Music Production eBooks
This fantastic bundle a great collection of guides for teaching and learning Music studio recording and production. An excellent tool for research, revision and to support learning with any studio or production lesson. Moreover, a lifelong tool to reference and develop production skills.
- Common Studio FXs
- Glossary of Music Technology
- Timeline of Popular Music and Music Technology
What is covered?..
BOOK ONE: Common Studio FXs:
This e-book offers detailed information regarding Audio Compression, EQ, Reverb and Noise Gates.
- What is Dynamic Range and why we need to control it.
- Threshold control and what it does
- Ratio and the amount of compression
- Gain and the Output Level
- Attack, Release and Auto controls on an Audio Compressor
- Knee and how it works
- Peak and RMS settings
- What is Side Chaining?
- De-essing and how to use
- Ducking FX and how to use
- Parallel Compression and the New York Mix technique
- Link to FREE TUTORIAL VIDEO on compression
EQ and Controlling Frequency:
- How is EQ used in Live and Studio settings
- The Frequency/Audio Spectrum
- Human Hearing bands
- Parametric EQ and how it works
- Graphic EQ and how it works
- Different types of EQ Filters
Reverb and adding “Space” to a Mix:
- What is Reverb and how does it work?
- Early Reflections explained
- When to add Reverb
- The many types of Reverb
- Spring and Plate
- Reverse Reverb
- Hall Reverb
- Reverb Control Parameters
- What is an Audio Noise Gate?
- Noise Gate Parameters
- Side Chaining with Gates
BOOK TWO: Glossary of Music Technology:
This e-book and PowerPoint presentation cover a wide range of terms and vocabulary for Music and Music Technology. The list is extensive and with great detail on a full list of useful terms, each with an easy and straightforward definition.
This Resource would be really useful for any student or teacher working within a Music or Music Technology department, but also extremely valuable and convenient for home/self-study revision. The e-Book also comes in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, allowing it to be used along side other resources within a lesson.
BOOK THREE: Timeline of Popular Music and Music Technology:
This really useful infographic, covers the full range of Popular Music and Music Technology from easily pre-1920’s all the way to the modern day. This resource would be a really useful addition to student’s studying popular Music and Music Technology History.
BONUS! – Common Record Techniques
This guide to Common Recording Techniques will help you record all instruments to a higher and more professional standard. Giving you all the skills you need.
If you don’t get the recording perfect then no-matter what you do at the mixing stage it will sound bad. This guide will help you better understand the basics of recording to ensure you get a top quality sound.
Covered in ‘Common Recording Techniques’;
- Audio chain, following the patch of the sound
- Dynamic microphones
- Condenser microphones
- How to record drums
- Recording Bass and Electric guitars
- Getting a better sound for acoustic guitars
- How to mic a piano
- Recording vocals
- Important words to remember when recording