Table of Contents

Chapter One - The Recording Engineer Becoming a Better Recording Engineer; Dealing with Clients; Getting Paid; Keeping Up; Getting Work Chapter Two - Studio Preparation Room Preparation; Placement; Preparing For Microphone Setup; Choosing the Proper Microphone; Placing the Microphones; Close Miking; Distant Miking; Running the Cables; Eliminate the Hum; Minimizing Phase Cancellation Chapter Three - Drums Setup Placing the Drums; Changing Drum Heads; Tuning the Drums; Preparation; Miking the Kick Drum; Miking the Snare Drum; Miking the Tom-Toms; Miking the Cymbals / Overhead; Miking the Room Ambiance; Limited Microphone Setup; Click Track; Drum Machine; Chapter Four - Electric Guitar Amplifier Placement; Connections In and Out; Loud Amplifiers; Preparation; Miking the Amplifiers Chapter Five - Acoustic Instruments Acoustic Preparation; Placing the Player; Placing the Microphones; Piano; Placing the Microphones; Keyboards; Horns Chapter Six - Vocals Placing the Microphone Chapter Seven - The Control Room Control Room Preparation; Control Room Analyzation; Speaker Placement; Speaker Connection; Computer; Creating Digital Audio Files; Digital Console; Equalizimg; Compressing; Noise gates Chapter Eight - Starting Points Drums; Bass Guitar; Electric Guitar; Acoustic Guitar; Vocals; Horns; Piano; Something’s Not Right Chapter Nine - The Signal Routing Track Layout; Levels To Record; Monitor Mix; Cue Mix Chapter Ten - The Recording Sessions (Three Hours, Three Days, Three Weeks) Tuning; In Record / Red Lights Punching; Recording Vocals; Pitch; Post Record; Recording Effects; The Part; Bouncing; Doubling; Digital Edits; Documentation; End Of Session Chapter Eleven - The Mixing Pre Mix; Setting Up To Mix; Mixing Basics;

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Focal Press
Print ISBN:
9780240519746
Electronic ISBN:
9780080480572

About the author

Tim Crich

Tim Crich has over 20 years of experience in the recording studio, and worked on records by The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, KISS, Billy Joel, U2, David Bowie, Bon Jovi, Ozzy, Cher, Bryan Adams, Tuff Beans and many more. He has engineered for some of the biggest producers in the world. He is also author of the bestselling 'Assistant Engineers Handbook' (Black Ink Publishing).

Affiliations and Expertise

Tim Crich has over 20 years of experience in the recording studio, and worked on records by The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, KISS, Billy Joel, U2, David Bowie, Bon Jovi, Ozzy and Cher.