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Equipment for Remote Recording of Popular Music

Recording a band playing live on location is a great way to capture its musical energy. This book offers tips on making excellent remote recordings, whether for popular or classical music.

To understand the book, you need a solid background in recording technology: microphones, mic techniques, connectors, mixers, signal processors, and recorders. It helps to know the basics of analog and digital recording. One introduction to recording technology is my book, Practical Recording Techniques (2nd edition), published by Focal Press.

This chapter offers a brief overview of recording equipment for taping pop music on location. It is a simplified introduction for beginners and readers who want a review. ...

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