Modern Recording Techniques

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Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Music - 652 pages
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As the most popular and authoritative guide to recording available, Modern Recording Techniques provides everything you need to master the tools and day-to-day practice of music recording and production. The sixth edition has been expanded to cover the latest digital audio technology and features a new section on surround sound. For those who are just starting out or are looking for their next job in the industry, this edition also provides essential advice on career options and networking.

David Miles Huber's approachable writing style, coupled with over 500 technical diagrams, screen shots and product illustrations, makes this an essential resource which you will want to refer to again and again.

* Learn from the resource that is used by more students, musicians and audio engineers than any other in the industry.
*International bestseller providing tips and techniques for getting the best results from both project and professional recording studios.
* The biggest edition yet - it is packed with new material, including surround sound and digital technology, as well as the latest career advice
* The companion website, www.modrec.com, provides even more resources and information.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 Introduction
1
CHAPTER 2 Sound and Hearing
33
CHAPTER 3 Studio Acoustics and Design
67
Design and Application
115
CHAPTER 5 The Analog Tape Recorder
187
CHAPTER 6 Digital Audio Technology
215
CHAPTER 7 MIDI and Electronic Music Technology
299
CHAPTER 8 Multimedia and the Web
347
CHAPTER 13 Noise Reduction
485
CHAPTER 14 Monitoring
497
CHAPTER 15 Surround Sound
521
CHAPTER 16 Mastering
541
CHAPTER 17 Product Manufacture
553
CHAPTER 18 Studio Session Procedures
579
CHAPTER 19 Yesterday Today and Tomorrow
603
APPENDIX A
613

CHAPTER 9 Synchronization
371
CHAPTER 10 Amplifiers
391
CHAPTER 11 The Audio Production Console
401
CHAPTER 12 Signal Processing
439
Tax Tips for Musicians
621
Index
629
Copyright

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David Miles Huber is widely acclaimed in the recording industry as a digital audio consultant, author and guest lecturer on the subject of digital audio and recording technology. As well as being a regular contributing writer for numerous magazines and websites, Dave has written such books as The MIDI Manual (Focal Press) and Professional Microphone Techniques (ArtistPro.com). He also manages the Educational Outreach Program for Syntrillium software (www.syntrillium.com), makers of Cool Edit 2000 and Cool Edit Pro. In addition to all this, he's a professional musician in the ambient dance/relaxational field, having written, produced and engineered CDs that have sold over the million mark. His latest stuff can be checked out at 51bpm.com.
David Miles Huber is widely acclaimed in the recording industry as a digital audio consultant, author and guest lecturer on the subject of digital audio and recording technology. As well as being a regular contributing writer for numerous magazines and websites, Dave has written such books as The MIDI Manual (Focal Press) and Professional Microphone Techniques (ArtistPro.com). He also manages the Educational Outreach Program for Syntrillium software (www.syntrillium.com), makers of Cool Edit 2000 and Cool Edit Pro. In addition to all this, he's a professional musician in the ambient dance/relaxational field, having written, produced and engineered CDs that have sold over the million mark. His latest stuff can be checked out at 51bpm.com.

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