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Audio Engineering Explained by Douglas Self

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PREFACE

 

 

The studio environment is vitally important if you want to get the best artistic results, the best reputation, and hopefully lots of profitable repeat bookings. The second chapter by Philip Newell examines the environmental issues of lighting, ventilation, decoration, and the provision of headphone foldback and clean mains supplies.

Philip begins by considering the issue of daylight in recording studios. A few years ago, the idea of a recording studio having windows to the outside world, with all the extra sound isolation problems that that implied, would have been considered quite bizarre. However, the conclusion is inescapable that customers like windows, and the extra constructional expense involved is well justified.

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