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The DAW/Recording Book List

Andrew_Malloy

What are the recording and live books you have read and reccomend?
Modern Recording Techniques by David Miles Huber
Yamaha Sound Reinforcement by Gary Davis and Ralph Jones
Behind the Glass by Howard Massey
April 2, 2009 @03:47pm
Kaelyn

good and useful info.
April 26, 2009 @11:38am
Kevyn

Thomson Course Technology
Reason 4 Power!
Ableton Live 6 Power!
ProTools LE 7 Ignite!
ProTools LE 7 Power!
ProTools 101 Official Courseware
Focal Press
Modern Recording Techniques 5th edition
May 5, 2009 @04:43pm
jpleong

"Recording Music On Location" by Bartlett and Bartlett
"Mastering Audio: The Art and Science" by Katz
This little free book: http://www.soundcraft.com/support/gtm_booklet.aspx
JP
May 5, 2009 @05:40pm
Andrew_Malloy


GOOD call on the freebie.
May 5, 2009 @06:33pm
Pacific Resonance

Mix Masters - by Maureen Droney.
Behind the Glass - by Howard Massey
Mastering Audio - by Bob Katz
Some of the best books I've ever opened in my life.
July 7, 2009 @06:21pm
Lenovo

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August 10, 2009 @02:30am
Andrew_Malloy

Another couple books I had forgotten about:
The Audio Dictionary by Glenn White
Make Mine Music - Bruce Swedien
July 29, 2010 @04:23pm
highroller19

I'd definitely recommend Modern Recording Techniques. It does a good job of covering the basics in a variety of subjects (DAWs, Midi, Microphones, Acoustics, Basic Audio, etc.)
February 15, 2011 @09:12pm
Andrew_Malloy

I found this free e-book on drum tuning. It can go a long way to making better recordings.
http://home.earthlink.net/~prof.sound/index.html
February 15, 2011 @09:16pm
Dilmore

This Is Your Brain on Music
Also, Bob Katz's book as mentioned above.
April 22, 2011 @11:13pm
Andrew_Malloy

This isn't so much a book about recording as it is a book about music and philosophy.
The Music Lesson by Victor Wooten
December 31, 2012 @02:22pm