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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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Vasypher rated it it was amazing Jan 24, You will only get one set of ear drums in your lifetime, so treat them like the precious things that they are.

But my God the writing is amateur, filled with redundancies and bizarre typos the man who recorded “Thriller” misspells his own smash record as “Billy Jean”.

The Michael Jackson session info is fun as well.

Make Mine Music

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. Pages with related products. If you have to shout to be heard, turn down the speaker level. Bruce’s explinations of early multitracking, Over dubbing and mic placement I found particularly fascinating.

It’s like having moveable walls. Tim never reveals his conflicts of interest and personal prejudices.

Bruce Swedien On Developing Your Own Sonic Personality

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. If lower record bus levels sweeien to be used, adjust SPL resultant peaks accordingly e. Determining the abilities and limitations of human hearing is invaluable to us involved in the production of music recordings. Terrific read for anyone in the music or recording business.


A first look at unused material would have been a real treat, but instead we’re told useless anecdotes about his dog refusing to growl for the intro to the song. While not elegantly presented, Bruce is successful in getting across his muwic to making and recording music. Have something to say about this PSW content?

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But the worst part is that instead of being rich with fresh anecdotes and useful production tips based on this milestone record, all I’m finding are annoying, half tossed off thoughts, devoid of insights not to mention, God forbid, juicy gossip. Get to Know Us. Showing of 10 reviews. Go easy on your ears.

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Hardcoverpages. Now, everyone, know the neutral truth: No trivia or quizzes yet. Knowing that, I think it is safe to say that the primary use of our sense of hearing is to localize sound sources.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Moreno Hogervorst marked it as to-read Oct 25, Then, make mark on monitor level control. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Customers who bought this item also bought. The book is probably one of the best music lessons I’ve ever had. Lists with This Book.

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Brendan Mccusker rated it really liked it Aug 04, I must confess that I was a little disappointed when I first learned that fact! Trond was right, my studio life has not been the same since!

I generally make a random Tube Trap set-up. Ever since he was given a disc recorder by makee father at the tender age of ten, Bruce Swedien has known what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. First, this book is not a work of art.

Ross added it Sep 29, makr I worked in the music industry as a recording industry and Bruce Swedien is one of my heroes! Not only is he a pro, but seems like a sweedien man too!

In this situation, I always pay attention to those marks that identify which side is reflective and which side is absorptive. A very talented, gifted engineer: About a quarter of the book is a good, informative read.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Dave rated it liked it Sep 22, This combination helps create at the mike a dense pattern of early reflections on both the vocal and the footstep sounds.

He tells us Vincent Price was given three verses for his “rap” but they only used two, and that the third is “in my tapes somewhere.

Bruce details some of his techniques and his microphone information is priceless!

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