Practical Recording Techniques

Practical Recording Techniques

The Step-by-step Approach to Professional Audio Recording

Book - 2013
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This hands-on, practical guide covers all aspects of recording, perfect for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians, and audio enthusiasts. Filled with tips and shortcuts, this book gives 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 instructs how to judge recordings and improve them to produce maximum results.

New in the sixth edition:

* Complete update of digital media material, including updated equipment and microphone descriptions
* Digital performers and computer DAWs
*Additional material regarding ProTools ability to let owners choose other interfaces with their software
* More information on how the hook-ups in a studio work, with more advice on setting up a home project studio, and expansion of location recording material
* Further information on things like Auto-tune and multiband limiting, a useful plug-in round up
* Further information on workflow, addressing issues like file formats, uploading & downloading of songs and materials, and use of a computer as a recording device
* Expansion on Internet issues
* Updated home studio setup information, including the workflow with Windows 7 and Mac OSX
* Expansion of technicalities of MIDI, including data structure and controller codes

Companion website can be found at
Publisher: Waltham, MA : Focal Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
Edition: Sixth edition.
ISBN: 9780240821535
Branch Call Number: 621.3893/BARTLETT
Characteristics: xi, 513 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Bartlett, Jenny


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