Basic Live Sound Reinforcement

A Practical Guide for Starting Live Audio

Author: Raven Biederman,Penny Pattison

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136126066

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 379

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Access and interpret manufacturer spec information, find shortcuts for plotting measure and test equations, and learn how to begin your journey towards becoming a live sound professional. Land and perform your first live sound gigs with this guide that gives you just the right amount of information. Don't get bogged down in details intended for complex and expensive equipment and Madison Square Garden-sized venues. Basic Live Sound Reinforcement is a handbook for audio engineers and live sound enthusiasts performing in small venues from one-mike coffee shops to clubs. With their combined years of teaching and writing experience, the authors provide you with a thorough foundation of the theoretical and the practical, offering more advanced beginners a complete overview of the industry, the gear, and the art of mixing, while making sure to remain accessible to those just starting out.
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Basic Live Sound

Author: Paul White

Publisher: SMT

ISBN: 0857121820

Category: Music

Page: 208

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Basic Live Sound has the answers for setting up equipment for live performance and DJ techniques. Discover how to work in different spaces with a variety of performance events, and the equipment required to get the sound just right.
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Live Sound Reinforcement

A Comprehensive Guide to P.A. and Music Reinforcement Systems and Technology

Author: Scott Hunter Stark

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780918371072

Category: Music

Page: 313

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Get ready to learn live sound reinforcement using the best-selling title on the subject available! The simple language, detailed illustrations, and concrete examples in this book are suitable for novice to intermediate-level users. "Live Sound Reinforcement" outlines all aspects of P.A. system operation and commonly encountered sound system design concerns. Topics include microphones, speaker systems, equalizers, mixers, signal processors, amplifiers, system wiring and interfaces, indoor and outdoor sound considerations and psychoacoustics.
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Sound Check For The Performing Musician

Author: Paul White

Publisher: SMT

ISBN: 0857128353

Category: Music

Page: 250

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No matter how talented a performer you are, if the sound out front isn't up to scratch, you won't win over your audience. Even relatively inexpensive equipment can produce exceptionally good results - if only you know how to use it... Sound Check For The Performing Musician is a practical guide to equipment and sound for small to medium-sized gigs. It covers everything from choosing PA equipment and back line amplification, to selecting the right type of microphone and more. Also discussed are stage monitoring, effects and processors, uning, DI techniques, radio mics, basic wiring information, amplifier and loundspeaker principles - and even performance tips. An essential guide to getting a great sound on stage Clear, simple terms give the lowdown on amps, PAs and mics Everything you need to create the best setup for your budget Paul White is one of the UK's most acclaimed and respected authors on music technology. An accomplished musician himself, with a number of albums to his credit, he started out writing for the poular recording magazines Home Studio Recording and Music Technology before moving to the industry's leading monthly, Sound on Sound, of which he is now editor. He also runs his own highly successful studio and has worked with many high-profile musicians.
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Basic Mixers

Author: Paul White

Publisher: SMT

ISBN: 0857121847

Category: Music

Page: 212

View: 6965

Whether you record using a traditional studio or a computer or you want to produce a decent live sound, you need to know how mixing consoles work. Modern mixers might be analogue, digital or virtual, and at first glance their knobs and faders can appear intimidating, but by following Basic Mixers, you'll soon be confident working in any environment.
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The Basics of Live Sound

Tips, Techniques & Lucky Guesses

Author: Jerry J. Slone

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780634030284

Category: Music

Page: 64

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(Book). This beginner's guide to the basics of live concert sound mixing and mic techniques is written by industry vet Jerry Slone, whose baptism-by-fire road experiences will teach you need-to-know stuff they simply don't teach in school! It provides easy-to-understand coverage aimed at the novice on topics such as: sound and hearing; microphone models, specs and techniques; mixers; equalization; amplifiers; speakers; the audio chain; schools and universities for continuing education; and much more. Ever since talent show appearances in his pre-teen years, Jerry Slone 's been the guy who got stuck hooking up the PA and trying to tweak it to make it sound better. After graduating from the Recording Industry program at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), he road-managed and mixed house audio for a touring band. Today, he works with acts signed to major labels.
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Audio Signal Processing for Next-Generation Multimedia Communication Systems

Author: Yiteng (Arden) Huang,Jacob Benesty

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402077688

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 374

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Audio Signal Processing for Next-Generation Multimedia Communication Systems presents cutting-edge digital signal processing theory and implementation techniques for problems including speech acquisition and enhancement using microphone arrays, new adaptive filtering algorithms, multichannel acoustic echo cancellation, sound source tracking and separation, audio coding, and realistic sound stage reproduction. This book's focus is almost exclusively on the processing, transmission, and presentation of audio and acoustic signals in multimedia communications for telecollaboration where immersive acoustics will play a great role in the near future.
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Introduction to Live Sound Reinforcement

The Science, the Art, and the Practice

Author: Teddy Boyce

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460238907

Category: Reference

Page: 320

View: 3220

This book is an invaluable resource for burgeoning audio engineers. With clear writing and comprehensive illustrations, fundamental concepts of acoustics are explained in easy to understand language. The operating principles of the essential components of a sound system, as well as their use in the design and implementation of the system, are covered in detail. Operational aspects of executing a live performance are also given full treatment. By providing practical information surrounding the concepts, implementations, and practices central to live sound reinforcement, this book sets the foundation upon which to build and move forward with confidence....
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The SOS Guide to Live Sound

Optimising Your Band's Live-Performance Audio

Author: Paul White

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1135016429

Category: Music

Page: 304

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If you’ve ever handled live sound, you know the recipe for creating quality live sound requires many steps. Your list of ingredients, shall we say, requires an understanding of sound and how it behaves, the know-how to effectively use a sound system), and the knowledge to choose and use your gear well. Add a dash of miking ability, stir in a pinch of thinking on your feet for when your system starts to hum or the vocals start to feed back, and mix. In practice, there really is no "recipe" for creating a quality performance. Instead, musicians and engineers who effectively use sound systems have a wealth of knowledge that informs their every move before and during a live performance. You can slowly gather that knowledge over years of live performance, or you can speed up the process with The SOS Guide to Live Sound. With these pages, you get practical advice that will allow you to accomplish your live-sound goals in every performance. Learn how to choose, set up, and use a live-performance sound system. Get the basics of live-sound mixing, save money by treating your gear well with a crash course in maintenance, and fix issues as they happen with a section on problem-solving, full of real-world situations. You’ll also get information on stage-monitoring, both conventional and in-ear, along with the fundamentals of radio microphones and wireless mixing solutions. Finally, a comprehensive glossary of terminology rounds out this must-have reference.
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Basic Chords for Guitar

Author: David Mead

Publisher: Music Sales Amer

ISBN: 9781860743634

Category: Music

Page: 154

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(Music Sales America). All guitar players, from the Edge to Santana, have one thing in common: they know their chords. In fact, chords form the backbone of nearly all pop music and are an essential part of the guitarist's vocabulary. This handy pocket-sized book is the perfect guide to guitar chords and has plenty of other useful tips for the budding guitarist.
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Basic Home Studio Design

Author: Paul White

Publisher: Music Sales Amer

ISBN: 9781860742729

Category: Music

Page: 175

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Further titles in this exciting new pocket sized series, designed to make music technology simple.
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Exploring Sound Design for Interactive Media

Author: Joseph Cancellaro

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781401881023

Category: Design

Page: 257

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This timely new book provides an excellent foundation in the techniques of sound design production for the interactive arts. Coverage ranges from basic acoustics and digital audio theory to creating, mixing, and implementing sound and music in such interactive spaces as Web sites, games, and virtual worlds. Readers are introduced to the essentials of recording and reproduction, the key strategies for successful sound design, and the musical and psychological aspects of sound. The practical and theoretical knowledge presented in this book facilitates the important transition from the techniques of linear sound design used in film and video to the non-linear sound design techniques associated with adaptive audio spaces.
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Playing Live

Author: Jez Rogers

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1471782085

Category:

Page: N.A

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Basic Spoken Chinese

An Introduction to Speaking and Listening for Beginners (Downloadable Media and MP3 Audio Included)

Author: Cornelius C. Kubler

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462914810

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

View: 8253

This is a beginning-level course in spoken Chinese that employs a revolutionary new method designed to have you quickly speaking and comprehending Mandarin Chinese. Along with its sister book Basic Written Chinese and their accompanying workbooks, Basic Spoken Chinese offers a complete introductory course to the Chinese language. As a native English speaker, working hard to learn Chinese is not enough; you have to work smart in order to learn this very different language efficiently. Downloadable audio and video reinforce the material introduced in the book. No matter why you've chosen to learn Chinese—for business, travel, cultural studies or another goal—the Basic Chinese approach of two separate but integrated tracks in spoken and written Chinese will help you learn this language most efficiently and successfully. Detailed explanations in English of Chinese pronunciation, grammar, usage, culture, society, and recommended learning approaches. A digital Instructor's Guide is available electronically. A written Character Transcript (Simplified and Traditional) is available electronically. The downloadable materials feature: 40 videos with dozens of native speakers filmed on location in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Singapore, and Malaysia. 6 hours of native-speaker audio, including all of the book's conversations. Build up sections, new words, and pronunciation exercises. Available separately, Basic Spoken Chinese Practice Essentials is the companion workbook for Basic Spoken Chinese. This practical guide includes a broad range of drills and exercises designed to dramatically enhance your proficiency in speaking and comprehending. While designed for use with the companion textbook, it can be used together with any Chinese textbook or teaching program to hone your Chinese language skills.
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Guide to Sound Systems for Worship

Author: Jon F. Eiche

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780793500291

Category: Music

Page: 190

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Running title: The Yamaha guide to sound systems for worship.
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The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge

Author: Norman Don

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800648105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 9149

Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“
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Ableton Live 8 and Suite 8

Create, Produce, Perform

Author: Keith Robinson,Huston Singletary

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136121501

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

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Learn how to create, produce and perform a whole new way; prepare to unlock the power of Live. This book and DVD combination shows, if you get it right, exactly what Ableton Live can deliver. Engineered to follow Lives non linear music environment the book looks and feels like the program, its unique format utilizes the terms and creative features of Live- tabs, keys, pointers, and labels to learn the littlest things that make the biggest difference. Packed with professional testimonials, concepts, definitions, hundred of tips and tricks and hidden features the book covers the software's nuts and bolts and creative technique to create, produce, perform and make music on the fly. The accompanying DVD contains ?Live sets? and web pointer information to sync and download as well as interviews, further hints and tips and video
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DAFX

Digital Audio Effects

Author: Udo Zölzer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470979674

Category: Computers

Page: 624

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The rapid development in various fields of Digital Audio Effects, or DAFX, has led to new algorithms and this second edition of the popular book, DAFX: Digital Audio Effects has been updated throughout to reflect progress in the field. It maintains a unique approach to DAFX with a lecture-style introduction into the basics of effect processing. Each effect description begins with the presentation of the physical and acoustical phenomena, an explanation of the signal processing techniques to achieve the effect, followed by a discussion of musical applications and the control of effect parameters. Topics covered include: filters and delays, modulators and demodulators, nonlinear processing, spatial effects, time-segment processing, time-frequency processing, source-filter processing, spectral processing, time and frequency warping musical signals. Updates to the second edition include: Three completely new chapters devoted to the major research areas of: Virtual Analog Effects, Automatic Mixing and Sound Source Separation, authored by leading researchers in the field . Improved presentation of the basic concepts and explanation of the related technology. Extended coverage of the MATLABTM scripts which demonstrate the implementation of the basic concepts into software programs. Companion website (www.dafx.de) which serves as the download source for MATLABTM scripts, will be updated to reflect the new material in the book. Discussing DAFX from both an introductory and advanced level, the book systematically introduces the reader to digital signal processing concepts, how they can be applied to sound and their use in musical effects. This makes the book suitable for a range of professionals including those working in audio engineering, as well as researchers and engineers involved in the area of digital signal processing along with students on multimedia related courses.
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Wie man Freunde gewinnt

Die Kunst, beliebt und einflussreich zu werden

Author: Dale Carnegie

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104031479

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

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Dieses Buch zeigt Ihnen: - wie man Freunde gewinnt - wie man auf neuen Wegen zu neuen Zielen gelangt - wie man beliebt wird - wie man seine Umwelt beeinflußt - wie man mehr Ansehen erlangt - wie man im Beruf erfolgreicher wird - wie man Streit vermeidet - wie man ein guter Redner und brillanter Gesellschafter wird - wie man den Charakter seiner Mitmenschen erkennt - wie man seine Mitarbeiter anspornt und vieles mehr...
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Die subtile Kunst des darauf Scheißens

Author: Mark Manson

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3961210594

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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Scheiß auf positives Denken sagt Mark Manson. Die ungeschönte Perspektive ist ihm lieber. Wenn etwas scheiße ist, dann ist es das eben. Und wenn man etwas nicht kann, dann sollte man dazu stehen. Nicht jeder kann in allem außergewöhnlich sein und das ist gut so. Wenn man seine Grenzen akzeptiert, findet man die Stärke, die man braucht. Denn es gibt so viele Dinge, auf die man im Gegenzug scheißen kann. Man muss nur herausfinden, welche das sind und wie man sie sich richtig am Arsch vorbeigehen lässt. So kann man sich dann auf die eigenen Stärken und die wichtigen Dinge besinnen und hat mehr Zeit, sein Potential gänzlich auszuschöpfen. Die subtile Kunst des darauf Scheißens verbindet unterhaltsame Geschichten und schonungslosen Humor mit hilfreichen Tipps für ein entspannteres und besseres Leben. Damit man seine Energie für sinnvolleres verwendet als für Dinge, die einem egal sein können.
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