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Get ahead in the business - be the engineer everyone wants to hire - achieve success with the very best recordings.
Recording Tips for Engineers provides the knowledge you need to rise to the top. From years of experience working with big name rock stars including The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, KISS, Billy Joel, U2, David Bowie, Bon Jovi, Ozzy, Cher, Bryan Adams, Tuff Beans, Tim Crich shares his expertise and gives you all the essential insider tips and short cuts.
Great for engineers of all levels, this guide is packed with simple and practical advice using real life studio situations. The bulleted lists and clear illustrations will save you valuable time and allow for fast in session reference.
Tips on proper microphone choice, setup and placement
Full sections on equalization and compression methods
Guidance on recording drums, guitars and vocals
Advice on creating professional mixes
Best ways to take control of your recording environment
Chapter One - The Recording Engineer
Chapter Two - Studio Preparation
Chapter Three - Drums Setup
Chapter Four - Electric Guitar Amplifier Placement; Connections In and Out; Loud Amplifiers; Preparation; Miking the Amplifiers
Chapter Five - Acoustic Instruments
Chapter Six - Vocals
Chapter Seven - The Control Room
Chapter Eight - Starting Points
Chapter Nine - The Signal Routing
Chapter Ten - The Recording Sessions (Three Hours, Three Days, Three Weeks)
Chapter Eleven - The Mixing
Chapter Twelve - Mastering
Chapter Thirteen - DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations)
Chapter Fourteen - Digital Conversion, Input Processing, Digital Storage, Digital Multitrack Recorder, CD/DVD; Audio Differences, Time Code
Chapter Fourteen - Recording Engineer acronyms
©2010, 320 pages.