Synopses & Reviews
Once you've learned how to use microphones and mixers (Book 1), and to record instruments and vocals (Book 2), discover how to get the most out of your recording software and plug-ins in Book 3 of the Hal Leonard Recording Method. In addition to providing valuable insights into the functionalities, feature, and capabilities of these modern recording tools, it covers the basics of digital recording in a very straightforward and focused manner. Also included are informative interviews with several power users who share the ways they put technology to work in their recordings and productions. This provides a valuable balance of practical insights and insider tips and tricks, making Recording Software & Plug-ins a powerful resource. This book and DVD use detailed illustrations and screen shots, plus audio and video examples, to give you a comprehensive understanding of recording software and plug-ins.
Making the instrument and vocal tracks sound their best and then making them all work together is an extremely important stage in the recording process. This important second edition demonstrates techniques and procedures that result in a polished mix and powerful master recording, using current plug-ins, software, and hardware. You'll then learn how to prepare the mastered recording for CD replication, streaming, or download. Updated illustrations, photographs, and audio and video examples on the accompanying DVD will reinforce your understanding of what you need to mix and master like the pros.