Making great audio recordings requires striking the right balance between technical know-how and practical understanding of recording sessions. Even in the digital age, some of the most important aspects of creating and recording music are non-technical and, as a result, are often overlooked by traditional recording manuals. The Art of Digital Audio Recording teaches readers what they really need to know in order to make great sound recordings with computers - both the practical and the technical information, including: DT What to look and listen for in a recording environment DT Straightforward advice on recording almost any instrument DT Essentials of digital audio workstations DT Essentials of recording gear: microphones, mixers, and speakers DT Fundamentals of understanding and applying EQ, compression, delay, and reverb DT Secrets to running creative recording sessions DT Practical application of digital editing, mixing, and mastering A special section identifies solutions to the most common challenges in the recording studio, and the book also features an addendum with essential tips and reference information including: DT How to walk into a commercial studio and be the engineer DT Researching and buying gear: Internet vs. brick and mortar DT Digital formats: A handy reference As a whole, The Art of Digital Audio Recording is an essential resource that gives recordists the tools they need to let technical understanding serve greater musical goals.
- Publication Date:
- 04 / 05 / 2011