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PC Audio Editing, 2nd Edition by Roger Derry

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4

Recording

4.1 Responsibilities

All the equipment, bells, whistles and toys are of no use whatsoever unless there is something worthwhile to record – something your listeners will want to hear. Acquiring that material is the first task.

At the more complex level, you may be editing something that has been put together in a studio, or maybe a recording of a live event. In the context of this book, this means that the recording has already been done; you are presented with a stereo mix on analogue tape, a DAT or even a multitrack mix on an eight-track video cassette-based digital multitrack. These days it may even be on a removable hard disk.

If you have a suitable sound card, then you may be making the original recording using Cool Edit. In ...

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