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Sound Recording Technology: Websites

This guide will help you find reference books, e-books, and music databases that will help you research topics related to music technology and sound design.

Exploring Online Resources

On this page you will find:

  • A list of favorite online resources for sound recording technology.
  • Links to home pages for professional organizations related to sound recording technology.
  • Websites for recording and mixing engineers. 

Professional Organizations Links

Audio Engineering Society (AES)

Society of Professional Audio Recording Services

“The Recording Industry Association of America® (RIAA) is the trade organization that supports and promotes the creative and financial vitality of the major music companies. Its members comprise the most vibrant record industry in the world, investing in great artists to help them reach their potential and connect to their fans. Nearly 85% of all legitimate recorded music produced and sold in the United States is created, manufactured or distributed by RIAA members.”- RIAA Website

International Federation of the Phonographic Industry 

IFPI is the voice of the recording industry worldwide. We represent the interests of 1,300 record companies from across the globe. IFPI is a not-for-profit international organization registered in Switzerland. We have offices in London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Miami plus a representative office in Beijing (57 countries). 

Favorite Online Resources

Recording and Mixing Engineers


G.R. Little Library

Elizabeth City State University