Home Studio Essentials - Everyone dreams of making their own music - but being able to do it on your own at home is quite another issue. Within the pages of this book, you'll be educated as to how to set up your own studio. Everything you need to know is covered. No matter what your budget is, there is something for everyone.
All the essentials are examined. From all the computer hardware and software, to microphones, monitors, preamps, mixers, processors, and much more. Recommendations are offered for both the budget and extravagant user. In addition, there are interviews with various studio operators who share their visions. From simple garage set-ups to something as exclusive as the houseboat studio of David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), you'll get a real education as to what your options are when it comes to setting up a studio.
About the Author: Jeff Touzeau is a writer and musician living in New York. In addition to Home Studio Essentials (Course Technology PTR, 2009), he has published three books, including Careers in Audio (Course Technology PTR, 2008), Artists on Recording Techniques (Course Technology PTR, 2008), and Making Tracks: Unique Recording Studio Environments(Schiffer, 2006).
As a journalist, Touzeau has written stories for magazines including EQ, Tape Op, Professional Sound, Professional Songwriter, and many others. His feature column,"Music, etc." appears in Pro Sound News each month. When Touzeau isn't writing, he enjoys composing, performing, and recording music at his studio, Hummingbird Sound.