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Home Recording for Musicians for Dummies

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Invaluable advice that will be music to your ears!Are you thinking of getting started in home recording? Do you want to know the latest home recording technologies? "Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies" will get you recording music at home in no time. It shows you how to set up a home studio, record and edit your music, master it, and even distribute your songs.

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Published November 1st 2008 by For Dummies (first published 2002)
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David Roberts
The book I read to research this post was Home Recording for Musicians for Dummies by Jeff Strong which is a very good book which I bought from kobo. This book assumes you are a musician who can play an instrument and now a bit about how sound is formed etc so it skips some topics. I'm not a musician but am interested in recording various friends making music so was interested in this. You have various options when it comes to recording like you can use a computer and have things like your mixer ...more
George Bradford
So, my new year's resolution for 2010 was to record an entire album of original songs. I would write them. I would play every instrument. I would record the tracks. I would mix it together. I would master it. And I would burn it to a CD.

Writing the songs and playing the instruments was the easy part.

How would I ever record them?

This book, Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies, lived up to its name and delivered what its title claimed.

I'm not big on these "for dummies" types of books. But this
This book has a lot of information in it, but it is most certainly *not* for dummies. I was kind of disappointed in the presentation of information. Right now, I think if you're trying to learn about music recording, a better book would be "Modern Recording Techniques" by David Miles Huber and Robert E. Runstein. Perhaps if I knew more about recording I would find Jeff Strong's book more valuable, but the gap in my knowledge and what he's written is to the extent that it's not actually useful to ...more
Steven Gaskin
It took me from knowing next-to-nothing about recording and mixing to having a good understanding of the basics, and most importantly, of where I need to go next to keep learning, so as an introductory book, it's done everything it needed to. I liked the writing style too.
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This helps. It really does.
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