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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.

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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, 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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