The Recording Engineer's Handbook

The Recording Engineer's Handbook

by Bobby Owsinski

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598639292
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 424
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

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. One of the first to delve into surround sound music mixing, Bobby has worked on over a hundred surround projects and DVD productions for a variety of superstar acts. Combining his music and recording experience with an easy-to-understand writing style, Bobby has become one of the best-selling authors in the music recording industry with 19 books that are now staples in audio recording, music, and music business programs in colleges around the world, including the best-selling Mixing Engineer's Handbook, Recording Engineer's Handbook, and Music 3.0:A Survival Guide For Making Music In The Internet Age. 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. Visit Bobby's production blog at, his Music 3.0 blog at, and his website at

Table of Contents

1. How Microphones Work. 2. Common Microphones. 3. Basic Recording Equipment. 4. DAW Microphone Placement FundamentalsRecording. 5. Microphone Placement Fundamentals. 6. Basic Stereo Techniques. 7. Preparing the Drum Kit for Recording. 8. Recording Drums. 9. Miking Individual Instruments. 10. Recording Basic Tracks. 11. Recording Overdubs. 12. Surround Miking Techniques.

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