Book Review: First 50 Recording Techniques

A practical guide to tracking music, this book provides the groundwork for aspiring record makers looking to understand and apply the fundamentals of music recording. Areas covered include pre-production, DAW management, mic placement for vocals, drums, guitars basses and more, as well as live tracking. The book also provides practical guides for effects like delay, reverb, compression and gates. Recording techniques are presented with step-by-step instructions and context linking them to the bigger picture. The author has worked with studio legends like Quincy Jones and Bruce Swieden.

By Bill Gibson

(paperback) $14.99