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.