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Understanding Audio: Getting the Most Out of Your Project or Professional Recording Studio
     

Understanding Audio: Getting the Most Out of Your Project or Professional Recording Studio

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by Daniel M. Thompson
 

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(Berklee Guide). Understanding Audio explores the fundamentals of audio and acoustics that impact every stage of the music recording process. Whether you are a musician setting up your first Pro Tools project studio, or you are a seasoned recording engineer or producer eager to find a reference that fills in the gaps in your understanding of audio, this book is for

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(Berklee Guide). Understanding Audio explores the fundamentals of audio and acoustics that impact every stage of the music recording process. Whether you are a musician setting up your first Pro Tools project studio, or you are a seasoned recording engineer or producer eager to find a reference that fills in the gaps in your understanding of audio, this book is for you. Understanding Audio will enable you to develop a thorough understanding of the underlying principles of sound, and take some of the mystery and guesswork out of how equipment setup affects the quality of your recordings. Projects at the end of each chapter will assist you in applying these principles to your own recording environment. Learn about: Basic and Advanced audio theory; Cables and studio wiring; Recording studio and console signal flow; Digital and analog audio; Studio and listening room acoustics; Psychoacoustics; "In the Studio" insights, relating audio principles to real recording situations; and so much more! f Miami-Florida

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781476867236
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,050,663
File size:
5 MB

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Understanding Audio 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Through friends I heard about Berklee Press' books and decided to check out a few titles at the local bookstore. I was very impressed and requested a catalog, and in the catalog I found Understanding Audio: Getting the Most Out of Your Project or Professional Recording Studio. Being a novice in the sound recording world, I decided to risk the $25 and buy the book. Let me tell you it was $25 well spent. This book explains, in a very understandable way, basic and advanced audio techniques. One thing I found most useful was it explained how putting a microphone at different angles produces a different type of sound. It also goes as far as showing the history of recording studios and their technology. This was a perfect book for me because it is not only a handbook for intermediate to advanced level sound engineers, but it also serves as a beginners guide to sound as well. The graphic examples are extremely accurate and helpful, and the in depth detail of every topic is excellent. This is a great book for anyone currently working or planning on working in the recording field.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you have ever thought about buidling your own recording studio 'Understanding Audio' is the perfect guide. 'Understanding Audio' first explains the basic principles of sound and then moves on to how the set-up of your equipment can affect your sound quality. Each chapter includes a project that you can use in your own personal studio to see how the topics discussed in the chapter play out in real life. 'Understanding Audio' will help you build a firm foundation for creating an exceptional recording studio.