Sound Advice: The Musician's Guide to the Recording Studio
This guide to the recording studio provides all the information necessary to making a successful recording. It traces the artistic processes from raw material to the making of master tapes. It explains the basic techniques employed in the studio and discusses various sound sources, microphones, basic room acoustics, consoles, recorders and signal processors. The appendices include some tips and advice from 14 top producers and engineers and also from the A&R department of CBS.
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SOUND SOURCES AND MICROPHONES
Introduction Studio Instruments Microphones and Direct
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