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The Recording Engineer's Handbook / Edition 2

The Recording Engineer's Handbook / Edition 2

by Bobby Owsinski


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ISBN-13: 9781598638677
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/20/2009
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 401
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

A long-time music industry veteran, Bobby Owsinski started his career as a guitar and keyboard player, songwriter and arranger, eventually becoming an in-demand producer/engineer working not only with a variety of recording artists, but on commercials, television and motion pictures as well. One of the first to delve into surround sound music mixing, Bobby has worked on more than a hundred surround projects and DVD productions for a variety of superstar acts. Combining his music and recording experience along with an easy-to-understand writing style, Bobby has become one of the best selling authors in the music recording industry with 16 books that are now staples in audio recording, music and music business programs in colleges around the world, including the best selling Mixing Engineer's Handbook, How to Make Your Band Sound Great, and Music 3.0: A Survival Guide For Making Music In The Internet Age. A frequent moderator, panelist and program director for a variety of industry conferences, Bobby has served as the longtime producer of the annual Surround Music Awards, and is one of the creators and executive producers for the Guitar Universe and Desert Island Music television programs. Visit Bobby's production blog at, his Music 3.0 blog at, and his website at

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: How Microphones Work; Chapter 2: Common Microphones; Chapter 3: Basic Recording Equipment; Chapter 4: DAW Recording; Chapter 5: Basic Stereo Techniques; Chapter 6: Basic Multichannel Tracking; Chapter 7: Preparing the Drum Kit for Recording; Chapter 8: Miking Individual Instruments; Chapter 9: The Recording Session; Chapter 10: Surround Microphone Techniques; Chapter 11: Surround Microphones; Chapter 12: Final Recording Checklist Chapter 13: Chuck Ainlay Chapter 14: Steve Albini Chapter 15: Micahel Beinhorn Chapter 16: Michael Bishop Chapter 17: Bruce Botnick Chapter 18: Ed Cherney Chapter 19: Wyn Davis Chapter 20: Frank Filipetti Chapter 21: Jerry Hey Chapter 22: Eddie Kramer Chapter 23: Mark Linett Chapter 24: Mack Chapter 25: Al Schmitt

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