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Author Thompson, Daniel M., author.

Title Understanding audio : getting the most out of your project or professional recording studio / Daniel M. Thompson.

Publication Info. Boston, MA : Berklee Press, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.49 THO 2018    DUE 12-26-19
Edition 2nd edition.
Description x, 471 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-456) and index.
Contents Preface -- The recording studio: a brief history and overview -- Recording studio basics -- Basic symbols and signal flow: the audio map -- Advanced signal flow: the recording console -- The daw: working inside the box -- Basic acoustics: what is sound -- Digital audio: every little bit counts -- Audio basics -- Advanced audio: the studio--interconnections -- Digital studio connections: bit by bit -- Digital control systems: shall we dance? -- Analog magnetic recording: it's only tape -- Decibels: dB or not dB? -- Sound reference levels: more dB -- Psychoacoustics: relating dB to what we hear -- The audio window: relating what we hear to the gear -- Gain structures: putting it all together -- Studio and listening room acoustics: where it all begins and ends -- Appendices -- About the author -- Index.
Summary "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." --Provided by publisher.
Subject Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sound recording industry.
Added Title Getting the most out of your project or professional recording studio
ISBN 9781495028755

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