Crash Symphony Productions
Professional Recording Studios
Recording studio have been considered as the essential ancillary industry to the movie and entertainment world. The music albums created by the legendary music bands and other musical masterpieces of the yesteryears that we enjoy today have all been the consequence of the ability of the recording studios to bring them to the world. The contribution of the recording studios to the world of entertainment is pretty well understood by the stalwarts of the musical world.
The recording studios have also evolved technically over the years. Compared to the earliest recording studios which were made in high ceiling abandoned church buildings in the country side to record the performances of the artists as accurately as possible by getting the right reverberations; the modern recording studios have the plethora of high-end electronic gadgets in the underground basements of the busy cities where they are located.
The recording studios invariably are designed to have top acoustic properties which have been considerably done by the use of new generation construction materials in the studios. The main equipment which are common in most recording studios include state of the art microphones, mixing consoles, multi-track recorders, sophisticated musical instruments, etc. The musical workstations and reverbs, equalizers are other essential equipment usually found in the recording studios around the world. The rapid growth in digital technology in the recording domain has also immensely aided the sound engineers to mix and manipulate the recordings to get the desired effect.
The high-end recording studios are supervised by experienced sound engineers who have the skill and deep understanding of the music business. The top studios provide a range of services like recording performances of solo artists or bands, musical or vocal; voice over recording facilities, TV commercials and jingles, etc. To provide end-to-end services, the renowned recording studios have collaborations with musicians, voice over artists, composers, lyricists or script writers, and the like for prompt assistance to their clients.
Most recording studios are available on hourly rent basis. The rent, however, varies from $ 40 to $50 per hour for low-end studios and could be upwards of $100 per hour for most advanced high-end ones. The difference is mainly due to the infrastructural capabilities and equipment inventory of the studios. The sound engineer and the technicians are considered as the soul of these studios which have a huge bearing on the end product. An experienced and deft sound engineer could prove to be the worthy contributor to the overall enhancement of your project.
These days many artists are lured by the digital recording stations which have become affordable, thanks to the digital revolution, and are inclined to work from their home studios or project studios. Though the new methods of recording should be welcomed, the professionalism and expertise found in the recording studios can hardly be achieved from the home studios.