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Behind the Glass: Top Record Producers Tell How They Craft the Hits

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In this prime collection of first-hand interviews, 37 of the world's top record producers share their creative secrets and hit-making techniques - from the practical to the artistic. George Martin reveals the technical and musical challenges of working with The Beatles, while Phil Ramone, producer for such artists as Billy Joel, discusses studio wall treatments. Offering real-world advice on everything from mics to mixing to coaching a nervous singer, producers interviewed include Arif Mardin (Aretha Franklin), Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Alan Parsons (Pink Floyd) and more.

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Veteran journalist and record producer/engineer Massey provides inside stories packed with trade secrets from recording masters. He takes the reader into the studio with about 30 top producers who have worked with the most famous major artists. They share tips and techniques on such topics as selecting and placing mikes, choosing the right key for a song, creating room treatments, coaching a nervous singer, and mixing, among other topics. Two group interviews with producers in New York and Los Angeles discuss why an artist needs a producer, and how to break into the field.
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Synopsis:

Veteran journalist and record producer/engineer Massey provides inside stories packed with trade secrets from recording masters. He takes the reader into the studio with about 30 top producers who have worked with the most famous major artists. They share tips and techniques on such topics as select

Synopsis:

Over 300 producers of some of pop music's biggest stars--from George Martin to Phil Ramone--share their hit-making techniques, providing real-world advice on everything from mics and mixing to coaching a nervous singer. 24 photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879306144
Author:
Massey, Howard
Publisher:
Backbeat Books
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
Popular music
Subject:
Business Aspects
Subject:
Recording & Reproduction
Subject:
Sound recordings
Subject:
Sound recording executives and producers
Subject:
Songbooks - General
Subject:
Popular music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Printed Music - General
Subject:
Music-Music Business and Songwriting
Series Volume:
00-018
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
330
Dimensions:
9.28x7.42x.82 in. 1.50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Veteran journalist and record producer/engineer Massey provides inside stories packed with trade secrets from recording masters. He takes the reader into the studio with about 30 top producers who have worked with the most famous major artists. They share tips and techniques on such topics as select
"Synopsis" by , Over 300 producers of some of pop music's biggest stars--from George Martin to Phil Ramone--share their hit-making techniques, providing real-world advice on everything from mics and mixing to coaching a nervous singer. 24 photos.
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