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Practical Recording Techniques: The Step- by- Step Approach to Professional Audio Recording By Bruce Bartlett (Microphone Engineer / Designer; Audio Journalist; Recording Engineer)

Practical Recording Techniques: The Step- by- Step Approach to Professional Audio Recording
by Bruce Bartlett (Microphone Engineer / Designer; Audio Journalist; Recording Engineer)

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Covers various aspects of recording. Filled with tips and shortcuts, this book offers advice on equipping a home studio (both low-budget and advanced), suggestions for set-up, acoustics, choosing monitor speakers, and preventing hum. It is suitable for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians and audio enthusiasts.
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Practical Recording Techniques: The Step- by- Step Approach to Professional Audio Recording by Bruce Bartlett (Microphone Engineer / Designer; Audio Journalist; Recording Engineer)

Hands-on practical guide covering all aspects of recording, ideal for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians and audio enthusiasts. Filled with tips and shortcuts, this book offers 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 tells how to judge recordings and improve them to produce maximum results.

New material covered in the 5th edition to include:
* complete revision and update of digital media sections
* new section on mixing tips
* new section on podcasts and file sharing
* new section equipment and connector levels
* new section function and connector types
* new section on digital metering
* new section exporting projects from other studios
* new photos

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"...packed with well-illustrated graphics and pictures and gives extensive guidance on everything from studio and location recording techniques through to publishing your sounds on the web." -- James Eade, Lighting and Sound International

Table of Contents


Preface
Acknowledgements

1 Music: Why You Record
Increasing Your Involvement in Music
Different Ways of Listening
Why Record?

2 The Recording Chain
Types of Recording
Live Stereo Recording
Live Mix Recording
Multitrack Recorder and Mixer
Stand-alone Digital Audio Workstation (Recorder-Mixer)
Computer Digital Audio Workstation
MIDI Sequencing
Pros and Cons of Each Method
Recording the Mixes

3 Sound, Signals, and Studio Acoustics
Sound Wave Creation
Characteristics of Sound Waves
Amplitude
Frequency
Wavelength
Phase and Phase Shift
Phase Interference
Harmonics
Envelope
Behavior of Sound in Rooms
Echoes
Reverberation
Diffusion
How to Tame Echoes and Reverb
Controlling Room Problems with Recording Techniques
Controlling Room Problems with Acoustic Treatments
Controlling Standing Waves
Making a Quieter Studio
Signal Characteristics of Audio Devices
Frequency Response
Noise
Distortion
Optimum Signal Level
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
Headroom

4 Equipping Your Studio
Equipment
Recording Device
Microphone
Phantom Power Supply
Mic Preamp
Direct Box
Monitor System
Effects
Miscellaneous Equipment
MIDI Studio Equipment

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Practical Recording Techniques: The Step- by- Step Approach to Professional Audio Recording by Bruce Bartlett (Microphone Engineer / Designer; Audio Journalist; Recording Engineer)
Bruce Bartlett (Microphone Engineer / Designer; Audio Journalist; Recording Engineer)
<br />Setting Up Your Studio <br /> Cables<br /> Equipment Connectors <br /> Cable Connectors<br /> Cable Types<br /> Rack/Patch Bay <br /> Equipment Connections<br />Hum Prevention <br />Reducing Radio Frequency Interference <br /><br />5 Monitoring<br />Speaker Requirements
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2008-11-17
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0240811445
9780240811444
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