Welcome to Audio Apartment, the ultimate online resource for all things home recording studio, music production, and audio engineering! Our aim is to arm you with expert advice, a supportive community, and a rich selection of educational resources, built around a shared passion for music.

From the founder

Co-founded by Andrew Ash, Audio Apartment sprang from his journey as a music production novice. 

“As a beginner myself, I had so many questions and a burning desire to document my journey. That’s what sparked the creation of Audio Apartment. I wanted to build a repository of information with the answers to all my questions about music production. Every day, new questions come about, and every day, I find the best answer, and document it here. I hope you will find my website useful in your musical journey.”

Andrew Ash

What we offer

Here at Audio Apartment, we serve as your dependable guide to all facets of home-based music production. Our platform provides a wide variety of content and resources:

  1. Expert Tips & Guidance: Improve your skills with advice on recording techniques, soundproofing, gear selection, and more.
  2. Inspiring Stories: Learn from fellow musicians, producers, and engineers who’ve successfully turned their homes into professional-grade recording studios.
  3. Gear Reviews: Benefit from our in-depth product reviews and recommendations, aiding you in selecting the best equipment for your home studio.
  4. Community: Engage with our dynamic online community of music enthusiasts to share experiences, ask questions, and find inspiration for your next project.
  5. Studio Tours: Virtually explore our meticulously curated selection of home studios, with detailed guides and insider tips.

Whether you’re an experienced music producer or just starting out, Audio Apartment is here to support you in achieving your musical aspirations and optimizing your creative potential. We are committed to offering the tools, knowledge, and encouragement you need to craft your dream home studio.

So, get your headphones ready, power up your audio interface, and join us on this tuneful adventure. We’re thrilled to welcome you to the Audio Apartment family!

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.

What is music production?

Music production is the process of creating a recorded music track, from the initial idea or concept to the final product. It involves many stages such as songwriting, arranging, recording, mixing, and mastering. Music producers oversee the entire process, working with artists, musicians, and engineers to achieve the desired sound and feel for a song or album.

What is music engineering?

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.

Can you build a recording studio at home?

Yes! To build a home recording studio, set a budget and choose a space with good acoustics. Soundproof the room, purchase necessary equipment such as a computer, microphone, headphones, and studio monitors, and test your equipment before recording. Learn how to use your digital audio workstation and experiment with different recording techniques.

Are home recording studios profitable?

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.