Dance Music Manual: Tools, Toys, and Techniques [NOOK Book]

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(Book). What are the differences between trance and chill out? How can you create compelling, professional-sounding original or remixed dance tracks? With Dance Music Manual , you'll get coverage of every aspect of dance music production from designing sounds to compression, from effects to mixing and mastering and go even further, with advice on publishing and promoting your tracks. No matter your level of experience, this book is packed with techniques and practical tips to help you achieve professional results, whether you're an aspiring dance ...
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Dance Music Manual: Tools, Toys, and Techniques

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Overview

(Book). What are the differences between trance and chill out? How can you create compelling, professional-sounding original or remixed dance tracks? With Dance Music Manual , you'll get coverage of every aspect of dance music production from designing sounds to compression, from effects to mixing and mastering and go even further, with advice on publishing and promoting your tracks. No matter your level of experience, this book is packed with techniques and practical tips to help you achieve professional results, whether you're an aspiring dance music producer, DJ, remixer, recording engineer, musician, or composer.
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"In short, Snoman knows what he's talking about." - Music Tech

"An exceptionally well-written and researched book... All in all it adds up to quite a package, which deserves a place on any aspiring dance music producer's desk." - Music Tech
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135964092
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 675,969
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Rick Snoman has been actively involved in the dance music scene since the late eighties and has produced and released numerous white labels and remixed over thirty professional artists solely for the dance floor. He has held seminars across the UK on remixing and producing club-based dance music and written numerous articles and reviews for leading music technology magazines and websites.
Rick Snoman has been actively involved in the dance music scene since the late eighties and has produced and released numerous white labels and remixed over thirty professional artists solely for the dance floor. He has held seminars across the UK on remixing and producing club-based dance music and written numerous articles and reviews for leading music technology magazines and websites.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Sequencing, sequencers and The MIDI protocol
Chapter 2: Digital Audio
Chapter 3: Synthesizers and Synthesis
Chapter 4: Tools of the Trade
Chapter 5: Programming Theory
Chapter 6: Sampling and sample manipulation
Chapter 7: Compression processing and effects
Chapter 8: Cables, mixing desks and effects busses
Chapter 9: Recording vocals
Chapter 10: Recording Instruments
Chapter 11: Dance Music Theory 101
Chapter 12: Dance genres: including 2-step garage, Drum'n'Bass, Trance, Hip hop, Chill out, House, Techno, Trip hop
Chapter 13: Mixing
Chapter 14: Mastering
Chapter 15: Publishing and promotion
Chapter 16: Remixing and sample clearance
Chapter 17: A DJ's perspective

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