REVIEW I Understanding Records. A Field Guide to Recording Practice.


  • Michael Ahlers Institute of Arts, Music and its Mediation Leuphana University of Lueneburg Member of the IASPM D-A-CH branch


recording practice, music production, art of record production


Review of Understanding Records. A Field Guide to Recording Practice, Second Edition by Jay Hodgson.


Burgess, R. 2013. The Art of Music Production: The Theory and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dockwray, R. and Moore, A. F. 2010. Configuring the sound-box 1965–1972. Popular Music 29 (2): 181-197.

Frith, S. and Zagorski-Thomas, S. 2012. The Art of Record Production: An Introductory Reader for a New Academic Field. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Hepworth-Sawyer, R. et al. 2019. Innovation in Music: Performance, Production, Technology, and Business. New York, London: Routledge.

von Appen, R. et al. 2015. Song Interpretation in 21st-Century Pop Music. Aldershot: Ashgate.