Dance Music Manual

Tools, Toys, and Techniques

Author: Rick Snoman

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 528

View: 853

So you want to learn the ins and outs of creating dance music and looking to improve your production? Then this book is just for you. No matter what genre you are interested in- trance, techno, garage, chill out, house or what tool you are working with- Abelton, Reason, Reaktor or Absynth, Snowman covers every aspect of dance music production- from sound design, compression and effects to mixing and mastering to help you improve your music. No matter what you level of experience the Dance Music Manual is packed with sound advice, techniques and practical tips to help you achieve professional results. The CD provides demo tracks showing what can be achieved when applying the advice contained in the book, including examples of the quality difference before and after mixing and mastering. The CD also contains free software demos for you to download. For even more advice and resources, check out the book's official website www.dancemusicproduction.com

The Dance Music Manual

Tools, Toys and Techniques

Author: Rick Snoman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 528

View: 791

Whatever your level of experience, The Dance Music Manual is packed with sound advice, techniques and practical examples to help you achieve professional results. Written by a professional producer and remixer, the book is organised into three accessible sections: Technology and theory If you're relatively new to the technology and theory behind today's dance music, Rick Snoman discusses the basics of MIDI, synthesis and sampling, as well as music theory, effects, compression, microphone techniques and sound design. Dance genres This section covers techniques for producing different musical styles, including Trance, Trip Hop, Rap and House. Snoman takes a close look at the general programming principles behind drum loops, basses and leads for each genre, in addition to the programming and effects used to create the sounds. Mixing and promotion Snoman guides you through the art of mixing, mastering, remixing, pressing and publishing your latest masterpiece. This includes a look at how record companies operate, copyrighting your material, pressing your own records and the costs involved. Finally, guest contributors offer essential advice on DJ'ing and how to create your own website to promote your music. The CD provides demo tracks showing what can be achieved when applying the advice contained in the book, including examples of the quality difference before and after mixing and mastering. The CD also contains free software demos for you to download. For even more advice and resources, check out the book's official website www.dancemusicproduction.com

Dance Music Manual

Tools, Toys, and Techniques

Author: Rick Snoman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 552

View: 994

Dance Music Manual, aimed at the novice and seasoned professional alike, takes the reader through the software and hardware needed to create original, captivating, and professional sounding music. Key features of Dance Music Manual include: How to create compelling, professional-sounding original or remixed dance tracks. The differences between different genres and how to produce them. How to expose your tracks to their chosen audience and equip you with the skills to develop your career as a dance music producer and engineer. Along with the book is a companion website, which provides examples of synthesis programming, compression, effects, MIDI files, and examples of the tracks discussed in this edition. The new and improved fourth edition covers processes and techniques used by music producers, masters, mixers, and DJs. Each page is full of facts presented in a manner that is easy to absorb and implement.

The Remix Manual

The Art and Science of Dance Music Remixing with Logic

Author: Simon Langford

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

View: 741

First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

A Music Manual

Containing Certain Things that Everybody Wishes to Know and Remember about Music

Author: Olga Samaroff Stokowski

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 120

View: 401