Practical Recording Techniques The Step- by- Step Approach to Professional Audio Recording

ISBN-10: 024082153X

ISBN-13: 9780240821535

Edition: 6th 2013 (Revised)

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This hands-on, practical guide covers all aspects of recording, perfect for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians, and audio enthusiasts. Filled with tips and shortcuts, this book gives advice on equipping a home studio (both low-budget and advanced), suggestions for set-up, acoustics, choosing monitor speakers, and preventing hum. This best-selling guide also instructs how to judge recordings and improve them to produce maximum results.New in the sixth edition:* Complete update of digital media material, including updated equipment and microphone descriptions * Digital performers and computer DAWs *Additional material regarding ProTools ability to let owners choose other interfaces with their software * More information on how the hook-ups in a studio work, with more advice on setting up a home project studio, and expansion of location recording material * Further information on things like Auto-tune and multiband limiting, a useful plug-in round up * Further information on workflow, addressing issues like file formats, uploading & downloading of songs and materials, and use of a computer as a recording device * Expansion on Internet issues * Updated home studio setup information, including the workflow with Windows 7 and Mac OSX * Expansion of technicalities of MIDI, including data structure and controller codes* This popular bestseller covers the latest digital techniques for professional and home studios, and location recording* Features a dedicated website packed with audio clips to enhance the text* Includes a brand new chapter on computer recording procedures
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List price: $36.99
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 516
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

Music: Why We Record
The Recording Process
Sound, Signals, and Studio Acoustics
Equipping Your Studio
Microphone Technique Basics
Microphone Techniques
Effects and Signal Processors
Mixers and Mixing Consoles
Mixer Operation
Judging Sound Quality
Digital Recording
Computer Recording
Session Procedures, Mastering, and CD Burning
MIDI and Looping
On-Location Recording of Popular Music
On-Location Recording of Classical Music
Web Audio and Online Collaboration
Appendix A dB or Not dB
Appendix B Optimizing Your Computer for Multitrack Recording
Appendix C Impedance
Appendix D Phantom Power Explained
Appendix E Where To Learn More
Audio Glossary
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