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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Just a fun read! Mastering Audio, Third Edition: Published in Decemberthis is Bruce’s recounting of his long career, from swevien start in the 50’s working with giants like Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Woody Herman, to his current projects mixing Pop musicians like Michael Jackson and Jennifer Lopez.

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. I would have liked a few more studio stories, but it is worth reading. That is another matter entirely. In many recording situations, I don’t pay too much attention to those little marks. Write a customer review. This was very well-written and an easy read filled with very cool info about his experiences from Ella Fitzgerald to Michael Jackson to J. The Roger Nichols Recording Method: Some unique and wonderful war stories made this otherwise embarassingly bad book worth the time invested in reading it.


In other words, to discover how sounds entering the ear are processed by the ear and the makw in order to give the listener useful information about the world outside. 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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Could you take a quick look, please? I worked in the music industry as a recording industry and Bruce Swedien is one of my heroes! Instead, we have an awful first draft of great stories by someone that has no writing skills. About a quarter msic the book is a good, informative read. While not elegantly presented, Bruce is successful in getting across his approach to making and recording music.

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Bruce Swedien’s Make Mine Music

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Terrific read for anyone in the music or recording business. This could have been a monumental work if someone like Bobby Owsinski had interviewed Bruce and written the book.

The true aim of psychoacoustic research is to find out how our hearing works. Showing of 11 reviews. Jeff Szymanski rated it really liked it Dec 16, Auratones placed on top of meter overbridge on mixing desk.


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Bruce details some of his techniques and his microphone information is priceless! Bruce’s explinations of early multitracking, Over dubbing and mic placement I found particularly fascinating. The Autobiography of Quincy Jones. We hooked up the amplifier to my speakers.

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Go easy on your ears. We must be able to judge balance. A very talented, gifted engineer: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Set up a giveaway. There is a lot to learn from Bruce and, makr the book’s flaws; he dispenses a lot of that knowledge in this book.

Bruce Swedien On Developing Your Own Sonic Personality

He gives up stories about recording several greats throughout the last 40 or 50 years. Then, make mark on monitor level control. This combination helps create at the mike a dense pattern of early reflections on both the vocal and the footstep sounds. I have always had to know why things are the way they are, especially when it comes to the recording of swrdien. Lo and everything in between.