Bobby Owsinski's The Recording Engineer's Handbook has become a music-industry standard, and this fully updated 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, THIRD EDITION, includes a complete overview of recording as it's done by most musicians and producers today--in the home studio. In the book's first section, Recording, you'll learn everything from how microphones work to specific techniques for recording drums, individual instruments, vocals, and much more. In the second section, The Interviews, you'll benefit from the wisdom and down-to-earth practical advice offered by a host of recording professionals, including legends like Al Schmitt, Eddie Kramer, Frank Filipetti, and many others. Learn the art of recording from renowned author, teacher, producer, and engineer Bobby Owsinski, and, in the interviews, explore the creative processes behind not only today's hits but also the classic cuts we've enjoyed for years. Pick up your copy of THE RECORDING ENGINEER'S HANDBOOK, THIRD EDITION, and see why this book has become a standard text on audio recording in college courses all over the world.
Table of Contents
1. How Microphones Work.
2. Common Microphones.
3. Basic Recording Equipment.
4. DAW Microphone Placement FundamentalsRecording.
5. Microphone Placement Fundamentals.
6. Basic Stereo Techniques.
7. Preparing the Drum Kit for Recording.
8. Recording Drums.
9. Miking Individual Instruments.
10. Recording Basic Tracks.
11. Recording Overdubs.
12. Surround Miking Techniques.