Modern Recording Techniques, Sixth Edition (Audio Engineering Society Presents) 6th Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0240806259
ISBN-10: 0240806255
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Editorial Reviews

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"If you're serious about recording - whether you're an amateur enthusiast, a student, a musician or an audio professional - you'll find this book an informative, in-depth, cover-to-cover read and a useful reference manual...an excellent read and a must-have reference book." - Music Tech magazine

"Modern Recording Techniques is in its sixth edition, which fact is a testament to the quality of the material on offer here...it's presented in a very user friendly way, with a plethora of illustrations of everything connected with recording. This way, the theory is broken down into easily digestible chunks. One of the best things in an already terrfic book is the range of DIY tutorials, where you are presented with practical examples of principles and how they work...Modern Recording Techniques has become the bible of recording for many engineers, and it's not difficult to see why. Always helpful, clear and friendly, learning has never been so easy or so much fun. An essential buy for all studio owners." - Music Mart magazine


Published reviews of earlier edition:
"I would recommend it highly to anyone getting into recording at the home or project-studio level as it will give you a really good grounding in the theory and industry practice which underpins the design of all that equipment and software you spend so much money on!”
mightywight.net

"No worries when this handy reference is nearby. It covers the basics about everything, from room acoustics to running a session. If you're a beginner, grab it now. If you think you know it all, you might still learn a thing or two.”
Keyboard magazine

"This is quite a surfeit of riches. ...If I were going into the professional recording business...this volume would be my choice."
- John Sunier, Audiophile Audition Audiophile Audition, May 2000
"This book is a must if you plan on doing anything at home besides hooking up a DAT machine directly to the output of your sampler. It gives in-depth information on mic placement and techniques, and provides you with the know-how that you'll need the first time you go to a real recording studio. If you're going to jump in to the deep end of the pool right away, it makes sense to take water wings, just in case."
- SYNC: Resources for the Electronic Musician
"A comprehensive, readable, up-to-date guide to all facets of recording."
- MIDI Classics®
"Practical information on state-of-the-art audio topics. ...Ideal for the practicing or aspiring recording engineer."
- BarnesAndNoble.com
"The authors - both industry professionals - explore everything from microphone placement and studio design to desktop CD recorders and signal processing."
- Book News, Inc.
"This book is the best I have found so far. Similar books, such as the Yamaha Sound Reinforcement Handbook, read like instruction booklets that are so confusing that you are not sure if you are reading about a microphone or trying to put together a bookshelf. This book has stayed on my computer desk and by my side for the past year. Definitely worth the money! "
Customer review, Amazon.com

".I borrowed this book from my university library and decided to buy at as a result. I have found it invaluable as a reference guide for gaining a general understanding of various techniques. I would recommend it to people who perhaps have a general idea of the subject, and who are looking for something to introduce some of the technical aspects of Sound Recording. However, if you are looking for detailed explanations of anything in particular then this book is probably not the best solution. However, I am very happy with my purchase and often find myself reading it for my own interest rather than as a technical reference. Excellent introduction and reference, but not one for the more experienced professionals.”
Customer review, Amazon.co.uk

Book Description

Previous editions sold over 50k copies worldwide.

Product details

  • Paperback : 672 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0240806255
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0240806259
  • Product Dimensions : 7.5 x 1.25 x 9 inches
  • Item Weight : 2.2 pounds
  • Publisher : Focal Press; 6th Edition (February 16, 2005)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 56 ratings
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