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How to Build a Small Budget Recording Studio from Scratch 4/E, 4th Edition by Mike Shea

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CHAPTER 5The Control Room Monitor System

The control room is a very important component of your monitor system! In order to consider a recording studio control room an accurate tool for judging the integrity of the music being reproduced as well as for dialog intelligibility, many requirements must be met. Among these are: having a short reverb time, high sound isolation from outside sources including other rooms in the facility, and a minimum amount of ambient noise emanating from the equipment within the control room itself. The height of recording studio splendor arguably occurred during the 1980s. Multi-room facilities were common with rooms interconnected both physically and electronically. No expense seemed excessive and many studios were ...

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