Music Production ebook in Home Audio Recording, Mixing and Mastering

So here it is…for those beginners needing to start with audio recording, the music business and the entire music production process. You can download this free e-book.

Before downloading this e-book you agree the following:

1.) You will not sell; commercialize any part of the eBook content.
2.) You will not re-publish; re-upload the content in any websites without the author permission.
3.) For academic use, you will give credits to the author.
4.) You are allowed to print a hard copy for personal use.
5.) All audio illustrated in all those tutorials are copyrighted. Any re-use typically for commercial applications needs a license. You need to contact the author.
6.) All contents in the e-book is subject to the website terms and disclaimer.

To support this e-book please link to this page using the link information below. To download:

Firefox and Chrome Browser: Right click on the big “Download Now” button then click “Save Link As” as PDF (with the file name) to your computer.

Download this ebook

(Over 2000 users downloaded this book as of May 2012)

UPDATE October 1, 2012: If you are experiencing downloading issues, please send me a mail at, and I will send you the PDF book by email.

Note: Please wait up to one minute(maximum) to start the download.. It may depend on the speed of your connection.

UPDATE: September 20, 2012: I am on the process of creating a book out of this blog. This will be the most updated and complete version of all my tutorials. I will be working closely with an editor for the book, and hopefully it will be available for sale in paperback and digital formats in Amazon bookstores, etc. If you want to know the book outlines, you can read it here.

PDF Credits: Thanks to Red-Wind for creating the PDF version of the website content.
Frequently Asked Question
1.) Where can I get the audio files for the Recording Guide? Answer: Using the search function of this website, type the tutorial title then you will be taken to the exact tutorial URL. After that, look for any download link of the audio. You should be able to download it. Bear in mind that you can only use the reference audio for academic/educational purposes, you cannot use it for other purpose(such as commercial use). Please contact the author if you intend to use the audio samples for other purposes.

This e-book is free.

Thank you.

Content last updated on October 2, 2012

  • You’re welcome Em. That’s great to know.. Good luck:)

  • Emerson Maningo

    Thank you Don for liking my blog and for coming over on a regular basis. I am on the process of correcting this download issue. By the way, I just sent the eBook to your email.

    Cheers πŸ™‚

  • Em

    Hey Mr Emerson, thank you! I just downloaded the file oh my i have a LOT to read. Thank you very much!

  • Don White

    You have an excellent blog. I’ve been coming back on a regular basis to read articles as I start to dig deeper into home recording and mixing. Looking forward to your book.

    I attempted to download the ebook with three different browser with no success. I’d appreciate if you would email it to me.

    Thanks in advance.

  • Emerson Maningo

    Hi Em,
    Thanks for the feedback, I am looking into this problem. By the way, I just sent the PDF to your email. Cheers.

  • Em

    Hello! Just found this website..I bought my recording equipment almost a year ago but still don’t know how to use it. I wanted to download PDF but when i click the link it redirects me to this article..I’m using safari πŸ™


  • Shehzad Amin

    Thank you so much, it is very helpful πŸ™‚ stay blessed.

  • Yue Li

    Thanks! that’s very helpful.

  • Smurf

    This is great news Emerson, I look forward to it!

  • Emerson Maningo

    Yes, I do plan to update it, containing all details chronologically and logically arranged. It can take some time taking account the size of this blog. I’m glad you find it useful. Good luck with your projects!

  • Smurf

    Grabbed the PDF with no problem using FF 12. I would like to know if the very generous person who created this PDF has plans to update it? It is 2 years old & I am sure that there has been more content added since it was created.

    Either way, Thanks for the great site & the hard work on the PDF!

  • Emerson Maningo

    Hi iyk-N,
    I just sent the ebook to your email. Please confirm. Thank you.


  • iyk-N

    Hi Emerson,
    Thanks a lot for helping producers like me, but I’ve tried downloading through my blackberry phone but couldn’t and that’s my only source of accessing the internet, would be glad if its been sent to my mail box, thanks.

  • sabir man maharjan

    thanks sir
    for your free ebook .im a beginner hope i’d have more such books in the future.

  • Emerson Maningo

    Its OK. Thanks for adding the site badge in your site! Cheers.

  • thebananarepublican

    Emerson, thanks for the free ebook–dl worked fine with Firefox on Ubuntu–and wonderful site! I would like to thank Red-Wing, too, for taking the initiative to make this possible. I will be adding the badge to my blog as it is the only way I can show my gratitude (poor so I can’t donate right now). Keep up the good work and thanks again.

  • Emerson Maningo

    Hi Michael,
    My apologies for some slight technical problem. I have tested the download link and seems working right now. Please let me know if you still encountered some issues. Thanks for reporting the problem.



    Hi Emerson

    I have attempted to download your ebook using google chrome, and internet explorer with no success. Considering how useful the information on the rest of the site has been, I expect the Music Production ebook would be helpful as well.


  • Emerson Maningo

    Hi Quadeu,
    Glad to know you have successfully download the ebook. Yeah I will take a look at the Opera browser, thanks for reporting that.And thank you for recommending my site via Facebook.


  • Quadeu

    thank you very much – dl is successful

    although the link is not accessible via opera browser (may want to mention that?)

    downloads smoothly with IE

    thank you again – will recommend this site via facebook

    cheers πŸ™‚

  • Emerson Maningo

    Oops tricky problem..I fixed it again. Let me know if the problem is still there and I will knock my head off for not fixing this right πŸ™‚

    Thank you Quadeu for reporting this issue as well as your interest in downloading the ebook.

  • Quadeu

    Still the same problem πŸ™

  • Emerson Maningo

    Hi Quadeu,
    Its been fixed now. Please let me know if you still having some downloading problems with the ebook. Thanks.


  • Quadeu


    thank you for the valuble blog – I tried to download the PDF guide but the link redirects me to the same page (refreshes the page)

    could you send me a copy over email ?

    thanks again πŸ™‚