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Author Snoman, Rick.

Title Dance music manual : tools, toys and techniques / Rick Snoman.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal, c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    789.91 SNO 2009    DUE 08-28-19
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xv, 522 p. : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Note Accompanying CD-ROM includes audio examples in MP3 form.
Includes index.
Contents Technology and theory -- The science of synthesis -- Compression, processing, and effects -- Cables, mixing desks and effects busses -- Programming theory -- Digital audio -- Sampling and sample manipulation -- Recording vocals -- Recording real instrments -- Sequencers -- Music theory -- Dance genres -- House -- Trance -- UK garage -- Techno -- Hip-hop/rap -- Trip-hop -- Ambient/chill out -- Drum 'n bass -- Mixing and promotion -- Mixing -- Mastering -- Publishing and promotion -- Remixing and sample clearance -- A DJ's perspective -- Binary and hex -- Decimal to hexadecimal conversion table -- General MIDI instrument patch maps -- General MIDI CC list -- Sequencer note divisions -- Tempo delay time chart -- Musical note to MIDI and frequencies.
Summary Written by a professional producer and remixer, this book offers a comprehensive approach to music production, including knowledge of the tools, equipment, and different dance genres. Get more advice and resources from the book's official website, http://www.dancemusicproduction.com. Included in the new edition are sections on recording instruments alongside new chapters covering more dance music genres. Examines all aspects of music production, from sound design, compression & effect, to mixing and mastering, to publishing and promoting, to help you become a better producer. The companion CD provides sample and example tracks, demonstrating the techniques used in the book.
Subject Underground dance music -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sound recordings -- Remixing.
Electronic composition.
Sound recording industry -- Vocational guidance.
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Digital techniques.
ISBN 9780240521077 (pbk.)
0240521072 (pbk.)

 
    
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