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Home recording power!
Milstead, Ben.
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Publication Information:
Cincinnati, Ohio : Muska & Lipman, [2001]

Physical Description:
ix, 307 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

"Set up your own recording studio for personal and professional use"--Cover.
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
TK7881.4 .M55 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This book is for anyone who wants to record music at home that sounds as good as some project studio productions. The emphasis is on using a home computer as the central part of the recording studio, a few reasonably priced software applications, and carefully chosen sound equipment.

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Library Journal Review

Much more than a guide to recording MP3s on CD-ROM, this guide addresses how to build a home studio with audio software and get the best sound out of one's voice, guitar, drums, keyboard, etc. A home recording artist and software architect, Milstead excels at explaining recording, mixing, and promoting music online. His potential audience is very wide both amateur and professional musicians as well as adventurous computer users will find that he hits all the right notes. Although much of this information is available on the web for free, Milstead does a great job of wrapping it all together. Recommended. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 So You Wanna Be a Star?
Chapter 2 Choosing Your Space
Chapter 3 Assembling Your Digital Studio
Chapter 4 Listen to You
Chapter 5 Keyboard and Synths
Chapter 6 Getting the Guitar Sound
Chapter 7 No More Drummer Jokes, Please!
Chapter 8 All Kinds of Other Instruments
Chapter 9 Wading in MIDI
Chapter 10 Diving Deeper into MIDI
Chapter 11 Fun-Da-Mental Audio
Chapter 12 Serious Audio
Chapter 13 Recording
Chapter 14 Step-By-Step: Your First 8-Track Song
Chapter 15 Tracking Tips and Techniques
Chapter 16 Pack It and Ship It
Chapter 17 Internet Music
Chapter 18 Promoting and Marketing Your Music