Audio Production Principles: Practical Studio Applications

Audio Production Principles: Practical Studio Applications

by Stephane Elmosnino


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With this all-in-one manual, students and teachers have an easy-to-read reference that provides a reliable and current rundown of the world of sound production, from planning a recording session to mastering the final product. Organized by four main topics - pre-production, recording various instruments, mixing theories and tools, and mastering - Audio Production Principles follows the actual flow of instruction given over the course of a student's tenure. Chapters address etiquette and basic operations for any recording session written in useful, tutorial style language, providing guidelines for beginner audio engineers on topics including pre-production, equipment selection, and mixing tips by instrument. Jumpstarting the mastering process, lessons delve into features unique to specific tools and techniques. All sections offer instructional scenarios of studio setups, asking students to brainstorm the best production technique for each situation. These exercises also help teachers generate new ideas for instruction and production projects of their own.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190699369
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/12/2018
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Stephane Elmosnino is Lecturer at SAE Institute, Brisbane, Australia. Since the early 2000s, he has worked as a professional musician, composer, producer, and engineer.

Table of Contents

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1 Introduction
2 Studio Design Basics
3 Pre-Production
4 Microphone Basics
5 Recording
6 Drum Kit
7 Bass Guitar
8 Electric Guitar
9 Acoustic Guitar
10 Vocals
11 Synthesis Basics
12 Mixing
13 Panning
14 EQ
15 Compression, Expansion, & Gates
16 Reverberation & Delays
17 Saturation
18 Mastering
19 Conclusion

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