Books for the Recording Musician

A Listmania! list by webman12 (Boston, Ma)
The list author says: "Course Technology PTR offers comprehensive books and resources for musicians and engineers, covering all music and recording topics. Whether you’re looking for a book on music production at home or at the studio, a guide to a popular DAW, or a book to help you navigate the pitfalls of the industry, Course Technology PTR has you covered."
Live Sound Fundamentals
1.  Live Sound Fundamentals by Bill Evans
The list author says:
  "Provides the "missing manual" to the art of live sound, covering the topic from a real-world point of view, and deals with real problems and real solutions from the field."
$25.03   Used & New from: $19.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Great Guitar Tone with IK Multimedia Amplitube: The Official Guide
2.  Great Guitar Tone with IK Multimedia Amplitube: The Official Guide by Michael Ross
The list author says:
  "This book won't only show you how to use AmpliTube to emulate any musical genre or guitarist, it will show you how to use the program to become a better guitarist and you create your own distinctive guitar tone."
$21.78   Used & New from: $15.35
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Going Pro with Cubase 6
3.  Going Pro with Cubase 6 by Steve Pacey
The list author says:
  "The book picks up where the manual leaves off, guiding you through advanced editing, recording, and production techniques specific to Cubase, with many expert tips and tricks along the way."
$16.72   Used & New from: $5.58
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Ableton Live 8 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide
4.  Ableton Live 8 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Jon Margulies
The list author says:
  "Written for musicians by a fellow musician who uses Live on a daily basis, this useful guide explores fundamental and advanced Live features, and provides insider tips, tricks, and interviews with Live power users to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the ins and outs of this powerful software."
$27.28   Used & New from: $5.66
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Cubase 6 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide
5.  Cubase 6 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Robert Guérin
The list author says:
  "Whether you're a recording professional, hobbyist--or even a beginner to the field this book offers the clear and concise information you need to successfully navigate each step of the recording, editing, and mixing process with Cubase."
$26.66   Used & New from: $22.47
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Wavelab 7 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide
6.  Wavelab 7 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
The list author says:
  "Beyond simply describing the program's features and how they work, this book will explain why specific features are beneficial to your project. From Workspaces and advanced editing functions to plug-ins and analysis tools, you'll learn about it all."
$27.08   Used & New from: $22.10
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Logic Pro 9 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide
7.  Logic Pro 9 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Orren Merton
The list author says:
  "LOGIC PRO 9 POWER! provides a complete introduction and reference for Logic Pro that covers the things that you are most likely to run into while using Logic to make music, using simple, thorough, and complete explanations."
$28.69   Used & New from: $7.39
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Going Pro with Logic Pro 9
8.  Going Pro with Logic Pro 9 by Jay Asher
The list author says:
  "Going Pro with Logic Pro 9 is an expert level book that addresses the needs of the professional Logic user."
$22.76   Used & New from: $1.14
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

SONAR X1 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide
9.  SONAR X1 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Scott R. Garrigus
The list author says:
  "SONAR X1 POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE is the most recent edition of the best-selling SONAR Power book series providing detailed training for Cakewalk's SONAR X1 music recording software."
$28.04   Used & New from: $11.40
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Your Free Open Source Music Studio
10.  Your Free Open Source Music Studio by musician. G. W. Childs
The list author says:
  "YOUR FREE OPEN SOURCE MUSIC STUDIO provides a complete walkthrough of free and shareware applications and plug-ins that will have you sounding like a pro."
$19.99   Used & New from: $2.29
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

GarageBand '11 Power!: The Comprehensive Recording and Podcasting Guide
11.  GarageBand '11 Power!: The Comprehensive Recording and Podcasting Guide by Todd M. Howard
The list author says:
  "Although GarageBand has always been easy to use, it provides an amazing amount of power and sophistication to users who really want to dig in and get the most out of it. This book covers all the newest features of the most recent version of GarageBand."
$20.88   Used & New from: $8.40
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Big Studio Secrets for Home Recording and Production
12.  Big Studio Secrets for Home Recording and Production by Joe Dochtermann
The list author says:
  "This book will teach you the technical prowess you need to make solid recordings, as well as a range of tips and tricks to make your recordings stand out in the crowd."
$20.23   Used & New from: $14.90
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Audio Effects Workshop
13.  The Audio Effects Workshop by Geoffrey Francis
The list author says:
  "THE AUDIO EFFECTS WORKSHOP is designed to help anyone involved in recording and post-production understand audio effects and how to use them."
$25.82   Used & New from: $19.18
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Pro Tools 9 Ignite!: The Visual Guide for New Users
14.  Pro Tools 9 Ignite!: The Visual Guide for New Users by Andrew Hagerman
The list author says:
  "Even if you've never created music on your computer, PRO TOOLS 9 IGNITE! will give you the skills required to record and mix with confidence."
$25.42   Used & New from: $1.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Mixing, Recording, and Producing Techniques of the Pros: Insights on Recording Audio for Music, Video, Film, and Games
15.  Mixing, Recording, and Producing Techniques of the Pros: Insights on Recording Audio for Music, Video, Film, and Games by Rick Clark
The list author says:
  "A truly thorough look at the recording world, this in-depth collection of interviews with recording, mixing, and producing legends covers everything from recording strings and horn sections to using creative production techniques on the latest musical styles."
$26.88   Used & New from: $15.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Mixing and Mastering with IK Multimedia T-RackS: The Official Guide
16.  Mixing and Mastering with IK Multimedia T-RackS: The Official Guide by Bobby Owsinski
The list author says:
  "With this book you can learn how to harness the potential of T-RackS from mixing and mastering guru Bobby Owsinski, bestselling author of The Mixing Engineer's Handbook and The Mastering Engineer's Handbook."
$21.06   Used & New from: $16.31
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Home Recording for Beginners
17.  Home Recording for Beginners by Geoffrey Francis
The list author says:
  "Learn home recording in 30 days! This book guides beginners step-by-step, through the fundamentals of home recording, using the computer as the recording medium. The material is presented over the course of 30 lessons in easy-to-understand language. A 30-day evaluation copy of REAPER is provided on the accompanying CD."
$24.69   Used & New from: $16.23
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Mastering Engineer's Handbook: The Audio Mastering Handbook
18.  The Mastering Engineer's Handbook: The Audio Mastering Handbook by Bobby Owsinski
The list author says:
  "Provides a thorough exploration of the mastering process for virtually any kind of audio program, utilizing insights from the world's top mastering engineers."
$24.65   Used & New from: $9.30
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

The Mixing Engineer's Handbook, Second Edition
19.  The Mixing Engineer's Handbook, Second Edition by Bobby Owsinski
The list author says:
  "The must-have book for anyone interested in making a professional studio-qualtiy mix!"
Used & New from: $13.82
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

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The Recording Engineer's Handbook
20.  The Recording Engineer's Handbook by Bobby Owsinski
The list author says:
  "From acoustic to electronic instruments, mic placement to EQ settings, everything you need to know to capture professionally recorded audio tracks is in this guide."
$21.93   Used & New from: $16.16
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Art of Mixing: A Visual Guide to Recording, Engineering, and Production
21.  The Art of Mixing: A Visual Guide to Recording, Engineering, and Production by David Gibson
The list author says:
  "Get ready for an in-depth exploration into the aesthetics of what makes a great mix! David Gibson's unique approach to mixing gives you a visual representation of the dynamics of the sounds involved in creating a musical mix."
$32.46   Used & New from: $24.95
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

The Music Tech Dictionary: A Glossary of Audio-Related Terms and Technologies
22.  The Music Tech Dictionary: A Glossary of Audio-Related Terms and Technologies by Mitch Gallagher
The list author says:
  "The Music Tech Dictionary provides the definitive glossary of music technology and pro audio topics and terms. It focuses on the terminology, techniques, and formats that are common in the audio and music technology field, and offers concise, pithy explanations of what each term represents."
$16.06   Used & New from: $10.56
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Critical Listening Skills for Audio Professionals
23.  Critical Listening Skills for Audio Professionals by F. Alton Everest
The list author says:
  "Through hundreds of illustrations and an accompanying disc containing high-resolution MP3 files with nearly five hours of narration of the entire course, you can acquire the audio discernment skills of a seasoned recording engineer by studying this course at your own pace, in your own home."
$32.47   Used & New from: $17.91
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Ableton Live 8 Course Clips Master
24.  Ableton Live 8 Course Clips Master by Brian M. Jackson
The list author says:
  "Ableton Live 8 Course Clips Master is a hands-on training DVD-ROM that provides you with a unique way to take your music to the next level with Live."
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REAPER Power!: The Comprehensive Guide
25.  REAPER Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Geoffrey Francis
The list author says:
  "REAPER Power!: The Comprehensive Guide opens the lid on REAPER and helps readers discover the real power of this incredible DAW software for recording, editing and mixing audio, and MIDI."
Used & New from: $142.19
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FL Studio Power!: The Comprehensive Guide
26.  FL Studio Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Steve Pease
The list author says:
  "Begins with a basic look at the program and then quickly moves into the software's more complicated features."
$28.82   Used & New from: $15.94
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Making Music with SONAR Home Studio
27.  Making Music with SONAR Home Studio by Craig Anderton
The list author says:
  "Goes beyond the user manual to help you get started recording the right way in your home studio, then explains the how and why of using the program in easy-to-understand language. Everything from optimizing your recording setup to composing, recording, and mixing down a song is covered."
$26.84   Used & New from: $6.43
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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