The Art of Digital Audio Recording: A Practical Guide for by Steve Savage

By Steve Savage

Making nice audio recordings calls for remarkable the ideal stability among technical information and functional realizing of recording periods. Even within the electronic age, one of the most very important facets of constructing and recording tune are non-technical and, hence, are frequently missed by means of conventional recording manuals. The paintings of electronic Audio Recording teaches readers what they truly want to know so as to make nice sound recordings with pcs - either the sensible and the technical details, including:· What to seem and hear for in a recording surroundings· ordinary suggestion on recording nearly any device· necessities of electronic audio workstations· necessities of recording equipment: microphones, mixers, and audio system· basics of figuring out and utilising EQ, compression, hold up, and reverb· secrets and techniques to operating inventive recording classes· functional software of electronic modifying, blending, and masteringA designated part identifies ideas to the most typical demanding situations within the recording studio, and the e-book additionally gains an addendum with crucial assistance and reference info including:· the right way to stroll right into a advertisement studio and be the engineer· discovering and purchasing apparatus: web vs. brick and mortar· electronic codecs: A convenient referenceAs an entire, The artwork of electronic Audio Recording is an important source that offers recordists the instruments they should permit technical realizing serve better musical objectives.

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As the mics move farther from the sound source, the differences in sound from one to the other will diminish. For a dramatic stereo effect, with a broad sense of the stereo field, other stereo miking techniques yield superior results (and pose more serious potential problems, as well). There are also single microphones with stereo microphone capabilities. These mics have two diaphragms and two outputs—they are essentially two mics built into one body and are set to an X/Y configuration (typically at a 90 degree angle, but not always).

But that is beyond the scope of this book. 33 Mic preamps Microphone preamps are necessary to amplify the low-level output from a microphone. They provide a variable level to supply the proper output to be effectively recorded. Different microphones have very different levels of output—and, of course, sound sources differ enormously in volume as well—so the ability to control the output from a mic with a preamp is essential to the recording process. With the prevalence of DAW systems, where mic preamps are not necessarily a part of the hardware interface, more attention has been paid to outboard preamps (any mixer-related hardware, such as mic preamps or processing units, that is not built into a mixing board is referred to as outboard equipment).

When sends are used for things such as headphone mixes, it is necessary to use the interface outputs in order to get to the headphone system. 9 Pre-fader and post-fader auxiliary sends THE ART OF DIGITAL AUDIO RECORDING internal processing, such as that done when using the send and return model, busses are used to route the signal. ) Panning 36 The channel pan function controls the placement of the audio in the stereo field. Panning requires a stereo output, allowing you to move the sound from the left speaker through the stereo field to the right speaker.

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