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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If lower record bus levels are to be used, adjust SPL resultant peaks accordingly e.

Then just remove them two at a time – you will hear the sound liven up incredibly. Dave rated it liked it Sep 22, When will this injurious practice end?

Make Mine Music

Matt rated it liked it Sep 10, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. If you care about how records are made this book is a must read. Dave marked it as to-read Dec 27, This book feels like the unedited notes of a non-writer who’s just been awarded a book contract.

Scott Lake added it Jul 26, We are thrilled that Bruce has offered to share his industry knowledge. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time Swedie comment. Teddy rated it it was ok Mar 27, Tim never reveals his conflicts of interest and personal prejudices.


One of our most important abilities as a professional listener is judging balance. 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. Pages with related products.

Bruce Swedien – Make Mine Music by Bruce Swedien

Zac Scy rated it really liked it Jan 05, Could you take a quick look, please? Do not monitor at extremely high speaker levels.

Sadly, Bruce not only worked without a ghost writer, but must have negotiated a deal that tied his editor’s hands. His book is one of the best you can read if you want to learn about both subjects–and the man himself.

Enjoy the stories, but know what you’re getting. I must confess that I was a little disappointed when I first learned that fact!

Bruce Swedien On Developing Your Own Sonic Personality

Along with the stories come a massive amount of technical knowledge such as micing, acoustic tweaking and Surround technique. Explore the Home Gift Guide. In this situation, I always pay attention to those marks that identify which side is reflective and which side is absorptive. 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.

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See all 11 reviews. A first look at unused material would have been a real treat, but instead we’re told useless anecdotes about his dog refusing to growl for the intro to the song. Too much of the writing is disjointed, self-indulgent, and inappropriately compiled.

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Refresh and try again. I do believe that it is true that we must listen to records to keep up with sonic styles and trends. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: I generally make a random Tube Trap set-up. The layout is unattractive. The remainder is repetition an ok thing for music, not so much for writing and name dropping legitimate associates yes but, it wears thin sans engaging backstories.

Trivia About Bruce Swedien – M In fact, I have used them on all my projects since Write a customer review. Showing of 10 reviews.

We, as professional music recording people, fall somewhere in between these two areas of expertise. Bguce rated it it was amazing Jan 24, This ability seems to be acquired almost by osmosis through thousands of seemingly insignificant listening experiences.

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