Behind the Glass: Top Record Producers Tell how They Craft the Hits, Volume 2

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2009 - Music - 332 pages
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"Behind the Glass, Volume II" presents another prime collection of firsthand interviews with the world's top record producers and engineers, sharing their creative secrets and hit-making techniques - from the practical to the artistic. In these pages you'll find Daniel Lanois ("U2", Bob Dylan) discussing the future of digital recording; T-Bone Burnett (Robert Plant and Alison Krauss) sharing his unique view of creating complex low end; and Hugh Padgham ("Police", "Genesis") analysing the state of the business today. For real-world advice on everything from home recording to mixing to coaching a nervous singer, check out author Howard Massey's conversations with Mark Ronson ("Amy Winehouse"), Tony Brown ("Reba McEntire"), Gus Dudgeon ("Elton John"), John Simon ("The Band"), Russ Titelman ("Steve Winwood"), Bruce Swedien (Michael Jackson), Rodney Jerkins (Mary J. Blige), Simon Climie (Eric Clapton), Matt Serletic ("Matchbox Twenty"), and more.

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Review: Behind the Glass: Top Record Producers Tell How They Craft the Hits

User Review  - Mark Reiter - Goodreads

This collection of interviews is aimed at project recordists looking for tips from the pros. There's good stuff on the philosophy of making good records but not much in the way of technical help. Well ... Read full review

Review: Behind the Glass: Top Record Producers Tell How They Craft the Hits

User Review  - J. Best - Goodreads

For me, this book started out strong, but started to drag on. Its an interesting look into the head of some of the greatest producers of all time and, while there are some gems here in terms of tips ... Read full review


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