Covers each of the essential components of a home studio, in a way that is targeted to the end-user's specific use and budget. A broad view of the available equipment is taken in each category, with specific recommendations according to budget and user. Everything is covered, from all the computer hardware and software, to microphones, monitors, preamps, mixers, processors and much more. A "best practices" discussion is also provided, based on the users' specific uses, goals and application. The book also includes interviews with home studio owners from many diverse backgrounds that discuss how these users overcame specific obstacles and challenges. ©2009, 304 pages.