Giant recording studios with millions of dollars worth of gear and gold records lining the walls incite a certain nostalgia in those of us who grew up in a time when Berry Gordy and Rick Rubin were as well known as the stars they produced.

But those days are long gone, and those big studios no longer do much you can’t do at home.

Don’t get me wrong — it’s never been easier to spend a boatload of money on gear either.

So, with that in mind, here are some tips on setting up your home recording studio without spending a lot of cash.

First, figure out what you need.

For recording music or podcasts, you’ll need at least an iPad — preferably a laptop made in the last three or four years.

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