Peachpit today announced the release of “Real World Digital Audio” by Peter Kirn, a comprehensive resource that offers practical advice on making music with modern technologies. Topics covered include: choose the right software and hardware to fit your musical direction — and your budget; optimize your setup for maximum recording quality and reliability; choose and strategically place microphones for different recording situations; use loops and grooves to create backing tracks, DJ, and enhance live performances; and more. The suggested retail price for “Real World Digital Audio” is US$49.99.