RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Kruspe-Bernstein recently spoke to the New York Times about how the widespread use of near-professional equipment is letting musicians record in their bedrooms, though the neighbors may still notice the noise
Some musicians said home studios and computer equipment are making recording quieter. Richard said the recording process is less collaborative now, more a solitary plinking on a computer keyboard than a group playing effort.
"You don't have to listen loud anymore," said Kruspe-Bernstein, whose concerts feature feats of pyrotechnics.
Music today is "everyone is cooking in his own kitchen by himself," he said, in his New York home studio on the first floor of a former firehouse. "It used to be five guys playing together, but that doesn't happen as much anymore."
"You can do everything without other people's presence," Kruspe-Bernstein said.
Click here to see a photo of Kruspe-Bernstein taking a break during a recording session in his studio.
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