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  • Sound Reinforcement Handbook

    The Sound Reinforcement Handbook


    Joan Jett. Ask Me Anything.
    (Yamaha Products). Sound reinforcement is the use of audio amplification systems. This book is the first and only book of its kind to cover all aspects of designing and using such systems for public address and musical performance. The book features information on both the audio theory involved and the practical applications of that theory, explaining everything from microphones to loudspeakers. This revised edition features almost 40 new pages and is even easier to follow with the addition o…

  • Secrets for  the Small Studio

    Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio


    Should I work on my music theory or knowledge of audio effects?
    Discover how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios by applying power-user techniques from the world’s most successful producers. Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio is a down-to-earth primer for small-studio enthusiasts who want chart-ready sonics in a hurry. Drawing on the back-room strategies of more than 100 famous names, this entertaining guide leads you step-by-step through the entire mixing process. On the way, you’ll unravel the mysteries of every type of mix pr…

  • Audio: The Art and the Science

    Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science


    Should I be dithering my output in Pro Tools 11?
    Written by an award-winning, highly respected professional, Mastering Audio gives you a thorough introduction to the unique procedures and technical issues involved in mastering.Suitable for all levels of students and professionals, it is ideal for anyone who wants to increase their mastery of digital and analog audio: musicians, producers, A&R, mastering, recording, and mixing engineers.Fully updated to cover the latest technologies, Mastering Audio discusses audio philosophy and art: sequen…


    Here, There and Everywhere: My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles


    TIL the Beatles played a demo copy of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” before its release at full volume from an open apartment window at 6AM. Instead of complaining, the residents opened their windows and listened, aware they were hearing unreleased Beatles music.
    Geoff Emerick became an assistant engineer at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in 1962 at age fifteen, and was present as a new band called the Beatles recorded their first songs. He later worked with the Beatles as they recorded their singles “She Loves You” and “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” the songs that would propel them to international superstardom. In 1964 he would witness the transformation of this young and playful group from Liverpool into professional, polished musicians as they put …

  • Mixing Engineer's Handbook

    The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook


    I have a few questions about studio internships
    Thanks to the revolution in affordable recording and mixing technology, more music is being written, produced, and mixed today than ever before. The mixer’s art is now a unique blend of time-tested principles and skillful technique using the latest high-tech tools. If you’re ready to learn today’s art of mixing, this is the book for you. THE MIXING ENGINEER’S HANDBOOK, 3RD EDITION, is the latest update of the most popular book on audio mixing ever written (more than 150,000 copies sold). Popu…

  • and the Art of Mixing

    Zen and the Art of Mixing


    [Question] Do you know of any good books that go over audio production and engineering?
    In his first book, The Daily Adventures of Mixerman, the author detailed the frustrating and often hilarious goings on during the process of recording a major-label band. Musicians, engineers, and producers laughed and cried at the crazy goings-on they’d never imagined – or recognized all too well. Now Mixerman turns his razor-sharp gaze to the art of mixing and gives followers and the uninitiated reason to hope – if not for logic and civility in the recording studio then at least for a good …

  • Recording Engineer's Handbook

    The Recording Engineer’s Handbook


    complete idiot here, our ‘rock band’ recordings are coming out crap!
    Working as a recording engineer presents challenges from every direction of your project. From using microphones to deciding on EQ settings, choosing outboard gear to understanding how, when and why to process your signal, the seemingly never-ending choices can be very confusing. Professional Audio’s bestselling author Bobby Owsinski (The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook, The Mastering Engineer’s Handbook) takes you into the tracking process for all manner of instruments and vocals– providing you …

  • Handbook of Acoustics

    Master Handbook of Acoustics


    What’s a good place to start learning the basics of acoustics?
    The goal of this book is to apply the principles of acoustics to the audio arts. This involves serving as an interpreter of major trends and the literature for students and practitioners in the audio field. Along with covering the more theoretical aspects of acoustics, the book applies the theory to the design of specialized audio spaces such as the home listening room, the control room, and the multi-track-recording studio.

  • Recording Techniques (Audio Engineering Society Presents)

    Modern Recording Techniques (Audio Engineering Society Presents)


    how do i listen to takes while recording?
    We have entered an exciting age in audio production. Conventional limitations in recording have subsided or vanished entirely, making it possible to create and record your own music in ways that few ever dreamed possible. This expanded, up-to-date edition of Modern Recording Techniques can help guide you through the process of creating, understanding and mastering the professional and project studio. The tips, tricks, and tools in this best-selling book will enable you to record music in new …

  • and the Art of Producing

    Zen and the Art of Producing


    Is it worth getting a degree in Music Technology to do Audio Engineering?
    In this companion book to Zen and the Art of Mixing–Mixerman discusses with us the art of producing records. Mixerman lays out the many organizational and creative roles of an effective producer as budget manager, time manager, personnel manager, product manager, arranger, visionary and leader, and without ever foregoing the politics involved in the process. As Mixerman points out, “Producing is an art in which reading and understanding people nearly always trumps any theoretical knowledge -…