To record streaming audio for your website you are going to need a computer recording studio. This is not as hard as you might think, as there are many online resources to help you along.
We are going to look at some of the steps you can take today to jump-start your recording studio.
Decide what your needs are: What you want to do with your recording studio will decide what type of equipment you will need. How professional do you want your audio to sound? What are your long-term goals? How much cash do you have to invest in your new project? All of these questions need to be answered so you can decide what direction to take.
Download Audacity: The first thing I would do if I were starting a brand new computer recording studio would be to go to the Audacity homepage and download this wonderful software. Not only is it fee it happens to be a great piece of software. You may decide to upgrade to something more professional in the future but you may find this software meets all of your recording needs.
Search for online free tutorials: Go to Goggle and type in free (whatever software you are using) tutorial. You will find a wealth of free info out there as well as some paid tutorials. Sit down with a cup of coffee and read and learn. The Internet is full of information.
Search online music stores: Go to Zzounds or the Musicians Friends website and take a look at their recording section. You will need at least a good microphone so shop carefully and you can get a great deal.
Get started: This is the most important thing you can do to build your low cost recording studio. All the day dreaming in the world will do you no good. Start today and before you know it your low cost computer recording studio will be up and running.