Roll-your-own recording studio
Huh, check out this fairly exhaustive how-to guide to building your own studio.
It's cool how home recording technology has made it so you can do quality recording in your garage. On the other hand, sometimes I think it's worth paying a professional to futz with the controls so I can concentrate on the performance. I'm an avid home recordist, but sometimes the last thing I wanna be doing is troubleshooting a problem between my recording software, audio interface and who knows what else that may be in the loop.