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Recording Studio Design, 4th Edition by Philip Newell

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Chapter One

General Requirements and Common Errors

[This chapter lays out the fundamental requirements of premises for professional recording purposes, including: common underestimation of need for good isolation; avoidance of disturbance from plant and equipment noises; influence of location on isolation requirements; consideration of artistic needs; control room monitoring basics; types of buildings to avoid; and the need for adequate space and building strength.]

1.1 The General Requirements

Although this book is intended to cover the concepts of recording studios in general, some of the things which set a professional recording studio apart from a personal studio are listed below:

1.   The ability to work during the chosen hours of the ...

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