Modern Recording Techniques is the bestselling, authoritative guide to sound and music recording. Whether you’re just starting out or are looking for a step-up in the industry, Modern Recording Techniques provides an in-depth read on the art and technologies of music production. It’s a must-have reference for all audio bookshelves. Using its familiar and accessible writing style, this ninth edition has been fully updated, presenting the latest production technologies and includes an in-depth coverage of the DAW, networked audio, MIDI, signal processing and much more. A robust companion website features video tutorials, web-links, an online glossary, flashcards, and a link to the author’s blog. Instructor resources include a test bank and an instructor’s manual. The ninth edition includes:Updated tips, tricks and insights for getting the best out of your studio; An introduction to the Apple iOS in music production; Introductions to new technologies and important retro studio techniques; The latest advancements in DAW systems, signal processing, mixing and mastering.

chapter 1|41 pages


chapter 2|32 pages

Sound and Hearing

chapter 3|29 pages

Studio Acoustics and Design

chapter 4|69 pages

Microphones: Design and Application

chapter 5|19 pages

The Analog Tape Recorder

chapter 6|23 pages

Digital Audio Technology

chapter 7|46 pages

The Digital Audio Workstation

chapter 8|16 pages

Groove Tools and Techniques

chapter 9|55 pages

MIDI and Electronic Music Technology

chapter 10|11 pages

The iOS in Music Production

chapter 11|22 pages

Multimedia and the Web

chapter 12|18 pages


chapter 13|7 pages


chapter 14|6 pages

Power- and Ground-Related Issues

chapter 15|40 pages

Signal Processing

chapter 16|6 pages

Noise Reduction

chapter 17|43 pages

The Art and Technology of Mixing

chapter 18|21 pages


chapter 19|18 pages

Immersive Audio (5.1 and Beyond)

chapter 20|20 pages


chapter 21|20 pages

Product Manufacture and Distribution

chapter 22|18 pages

Studio Tips and Tricks

chapter 23|9 pages

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow