From Demo to Delivery: The Process of Production

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Russ Hepworth-Sawyer
Elsevier/Focal Press, 2009 - Music - 313 pages
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From Demo to Delivery: The Process of Production discusses each stage of the typical music production process from start to finish. Beginning with the creation and development of the composition and song production, the book then traces the process from the recording, mixing and mastering stages through to marketing and distribution. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to learn the pro techniques involved in creating music from start to finish. Packed with essential information, including signposts to other sources of information at the end of each chapter, From Demo to Delivery provides a map for musicians, semi-pro and aspiring producers, engineers and music professionals interested in learning how music makes it from the an idea to the page to the studio to a demo and into the hands of the market and beyond.

Check out the book's website - http://demo2delivery.com/

* A start to finish guide of the production process, to understand and be in control of recordings
* Contributing authors are experts in their field, readers can learn and get insight from the best
* Accompanying website with audio examples, aid understanding being able to hear what is being discussed

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About the author (2009)

Russ Hepworth-Sawyer is a sound engineer and producer with extensive experience in all things audio. He is a member of the Association of Professional Recording Services and the Audio Engineering Society; a Fellow of the Institute For Learning (U.K.); and a board member of the Music Producer's Guild. Through MOTTOsound (www.mottosound.co.uk), Russ works freelance in the industry as a mastering engineer, a producer, writer, and consultant. Russ currently lectures part-time for York St John University and Barnsley College Online and has taught extensively in higher education at British institutions including Leeds College of Music, London College of Music, and Rose Bruford College. He currently writes for Pro Sound News Europe, has contributed to Sound On Sound magazine, and has written many titles for Focal Press.

Craig Golding is currently Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Music Production degree program at Leeds College of Music in the U.K. Craig lectures in production, sound recording techniques, studio production, and song production and leads a team that is responsible for the delivery and development of one of the most popular music production courses in the U.K. Craig also has an active freelance career in sound engineering and production with over a decade's experience working in the industry. Under the banner of CMG Sound Craig has worked as an FOH engineer at many large venues in the U.K. including The Sage Gateshead; The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester; and Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. Craig continues to work with a variety of artists and ensembles both in live and studio contexts.

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