Three Essentials You Need for Home Digital Recording

If you’re serious about recording your music or podcasts, nothing less than the best recording equipment should do.

Man with microphone
Like anything else, when it comes to recording equipment, you get what you pay for.Blue

You’ve got something to say. Or maybe that music’s bubbling inside and bursting to be shared. Today’s many media platforms are waiting for your creative self-expression. With access to and the ease of using home digital recording systems, you can create high quality audio recordings that showcase your creative talents. Along with your recording program on your laptop, here are the three essentials to get you started producing your own professional-sounding recordings.

Recording Mic

Blue Yeti USB Mic
This versatile recording mic offers a range of recording options for optimal sound reproduction.Blue

For home recording you’ll want a quality condenser mic with high sensitivity and frequency range.

DAW/Audio Interface

Focusrite Scarlett Solo (3rd Gen) USB Audio Interface with Pro Tools
This audio interface comes with the Pro Tools recording software package.Focusrite

An external audio interface mixer enables you to manage and enhance the audio recording through adding equalizer adjustments and effects, as well as mixing multiple recordings or channels together.

Speaker/Headphone

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones
These professional headphones are very comfortable for wear over long periods.Audio-Technica

Quality audio production requires that you be able to really hear the results of your efforts. You need a set of excellent playback speakers or monitoring headphones, or both.