Modern Recording Techniques / Edition 7

Modern Recording Techniques / Edition 7

by David Miles Huber, Robert E. Runstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0240810694

ISBN-13: 9780240810690

Pub. Date: 08/03/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

We have entered an exciting age in audio production. Conventional limitations in recording have subsided or vanished entirely, making it possible to create and record your own music in ways that few ever dreamed possible. This expanded, up-to-date edition of Modern Recording Techniques can help guide you through the process of creating, understanding and mastering

Overview

We have entered an exciting age in audio production. Conventional limitations in recording have subsided or vanished entirely, making it possible to create and record your own music in ways that few ever dreamed possible. This expanded, up-to-date edition of Modern Recording Techniques can help guide you through the process of creating, understanding and mastering the professional and project studio. The tips, tricks, and tools in this best-selling book will enable you to record music in new and innovative ways that'll help you express your talents to their fullest potential.
This definitive guide to audio covers the latest audio technologies, and includes expanded and enhanced sections on the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), plug-ins, looping, groove tools, studio techniques, surround sound, mastering and more. Accompanied by an interactive companion website (www.modrec.com) featuring a searchable audio glossary, this dynamite book/website combination leaves no recording question unanswered, while offering you the chance to share ideas, get tips, and seek out advice when and where you need it.
With Modern Recording Techniques, 7th ed., you can:
* Explore the tools for getting better results in both the professional and project recording studio
* Gain in-depth insights into digital audio technology, the digital audio workstation (DAW), surround sound production, electronic music and MIDI, synchronization, analog and digital console technology, mixing, console automation and more
* Master the basics of dynamics, noise reduction, and other forms of signal processing in both the analog and the digital domains
* Learn practical microphone placement techniques, monitoring fundamentals, CD mastering and important tips on getting your music to market
* Check out new developments in new media, desktop audio and music technologies for the Web

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240810690
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/03/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 2 Sound and hearing

CHAPTER 3 Studio acoustics and design

CHAPTER 4 Microphones: design and application

CHAPTER 5 The analog tape recorder

CHAPTER 6 Digital audio technology

CHAPTER 7 The digital audio workstation

CHAPTER 8 Groove tools and techniques

CHAPTER 9 MIDI and electronic music technology

CHAPTER 10 Multimedia and the web

CHAPTER 11 Synchronization

CHAPTER 12 Amplifiers

CHAPTER 13 Power- and ground-related issues

CHAPTER 14 The art and technology of mixing

CHAPTER 15 Signal processing

CHAPTER 16 Noise reduction

CHAPTER 17 Monitoring

CHAPTER 18 Surround sound

CHAPTER 19 Mastering

CHAPTER 20 Product manufacture

CHAPTER 21 Studio tips and tricks

CHAPTER 22 Yesterday, today and tomorrow

Appendix A Continued education

Appendix B Tax tips for musicians

INDEX

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