Using straight-forward language and practical examples, Philip Newell covers the key principles of making a successful studio construction. In this third edition of Recording Studio Design, he gives you the skills you need to avoid disaster and create an efficient and effective acoustical environment to record and produce the fineset audio. Learn from Newell's years of experience as he provides great detail on the practical recording application in various acoustic environments, and explores complex issues, providing real-world solutions.

This new edition expands and develops on the topics from the previous editions, updating it for the digital age, so you have all the current information you need to build, adapt or update your recording studio.

chapter 1|12 pages

General Requirements and Common Errors

chapter 2|22 pages

Sound, Decibels and Hearing

chapter 3|50 pages

Sound Isolation

chapter 4|48 pages

Room Acoustics and Means of Control

chapter 5|54 pages

Designing Neutral Rooms

chapter 6|46 pages

Rooms with Characteristic Acoustics

chapter 7|14 pages

Variable Acoustics

chapter 9|24 pages

The Studio Environment

chapter 10|20 pages

Limitations to Design Predictions

chapter 11|42 pages

Loudspeakers in Rooms

chapter 12|22 pages

Flattening the Room Response

chapter 13|28 pages

Control Rooms

chapter 15|16 pages

Studio Monitoring: The Principal Objectives

chapter 16|32 pages

The Non-Environment Control Room

chapter 17|8 pages

The Live-End, Dead-End Approach

chapter 20|48 pages

Studio Monitoring Systems

chapter 21|52 pages

Surround Sound and Control Rooms

chapter 22|8 pages

Human Factors

chapter 23|28 pages

A Mobile Control Room

chapter 24|14 pages


chapter 25|16 pages

Main Supplies and Earthing Systems

chapter 26|16 pages

Analogue Audio Interfacing