Best-selling author Bill Gibson has created the only full recording course you'll ever need, in plain-English, with easy-to-understand explanations of the entire recording process using both classic e... Read More
Best-selling author Bill Gibson has created the only full recording course you'll ever need, in plain-English, with easy-to-understand explanations of the entire recording process using both classic equipment and the latest state-of-the-art recording technology. Each of the six books has hundreds of pages of text, full-color photographs and illustrations, plus dozens of audio and video examples to aurally and visually illustrate everything taught across the entire course. The Hal Leonard Recording Method by Bill Gibson sets the bar for learning to record, and delivers the only complete multimedia method on the market teaching recording techniques.
This guide is step one of a truly organized path through the entire recording process, from initial considerations to mix-down, mastering, and replication. Volume 1 is packed with lessons on everything you need to know about how various professional microphones work, which to choose and why, plus how to set them up for various recordings. You'll understand the signal path from the mike through to the mixer stage, then learn exactly what audio mixers do, how to operate them to capture excellent recordings. You'll also learn how other effects shape the sound you are recording.
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Comments about Hal Leonard Recording Method Book 1 Microphones And Mixers Book and DVD:
This book and series has been the best investment I have made in my home studio. It is written clearly and logically with a well thought out progression of topics, and is very specific and thorough. It teaches basic principles through more advanced concepts and technical aspects of the entire recording process, from microphones to mastering, and everything in between. There are comprehension tests at the end of each chapter, helping to ensure key concepts required to progress with forthcoming information is understood well. All of the books reinforce the teaching of previous books without being unnecessarily repetitious, and each book comes with an outstanding DVD with audio examples that demonstrate specific techniques and applications, as well as video demonstrations that further increase understanding of the principles taught. More than worth the investment, whether a relative newcomer to home recording, or someone who has produced dozens already, this series is an invaluable addition to any home/project studio.
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