The Studio Builder's Handbook from Course Technology and written by Bobby Owsinski and Dennis Moody strips away the mystery of what makes a great-sounding studio and shows how you can make a huge difference even on a budget. Featuring interviews with contractors, studio designers, producers, and engineers, this book and DVD kit will give you an insider look at studio building. The DVD shows you how to construct acoustic panels and bass traps, and features several guided tours by professional studio builders.
About the Authors: A long-time music industry veteran, Bobby Owsinski started his career as a guitar and keyboard player, songwriter and arranger, eventually becoming an in-demand producer/engineer working not only with a variety of recording artists, but on commercials, television and motion pictures as well. Living in Los Angeles and always being on the cusp of the latest technology, he was one of the first to delve into surround sound music mixing, and has worked on over a hundred surround projects and DVD productions for a variety of superstar acts including Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Iron Maiden, The Ramones, and Chicago among many others.
Combining his music and recording experience along with an easy to understand writing style, Bobby has become one of the bestselling authors in the music recording industry with 16 books that are now staples in audio recording, music and music business programs in colleges around the world including the bestselling, "Mixing Engineer's Handbook," "The Recording Engineer's Handbook," "How to Make Your Band Sound Great," and "Music 3.0:A Survival Guide For Making Music In The Internet Age."
Bobby's keeps a busy schedule giving keynote addresses, master classes and workshops at various colleges around the world. A frequent moderator, panelist and program director for a variety of industry conferences, Bobby has served as the longtime producer of the annual Surround Music Awards, and is one of the creators and executive producers for the "Guitar Universe" and "Desert Island Music" television programs.