CART

(0) items

Audio Engineering 101 : A Beginner's Guide to Music Production

by ;
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780240819150

ISBN10:
0240819152
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
12/5/2011
Publisher(s):
Focal Press
List Price: $29.95

Rent Book

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$26.96

Buy New Book

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
N9780240819150
$25.46

eBook

Downloadable Offline Access
  • Apple Devices
  • Android Devices
  • Windows Devices
  • Mac Devices
Lifetime Access
$30.38

Used Book

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $30.53
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 12/5/2011.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

Audio Engineering 101 is a real world guide for starting out in the recording industry. If you have the dream, the ideas, the music and the creativity but don't know where to start, then this book is for you! Filled with practical advice on how to navigate the recording world, from an author with first-hand, real-life experience, Audio Engineering 101 will help you succeed in the exciting, but tough and confusing, world of the music industry. Covering all you need to know about the recording process, from the characteristics of sound to a guide to microphones to analog versus digital recording. Dittmar covers all the basics- equipment, studio acoustics, the principals of EQ/ compression, music examples to work from and when and how to use compression. FAQ's from professionals give you real insight into the reality of life on the industry. * Easy to understand. A real beginner's music production guide. No experience needed! * Covers other aspects of audio often overlooked: internships, people skills, jobs, and the art side. * Geared toward anyone wanting to do Music Production either as a hobby or potential career path.   *Gives you insight into the process of music production unravels the mystery behind producing records * Learn through real world examples, includes case studies discussing specific producers and their styles, learn and get insight from the best * Includes online assets, get the best of both worlds- great text and a flexible online component - hear what is being discussed

Author Biography

Timothy A. Dittmar is a musician, recording and live sound engineer, producer, songwriter, and professor. Since 2000, Tim has been a professor and full-time faculty member at Austin Community College. Tim heads the technical side of Commercial Music Management at the collegu.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. viii
About The Authorp. ix
Prefacep. x
What Is Sound? Seven Important Characteristicsp. 1
How to Listen. Remember When Your Parents Told You to Listen? Well, You Should Have Listened!p. 15
EQ Points of Interest. Frequencies Made Easyp. 27
People Skills. Recording Isn't All Technical!p. 37
Microphone Guide and Their Uses. Hey, Is This Thing On?p. 47
Mixing Consoles. So Many Knobs, So Little Timep. 91
Signal Processors. Toys You Could Play with for Days!p. 109
Signal Flow. The Keys to Directing Audio Trafficp. 121
Studio Session Procedures: How a Recording Session Happens and in What Orderp. 133
Basic Acoustics…How to Make Your Recording Space Sound Betterp. 149
The History of Audio: It Helps to Know Where You Came Fromp. 161
Now That I Am Dangerous, Should I Get An Internship?p. 177
Jobs. What Can I Do With These Skills?p. 187
FAQ's. Hear It from the Prosp. 199
Appendix Ap. 225
Appendix Bp. 227
Glossaryp. 235
Indexp. 239
Creditsp. 245
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...