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Focal Press Book: Audio Engineering 101: A Beginner's Guide to Music Production, (1st Edition)

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Focal Press Book: Audio Engineering 101: A Beginner's Guide to Music Production, (1st Edition)


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  • Author: Tim Dittmar
  • Easy to understand
  • Insight in the Music Production Process
  • Beginner's Music Production Guide

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Audio Engineering 101: A Beginner's Guide to Music Production is the guide for starting out in the recording industry. This easy to understand book is a real beginner’s music production guide. It's filled with practical advice on how to navigate the recording world, from an author with first-hand, real-life experience. The book helps you succeed in the exciting, yet tough, music industry. 

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. Learn about the recording process and aspects often overlooked: internships, people skills, jobs, and the art side. FAQ’s from professionals give you real insight into the reality of life on the industry.

About the Author
Tim 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 college.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 What is sound? Seven Important Characteristics
Chapter 2 How to Listen, Remember When Your Parents Told You to Listen? Well, You Should Have Listened!
Chapter 3 EQ Points of Interest. Frequencies Made Easy
Chapter 4 People skills. Recording Isn’t All Technical!
Chapter 5 Microphone Guides and Their Uses. Hey, Is This Thing On?
Chapter 6 Mixing Consoles. So Many Knobs, So Little Time
Chapter 7 Signal Processors. Toys You Could Play with for Days!
Chapter 8 Signal Flow. The Keys to Directing Audio Traffic
Chapter 9 Studio Session Procedures: How a Recording Session Happens and in What Order
Chapter 10 Basic Acoustics... How to Make Your Recording Space Sound Better
Chapter 11 The History of Audio: It Helps to Know Where You Came From
Chapter 12 Now That I Am Dangerous, Should I get an internship?
Chapter13 Jobs. What Can I Do With These Skills?
Chapter 14 FAQs. Hear it from the Pros
Subject General audio tutorial
Author Tim Dittmar
Edition 1st
Hard/Soft Cover Softcover
Pages 256 pages
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.25 x 0.7", 19.1 x 23.5 x 1.8
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number ISBN-10: 0240819152, ISBN-13: 978-0240819150
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published December 19, 2011
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