Whether you have a ton of equipment or just the basic gear this book offers an all you need to know to setting up, running and getting great sound from a project studio. In three parts Harris walks you thought Acoustics, Equipment and Recording Technique. From the basics of acoustic treatment to techniques to solve problems specific to your room, and from offering explanations and information of equipment to how to record and create a great mix. In no time you'll be recording, producing great music in your very own studio.
(Berklee Press). Get the most out of Digidesign's Pro Tools software with this comprehensive home studio guide that will show you how to create the highest quality recordings by honing your production skills and engineering techniques. With a complete explanation of the entire production process, you'll find out everything you need to know to make your music projects stand out from the rest. You'll learn how to: mix and master recordings like the pros; run a recording session and produce great songs; set up your home studio and improve its efficiency; set up mics to capture superior sounds; master the intricacies of Pro Tools with keystroke shortcuts and technical instruction; record real-sounding MIDI tracks; and much more. Ideal for producers, engineers, songwriters and artists. The Second Edition is fully updated for the new features of Pro Tools 6.X software and all Digidesign home studio hardware products. A new chapter on Digital Audio Editing was added to the book, and new hands-on projects have been added in every chapter. Additionally, there are new, more advanced Pro Tools sessions with audio examples that explain many in-demand Pro Tools techniques.
Build a home studio to fit any budget Explore equipment and techniques for making top-notch recordings at home You've picked a perfect time to start recording! From PC-based to studio-in-a-box, today's equipment lets you put together a professional quality CD right at home, if you know how to use it. This guide covers everything from microphone placement to multitracking and mastering, helping you choose the right tools and use them like a pro. Discover how to: Create a studio around your budget Direct signal flow to maximize your sound Apply the best microphone techniques Use compressors and limiters properly Build a space for optimum mixing
(Berklee Methods). With the explosion of project studio gear available, it's easier than ever to create pro-quality music at home. This book is the only reference you'll ever need to start producing and engineering your music or other artists' music in your very own home studio. You don't have a home studio yet, but have some basic equipment? This essential guide will help you set up your studio, begin producing projects, develop your engineering skills and manage your projects. Stop dreaming and start producing!
(Book). Contains 44 in-depth articles geared toward the home recording novice with helpful information on studio setup and sound conditioning, cables and connectors, gear selection and issues, monitoring, recording, effects, mixing, and mastering. Now you can have access to those indispensable studio basics that can allow you to create recordings just like the pros! Includes DVD.
This is a practical, hands-on guide to a variety of recording environments, from modest home studios - where the guitarist must also act as the engineer and producer - to professional facilities outfitted with top-quality gear and staffed with audio engineers. This book will prepare guitarists for any recording situation and will help them become familiar with all facets of recording technology and procedure. Topics covered include: guitars and amps for recording; effects; mixer logic and routing strategies; synching music to moving images; and how to look and sound professional, with advice from Alex Lifeson, Carl Verheyen, Steve Lukather, Eric Johnson and others. Also includes complete info on the classic set-ups of 14 guitar greats, from Hendrix to Vai. 160 pages, 8 1/2 inch. x 11 inch.
Take your recordings to the next level with this comprehensive reference for the home studio.Do you ever wish you had someone who could answer all your questions about home recording? The Encyclopedia of Home Recording puts those answers at your fingertips quickly and easily by explaining the tools, techniques, and terminology of the home studio in an easy-to-understand manner.Features of this unique home studio reference include: Hundreds of alphabetically-organized entries A special section on the basics of sound Studio setup guide Microphone placement guide More than 150 diagrams Cross-reference notes to help you learn more Practical tips and advice for improving your recordings Improve your skills, your understanding, and your recordings with The Encyclopedia of Home Recording.
The Step-by-step Approach to Professional Audio Recording
Author: Bruce Bartlett
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
An updated handbook provides a definitive overview of the latest digital techniques for recording music both on location and in recording studios, covering equipment selection and use, acoustics, microphone techniques, and analog and digital recording, as well as all new coverage of digital recording technology and techniques, a detailed instrument frequency range chart, special sound effects, and more. Original. (Intermediate)
Product Description for Book How to Set Up Photography Lighting for a Home Studio This book descriptively details subjects related to a basic photo studio setup in the comfort of your home. It is geared for beginner users wanting to learn more. It contains information about how to use continuous studio lighting, how to use strobe lighting photography, as well as techniques that enable you to control the lighting as you wish. Having a controlled environment makes for beautiful photos, and gives more options for creativity as well. This is valuable for anyone who also simply wants to take better quality family or pet photos. It would make a useful reference guide for product photography as well. If you sell products on eBay or a similar venue, great looking photos are a must to get your products sold. Proper lighting is a key issue! This book also contains information about home photography studio setups and discusses how you can make adjustments to create the best blend of lighting and colors. In a nutshell, this is everything that a beginning photographer needs to understand how to setup your own photography studio at home.
Getting the Most Out of Your Project or Professional Recording Studio
Author: Daniel M. Thompson
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
(Berklee Guide). Understanding Audio explores the fundamentals of audio and acoustics that impact every stage of the music recording process. Whether you are a musician setting up your first Pro Tools project studio, or you are a seasoned recording engineer or producer eager to find a reference that fills in the gaps in your understanding of audio, this book is for you. Understanding Audio will enable you to develop a thorough understanding of the underlying principles of sound, and take some of the mystery and guesswork out of how equipment setup affects the quality of your recordings. Projects at the end of each chapter will assist you in applying these principles to your own recording environment. Learn about: * Basic and advanced audio theory * Cables and studio wiring * Recording studio and console signal flow * Digital and analog audio * Studio and listening room acoustics * Psychoacoustics * "In the Studio" insights, relating audio principles to real recording situations
You've recently purchased Cubase. You're ready to set up your home recording studio and finally produce that album you've been talking about. Now what? Your Cubase Studio provides a complete guide to setting up your digital recording studio with Cubase so you can start recording music right away. It starts with a general introduction to Cubase and digital recording, optimizing your computer to get the best sound, purchasing the right equipment that suits your budget, and the basics of acoustics. It then moves on to provide a complete overview of the recording process, whether you're laying down the perfect vocal, guitar, and bass tracks simultaneously or separately, and how to use MIDI most effectively. You then learn to edit and mix your recording in Cubase. By the end of the book, you'll be proficient in using Cubase in a practical recording setting and ready to tackle your next recording project. Key Features: Covers home studio setup and Cubase operation--all in one book! Discusses the fundamentals of setting up and recording in a home studio Takes you way beyond the Cubase manual, teaching you how to use Cubase in a practical recording, results-focused setting Covers all iterations of Cubase 4, but is applicable to any version
Sonar Home Studio is one of the most successful audio software applications on the market today, and is available in all software andconsumer software stores. This book goes beyond the user manual to help Sonar Home Studio users get off on the right foot with their homestudio, then explains the how and why of using the program in easy-to-understand language. Everything from optimizing your recording setup to composing, recording and mixing down a song is covered. Each recording scenario offers step-by-step detailed instructions and points you in the right direction for reaching your ultimate musical goals.
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. --from publisher description.
Get ready to explore the world of desktop music sequencing with "Home Studio™ Ignite!" This easy-to-follow guide provides beginners with step-by-step, illustrated instructions for common tasks, and serves as a unique reference for new tools in Home Studio Version 2. It is a user-friendly, visual guide that offers a solid introduction to the world of Home Studio, teaching you how to master the basics of its many tools. You'll learn a variety of tips for creating your work quickly and efficiently, and some creative tricks to make your music stand out. By the time you finish, you'll be using this amazing audio and MIDI editing tool to record, mix, and edit your musical projects with confidence.
(Music Sales America). Investigating areas such as soundproofing, acoustics, and monitoring, this handy guide will help you transform your bedroom into the equivalent of a modern recording studio, and at a fraction of the price.