Practical Recording Techniques, Second Edition is a hands-on, practical guide for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians, and audio enthusiasts--anyone who wants to make better recordings by understanding recording equipment and techniques. The book prepares the reader for work in a home studio, small professional studio, or an on-location recording session. The book offers up-to-date information on the latest recording technology, such as digital tape recording, hard-disk recording, keyboard and digital workstations, SMPTE, and MIDI. It also guides the beginner through the basics, showing how to make quality recordings with the new breed of inexpensive home-studio equipment.Other topics include:Choosing and operating recorder mixers based on cassette, Mini-Disc, and hard disk;Hum prevention; The latest monitoring methods;Microphone selection and placement;Audio-for-video techniques;Troubleshooting bad sound; guidelines for good sound.With its step-by-step approach and easy-to-read format, this is the ideal book for anyone who wants to create professional sound recordings.
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