To complement the magazine article on desktop recording, here are links to some Web sites with helpful background and tips. It's also a good idea to visit the sites of hardware and software manufacturers; many provide a wealth of information and user forums.
|C|Net Download.com||Hundreds of shareware and freeware audio programs, many with user ratings.|
|Digital Domain||Links, technical papers, tutorials, and more. Run by Grammy-winning mastering engineer Bob Katz, this site just keeps getting better and better.|
|Harmony Central||Tutorials, gear reviews, and oodles of links.|
|Home Recording||Just what the name implies. Check out the Web ring for collaborators, tutorials, and more.|
|Home Recording at About.com||Tutorials, discussions, and links.|
|Microphones for Your Home Studio||Great introduction to microphones and how to use them.|
|PC Recording.com||FAQs, tips, and reviews.|
|Stereo Microphone Techniques||An extremely technical discussion of the theory behind stereo miking techniques, drawn from an upcoming textbook. Impress your friends.|
|Sweetwater's Word for the Day||An excellent glossary of audio terms. While you're there, check out the Technical Tip of the Day archives.|
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