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    Andrew Warner
    Edge Studio Staff

    This is a place for all of the Edge Community members to discuss our free monthly event, Home Studio Show & Tell! We’ll post links to equipment, photos, and we encourage our community to ask questions and share recommendations for creating great home studios.

    Remember, this is a community forum that is centered around positive reinforcement – it’s not a place to criticize other peoples’ setups.  Get to sharing – we can’t wait to see what you’ve got!

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  • #76881
    Siobhan
    Edge Studio Coach

    HEY everybody!!! We’ve got the Home Studio Show & Tell ON for Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at 8:30 pm Eastern Time!!

    We’ll be featuring the INCREDIBLE Melanie Katz!!
    Follow her on socials:
    LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanie-katz-vo/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VoiceOverWorksMelanieKatz
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melaniekatzvo/

    And her website: https://www.voiceoverworks.net/

    And here is her gear list!!

    Mic: Neuman TLM 102, NT1A, Rode NTG3 Shotgun
    Travel Mic: MV88 (new)
    Interface: Focusrite 2i2 and Apolo Solo (new)
    DAW: Twisted Wave

    AND, we’re showcasing Tony Beltran!!
    Check out his website:

    Home

    AND his gear list:

    Computer: MacBook Pro laptop
    Mic: Rode NT-1A (main) and AKG P220
    Interface: Scarlett 2i2
    DAW: Twisted Wave (one time paid version)

    If you’re looking for the zoom link to join us, we gotchu!! Check us out right here:
    https://linktr.ee/edgestudio

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  • #75936
    Siobhan
    Edge Studio Coach

    So excited for the April 13th Home Studio Show & Tell!!!

    • #76187
      Siobhan
      Edge Studio Coach

      Hi everyone!! I had suuuuuch a great time with you all at the Home Studio Show & Tell last week. I’m SO grateful for Dale and Micah, who were both amazing in so many ways.

      Dale Strickland: what a CHAMPION. Showing us his setup and ROLLING WITH THE PUNCHES of a good ole 2020 style zoom bomb. lol.

      Here are Dale’s socials:
      Tweets by DaleWStrickland
      https://www.facebook.com/DaleWStrickland
      https://www.instagram.com/DaleWStrickland/
      https://www.tiktok.com/@dalewstrickland

      And here is his gear List:
      AT2020 XLR
      Zoom H4N
      Adobe Auditin & iZotope RX 8
      Sound proofing is a mix of cheap acoustic foam, canvas bags stuffed with rockwool, a closet full of clothes, and a goose down duvet.

      And MICAH BALL! Joining us with his dulcet tones from Colorado!

      Here are ways to keep up with Micah:

      https://www.linkedin.com/in/micahball/

      https://www.facebook.com/SeizureSaladPodcast

      Home

      Seizure Salad Podcast

      And here is Micah’s gear list:

      DAW= Adobe Audition 3.0 & I have started to learn Reaper

      PreSonus 3.5 studio monitors

      Audio Technica ATH-M50x headphones

      D/I: PreSonus Bluetube v2 preamp into a PreSonus Audiobox usb96

      Sound treatment: VB2Go Producer’s Choice sound blankets, foam wedges on one wall, angled ceiling and creative mic placement.

      Travel: Vocal Booth To Go (1st generation) plus a sound blanket on a stand when I am away from home.

      Microphones:

      Main= AT-4033 (bought in 2001 & still my workhorse)

      Podcasting= Shure SM7B (running through a Cloudlifter CL-1 mic activator)

      Singing / xtra podcast mic= Shure 55SH (the “Elvis mic”)

      Travel= Zoom H6 Handycam w/ interchangeable mic capsules

      Other= 4 NT-USB Minis (won in an international podcast competition), RODE NT-USB, &

      MXL-R40 ribbon microphone

      IF you missed the whole episode, we’ve got it right here (zoom bombing omitted):

      Let’s hear it for Dale and Micah again. They are GEMS.

  • #75218
    NCFisher
    Participant

    Yes, thank you so much for sharing! We moved and I have to rebuild my room, but, I didn’t really know what I was doing the first time anyway lol. I’ll send a pic when it’s done, but I have the Steinberg UR22mkII Recording Pack. I also have a pop filter and moving blankets. No desk in the closet, though, so fixing that will be fun. I’m so grateful for this show and tell. Thank you!

    • #75691
      Siobhan
      Edge Studio Coach

      Hello @NC!!! Thank you so much for participating and sharing your journey–PLEASE let me know when you’re ready to show off your space, because we’d love to hear 🙂

  • #75163
    Sarah Glugatch
    Edge Studio Coach

    Hello Edge Studio Community Members! Thanks for stopping by our Home Studio Show & Tell discussion thread. We’ll post more info from tonight’s session (March 9th) tomorrow, and we encourage you to discuss on this board. Thanks for stopping by and we hope to see you at the next Show & Tell!

    Have any questions? Email us at training@edgestudio.com.

  • #61708
    Official81
    Participant

    Hi! I am just so happy to have a studio and it feels even more rewarding that I built my little workstation myself! My Audio Chain: PVC Booth w/ moving blanket, Rode NT-1 A w/ Pop Filter, PC, DAW is Audacity, Interface is Scarlett 2i2. What do you think for starters?

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  • #58778
    Voguy313
    Participant

    You wouldn’t believe how hard it can be to find a 26″ solid core door! Maybe that’s why the closet in my home office didn’t have one when we moved in. I have a goofy old house.

    So, I got the door on, with a lot of “customizing” which is a diplomatic way to say measure, shave, sand, swear, measure again, shave some more, swear some more, and so on. Two layers of moving blankets covering the doorway on the inside, and a bunch of spiffy looking foam, and this sucker gets a little warm in the summer, but it is vewwy quiet.

    Right now, I am using an AT 4040 condenser mic, a dbx286s into a Focusrite 2i2, and into my laptop which sits on a shelf below to mitigate any fan noise. I had some annoying hums and struggled with my noisefloor until I added a Furman M-8×2 power conditioner to my rack.

    All of my recordings backup to a network drive, and I have a desktop workstation where I do all of my editing

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  • #58323
    jamestdawson
    Participant

    I haven’t any photos but here’s a run down of my equipment.

    Sennheiser MKH416
    SPL Channel One Preamp with optional Lundahl Transformers
    Marantz PMD570 Solid State Recorder for long form work
    Apogee Duet USB
    Apple Logic X
    JK Audio Bluetooth adapter for phone patch
    AKG K240 headset
    JBL LSR4328P DSP Monitors
    27″ iMac

    • #58347
      kfvoice
      Participant

      I believe the Sennheiser Shotgun Mic was discussed in the Home Studio 101 webinar. Maybe someday!

      I have heard of JBL. Down the road, I do want to get some nice monitors!

      And one day I will have an iMac!

      • #58358
        jamestdawson
        Participant

        The JBL’s offer room correction via a microphone and software that adjust for the acoustics. David and the staff can probably advise you best when the time comes as there are now many brands that offer this function.

        The Sennheiser’s are used a lot in LA. If you watch the movie “In A World” with Lake Bell you will see them in a big studio out there. The movie is very funny and an interesting look at the voice industry.

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