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Cloud-Based Music Production by
Cloud-Based Music Production: Samples, Synthesis, and Hip-Hop presents a discussion on cloud-based music-making procedures and the musical competencies required to make hip-hop beats. By investigating how hip-hop producers make music using cloud-based music production libraries, this book reveals how those services impact music production en masse. Cloud-Based Music Production takes the reader through the creation of hip-hop beats from start to finish - from selecting samples and synthesizer presets to foundational mixing practices - and includes analysis and discussion of how various samples and synthesizers work together within an arrangement. Through case studies and online audio examples, Shelvock explains how music producers directly modify the sonic characteristics of hip-hop sounds to suit their tastes and elucidates the psychoacoustic and perceptual impact of these aesthetically nuanced music production tasks. Cloud-Based Music Production will be of interest to musicians, producers, mixers and engineers and also provides essential supplementary reading for music technology courses.
Publication Date: 2020-02-18
Music, Sound, and Technology in America by
This unique anthology assembles primary documents chronicling the development of the phonograph, film sound, and the radio. These three sound technologies shaped Americans' relation to music from the late nineteenth century until the end of the Second World War, by which time the technologies were thoroughly integrated into everyday life. There are more than 120 selections between the collection's first piece, an article on the phonograph written by Thomas Edison in 1878, and its last, a column advising listeners "desirous of gaining more from music as presented by the radio." Among the selections are articles from popular and trade publications, advertisements, fan letters, corporate records, fiction, and sheet music. Taken together, the selections capture how the new sound technologies were shaped by developments such as urbanization, the increasing value placed on leisure time, and the rise of the advertising industry. Most importantly, they depict the ways that the new sound technologies were received by real people in particular places and moments in time.
Publication Date: 2012-06-19
Free Music Archive
An interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads directed by WFMU, a renowned American freeform radio station.
Music and Technology.com
An informative blog curated by Stephen Sherrard, a professional music producer, recording engineer, and award winning mixing engineer, with more than 20 years of experience.
Podcomplex Music Technology Blog
Provides information on music technology news, promotion techniques, production tips and gear sightings.
A who's who of sound recorders spanning roughly from 1878-1940.
Sound on Sound
Based in the UK, Sound On Sound is recognised internationally as the 'bible' of the music recording industry and a firm favourite of top producers, engineers and artists.