Tag Archives for " Ed Cherney "

February 1, 2017

The 4th Edition Of Bobby Owsinski’s Recording Engineer’s Handbook Now Available

Recording Engineer's Handbook 4th editionI’m proud to announce the fully updated fourth edition of my Recording Engineer’s Handbook, a complete compilation of the best recording techniques currently used today.

Along with the rich treasure trove of information from the previous versions of the book, the latest edition also includes new sections on immersive audio recording, electric guitar recording tricks, and DIY microphone and mic preamp kits. Best of all, the information is presented so that musicians, artists, engineers and producers at any level can learn both the basic and advanced skills required to make their recordings shine.

Among the many topics covered in The Recording Engineer’s Handbook 4th edition include:

  • An overview of recording elements, including microphones, preamps, compressors and DAWs, and the secret for getting great sounds even from inexpensive gear
  • Multiple miking techniques for just about any musical instrument or vocal, including how to choose the right mic for any recording situation
  • Prepping and recording drums and percussion, including the keys to a great sounding drum kit
  • Basic tracking and overdub advice and strategies, stereo and immersive audio recording techniques, and much more

Part 2 of the book also includes interviews that feature the wisdom and down-to-earth practical advice offered by a host recording professionals, including all-time greats like Al Schmitt, Eddie Kramer, and Ed Cherney. These hit-maker engineers share their expertise and creative processes behind not only today’s hits, but the classic cuts we’ve enjoyed for years.

The print version of The Recording Engineer’s Handbook, Fourth Edition can be purchased on Amazon, and now there’s a Kindle version as well. The book will also be available at retail book stores and the iTunes book store.

Distribution to colleges and universities is through Ingram. A table of contents and book excerpts can be found at bobbyowsinski.com/recording-engineers-handbook, and an Instructors Resource Kit featuring Powerpoint/Keynote presentations, discussion topics and quizzes for a 12 week semester is also available by request.

Engineer Ed Cherney On Episode #120 Of My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Ed CherneyEd Cherney has become one of the legends of the audio end of the music business, having won 3 Grammys, an Emmy award, 5 TEC awards and been inducted into the TEC hall of fame.

His client list is a who’s who of great artists that include Bonnie Riatt, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Elton John, Bob Seeger, Sting, and even Spinal Tap, among many more.

Ed’s interview on Episode #120 of my Inner Circle Podcast may be one of the best ever on the show, as Ed tells stories about his struggle as a journeyman engineer before breaking through, the big lesson of his career that came from Ry Cooder, and working with The Rolling Stones and Quincy Jones. A very enjoyable listen!

In the intro I’ll discuss the implication of the quickly falling CD market, and how a new study with a lost Amazonian tribe has lead researchers to believe that the music and tones that we like may be more learned than biologically embedded in us.

You can listen to it at bobbyoinnercircle.com, or via iTunesStitcher, Mixcloud or Google Play.