Hal Leonard Pro Audio Instruction
If you answered "yes" to needing tools to help you advance, you're definitely going to want to check out the Ableton Live 9 series, which allows you to experience everything professionals use in their software setup. With multiple instruments effects, multitrack recording, VST and audio unit support and so many other functions, you can work at your own pace towards your personal development with either the novice/intermediate version, or the advanced version.
Are you more of a traditional learner though? Then check out the unbelievable selection of reading materials. Broken down by topic, style of recording, and even the various sciences that go into recording audio, you are sure to find what you're looking for here. If you're just starting out, begin with the basics and work your way up. You'll not only gain an understanding of what you want to do, but you'll also increase your confidence.
Hal Leonard knows that there's a lot of facets that go into recording, which is why this section is so expansive. Giving you the tools and the material to get started or progress, these pro audio instructions are invaluable tools for anyone looking to break into the business.