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 #23718  by kcsnickers
 Thu Sep 06, 2007 7:59 am
ok ... i finally have some room for the ubiquidous home guitar studio.

now what do i do?

have guitars, a bunch of pedals and an amp.

what next?

any good links for studio design out there?

 #23720  by kcsnickers
 Thu Sep 06, 2007 8:06 am
Very cool, thanks.

When im done ill post a picture.

Have a hard truckers speaker cab and im in the midst of builing a shelving unit for everything.

Do you think I need a comuter in there?

 #23722  by kcsnickers
 Thu Sep 06, 2007 8:08 am
a couple of questions:

Is it better to put the amps on a platform rather than have them directly on the carpeted floor?

Its a small room what kind of stereo/box/monitor(s) should i get to jam along too?

 #23763  by quonce
 Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:13 pm
May I throw a seondary question to this, aside from the music equipment, what type of computers is everyone using to record?

 #23798  by Chief5959
 Fri Sep 07, 2007 12:44 am
I always have the amp about a foot off the floor. Do not have a technical reason why but it always seemed to me that if it was good for audio speakers it ought to be the same with an amp. I use garageband for making tracks on the computer.

 #23800  by IamDocWatson
 Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:43 am
go with an apple computer, you want the apple and protools in the long run, maybe right now if in your budget

 #23829  by kcsnickers
 Fri Sep 07, 2007 10:52 am
I have the imac. Its a lot of fun.