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    Audio Metering: Measurements, Standards & Practice (Second Edition)

    Book Review

    Most of us probably don't give a lot of thought to our audio metering. After all, provided the signal occupies the appropriate...

    Reviews Mar 2011
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    Alan Parsons: Art & Science Of Sound Recording

    Instructional Videos

    If you want an education in all things audio, could you ask for a more qualified teacher than Alan Parsons?

    Reviews Mar 2011
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    The Music Producer's Handbook

    Book & DVD

    Matt Houghton has a read of a manual which gives all kinds of tips to those looking to get into music production.

    Reviews Feb 2011
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    SoundOut Online Evaluation Music Service

    We all want to know what the man on the Clapham Omnibus really thinks of our music. Now we can find out — and have his opinions statistically analysed into the bargain.

    Reviews Jan 2011
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    The New Stereo Soundbook (Third Edition)

    Book Review

    Something that seems to interest and intrigue almost everyone involved with audio recording at some point is the topic of...

    Reviews Nov 2009
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    Studio Essentials

    Towersonic Speaker Stands • Book Reviews

    • Towersonic Speaker Stands • Book: The Insider Audio Bathroom Reader by Paul D. Lehrman • Book: Understanding and Crafting the Mix: The Art of Recording by WM Moylan.

    Reviews May 2007
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    Preparing Your CD For Manufacturing

    Avoiding The Pitfalls

    Ever thought about releasing your own album or single? We explain the ins and outs of producing a small batch of CDs.

    Music Business Jan 2007
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    Book Review: Recording The Beatles

    By Brian Kehew & Kevin Ryan

    Could this book be the definitive guide to the Beatles' recording sessions?

    Reviews Dec 2006
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    Distributing Your Music Online

    Today The Bedroom, Tomorrow The World!

    Thanks to iTunes, online music distribution is a reality — but can you really use it to make money from your own music?

    Music Business Aug 2006
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    The Guide To MIDI Orchestration

    Book Review

    Although there are plenty of formal text books on the subject of writing and arranging for an orchestra, Paul Gilreath's 700-page book is not only very accessible, but also more likely to appeal to the average SOS reader.

    Reviews Aug 2005
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    Laptop Music

    Book Review

    This book is not just an academic exercise detailing the Mac and PC software/hardware you'll need to make music, its text is liberally sprinkled with mini-interviews and quotes from other practising laptop musicians, including details of gear and techniques, which really bring it to life...

    Reviews Jan 2005
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    Studio Essentials

    Mixing With Your Mind Book • The A/B CD Audio Comparisons CD

    We check out two more studio essentials: Mixing With Your Mind book (author: Michael Stavrou) and The A/B CD Audio Comparisons CD.

    Reviews Aug 2004
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    Bob Katz: Mastering Audio

    Book Review

    One of the most famous mastering engineers in the world has written the definitive work on mastering, and in the process has created an indispensable resource for anyone working with audio.

    Reviews Oct 2003
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    Curtis Roads: Microsound

    Book Review

    Interested in Granular Synthesis? This book explains all...

    Reviews Oct 2003
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    3D Audio: AD, Pre & Mic CDs

    Equipment Comparison Audio CDs

    Are you paralysed with indecision as to what gear to buy? What if you could try out 49 mics, 33 preamps and 29 A-D converters, all within the comfort of your own home? Well, we can all dream, but here's the next best thing for those unrelated to King Croesus...

    Reviews Sep 2003
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    The Reel World: Scoring For Pictures

    Those SOS readers that followed up some of the links in the April 2001 Net Notes column may be interested in Jeff...

    Reviews Oct 2001
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    Music Engineering [Book]

    by Richard Brice

    The perfect all‑round audio reference book is still to be written and, I suspect, never will be. However, this new tome...

    Reviews Mar 1999
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    The Hammond Organ: Beauty In The B

    Few keyboard instruments are as fascinating and awe‑inspiring as the Hammond B3. The combination of ingenious electro...

    Reviews Mar 1998
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    Lovetone Wobulator Stereo Vibrato/Tremolo Pedal

    Despite the huge technological advances over the last two decades, it's surprising how many SOS gear lists have...

    Reviews Mar 1998
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    Keyfax Software Twiddly Bits & Twiddly Beats

    MIDI Files

    Twiddly Bits are short MIDI files, available in either PC/Atari or Mac format, and contain musical extracts, drum patterns, drum fills and percussion lines which can be cut and pasted into your own compositions.

    Reviews Sep 1995
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    Vacuum State Electronics Tube Preamp Cookbook

    The author of this book, Allen Wright, obviously takes his tube audio very seriously indeed, but don't expect this work to...

    Reviews Sep 1995

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