The Dance Music Manual

The Dance Music Manual

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Whatever your level of experience, The Dance Music Manual is packed with sound advice, techniques and practical examples to help you achieve professional results. Written by a professional producer and remixer, the book is organised into three accessible sections: Technology and theory If you're relatively new to the technology and theory behind today's dance music, Rick Snoman discusses the basics of MIDI, synthesis and sampling, as well as music theory, effects, compression, microphone techniques and sound design. Dance genres This section covers techniques for producing different musical styles, including Trance, Trip Hop, Rap and House. Snoman takes a close look at the general programming principles behind drum loops, basses and leads for each genre, in addition to the programming and effects used to create the sounds. Mixing and promotion Snoman guides you through the art of mixing, mastering, remixing, pressing and publishing your latest masterpiece. This includes a look at how record companies operate, copyrighting your material, pressing your own records and the costs involved. Finally, guest contributors offer essential advice on DJ'ing and how to create your own website to promote your music. The CD provides demo tracks showing what can be achieved when applying the advice contained in the book, including examples of the quality difference before and after mixing and mastering. The CD also contains free software demos for you to download. For even more advice and resources, check out the book's official website www.dancemusicproduction.comFigure 21.2 The requisite Technics SL1210 Mk5. Photograph printed with permission. Ac Technics 2003. Vestax have ... though the features ofthese decks baffled many aDJ, as they started to include features like ultra pitch, instant reverse, digital pitch display, joystick controls, etc. ... Stanton, aname associated and regarded highly for cartridges and styluses (the classic 500 MkII has been an industryanbsp;...

Title:The Dance Music Manual
Author:Rick Snoman
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2012-09-10


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