Building Studio - Advice Needed

Discussion in 'Recording/Live Sound' started by hucklebee, Jan 23, 2008.


  1. hucklebee

    hucklebee Silver Supporting Member

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    Bascially, its from the ground up. I'm just looking for some basic advice on noise treatment, insulation, etc. Any good resources out there?
     
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    Do yourself a favor and read, read, read this website/forum!

    http://www.johnlsayers.com/phpBB2/index.php

    There are dozens of threads/histories of guys building rooms scratch. Others who found the forum halfway through their build, after they realized that doing it halfway wasn't going to work.

    You might also seriously consider hiring a designer like Russ Berger, or at least getting a quote from him. A designer will save you money in the long run.

    Plan on spending $100 to $150 per sq. ft.

    Plan on it taking at least 12 months. 18 to 24 is probably more realistic.
     
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    To do it right, you'll want the "room within a room" approach. There's plenty of info around online. The concept is basically that the rooms touch not at all (or as little as possible).
     
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    I'm building and have a thread there as we type...

    feel free to PM with any questions here or there.
    Same username...

    And YES - what a resource that place is. Rod Gervais is the man. He's the author of the most helpful book out there.

    DO RESEARCH UP FRONT.
    IT WILL SAVE YOU MONEY.
    I did and I feel good about what I'm doing.
     

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