Recording Studio Design / Edition 2

Recording Studio Design / Edition 2

by Philip Newell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240520866

ISBN-13: 9780240520865

Pub. Date: 11/21/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Recording Studio Design is essential reading for anyone involved in building, renovating and maintaining recording studios. Good acoustics in a recording studio is crucial to the success of a project, and the financial implications of failure means getting things right first time is essential. In straightforward language Newell covers the key basic principles of…  See more details below

Overview

Recording Studio Design is essential reading for anyone involved in building, renovating and maintaining recording studios. Good acoustics in a recording studio is crucial to the success of a project, and the financial implications of failure means getting things right first time is essential. In straightforward language Newell covers the key basic principles of acoustics, electro-acoustics and psychoacoustics and their application to studio design. Fully updated to reflect current technology and practice additional sections include digital signal processing, design for soundtrack mixing and foley rooms, providing a complete reference offering real solutions to help improve the success rate of any studio.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240520865
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/21/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.56(d)

Table of Contents

General requirements and common errors; Sound, decibels and hearing; Sound isolation; Room acoustics and means of control; Designing neutral rooms; Rooms with characteristic acoustics; Variable acoustics; Room combinations and operational considerations; The studio environment; Limitations to design predictions; Loudspeakers in rooms; Flattening the room response; Control rooms; The behaviour of multiple loudspeakers in rooms; Studio monitoring: the principal objectives; The non-environment control room; The live-end, dead-end approach; Response disturbances due to mixing consoles and studio furniture; Objective measurement and subjective evaluations; Studio monitoring systems; Surround sound and control rooms; Human factors; A mobile control room; Appendices; Glossary of terms

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