Secrets of Recording: Professional Tips, Tools & Techniques [NOOK Book]

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Packed with studio tips and professional tricks and more than 200 illustrations, Secrets of Recording by Lorne Bregitzer makes it easier than ever to create pro-quality music at home. This book is the only reference you will ever need to start producing and engineering your music, or other artists' music, in your own home studio. Covering less than ideal acoustics, solving problems before they occur, tools of the editing phase, and much more, you can gain the knowledge and know-how to make your recordings sound ...
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Secrets of Recording: Professional Tips, Tools & Techniques

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Overview

Packed with studio tips and professional tricks and more than 200 illustrations, Secrets of Recording by Lorne Bregitzer makes it easier than ever to create pro-quality music at home. This book is the only reference you will ever need to start producing and engineering your music, or other artists' music, in your own home studio. Covering less than ideal acoustics, solving problems before they occur, tools of the editing phase, and much more, you can gain the knowledge and know-how to make your recordings sound like pro recordings -- understand the technology, use it in the right way and you can make a good recording great.


. Reveals the "engineering secrets" used by the top producers, exposes the hidden skills of music production

. Make good sound great, by understanding the technology, using it properly and applying professional techniques

. For the home studio setup, be creative & resourceful and achieve great results- without professional resources!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080928418
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 12/24/2008
  • Series: Mastering Music Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 1,123,338
  • File size: 9 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Understanding the studio environment
a. Choosing Monitors
b. Working with Musicians
c. Click Tracks
d. Recording the Parts

2. Timing Correction
a. Timing Correction Overview
b. General Editing
c. Beat Detective
d. Elastic Time

3. Replacing Sounds
a. Overview
b. SoundReplacer
c. Drumagog

4. Pitch Correction
a. Intro to Pitch Correction
b. Autotune
c. Melodyne

5. Emulated Effects
a. Emulated Effects

6. Using MIDI Tracks
a. Emulated Instruments
b. Incorporating MIDI

7. Mixing

8. Mastering
Conclusion
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  • Posted May 27, 2009

    Finally, a recording guide with actual substance.

    Scanning the music section at a local Barnes I stumbled upon what seemed like another "how to record" music book. Intrigued by the "secrets of recording" title that we have all seen so many times I began scanning it. WOW, was I surprised when I discovered that literally every single topic I had been curious about for years was covered. Most recording books are targeted at hobbyist and newbies, with no real substance or "tricks" that really makes the difference between a demo and a legit record.

    So what is in the book? Well... Lorne explains the basics... using and setting up a click track, getting the right tones in the right room. But than also talks about beat detective and sound replacement, things that your typical studio virgins wouldn't have a clue about. Also included chapters on pitch corretion, doubling vocals, midi sequencing, an array of common pluggins, and guitar emulators.

    Lorne spells out very clearly a handful of tricks that all the pro's use. Included in all the chapters are screen shots of all the plugins and equipment so you can literally follow along on your pro tools rig as he explains it.

    For hobbyist and up and comers, this book is ESSENTIAL to your library. It contains everything that your typical (50,000 dollar a year Full Sail) school is trying to sell you. I highly recommend this book and really hope that Lorne is able to do a part 2 or at least an updated version down the road.

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