Dance Music Manual: Tools, Toys and Techniques

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Taylor & Francis, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 522 pages
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Whatever your level of experience, the Dance Music Manual is packed with sound advice, techniques, and practical examples to help you achieve professional results. Written by a professional producer and remixer, this book offers a comprehensive approach to music production, including knowledge of the tools, equipment, and different dance genres.
Get more advice and resources from the book's official website, www.dancemusicproduction.com.

* Updated second edition includes sections on recording instruments and new chapters covering more dance music genres. * Examines all aspects of music production-from sound design, compression, and effects to mixing and mastering to publishing and promoting-to help you become a better producer. * The companion CD provides sample and example tracks demonstrating the techniques used in the book.

 

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Review: Dance Music Manual: Tools, Toys and Techniques

User Review  - Ethan - Goodreads

This book has the lowest filler-to-content ratio of any reference book I have ever owned. This is not to say that every piece of information is usable to the average producer, especially one who is ... Read full review

Review: Dance Music Manual: Tools, Toys and Techniques

User Review  - Velanche - Goodreads

This is a pretty dense book, and sometimes the grammar leaves much to be desired. That said, it's a deep and comprehensive book on music production in general, and not just dance music. It might take ... Read full review

Contents

Technology and Theory
2
Dance Genres
229
Mixing Promotion
362
Binary and Hex
485
Decimal to Hexadecimal Conversion Table
490
General MIDI Instrument Patch Maps
493
General MIDI CC List
497
Sequencer Note Divisions
499
Tempo Delay Time Chart
501
Musical Note to MIDI and Frequencies
503
Index
507
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Rick Snoman has been actively involved in the dance music scene since the late eighties and has produced and released numerous white labels and remixed over thirty professional artists solely for the dance floor. He has held seminars across the UK on remixing and producing club-based dance music and written numerous articles and reviews for leading music technology magazines and websites.
Rick Snoman has been actively involved in the dance music scene since the late eighties and has produced and released numerous white labels and remixed over thirty professional artists solely for the dance floor. He has held seminars across the UK on remixing and producing club-based dance music and written numerous articles and reviews for leading music technology magazines and websites.

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