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Home Studio Q&A

Home Studio Q&A

By Pete Johns
A show about how to create, record and release YOUR best music in the mobile or home studio.
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Episode 67 - Holidays | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about why taking breaks is important in music production. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
35:10
March 11, 2021
Episode 66 - Vocal recording special (feat. Jade Starr) | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and am joined by guest host Jade Starr to talk about getting the best vocal recordings. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
01:02:60
March 11, 2021
Episode 65 - Your home recording questions | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
53:03
March 11, 2021
Episode 64 - History of music tech | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and discuss the history of digital music recording. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
47:38
March 11, 2021
Episode 63 - Screen Mirroring | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to mirror your iPad or iPhone screen to your Mac or PC. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
48:30
January 29, 2021
Episode 62 - Releasing Music Online | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to release your best music online. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
53:30
January 29, 2021
Episode 61 - Introverts | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to be an introvert and a music creator. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
54:40
January 29, 2021
Episode 60 - Music Goals for 2021 | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about music goals for 2021. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
43:56
January 29, 2021
Episode 59 - 2020 in review | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and review everything that has happened in home recording in 2020. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
59:20
January 3, 2021
Episode 58 - Mac vs iOS | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about the difference between recording on a Mac of in iOS. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
54:37
January 3, 2021
Episode 57 - Music as a job | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about what changes when music becomes your job. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
42:60
January 3, 2021
Episode 56 - Keyboard vs touch screen | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about whether a touch screen or traditional keyboard and mouse is better for creating music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
53:02
December 17, 2020
Episode 55 - Recording Guitars | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and discuss how to connect and record guitars in your mobile or home studio. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
52:34
December 6, 2020
Episode 54 - Cables | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about what cables to use to plug your things in to your other things. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
45:44
November 24, 2020
Episode 53 - Time Management | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and provide my top tips for managing your time. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
52:24
November 17, 2020
Episode 52 - Choosing a microphone | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about what to consider when choosing a microphone. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
48:55
November 14, 2020
Episode 51 - Audio Interfaces | Home Studio Q&A
n this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk the role that luck plays in music success. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
52:37
November 4, 2020
Episode 50 - YouTube (what I’ve learned) | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about what I’ve learned in 5 years of YouTube. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
45:50
November 4, 2020
Episode 49 - Are albums still relevant? | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and ask the question - are albums still relevant in 2020? Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
52:42
October 20, 2020
Episode 48 - Compression | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to use compression in your music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
53:24
October 20, 2020
Episode 47 - GarageBand | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about why I use GarageBand to create music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
53:03
October 8, 2020
Episode 46 - Gear hacks | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and give some of my favourite gear related hacks for the home and mobile studio. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
44:51
October 3, 2020
Episode 45 - Criticism in music | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and discuss how to give and receive criticism when it comes to music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
54:10
September 26, 2020
Episode 44 - Music lessons | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and discuss whether formal music lessons can be helpful for your music creation. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
44:12
September 26, 2020
Episode 43 - Fear and loathing in music | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk how fear can impact your ability to create, record and release music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
51:45
September 26, 2020
Episode 42 - Cognitive bias (and opinions) | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how opinions impact your music creating. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
47:05
September 26, 2020
Episode 41 - Recording guitars | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to record guitars in the home studio. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
44:05
September 26, 2020
Episode 40 - Releasing music in 2020 | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about the best ways to release your music in 2020. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
51:22
September 26, 2020
Episode 39 - Going mobile | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to go mobile with your recording studio. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
38:30
September 26, 2020
Episode 38 - Learning with Masterclass | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and introduce you to the wonderful world of learning with Masterclass. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
34:37
September 20, 2020
Episode 37 - Studio Gear in 2020 | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about the best gear for the home or mobile studio in 2020. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
48:52
September 20, 2020
Episode 36 - YouTube tips | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and provide some insights about getting the most our of your YouTube channel. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
52:21
July 15, 2020
Episode 35 - USB microphones | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and give you a crash course in USB microphones. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
42:57
July 15, 2020
Episode 34 - Online courses | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about whether online music education course can improve your recordings. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
52:57
July 15, 2020
Episode 33 - Singing in the studio | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and give some tips for improving your vocal performance in the home studio. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
40:41
July 15, 2020
Episode 32 - What should your artist name be? | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about choosing the best artist name for releasing your music.Episode X - Name of episode | Home Studio Q&A Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
01:04:06
June 20, 2020
Episode 31 - Share your music | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and discuss how to share your music online and why you should do it. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
43:06
June 20, 2020
Episode 30 - Mastering | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk why you should consider mastering your home studio recordings. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
39:23
June 7, 2020
Episode 29 - Managing anxiety | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how I manage anxiety when recording music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
45:27
June 7, 2020
Episode 28 - Audio Interfaces | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to use audio interfaces in the home studio. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
45:43
May 21, 2020
Episode 27 - Social media | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to promote and share your music on social media. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
43:07
May 21, 2020
Episode 26 - iPhone/iPad music recording | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to record music on your iPhone and iPad. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
42:27
May 21, 2020
Episode 25 - Music & Money | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how music and money work together in 2020. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
39:39
May 3, 2020
Episode 24 - USB Audio | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and give you the quick guide to using USB devices in your home recording. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
42:43
May 3, 2020
Episode 23 - Music and motivation | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk how to stay motivated in music when you can't even. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
43:55
April 17, 2020
Episode 22 - Live streaming | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and give you the low down on how to live stream. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
34:27
April 9, 2020
Episode 21 - Buying gear online | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and give you my advice for buying audio gear online. Check out my gear guide at http://studiolivetoday.com/gear Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
43:31
April 9, 2020
Episode 20 - Songwriting | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and I provide some tips for successful songwriting. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
39:37
March 29, 2020
Episode 19 - Why music? | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about why I, and others in the Studio Live Today community, choose to create music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
37:16
March 18, 2020
Episode 18 - Your first song | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another heap of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about what to expect when you release your first song. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
37:50
March 16, 2020
Episode 17 - Getting started with GarageBand | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer more mobile and home recording questions, and help you get started with GarageBand on your iPad or iPhone. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
31:46
March 4, 2020
Episode 16 - Copyright | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another heap of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to manage copyright when it comes to your music. Note: this episode was recorded live on locatoin at the beach, so the audio quality is a little lower than usual. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
29:17
February 26, 2020
Episode 15 - Sharing your music | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another heap of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how and why to share your music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
35:44
February 26, 2020
Episode 14 - Are you selfish? | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about whether being selfish in music can be a good thing? Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
32:15
February 16, 2020
Episode 13 - Luck in music | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk the role that luck plays in music success. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
29:35
February 8, 2020
Episode 12 - Connecting home studio devices | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about how to connect your devices in the home studio. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
29:20
February 1, 2020
Episode 11 - Mobile recording | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and give some tips about recording when you are mobile. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
28:52
January 24, 2020
Episode 10 - Mixer vs interface | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about the difference between a mixer and an audio interface. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
27:58
January 16, 2020
Episode 9 - Live Streaming 101 | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about the different between MIDI and recorded audio. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
30:22
January 11, 2020
Episode 8 - Top Questions of 2019 | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer more of your home and mobile recording questions, and reveal the three questions I have been asked the most in 2019. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
30:28
January 2, 2020
Episode 7- Variety vs Consistency | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and discuss whether variety or consistency is more important on your music creation. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
33:60
December 27, 2019
Episode 6 - Likes & Dislikes | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer your questions about home and mobile recording questions, and rant a little about dislikes on YouTube. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
30:32
December 20, 2019
Episode 5 - MIDI vs Audio | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer yet another pile of home and mobile recording questions, and talk about the different between MIDI and recorded audio. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
34:07
December 11, 2019
Episode 4 - Mixer vs audio interface in home recording? | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode, I answer another big heap of mobile and home recording questions, and give my opinion on long term vs short time value when it comes to getting fans of your music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
39:25
December 5, 2019
Episode 3 - Mixer vs audio interface in home recording? | Home Studio Q&A
In this episode I answer more haha 20 questions from YOU about how to get your best recordings in the home studio, including whether you should consider a mixer or an audio interface for your recording setup. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
56:35
November 25, 2019
Episode 2 - Is it too late to start home recording? | Home Studio Q&A
We are back for episode 2 of Home Studio Q&A. In this one I talk about how it is never too late to start home recording, as well as answer many more questions on recording, mixing and releasing your best music. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
56:23
November 18, 2019
Episode 1 - Sampling, GarageBand, album length and more | Home Studio Q&A
In this first episode of Home Studio Q&A, I answer more than 20 of YOUR questions all about mobile and home recording. Got a question or want to get in touch? Head to http://studiolivetoday.com. Prefer to watch the video version? http://studiolivetoday.com/podcast
53:23
November 11, 2019