Sunday, November 28, 2010

What is Music Production?

a producers guide, the role, the people, the process
By Russ Hepworth-Sawyer and Craig Golding

To complete an album, a producer needs to know what goes into capturing great music and teasing out inspirational performances from artists. As a producer, you are guiding not only the music, but also the business and the technical aspects of an album.What Is Music Production?is a 'guide to this guidance'. Formed from a blend of solid information extracted from detailed interviews, the book focuses on the process of music production, providing insight into the producer's work and activity. Whether you are a student or just starting your professional career,What is Music Production?explains what you need to know - from working with artists, songs, pre-production, mixing, and mastering to the finance and budgeting, to glean a professional result. Combining the "how to be" with online assets and interviews, this book arms you with a vital insight into the business of being a music producer.

* Unravels some of the mystery behind producing records from the producer's perspective * Learn about the changing role of the producer in the music industry, looking towards the future * Based on the practice of key producers and music production professionals
Section A: What is Music Production A-1 Quantifying It A-2 Analyzing It Section B: Being It B-1 Being a Producer B-2 Your People B-3 Being a Business Section C Prepping It C-1 What's the Deal C-2 Pre-Production C-3 Project Management C-4 The Desired Outcome: Strategies for Success Section D: Doing It D-1 The Session D-2 The Mix D-3 The Mastering Session Section E The Future E-1 The Changing Face of Music Production Section F F-1 Appendix 1: The Tape Store F-2 Appendix 2: Glossary

ISBN: 9780240811260

Trim: 7.5in x 9.25in

Publication Date: November 10, 2010

Price: $34.95

Format: Book - Paperback

Pages: 304

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