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Author Huber, David Miles, author

Title Modern Recording Techniques / David Huber Miles, Robert E. Runstein
Edition Ninth Edition
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 616 pages) ; illustrations (some colour)
Series Audio Engineering Society Presents
Audio Engineering Society presents.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction; The Professional Studio Environment; The Professional Recording Studio; The Control Room; The Retro Revolution; The Changing Faces of the Music Studio Business; The Project Studio; Making the Project Studio Pay for Itself; The Portable Studio; The iRevolution; Live/On-location Recording: A Different Animal; Audio for Video and Film; Audio for Games; The DJ; The Times, They've Already Changed: Multimedia and the Web; Power to the People!; Whatever Works for You
ReverberationChapter 3 Studio Acoustics and Design; Studio Types; The Professional Recording Studio; The Audio-for-Visual Production Environment; The Audio-for-Gaming Production Environment; The Project Studio; Primary Factors Governing Studio and Control Room Acoustics; Acoustic Isolation; Walls; Floors; Risers; Ceilings; Windows and Doors; Iso-Rooms and Iso-Booths; Acoustic Partitions; Noise Isolation Within the Control Room; Symmetry in Control Room Design; Frequency Balance; Reflections; Absorption; High-Frequency Absorption; Low-Frequency Absorption
Room Reflections and Acoustic ReverberationAcoustic Echo Chambers; Chapter 4 Microphones: Design and Application; Microphone Design; The Dynamic Microphone; The Ribbon Microphone; Further Developments in Ribbon Technology; The Condenser Microphone; Powering a Condenser Mic; External Power Supply; Phantom Power; The Electret-Condenser Microphone; Microphone Characteristics; Directional Response; Frequency Response; Transient Response; Output Characteristics; Sensitivity Rating; Equivalent Noise Rating; Overload Characteristics; Microphone Impedance; Balanced/Unbalanced Lines
The Basics of SoundWaveform Characteristics; Amplitude; Frequency; Frequency Response; Velocity; Wavelength; Reflection of Sound; Diffraction of Sound; Phase; Phase Shift; Harmonic Content; Envelope; Loudness Levels: The Decibel; Logarithmic Basics; The Decibel; Sound-Pressure Level; Voltage; Power; The "Simple" Heart of the Matter; The Ear; Threshold of Hearing; Threshold of Feeling; Threshold of Pain; Taking Care of Your Hearing; Psychoacoustics; Auditory Perception; Beats; Combination Tones; Masking; Perception of Direction; Perception of Space; Direct Sound; Early Reflections
The People Who Make It All HappenThe Artist; Studio Musicians and Arrangers; The Producer; The Engineer; Assistant Engineer; Maintenance Engineer; Mastering Engineer; Studio Management; Music Law; Women and Minorities in the Industry; Behind the Scenes; Career Development; Self-Motivation; Networking: "Showing Up Is Huge"; The Recording Process; 1. Preparation; The Power of Preparation; 2. Recording; 3. Overdubbing; Options in Overdubbing; 4. Mixdown; 5. Mastering; 6. Product Manufacturing and/or Downloadable Distribution; 7. Marketing and Sales; Chapter 2 Sound and Hearing; The Transducer
Summary "Modern Recording Techniques is the bestselling, authoritative guide to sound and music recording. Whether you're just starting out or are looking for a step-up in the industry, Modern Recording Techniques provides an in-depth read on the art and technologies of music production. It's a must-have reference for all audio bookshelves. Using its familiar and accessible writing style, this ninth edition has been fully updated, presenting the latest production technologies and includes an in-depth coverage of the DAW, networked audio, MIDI, signal processing and much more.A robust companion website features video tutorials, web-links, an online glossary, flashcards, and a link to the author's blog. Instructor resources include a test bank and an instructor's manual.The ninth edition includes:Updated tips, tricks and insights for getting the best out of your studioAn introduction to the Apple iOS in music productionIntroductions to new technologies and important retro studio techniquesThe latest advancements in DAW systems, signal processing, mixing and mastering"--Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
Title from content provider
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Digital audiotape recorders and recording.
Magnetic recorders and recording.
Sound -- Recording and reproducing.
Form Electronic book
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