Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies, 5th Edition
By Jeff Strong
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: September 2014
Pages: 384

Learn to:

  • Record with a PC, studio-in-a-box, or tablet
  • Create recordings for demos or commercial releases
  • Capture sounds from guitars, drums, piano, horns, and vocals
  • Edit tracks and mix, master, and distribute your songs

Save studio fees with pro-quality music recording at home

The home studio is no longer the domain of only the most tech-savvy musicians. Today’s technology makes it easy for anyone to capture high-quality recordings in their basement or bedroom. Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies offers simple steps for setting up a home studio and making recordings you’ll be proud to share with the world.

  • Gear up to record — discover the gear you’ll need to set up a home recording studio, explore the many types of digital recording systems available, and set up a killer arrangement that works for you
  • Get set to make music — find guidance on setting the best levels for all your instruments with suggestions for miking live instruments or recording electronic sounds
  • Start recording — dig into the meat of recording music with plain-English explanations of multitrack recording, doing overdubs and replacing missed notes, tweaking sounds, and more
  • Add the finishing touches — take your individual tracks and blend them together to create a perfect finished song
  • Market your music — design your own website, maximize social media, and sell or stream your music online

Open the book and find:

  • Advice on choosing the best home recording studio equipment
  • The latest in mobile and tablet options for home recording
  • Everything you need to know about digital and analog connections
  • How to mike your instruments to get a great sound
  • The lowdown on digitally editing, mixing, and mastering your music
  • Advice on distributing and promoting your music
  • Top recording tips
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