From the Back Cover
HIT FACTORY RECORDING ENGINEER MIKE SHEA REVEALS THE SECRETS OF INCREDIBLE SOUND
Only this unique guide teaches all the pros' secret techniques for creating amazing sound in the recording studio. This unique text brings recording studio equipment to life -- and shows you how to use it to create high-quality recordings, whether you are a stark amateur or a newbie pro.
ACHIEVE PROFESSIONAL RESULTS
This user-friendly masterclass in music recording is a must for anyone who wants to learn the art and craft -- both the fundamentals of recordings and the veteran's tips and tricks -- of capturing the best sound for every kind of instrument and voice. Studio Recording Procedures: How to Record Any Instrument features an expert breakdown of principles of sound theory and studio technology and techniques -- plus practical details about every major instrument type and a crash course in sound mixing.
THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO MUSIC RECORDING
In Studio Recording Procedures, hit-maker Mike Shea holds nothing back. He lets you in on the tricks of the trade, ensuring that you'll get not only better results behind the boards and in the studio. You'll learn to:
- Handle studio equipment like a pro
- Troubleshoot and repair recording equipment
- Set up and mike every instrument from an electric guitar to a harpsichord
- Record any type of voice -- from single vocalist to large groups
- Get maximum performance from the equipment you have
- Understand at a gut level why some techniques work and some do not
- Apply insider tips and tricks from one of the top professionals in the music recording business
START RECORDING MUSIC LIKE A PRO TODAY!
About the Author
has been a leader in music recording for over 20 years. Staff Engineer at the Hit Factory in New York City in the mid-eighties when it was the leading, state-of-the-art recording facility in the world, he has built (and recorded in) numerous studios around the country. A writer for Pro Sound News, International Musician, Recording World,
and The Record,
he is former Technical Editor of Recording World.
He teaches audio engineering at the Institute of Audio Research and lives in New York City.