Practical Recording Techniques: The Step- by- Step Approach to Professional Audio Recording / Edition 5

Practical Recording Techniques: The Step- by- Step Approach to Professional Audio Recording / Edition 5

by Bruce Bartlett, Jenny Bartlett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240811445

ISBN-13: 9780240811444

Pub. Date: 11/03/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Hands-on practical guide covering all aspects of recording, ideal for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians and audio enthusiasts. Filled with tips and shortcuts, this book offers advice on equipping a home studio (both low-budget and advanced), suggestions for set-up, acoustics, choosing monitor speakers, and preventing hum. This

Overview

Hands-on practical guide covering all aspects of recording, ideal for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians and audio enthusiasts. Filled with tips and shortcuts, this book offers 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 tells how to judge recordings and improve them to produce maximum results.

New material covered in the 5th edition to include:
• complete revision and update of digital media sections
• new section on mixing tips
• new section on podcasts and file sharing
• new section equipment and connector levels
• new section function and connector types
• new section on digital metering
• new section exporting projects from other studios
• new photos

• This popular bestseller covers the latest digital techniques for professional and home studios, and location recording
• Now features a dedicated website packed with audio clips to enhance the text
• Now includes a brand new chapter on computer recording procedures

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240811444
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/03/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements

1 Music: Why You Record

2 The Recording Chain

3 Sound, Signals, and Studio Acoustics

4 Equipping Your Studio

5 Monitoring

6 Microphones

7 Microphone-Technique Basics

8 Microphone Techniques

9 Digital Recording

10 Effects and Signal Processors

11 Mixers and Mixing Consoles

12 Mixer Operation

13 Computer Recording

14 Judging Sound Quality

15 Session Procedures, Mastering, and CD Burning

16 The MIDI Studio: Equipment and Recording Procedures MIDI-Studio Components

17 On-Location Recording of Popular Music

18 On-Location Recording of Classical Music

19 Surround Sound: Techniques and Media

20 Web Audio and Online Collaboration

Appendix A dB or Not dB

B Optimizing Your Computer for Multitrack Recording

C Impedance

D Where to Learn More

Glossary

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