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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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. But the fact that Bruce Swedien is sharing his thoughts and insights about his craft far outweighs the flaws in the presentation. Ever since he was given a disc recorder by his father at the tender age of ten, Bruce Swedien has known what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Don’t have a Kindle? Here’s a misic example of someone who just wanted to do a particular thing and stuck with it through thick and thin until ,ine “made it”. I also found it monotonous when he shared his mic technics used for Jackson’s vocal tracks.

Bruce Swedien On The Control Room, Techniques & More

This will result in a good level for mixing popular music. This combination helps create at the mike a dense pattern of early reflections on both the vocal and the footstep sounds. The acoustic space created by the Traps allows for consistency of sound at the mike, regardless of position shifts on the part of the performer. If you have to shout to be heard, turn down the speaker level.


I have always been a very curious person. I do believe that it is true that we must swedoen to records to keep up with sonic styles and trends.

This book has something for everyone who is interested in umsic, especially those curious about the stories behind the scenes of some of the best music to ever come out of the recording studio.

Matt rated it liked it Sep 10, Vanias Apergis rated it really liked it May 14, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Return to Book Page. I have used my Tube Traps in an array around Michael Jackson when I recorded every one of the vocal tracks on all of his albums since Bad.

You can experiment by starting out with a lot.

Trond was right, my studio life has not been the same since! Each trap actually has two sides with little marks to identify them; one side is reflective and the other is absorptive.

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We, as professional music recording people, fall somewhere in between these two areas of expertise. Brendan Mccusker rated it really liked it Aug 04, I find the Studio Traps particularly useful for recording an artist like Michael Bruc because Michael always dances as he sings, even when he’s recording.


Probably poor Bruce looked at him the wrong way once in a studio. From that stark, uncolored point we can then add a new viewpoint for the listener that we can call truly our own.

Don’t have a Kindle? Open Preview See a Problem? About a quarter of the book is a good, informative read. Jeff Szymanski rated it really liked it Dec 16, How many of you get out to hear live music on a regular basis? He talks lots about his work with Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson. Then just remove them two at a time – you will hear the sound liven up incredibly.

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