A Great Way to Learn!"Make Mine Music" is a fascinating read for pro musicians, recording engineers and music fans alike! In "Make Mine Music" mythical recording engineer Bruce Swedien tells his story in his own words. And what a story it is! While you'll get the standard autobiographical details ("I first became intrigued by the art of recording music at the tender age of 10"), this book is jam packed with a goldmine of details, no matter what you're involvement in making, recording, or listening to music.
If you've ever wanted to be a fly on the wall at a Duke Ellington session, or wondered what a typical session with Michael Jackson is like, this book will tell you. What's more, Swedien generously offers away detailed details from his lifetime in the studio, including insights into psychoacoustics, how he approaches the stereo soundfield, microphone selection and placement techniques, the art of mixing, and the role of technology in capturing musical inspiration. An invaluable research tool for the recording musician, engineer and producer, "Make Mine Music" is also an incredibly engaging and entertaining read no matter what your level of technical expertise and interest. The book offers a behind the scenes look at the process of creating and recording some of the best music ever produced, straight from the man in the middle of it all.
Make Mine Music Details:
- Author: Bruce Swedien
- Title: Make Mine Music