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Recording Secrets For The Small Studio

A Step-By-Step Recording Primer

This book aims to give the reader a thorough foundation of recording skills by leading them through a series of structured recording tasks of increasing complexity. First you'll discover how to record sources which don't require microphones, and once this groundwork has been completed, the remaining chapters logically introduce the different aspects of live-room technique, working from the simplest single-mic overdubbing techniques all the way to the most complicated multimic ensemble-recording methods..

Table Of Contents

Introduction & Acknowledgements

Part 1: One Source, No Mics
Chapter 1: Recording A Machine
Chapter 2: The Human Element
Chapter 3: Instruments With Pickups

Part 2: One Source, One Mic
Chapter 4: Basic Vocal Recording
Chapter 5: Beyond Vanilla Vocals
Chapter 6: Single-mic Instrument Recording

Part 3: One Source, Multiple Mics
Chapter 7: Multimiking In Mono
Chapter 8: Multimiking In Stereo

Part 4: Multiple Sources, Multiple Mics
Chapter 9: Ensemble Recording With A Dominant Array
Chapter 10: Ensemble Recording With Peer Arrays
Chapter 11: Going Freestyle

Conclusion & Appendices

Read Inside Recording Secrets For The Small Studio

Published by Focal Press, a division of Taylor & Francis
352 pages, ISBN 978-0-240-81580-0
Table Of Contents & Sample Chapters
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