Resources (more to come...)

Audio Recording - Glossary of Terms
glossary from the course text site
glossary by Bruce Bartlett
glossary by Mackie (PDF)

Bob Katz - excellent web site - includes faq about digital audio
Dave Moulton - very useful online articles

sound on sound - excellent magazine / web site - lots of great articles and tutorials
tape op - interesting recording magazine - free subscriptions available

Surround Info
surround sound commercial format chart
surround production guide for music
Surround Sound: Up and Running - book by Holman
Pro Tools Surround Sound Mixing - book by Tozzoli

Ear training for engineer
book and software - by Jason Corey
how to listen - developed by harman international
quiztones - software for mac, iOS and android (free mac demo on the 'compare' page)

some resources and recommendations for good headphones

Etymotic ETY high-fidelity earplugs (about 15.00)

Etymotic custom made earplugs (about 150.00) the impressions can be made at the TU Speech, Language and Hearing Center
TU - provides the following Audiology Services

a good online acoustics site - it has other topics besides acoustics...

some additional software options
reaper -inexpensive digital audio workstation - mentioned in class
logic - apples professional daw / production environment
Live - a different approach to daw / production software from ableton

Microphone info
The RecordingHacks Microphone Database
Microphone data site
S. O. Coutant Microphone site

Here are some session forms:
general recording map
basic tracking info sheet
track sheet (from mackie)
tracking sheet (drop down menu)

A few cross platform cloud storage options
Amazon cloud drive

Some hard drive cloning software
Carbon copy cloner


Selected Book References

Augoyard, J. F., Mccartney, A., Torgue, H. & Paquette, D. (2006) Sonic Experience : A Guide to Everyday Sounds, Montreal ; McGill-Queen's University Press.

Bartlett, B. & Bartlett, J. (2008) Practical Recording Techniques, Boston, Elsevier/Focal Press.

Chanan, M. (1995) Repeated Takes: A Short History of Recording and Its Effects on Music, Verso.

Cook, P. R. (Ed.) (1999) Music, Cognition, and Computerized Sound: An Introduction to Psychoacoustics, Cambridge, MIT Press.

Corey, J. (2010) Audio Production and Critical Listening: Technical Ear Training, Elsevier Science & Technology Books.

Cox, C. & Warner, D. (2004) Audio Culture : Readings in Modern Music, New York, Continuum.

Eargle, J. (2004) The Microphone Book, Oxford, UK ; Boston, Elsevier/Focal Press.

Gibson, B. (2005) The S.M.A.R.T. Guide to Mixers, Signal Processors, Microphones, and More, Thomson Course Technology.

Huber, D. M. & Runstein, R. E. (2009) Modern Recording Techniques, Amsterdam ; Boston, Focal Press/Elsevier.

Katz, B. & Katz, R. A. (2007) Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science, Elsevier/Focal Press.

Moorefield, V. (2005). The Producer as Composer: Shaping the Sounds of Popular Music, MIT Press.

Rumsey, F. & Mccormick, T. (2009) Sound and Recording, Elsevier Science.

Thompson, D. M. (2005) Understanding Audio: Getting the Most out of Your Project or Professional Recording Studio, Berklee Press.

Zwicker, E. & Fastl, H. (1999) Psychoacoustics: Facts and Models, New York, Springer.