Burning Down the House: Ripping, Recording, Remixing, and More!

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McGraw-Hill/Osborne, 2003 - Music - 267 pages
Learn the perfect way to rip, copy, record, and burn digital music, using free, open-source software, or inexpensive commercial apps. From mash-ups that combine existing hits, to remixes of your favorite songs, you'll be ready to tackle it all--even if you start as a novice who doesn't know BPM from MP3. Follow along with author Eliot Van Buskirk's step-by-step instructions (with diagrams) to produce projects that take you into the studio, onto the radio, and beyond. "Burning Down the House: Ripping, Recording, Remixing, and More!" shows you exactly why the computer is the most powerful musical tool of all time.Rip, burn, copy, and mix a CD Create live DJ mixes featuring fades and beat-matching Listen to, manipulate, or produce music of any genre or format DJ live using a laptop Run your own Internet radio station Record live audio Make remixes and mash-ups of your favorite songs Produce a slideshow with your own MP3 soundtrack Learn audio effects and smart editing techniques Understand relevant copyright law, and what you should and should not do

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User Review  - dw0rd - LibraryThing

Probably dated, but I picked up what I thought useful. I also read things I would never need to know or use just because they were fascinating. How to be a digital DJ was one and the art and science of remixing was another. Now I know about "doing a Missy." Read full review

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User Review  - edecklund - LibraryThing

Probably dated, but I picked up what I thought useful. I also read things I would never need to know or use just because they were fascinating. How to be a digital DJ was one and the art and science of remixing was another. Now I know about "doing a Missy." Read full review

Contents

Thats No ComputerIts Your Music Machine
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What You Need and What You Dont
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Copy a CD
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Copyright

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