Studio Production Techniques for Pop/Rock Recording

  • John M. Eargle


Popular music embraces a wide variety of styles, and recording approaches can range from the simplest stereo pickups to complex multimicrophone arrays in recording large studio orchestras and rock groups.


Room Ambience String Instrument Percussion Instrument Motion Picture Sound Single Microphone 
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