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Author Francis, Geoffrey (Geoffrey Alan)

Title Home recording for beginners / Geoffrey Francis.

Imprint Boston, Mass. : Course Technology, Cengage Learning, c2009.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    781.49 FRA    Available
Description xiv, 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Note CD-ROM includes evaluation software [REAPER v. 2.5], sample files, projects and exercises.
Includes index.
Contents Your pathway to home recording. Myths and realties -- What you will need -- Home recording: getting-started shopping list -- What about the technical stuff? -- Problems: how to avoid them and how to solve them -- Getting started in 30 days -- The 30-day foundation course. Day 1: Digital audio and home recording -- Day 2: Windows and your soundcard -- Day 3: First steps in REAPER -- Day 4: Project and file basics -- Day 5: First steps in recording -- Day 6: Second steps in recording -- Day 7: Recording additional materials -- Day 8: Consolidation exercise -- Day 9: Overdubbing -- Day 10: Auto punch recording -- Day 11: Recording and working with multiple takes -- Day 12: Basic MIDI recording and editing -- Day 13: Creating and using loops -- Day 14: Sampling; where audio meets MIDI -- Day 15: Consolidation exercise -- Day 16: First steps in mixing--pan and volume faders -- Day 17: Introduction to audio editing -- Day 18: Plug-ins and FX; EQ -- Day 19: Plug-ins and FX; Compression -- Day 20: Plug-ins and FX; Delay -- Day 21: Submixes and folders -- Day 22: Basic routing; sends, receives, and busses -- Day 23: Consolidation exercise -- Day 24: Fun with pitch and play rates -- Day 25: Making life easier; markers and macros -- Day 26: Automation envelopes -- Day 27: Bringing it together in the mix -- Day 28: Rendering for CD or MP3 -- Day 29 and 30: Consolidation exercise -- The next step: your learning plan -- What else do I need to know. Audio formats -- Sample rates and bit depth -- Audio drivers -- Impedance -- Understanding microphones -- Understanding MIDI -- Setting up your studio. The need to budget -- Equipment matching -- Panning your studio -- DAW software -- FX plug-ins -- Software synths -- The studio overview -- Equipping your studio -- Studio layout -- The road ahead. The learning path -- Future expenditure.
Subject Reaper (Computer file)
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Digital techniques.
Computer sound processing.
ISBN 9781598638813
1598638815
Standard No. 082039538815

 
    
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