Inside Classic Rock Tracks: Songwriting And Recording Secrets Of 100+ Great Songs
Inside Classic Rock Tracks: Songwriting and Recording Secrets of 100+ Great Songs
(Book). Presenting a remarkable selection of songs ranging from vintage rock 'n' roll to today's electronic dance music, this book analyzes in fine detail the writing and recording techniques behind 100 selected singles and album cuts to see exactly what makes a great track great. Whether you're a musician looking for inspiration or creative tips, or a music lover who wants to get the most from your record collection, Inside Classic Rock Tracks is a unique combination of critical appreciation and hands-on insight. Readers will discover exactly how different sounds within songs are achieved, and the various ways engineers throughout the history of popular music have arranged and recorded them. Analyzes music from the worlds of funk, folk rock, surf, blues, disco, country, hard rock, Britpop, R&B, reggae, psychedelic rock, punk, Motown, techno and more.
About the Author
Rikky Rooksby has written various guides to the songwriting of artists ranging from Dire Straits to Fleetwood Mac, Madonna and Bob Dylan, as well as numerous how-to books for guitar players, including How to Write Songs on Guitar. A guitar columnist for Making Music, Rooksby has written...