Audio techniques and equipment; The sound medium; Stereo; Studios and acoustics; Microphones; Microphone balance; Speech balance; Music balance; Monitoring and control; Volume and dynamics; Filters and equalization; Reverberation and delay effects; Recorded and remote sources; Fades and mixes; Sound effects; The virtual studio; Shaping sound; Audio editing; Film and video sound; Planning and routine; Communication in sound; Glossary
* Provides encyclopaedic information on audio techniques - essential for both the audio practitioner and student * Covers the philosophy behind the techniques - answering the question 'why' as well as 'how' * Includes details on the latest digital audio computer-editing systems
'The standard work on the subject since Abbey Road was a two-track
operation and mixing desks looked like recycled military
equipment... its coverage remains unsurpassed.'
Music Tech Magazine
"Overall, The Sound Studio is a useful book for both the seasoned and novice audio technician...Mr Nisbett does manage to present practical and useful information with clarity, a rarity in most technical books on sound recording." - Computer Music Journal