The Hal Leonard Recording Method is the perfect introduction for anyone interested in learning the basics of recording audio for bands, singer/songwriters, and more. Veteran studio engineer and author Jake Johnson takes you through the fundamentals of audio recording, from gear and set-up through mixing and mastering, sharing invaluable tips and guideposts along the way. Also features audio demonstration tracks and video tutorials! Topics covered include: digital audio basics · basic gear and setup · inputs and outputs (I/O) · audio sources & microphones · capturing & editing audio · plug-ins, effects & signal processing · mixing · mastering · and more. Includes access to audio examples and video lessons online for download or streaming.