Ever since his father gave him a disc recorder at the tender age of 10, Bruce Swedien has known what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. Bruce Swedien – Make Mine Music has 18 ratings and 0 reviews. Ever since he was given a disc recorder by his father at the tender age of ten. Make Mine Music. Published in December , this is Bruce’s recounting of his long career, from his start in the 50’s working with giants like Count Basie, Duke.
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I went back and listened to some of the Michael Jackson albums with a new view and I can hear all of brucr things he was talking about in the book.
We, as professional music recording people, fall somewhere in between these two areas of expertise. Psychoacoustics is not about sonic mind control.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I have always been a very curious person. Ever since he was given a disc recorder by his father at the tender age of ten, Bruce Swedien has known what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The content will appeal to those interested in the stories behind some of the best music to ever come out of the recording studio.
Bruce never set out to write an epic drama or a lesson in prose-he just wanted to share what it was like to have been where he has been, as well as impart to the reader the perspective that governs his musical decisions.
I would have liked a few more studio stories, but it is worth reading.
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In essence, I could say that I use the unpainted, plywood surface of the drum platform to reflect Michael’s vocal sound source, surrounded by Tube Traps, back to the microphone.
Some unique and wonderful war stories made this otherwise embarassingly bad book worth the time invested in reading maoe.
Not only is he a pro, but seems like a nice man too! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Much too frequently, sentence after sentence is distractingly bad or inappropriate. Ross added it Sep 29, While it isn’t necessarily a how-to book, I think there is some great information for audio enthusiasts about mics, placement, and technique.
Lo and everything in between. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. About a quarter of the book is a good, informative read.
Here are the standard monitoring settings that I use for all my sessions. His humility and humanity come through in spades. But the worst part is that instead of being rich with fresh anecdotes and useful production tips based on this milestone record, all I’m finding are annoying, half tossed off thoughts, devoid of insights not to mention, God forbid, juicy gossip.
Hal Leonard Books March 1, Language: When I got the book I immediately turned to the part of the book about the making of Michael Jackson’s megahits.
English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. But my God the writing is amateur, filled with redundancies and bizarre typos the man who recorded “Thriller” misspells his own smash record as “Billy Jean”. Trond was right, my studio life has not been the same since! The fact that a pro engineer who has worked with so many power house artists is willing to share even a few of his tricks, is just short of mind blowing. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
When I hear a record on the radio or in a club that has interesting music or an interesting sonic hook, I am off to the record store in a minute and buying a copy for myself. I find that Tube Traps make a dramatic difference. First, this book is not a work of art. Each album mentioned in the book is a classic, and he doesn’t even nearly mention all the projects he has worked on over the decades.
Colin marked it as to-read Sep 28, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A very talented, gifted engineer: It’s pretty obvious to even the most amateur of engineers that Telefunken or Neuman mics, with Neve pre amps are used on virtually all pro recordings.
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Bruce Swedien – Make Mine Music by Bruce Swedien
When will this injurious practice end? Bruce Swedien is an icon to anyone who loves music and recording. This also preserves the rhythmic effect of him dancing happily away while he sings. John Natiw rated it really liked it Jun 01, muslc In bguce recording situations, I don’t pay too much attention to those little marks. Could you take a quick look, please? Then, make mark on monitor level control.
I generally make a random Tube Trap set-up.
Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He certainly know what he is talking about. His concepts and ideas in regard to sound and sonic space are truly mind blowing.
Too much of the writing is disjointed, self-indulgent, and mhsic compiled.