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4th Edition

Recording Tips for Engineers
For Cleaner, Brighter Tracks

ISBN 9781138123069
Published June 16, 2017 by Routledge
250 Pages

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Book Description

Recording Tips for Engineers, Fourth Edition provides the knowledge needed to become a proficient audio engineer. With years of experience working with big name rock stars, author Tim Crich shares his expertise and gives all the essential insider tips and shortcuts. A tool for engineers of all levels, this humorous, easy-to-read guide is packed with practical advice using real-life studio situations, bulleted lists, and clear illustrations. It will save valuable time and allow for fast, in-session reference.

Additional resources are available on the companion website (www.routledge/cw/

The fourth edition has been updated to:

  • Lead discussions of modern file storage and processes for uploading, downloading, sharing, and transferring files and data.
  • Address digital audio workstations.
  • Provide expanded coverage on room treatment.

Table of Contents

List of Figures



Chapter 1: The Recording Engineer

Chapter 2: Sound Characteristics

Chapter 3: The Studio Setup

Chapter 4: Drums Setup

Chapter 5: Electric Guitars Setup

Chapter 6: Acoustic Instruments Setup

Chapter 7: Vocals Setup

Chapter 8: The Control Room Setup

Chapter 9: The Starting Points

Chapter 10: The Signal Routing

Chapter 11: The Recording

Chapter 12: The Mixing

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Tim Crich has over twenty-five years of experience in the recording studio, and has worked on records by the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Billy Joel, David Bowie, Bon Jovi, Ozzy, Cher, and many more. Tim has engineered for some of the biggest producers in the world. He is the author of Assistant Engineers Handbook.