Classical Recording: A Practical Guide in the Decca Tradition

Classical Recording A Practical Guide in the Decca Tradition is the authoritative guide to all aspects of recording acoustic classical music. Offering detailed descriptions, diagrams, and photographs of fundamental recording techniques such as the Decca tree, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the essential skills involved in successfully producing a classical recording. Written by […]

Understanding Audio: Getting the Most Out of Your Project or Professional Recording Studio

Understanding Audio by Daniel M. Thompson explores the fundamentals of audio and acoustics that impact every stage of the music recording process. Whether you are a musician setting up your first Pro Tools project studio, or you are a seasoned recording engineer or producer eager to find a reference that fills in the gaps in […]

The Best Ways to Record Bass: Tracking All the Way to Mixing

No song is complete without the coveted low-end that only a bass can create. Famous songs have been built on (quite literally) the foundation of the kick drum and bass guitar, which is why engineers over the years have experimented with hundreds of techniques to capture that perfect low-end recording. As you may already be […]

The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook, Fourth Edition

Mixing music —the process of combining and shaping the component parts of a song into a polished, completed recording —was once considered an unteachable art. The first edition of Bobby Owsinski’s The Mixing Engineers Handbookdestroyed that myth forever, breaking the craft of mixing down into discrete, understandable steps and showing musicians, audio engineers, and producers […]

The Recording Engineer’s Handbook, Fourth Edition

Bobby Owsinski’s The Recording Engineers Handbook has become a music industry standard, and this fully updated fourth edition once again offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the art of audio recording. Written with special emphasis on today’s technology and the evolving marketplace, The Recording Engineer’s Handbook Fourth Edition includes a complete overview of […]

The Singer-Songwriter’s Guide to Recording in the Home Studio

Today’s smart singer-songwriter needs to be able to record high quality demo recordings. Whatever your budget, living arrangement, or technological aptitude, The Singer-Songwriter’s Guide to Recording in the Home Studio by Shane Adams will help you acquire songwriter-appropriate home studio gear and use it effectively. You will understand the key concepts about how the recording […]