Larry Boden and Acoustic Sounds present “Basic Disc Mastering [2nd Edition]: A Compendium of Industy Documents Relating to the Science of Disc Recording” | Music News
The first edition of Basic Disc Mastering from engineering extraordinaire Larry Boden was released in 1981 by the Full Sail Recording Workshop and was a very useful tool for a thorough detail on the process of recording and cutting an album. This new version will of course bridge the last 30+ years of time that has separated both editions. This one should be a vital tool for all engineers and is massive from the description given. Over 500 pages that weighs over 3 pounds full of music mastering knowledge that will surely find many good homes in this world. Full details from Acoustic Sounds below.
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Acoustic Sounds is proud to offer a most remarkable book about one of the most critical tasks in creating a music album — record mastering. “Basic Disc Mastering” has been written and compiled by Larry Boden, a noted expert in the field. The content varies from very simple to rather complex. Topics include not only the science of disc cutting but also vinyl record plating and pressing, styli design, and many others. It also contains a healthy section of manufacturers information from the “golden age” of disc cutting. The book itself has been published with industry professionals in mind, but offers a unique view of the technology that serious vinyl lovers should find interesting. This is a large volume, weighing in at more than three pounds and 500 pages and has been printed on acid free paper.
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Check out a Larry Boden mastered song from David Axelrod below, one of which Wu-Tang Clan sampled in the early 2000′s.
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