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Now you can record your music like a pro right from your own home! "Home Recording Power! 2nd Edition" give you all of the tips and techniques that you need to set up your home recording studio and see your musical project through to completion. You'll learn how to do everything from initially setting up your studio before you begin to promoting and marketing your finished product. "Home Recording Power 2nd Edition" is the start-to-finish guide you need to take your musical inspiration from concept to completion.
Explains how to establish a quality home recording studio, covering equipment, techniques, MP3, streaming media, Internet broadcasting, MIDI, special sound effects, and composing master CDs.
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.
About the Author
Ben Milstead has been tinkering with the home recording puzzle for two decades. He has set up numerous home recording studios and recorded his own music for years. His most recent project is the Daisies, a pop-folk-rock band on the independent Regress label, which was recorded using three different home studios. By day, he architects studio software applications as well as Web sites for SoundMAX. Milstead has also served as an editor for "Cakewalk Power!" and "Sound Forge Power!"
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
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