Synopses & Reviews
Guitars of all varieties form the basis for many kinds of music, and a great guitar sound can often make or break a track. This budget-minded book will give you the knowledge you need to start making guitar recordings like a pro! Sound Advice on Recording and Mixing Guitars is a quick yet thorough guide to getting the best guitar recording. Covering all popular methods of mono and stereo guitar miking, veteran MixBooks author Bill Gibson (The AudioPro Home Recording Course) will also guide you through every step of mixing to make sure your track sounds just right! The accompanying CD demonstrates all the concepts described in the text.
Veteran MixBooks author Bill Gibson returns with the follow-up to his hugely popular InstantPro Sound Advice series from 2002. These budget-minded books are small in size and price, but they're big on information and packed with all of the specific tips you need to get your recordings sounding just right! Each book comes with an audio CD full of examples illustrating all the audio concepts featured.
You need to possess an arsenal of techniques to get that perfect guitar sound. This combination of a book and audio CD contains the tricks of the trade that provide the tools you need to record and mix great acoustic and electric guitar sounds! This book helps you take your recordings to the next level, all the way from instrument conditioning and performance techniques, to mic techniques, selection, acoustic considerations, amplifiers, dynamics, effects processors, EQ, panning, and essential mixdown techniques that will make you guitar recordings sound incredible!
About the Author
Bill Gibson, President of Northwest Music and Recording, has spent the last 25 years writing, recording, producing and teaching music and has become well-known for his production, performance and teaching skills. As an instructor at Green River College in Auburn, WA, holding various degrees in composition, arranging, education and recording, he developed a practical and accessible teaching style which provided the basis for what was to come--15 books, a DVD, and a VHS video for MixBooks/ArtistPro along with a dozen online courses for members of ArtistPro.com. Bill's writings are acclaimed for their straightforward and understandable explanations of recording concepts and applications.
Table of Contents
Recording and Mixing Guitars Recording Electric Recording Acoustic Characteristics of a Good Mix Mixing Electric Guitar Mixing Acoustic Guitar