Introduction Part 1: The Basics: Recording Without Mics 1. The Recording Process: An Overview 2. Capturing Line/DI Signals Part 2: One Source, One Mic 3. Recording Solo Vocal 4. Session Technique for Overdubs 5. Single-mic Instrument Recording Part 3: One Source, Multiple Mics 6. Coincident Multi-Miking 7. Non-coincident Multi-Miking 8. Stereo Miking Part 4: Multiple Sources, Multiple Mics 9. Stereo Miking & Beyond 10. Multi-Mic Ensemble Recording 11. Freestyle Ensemble Recording Conclusion Appendices: Appendix 1. Who's Who: Selected Discography Appendix 2. Quote References Appendix 3. Picture Credits
Mike Senior is a professional engineer who has worked with Wet Wet Wet, The Charlatans, Reef, Therapy, and Nigel Kennedy. He specialises in adapting the techniques of top producers for those working on a budget, writing regularly for Sound On Sound magazine's 'Mix Rescue', 'Session Notes', and 'Mix Review' columns. He is also the author of the best-selling Focal Press book Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio.
'This, Mike's second 'Small Studio' book...is a perfectly targeted and very readable mine of technical information, practical advice and real-world home-studio experience...it's a book that I'd be very happy to recommend unreservedly to enthusiasts, students and experienced practitioners alike.' - Hugh Robjohns, Sound on Sound