The Bloomsbury handbook of music production

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New York : Bloomsbury Academic,, United States, p.1 online resource (xviii, 414 pages) (2020)

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(OCoLC)fst01126957, (OCoLC)fst01127057, bicssc, fast, Music recording & reproduction., Popular music, Production and direction., Recording and reproducing, Recording and reproducing., Sound, Sound recordings


Includes bibliographical references and index.Part I. Background. Recorded Music / Simon Zagorski-Thomas ; Authenticity in Music Production / Mike Alleyne ; How to Study Record Production ; Carlo Nardi -- Part II. Technologies. From Tubes to Transistors : Developments in Recording Technology up to 1970 / Albin Zak III ; Transition : The History of Recording Technology from 1970 to the present / Paul Théberge ; How does vintage equipment fit into a modern working process? / Anthony Meynell -- Part III. Places. Recording Studios in the First Half of the 20th Century / Susan Schmidt-Horning ; Recording Studios Since 1970 / Eliot Bates -- Part IV. Organising the Production Process. Information (Inter)action and Collaboration in Record Production Environments / M. Nyssim Lefford ; Creative Communities of Practice : Role Delineation in Record Production In Different Eras and Across Different Genres and Production Settings / Tuomas Auvinen ; Pre-Production ; Mike Howlett -- Part V. Creating Recorded Music. Songwriting in the Studio / Simon Barber ; The Influence of Technology on Performance : Classical Perspectives / Amy Blier-Carruthers ; Welcome to the Machine : Musicians, Technology and Industry / Alan Williams ; Studying Recording Techniques / Kirk McNally and Toby Seay ; Materialising Identity in the Recording Studio / Alexa Woloshyn -- Part VI. Creating Desktop Music. Desktop Production and Groove / Anne Danielsen ; Bass and Heaviness in Dance Music / Robert Fink ; Maximum Sonic Impact : (Authenticity/Commerciality) Fidelity-Dualism in Contemporary Metal Music Production / Mark Mynett ; Desktop Production and Commerciality / Phil Harding -- Part VII. Post-Production. Audio Processing / Mike Exarchos and Simon Zagorski-Thomas ; Mixing / Andrew Bourbon -- Part VIII. Distribution. Producer Compensation in the Digital Age / Richard James Burgess ; Evolving Technologies of Music Distribution : Consumer Music Formats -- Past, Present and Future / Rob Toulson ; Listening to Recorded Sound / Mark Katz ; Interpreting the Materials of a Transmedia Storyworld : Word-Music-Image in Steven Wilson's Hand. Cannot. Erase. (2015) / Lori A. Burns and Laura McLaren."A summary of current research on the production of stereo and mono recorded music"--Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 17, 2020).