Book/CD pack. There has never been a better time to record your music at home. The digital revolution has made limitless tracks and a vast array of effects and processors available to anyone with a computer. This book shows you how to make professional-sounding recordings worthy of broadcast and release. Covers the whole process: choosing equipment and software, microphone selection and placement; tracking, mixing and mastering; using compression, EQ, and outboard effects; building a recording room, including soundproofing and acoustic treatment; how to record drums, bass, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, organ, vocals, more. The 98 track CD includes demonstrations of key techniques. Hardcover, lay-flat spiral binding. 271 pp.