Ever since his father gave him a disc recorder at the tender age of 10, Bruce Swedien has known what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. Bruce Swedien – Make Mine Music has 18 ratings and 0 reviews. Ever since he was given a disc recorder by his father at the tender age of ten. Make Mine Music. Published in December , this is Bruce’s recounting of his long career, from his start in the 50’s working with giants like Count Basie, Duke.

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The antithesis of balance is imbalance. From the Publisher We are thrilled that Bruce has offered to share his industry knowledge.

Determining the abilities and limitations of human hearing is invaluable to us involved in the production of music recordings. Male will result in a good, loud level for mixing popular music. My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles. Jeff Szymanski rated it really liked it Dec 16, Amazon Music Stream mak of songs.

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Want to Read saving…. Here’s a perfect example of someone who just wanted to do a particular thing and stuck with it through thick and thin until he “made it”. Bruce Swedien is an icon in the recording indusrty. In our work of recording music, that responsibility is transferred to us. My plywood drum platform when I use it for recording Michael’s vocalstogether with the Studio Traps, makes Michael’s dancing footsteps a distinctive element of the rhythm track.


We, as professional music recording people, fall somewhere in between these two areas of expertise. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.

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That is another matter entirely. Then, make mark on monitor level control. The remainder is repetition an ok thing for music, not so much for writing and name dropping legitimate associates yes but, it wears thin sans engaging mqke. Instead, we have an awful first draft of great stories by someone that has no writing skills.

Published in Decemberthis is Bruce’s recounting of his long career, from his start in the 50’s working with giants like Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Woody Brjce, to his current projects mixing Pop musicians like Michael Jackson and Jennifer Lopez. Dave rated it liked it Sep 22, Keep these thoughts in mind the next time you are doing a mix.

Bruce details some of his techniques and his microphone information is priceless! Enjoy the stories, but know what you’re getting.

In other words, to discover how sounds entering the ear are processed by the ear and the brain in order to give the listener useful information about the world outside. If lower record bus levels are to be used, adjust SPL resultant peaks accordingly e. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook: Mark rated it liked it Nov 22, The book is probably brucs of the best music lessons I’ve ever had.


From that stark, uncolored point we can then add a new viewpoint for the listener that we can call truly our own.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It can mean very short, closely-spaced early reflections and minimal reverb content. Order a copy today for your reference library. He takes the reader back to a primitive time where music was in a form of innocence, and tries to show you how he had a hand in a ton of historical musical events. He certainly know what he is talking about.

We must be able to judge balance. Don’t have a Kindle? It’s pretty obvious to even the most amateur of engineers that Telefunken or Neuman mics, with Neve pre amps are used on virtually all pro recordings.

I find the Studio Traps particularly useful for recording an artist like Michael Jackson because Michael always dances as he sings, even when he’s recording. This ability seems to be acquired almost by osmosis through thousands of seemingly insignificant listening experiences.

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