Modern Recording Techniques

Modern Recording Techniques

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Modern Recording Techniques is the bestselling, authoritative guide to sound and music recording. Whether you're just starting out or are looking for a step-up in the industry, Modern Recording Techniques provides an in-depth read on the art and technologies of music production. It's a must-have reference for all audio bookshelves. Using its familiar and accessible writing style, this ninth edition has been fully updated, presenting the latest production technologies and includes an in-depth coverage of the DAW, networked audio, MIDI, signal processing and much more.

A robust companion website features video tutorials, web-links, an online glossary, flashcards, and a link to the author's blog. Instructor resources include a test bank and an instructor's manual.

The ninth edition includes:

Updated tips, tricks and insights for getting the best out of your studio

An introduction to the Apple iOS in music production

Introductions to new technologies and important retro studio techniques

The latest advancements in DAW systems, signal processing, mixing and mastering
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Product details

  • Paperback | 616 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 30.48mm | 1,326g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • CRC Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 9th New edition
  • 77 Line drawings, black and white; 405 Halftones, black and white; 15 Tables, black and white
  • 1138954373
  • 9781138954373
  • 84,256

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Reviews for the current edition."If you're serious about recording - whether you're an amateur enthusiast, a student, a musician or an audio professional - you'll find this book an informative, in-depth, cover-to-cover read and a useful reference excellent read and a must-have reference book." -Music Tech magazine "Modern Recording Techniques is in its sixth edition, which fact is a testament to the quality of the material on offer's presented in a very user friendly way, with a plethora of illustrations of everything connected with recording. This way, the theory is broken down into easily digestible chunks. One of the best things in an already terrific book is the range of DIY tutorials, where you are presented with practical examples of principles and how they work...Modern Recording Techniques has become the bible of recording for many engineers, and it's not difficult to see why. Always helpful, clear and friendly, learning has never been so easy or so much fun. An essential buy for all studio owners."-Music Mart magazine Published reviews of 5th edition: ?I would recommend it highly to anyone getting into recording at the home or project-studio level as it will give you a really good grounding in the theory and industry practice which underpins the design of all that equipment and software you spend so much money on!? ?No worries when this handy reference is nearby. It covers the basics about everything, from room acoustics to running a session. If you're a beginner, grab it now. If you think you know it all, you might still learn a thing or two.? -Keyboard magazine "This is quite a surfeit of riches. ...If I were going into the professional recording business...this volume would be my choice." ? John Sunier, Audiophile Audition Audiophile Audition, May 2000 "This book is a must if you plan on doing anything at home besides hooking up a DAT machine directly to the output of your sampler. It gives in-depth information on mic placement and techniques, and provides you with the know-how that you'll need the first time you go to a real recording studio. If you're going to jump in to the deep end of the pool right away, it makes sense to take water wings, just in case." ? SYNC: Resources for the Electronic Musician "A comprehensive, readable, up-to-date guide to all facets of recording." ? MIDI Classics(r) "Practical information on state-of-the-art audio topics. ...Ideal for the practicing or aspiring recording engineer." ? "The authors ? both industry professionals ? explore everything from microphone placement and studio design to desktop CD recorders and signal processing." ? Book News, Inc.
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About David Miles Huber

David Miles Huber is a 4-time Grammy-nominated producer and musician who works in the electronic music and surround sound genres. He is widely acclaimed in the recording industry as a consultant, author and guest lecturer on the subject of digital audio and recording technology.
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Table of contents


CHAPTER 1: Introduction
CHAPTER 2: Sound and Hearing

CHAPTER 3: Studio Acoustics and Design

CHAPTER 4: Microphones: Design and Application
CHAPTER 5: The Analog Tape Recorder

CHAPTER 6: Digital Audio Technology

CHAPTER 7: The Digital Audio Workstation

CHAPTER 8: Groove Tools and Techniques
CHAPTER 9: MIDI and Electronic Music Technology
CHAPTER 10: The iOS in Music Production
CHAPTER 11: Multimedia and the Web
CHAPTER 12: Synchronization
CHAPTER 13: Amplifiers
CHAPTER 14: Power- and Ground-Related Issues

CHAPTER 15: Signal Processing

CHAPTER 16: Noise Reduction

CHAPTER 17: The Art and Technology of Mixing
CHAPTER 18: Monitoring

CHAPTER 19: Immersive Audio (5.1 and Beyond)
CHAPTER 20: Mastering
CHAPTER 21: Product Manufacture nnd Distribution

CHAPTER 22: Studio Tips and Tricks
CHAPTER 23: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
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