We all heard them – that really bad recording our favorite artist pushed out on Youtube. The one that sounds like they’re in an echo chamber. The ones that get created in a space like this:
We would be delighted, of course, if they’re recorded here:
But if you’re just experimenting and playing around, here can be good too (with closed curtains and a decent mike):
The point is, you don’t need a full recording studio to put out a quick session to your fans (although that would be lovely) but exercising just a bit of sonic sanity can go a long way.
For more on this topic go to my article on A Plea for Sonic Sanity for Artists on YouTube.