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Dance music manual [electronic resource] : tools, toys and techniques / Rick Snoman.

Snoman, Rick. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780080926964 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0080926967 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 522 p.) : ill., facsims.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; Focal, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Available through EBSCO
Previous ed.: 2004.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Technology and theory -- The science of synthesis -- Compression, processing, and effects -- Cables, mixing desks and effects busses -- Programming theory -- Digital audio -- Sampling and sample manipulation -- Recording vocals -- Recording real instrments -- Sequencers -- Music theory -- Dance genres -- House -- Trance -- UK garage -- Techno -- Hip-hop/rap -- Trip-hop -- Ambient/chill out -- Drum 'n bass -- Mixing and promotion -- Mixing -- Mastering -- Publishing and promotion -- Remixing and sample clearance -- A DJ's perspective -- Binary and hex -- Decimal to hexadecimal conversion table -- General MIDI instrument patch maps -- General MIDI CC list -- Sequencer note divisions -- Tempo delay time chart -- Musical note to MIDI and frequencies.
Summary, etc.: Written by a professional producer and remixer, this book offers a comprehensive approach to music production, including knowledge of the tools, equipment, and different dance genres. Get more advice and resources from the book's official website, http://www.dancemusicproduction.com. Included in the new edition are sections on recording instruments alongside new chapters covering more dance music genres. Examines all aspects of music production, from sound design, compression & effect, to mixing and mastering, to publishing and promoting, to help you become a better producer. The companion CD provides sample and example tracks, demonstrating the techniques used in the book.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Underground dance music > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sound recordings > Remixing
Electronic composition
Sound recording industry > Vocational guidance
Sound > Recording and reproducing > Digital techniques

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