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The Assistant Engineers Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Working As an Assistant Engineer in Today's Professional Digital Recording Studio

The Assistant Engineers Handbook, 2nd Edition<br> <em>The Definitive Guide to Working As an Assistant Engineer in Today's Professional Digital Recording Studio</em> by Tim Crich The Assistant Engineers Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Working As an Assistant Engineer in Today's Professional Digital Recording Studio
Your Price: $39.95 CDN
Author: Tim Crich
Publisher: Black Ink Publishing
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 278
Pub. Date: 2008
Edition: 2nd
ISBN-10: 0969822332
ISBN-13: 9780969822332

About the Book:

The Assistant Engineers Handbook is the definitive guide to working as an assistant engineer in today's professional digital/analog recording studio.

Required reading in audio schools throughout North America, the book includes over 300 pages of non-technical tips, tricks, and how-to's, including studio etiquette, that every assistant engineer needs.

This revised 2nd editions is packed with proven recording studio secrets; key priorities for before, during and after the session; and complete details on basic tracks, overdubs and mixing. Now fully digital, it includes essential details on set-up and breakdown of all digital and analog equipment; best ways to complete all studio paperwork, and much much more.

What people say:

"This book is brilliant. A major achievement. Assistant Engineers Handbook is destined to become an industry standard." — Simon Andrews, Owner of Right Track Studios, New York

"I've done a lot of sessions with Tim, and he was always great." — Bob Clearmountain, Producer, Recording Engineer

"Assistant Engineers Handbook is filled with the information, techniques and standards which any assistant engineer must have to make themselves indispensable. All done with a great sense of humor. Absolutely brilliant." — Frank Filipetti, Producer, Recording Engineer

"No one is more qualified to author recording studio manuals than Tim Crich. It's a 'must read' for anyone seriously considering a career in audio engineering." — Jim Vallance, Songwriter, Studio Owner

"Full of solid information. Good job, Tim." — Recording Magazine

"I am extremely impressed with this book. It has all the real world information that is sorely needed, but rarely (if ever) taught in engineering schools. Tim Crich has worked on tons of records including Rolling Stones, U2, KISS, Bob Dylan, Bryan Adams, even John Lennon. He has definitely been there, and he tells all." — Josiah Gluck, Producer, Recording Engineer

"Tim Crich's wonderful book fills a much needed niche in recording literature. The common sense approach is informative and wise, while it keeps the reader chuckling. It is required reading here at Institute of Audio Research, as it should be for all aspiring recording engineers." — M. Friedman -Director, Institute of Audio Research, New York

"This book must be read by anybody considering a career in engineering. It should be mandatory reading for those already working in the studio." — Sandee Bathgate, Manager, Warehouse Studios, Vancouver

"I hope all assistant engineers get their hands on this book. It is a true and proven guide to possibly the most undefinable job ever. I wish I could have had this guide to give to starting assistants at all the studios I've managed. I am very impressed." — Bruce Levens, Owner, Greenhouse Studios, Vancouver

"This book should be mandatory reading in every engineering school, and every assistant engineer, recording engineer and producer should use this as their bible. I'll bet if you read this book, you will be promoted in no time. It is worth every penny." — The Music Paper

"Tim's Assistant Engineers Handbook is the most informative and hilarious book I have ever read on the subject. I gave my son a copy, and told him to go and get a job." — Ed Stasium, Producer, Recording Engineer

"This well-crafted book is an indispensable reference for anyone aspiring to any kind of career in the recording studio." — BAM Magazine

"At last, a book effectively dealing with the psychology of session management. This book could save years of mistakes." — E. Vandersande, Vandersound Media Schools, Australia

"No other audio engineering manual I know of provides insight into demeanor, protocol, and prioritization in a professional recording studio." — Carl Beatty, Associate Professor, Berklee College of Music

"Incredibly practical. Assistant Engineers Handbook is mandatory reading in all of our recording engineer programs." — Tony Cottrill, former Course Coordinator at SAE Institute, Nashville

About the Author:

Tim Crich has worked on CD's such as Rolling Stones Dirty Work, U2 Silver and Gold, John Lennon Live in NYC, Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who, Bob Dylan Empire Burlesque, David Bowie Tonight, Billy Joel Stormfront, Bryan Adams Waking Up The Neighbours, Bon Jovi Slippery When Wet, and Tuff Beans We are BUFF TEENS, plus hundreds of jingles, dance mixes, movie and television soundtracks.