With this book, Bobby Owsinski shares the recording techniques that are part of the proven tools of the best recording engineers with interested musicians and sound engineers. In addition, he answers questions such as: What's the best way to record a snare so that it comes across punchy? or How do I get a really big guitar sound like (insert guitarist of your choice here)?After microphone basics and recording methods, the book includes miking instructions and suggestions for the 75 most important instruments.Recording Like the Pros is divided into three sections:Chapters 1 to 9 are devoted to microphone basics, as well as a description of some of the classic models commonly used and the techniques employed by the best recording engineers in the business. Of particular interest in Chapter 7 should be the interview with Ross Garfield, the Drum Doctor, who provides tips and techniques on how to best set up a drum kit for studio use.Chapters 10 and 11 provide an overview of how recording will evolve with the greater importance given to surround. Chapter 12 includes a final recording checklist to refer to if things ever don't sound the way you want.Chapters 13 to 25 include interviews with some of the world's best, most experienced (and in some cases legendary) recording engineers, such as Eddie Kramer, Bruce Botnick, Mack and Al Schmitt. A glossary of useful terms concludes this book.
- Author: Bobby Owsinski
- Pages: 430