This workshop will be a deep dive into the technical aspects of recording audiobooks in a home studio.
We will cover:
Basic Acoustics: Making your space record ready, from DIY closet it to pre-fab booth, and mic placement
Riding the Wave of Signal Flow: The equipment you need, what it does, and in what order, from mic to computer and everything in between!
Mastering Techniques: Plug Ins most often used for mastering books, their basic operation, and how to know if you’re within the appropriate specifications for ACX and other publishers. This will include explanations of EQ settings, dynamic processing (compression, expansion, limiting), and noise reduction, as well as the correct order in which to apply them and how to know if you’ve over or under used them.
This is subject to some addition or re-arrangement up to the last few days before the event. Please check back for updates! And PLEASE let me know if you have subject suggestions! The content is still being created, with the aim of tailoring it specifically to the attendees.
there WILL be a Q/A section to the event as well, to answer your specific tech questions.