of musical performances in a recording studio or other setting.

Music engineers work closely with music producers and artists to ensure that the recorded sound is of high quality and meets the desired artistic vision. They may be responsible for setting up and operating recording equipment, positioning microphones, and adjusting levels and sound quality during the recording process. They may also be responsible for editing and processing the recorded tracks to achieve the desired sound.

Yes! You can earn money from a home studio by providing recording, producing, mixing, and mastering services. You may earn additional money in your spare time by giving your home studio services to the public. A home recording studio can be very profitable if you manage your time and budget well.