Coproduction in the Recording Studio
Perspectives from the Vocal Booth
- Available for pre-order. Item will ship after October 22, 2021
Coproduction in the Recording Studio details how recording studio environments affect performance in the vocal booth.
Drawing on interviews with professional session singers, this book considers sociocultural and sociotechnical theory, the modern home studio space, as well as isolation and self-recording in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is cutting-edge reading for advanced undergraduates, scholars and professionals working in the disciplines of recording studio production, vocal performance, audio engineering and music technology.
Table of Contents
List of Figures
Chapter 1 – Introduction
Aims and focus
Defining recording studio production
Defining the three ‘waves’ of recording studio production
Defining the vocal booth
About the author
Chapter 2 – Stepping into the sociocultural space
Reading the room
Chapter 3 - Stepping into the creative space
Crossing the line
What do session singers do?
Chapter 4 - Stepping into the sociotechnical space
Chapter 5 - Stepping into the remote recording space
What has been gained?
What has been lost?
Quality and authenticity
A different gig
Documenting (more) extra services
Chapter 6 - What does this mean?
Rod Davies is Lecturer of Popular Music at Monash University, Australia. He is an experienced session singer with a research focus on creative collaboration in music.