Recording studio open for business in Dickson, TN

By |2020-08-14T20:46:06-05:00July 31st, 2018|Recording studio|

Tony Huber of Tresbear Music has a small but excellent recording studio open for business in Dickson, TN. Much of the relevant information can be found here, but please feel free to contact Tony Huber. Call Tony at 615.789.3158 or email him at to find out more about the Tresbear Music recording studio, to book time, or to schedule [...]

Tracking: A key process in music recording

By |2020-11-04T10:38:06-06:00June 12th, 2014|Recording|

This is the first article in a series examining three key components in the music recording process: tracking, mixing, and mastering. Tracking is the actual recording of an instrument or voice that will be used in a song or tune. Each instrument is given its own track or file on the computer. In some cases the instruments are recorded at [...]

Basic equipment needed for a recording studio

By |2020-08-16T13:36:33-05:00June 6th, 2014|Equipment|

Recording Studio 101 In this series, we will describe the basic equipment needed for a recording studio. You'll also find some links to related articles that detail our own recording studio here at Tresbear Music in Dickson, TN. This article is the first in our Recording Studio 101 series. Here, we start with the first piece of equipment required in [...]

Results of recording studio upgrade

By |2014-03-20T14:16:15-05:00March 20th, 2014|Recording studio|

It's time for another update -- this time, regarding the results of our continuing recording studio upgrade. Now that the ADK Pro Audio computer, Pro Tools 11 audio production software, Focusrite Pro 40 audio interface, and Miktek C7 studio microphone have all been installed and implemented in the Tresbear Music recording studio, what practical differences are apparent so far? One [...]

Recording studio equipment resources

By |2020-08-12T14:29:45-05:00March 3rd, 2014|Equipment|

Another music industry list from Tresbear Music Whereas our previous list concerned musical instrument dealers, in this post we list and briefly review dealers of recording studio equipment. Once again, we're listing recording studio equipment resources & dealers with whom we've dealt directly with positive experiences and thus can recommend to others who might be shopping for studio electronics and [...]

Buying studio monitors for our recording studio

By |2020-08-12T14:47:32-05:00February 21st, 2014|Studio monitors|

Yesterday, Ray (our audio engineer) and I went shopping for studio monitors. First, we went to a professional recording studio and listened to $5,000-per-speaker Genelec professional studio monitors. He wanted provide a level that we're aspiring to reach. Next we went to Guitar Center in Nashville. We took three CDs with us to help narrow the field: one balanced, one [...]

Upgrading the studio monitors

By |2020-08-12T14:49:24-05:00February 19th, 2014|Studio monitors|

The studio monitor is the next item we're addressing in the continuing process of upgrading the Tresbear Music recording studio. For those new to the recording studio, the purpose of the studio monitors is to provide the most accurate representation of audio that has been mixed. When buying home speakers, you want speakers that make your music sound the best. [...]

PC vs. Apple for a small recording studio

By |2020-08-12T15:04:51-05:00November 18th, 2013|Recording studio|

The topic today is PC vs. Apple for a small studio. This was brought up as we are upgrading both the hardware and software here at our studio. We're in the process of hiring a new audio engineer and so in the meantime, we've been looking into various studio options. There are pros and cons for each platform. Apple in [...]

Growth & change in our recording studio

By |2020-08-12T15:06:33-05:00November 6th, 2013|Recording studio|

The room that is now the studio was originally a bedroom with two single beds. We placed the mics in the area past the beds occasionally using the room between the beds. The beds provided absolutely wonderful insulation for the recording environment. After the decision to make the room a full-time studio, we removed the beds. What had before been [...]

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