Sound Recording Bibliography

Compiled by David Shaw

  1. Alldrin, L., G. Petersen, et al. (1997). The home studio guide to microphones. Emeryville, CA, MixBooks.
  2. Ballou, G. (2002). Handbook for sound engineers. Boston, Focal.
  3. Bartlett, B. and J. Bartlett (2002). Practical recording techniques. Boston, MA, Focal Press.
  4. Borwick, J. and Association of Professional Recording Services. (1994). Sound recording practice. Oxford; New York, Oxford University Press.
  5. Eargle, J. (1980). Sound recording. New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co.
  6. Eargle, J. (1995). Music, sound, and technology. New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold.
  7. Eargle, J. (2001). The microphone book. Boston, Focal Press.
  8. Eargle, J. (2003). Handbook of recording engineering. Boston, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  9. Eargle, J. (2003). Loudspeaker handbook. Boston, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  10. Fisher, J. P. (2001). Profiting from your music and sound project studio. New York, Allworth Press.
  11. Huber, D. M. and R. E. Runstein (2005). Modern recording techniques. Boston, Focal Press/Elsevier.
  12. Katz, M. (2004). Capturing sound: how technology has changed music. Berkeley, University of California Press.
  13. Kusek, D., G. Leonhard, et al. (2005). The future of music: manifesto for the digital music revolution. Boston, Berklee Press.
  14. Martin, G. (1983). Making music: the guide to writing, performing & recording. New York, W. Morrow.
  15. Middleton, C. (2003). Complete guide to digital audio. Indianapolis, IN, Premier Press Inc., a Division of Course Technology.
  16. Morton, D. (2000). Off the record: the technology and culture of sound recording in America. New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press.
  17. Morton, D. (2004). Sound recording: the life story of a technology. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press.
  18. Moylan, W. (1992). The art of recording: the creative resources of music production and audio. New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold.
  19. Pellman, S. (1994). An introduction to the creation of electroacoustic music. Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Pub. Co.
  20. Rachlin, H. (1988). The songwriter’s and musician’s guide to making great demos. Cincinnati, Ohio, Writer’s Digest Books.
  21. Rapaport, D. S. (1999). How to make & sell your own recording: the complete guide to independent recording. Upper Saddle River, N.J., Prentice Hall.
  22. Rapaport, D. S., H. Bronson, et al. How to make and sell your own record. New York, N.Y., Jeffrey Norton Publishers.
  23. Presents a discussion on recording, printing and pressing costs, independent distribution, and obtaining airplay for one’s own record.
  24. Recording Industry Association of America. (1985). Inside the recording industry. [New York, N.Y.] (888 7th Ave., 9th floor, New York 10106), Recording Industry Association of America.
  25. Schrader, B. (1982). Introduction to electro-acoustic music. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall.
  26. Shea, M. and F. A. Everest (2002). How to build a small budget recording studio from scratch– with 12 tested designs. New York, McGraw-Hill.
  27. Stanfield, J. (1997). The musician’s guide to making & selling your own cds & cassettes. Cincinnati, Writer’s Digest Books.
  28. Talbot-Smith, M. (1999). Audio engineer’s reference book. Oxford [England]; Boston, Focal Press.
  29. Volanski, J. J. (2003). Sound recording advice: an instruction and reference manual that demystifies the home recording studio experience. San Diego, Calif., Pacific Beach Pub.
  30. Wadhams, W. (1988). Dictionary of music production and engineering terminology. New York London, Schirmer Books; Collier Macmillan.
  31. Wadhams, W. (1990). Sound advice: the musician’s guide to the record industry. New York, London, Schirmer Books; Collier Macmillan.
  32. Wadhams, W. (1990). Sound advice: the musician’s guide to the recording studio. New York, London, Schirmer Books; Collier Macmillan.
  33. Wadhams, W., D. Nathan, et al. (2001). Inside the hits. Boston, MA, Milwaukee, Wis., Berklee Press; Distributed by Hal Leonard.
  34. Whitaker, J. C. (2003). Master handbook of audio production: a guide to standards, equipment, and system design. New York, McGraw-Hill.
  35. Wilkinson, S. R. and S. Oppenheimer (1997). Anatomy of a home studio: how everything really works, from microphones to MIDI. Emeryville, CA, EMBooks.