CHAPTER 6

Your Audio Toolkit

In This Chapter

•  What are the essential tools of audio production?

•  What are the optional tools of audio production?

•  What environment is best to record in?

When most people walk into a new house, they don’t ask whether the carpenter used a nail gun or hammer, whether the power saw came from The Home Depot or Harbor Freight, or whether the builder wore gloves when installing the drywall. They just care that the house is safe, looks good, and is functional. They take in the aesthetics and functionality of the house.

Consumers and audio content aren’t all that different. They don’t care whether you used a digital ...

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