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  • booksreddit.com:Mixing 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…

  • booksreddit.com:Dance Music Manual: Tools

    Dance Music Manual: Tools, Toys, and Techniques


    Should I work on my music theory or knowledge of audio effects?
    Whatever your level of experience, the Dance Music Manual is packed with sound advice, techniques, and practical examples to help you achieve professional results. Written by a professional producer and remixer, this book offers a comprehensive approach to music production, including knowledge of the tools, equipment, and different dance genres.Get more advice and resources from the book’s official website, www.dancemusicproduction.com.

  • booksreddit.com:This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

    This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession


    ELI5: Music preference. Why do we prefer certain sounds over others and how do they get that way?
    Whether you load your iPod with Bach or Bono, music has a significant role in your life—even if you never realized it. Why does music evoke such powerful moods? The answers are at last be- coming clear, thanks to revolutionary neuroscience and the emerging field of evolutionary psychology. Both a cutting-edge study and a tribute to the beauty of music itself, This Is Your Brain on Music unravels a host of mysteries that affect everything from pop culture to our understanding of human nature, …

  • booksreddit.com:Music Theory for Computer Musicians

    Music Theory for Computer Musicians


    Should I work on my music theory or knowledge of audio effects?
    Many DJs, gigging musicians, and electronic music producers understand how to play their instruments or make music on the computer, but they lack the basic knowledge of music theory needed to take their music-making to the next level and compose truly professional tracks. Beneath all the enormously different styles of modern electronic music lie certain fundamentals of the musical language that are exactly the same no matter what kind of music you write. It is very important to acquire an und…

  • booksreddit.com:Mastering 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…

  • booksreddit.com:The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

    The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles


    I am Joe Rogan ask me anything
    A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul. What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor—be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece? Bestselling novelist Steven Pressfield identifies the enemy that every one of us must face, outlines a battle plan to conque…

  • booksreddit.com:Zen 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 …

  • booksreddit.com:Ted Greene -- Chord Chemistry

    Ted Greene — Chord Chemistry


    What is your favorite chord shape that you never see people use? I’ll start
    Ted Greenes Chord Chemistry was originally published in 1971 and has become the classic chord reference book for two generations of guitarists. Whether you are just beginning to search beyond basic barre chords or are already an advanced player looking for new sounds and ideas this is the book that will get you there. Designed to inspire creativity this book is a musical treasure chest filled with exciting new ideas and sounds.

  • booksreddit.com:Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

    Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking


    You want to know what the BEST tip I EVER got was? “Produce horrible material on purpose.”
    “This is a book about making art. Ordinary art. Ordinary art means something like: all art not made by Mozart. After all, art is rarely made by Mozart-like people; essentially—statistically speaking—there aren’t any people like that. Geniuses get made once-a-century or so, yet good art gets made all the time, so to equate the making of art with the workings of genius removes this intimately human activity to a strangely unreachable and unknowable place. For all practical purposes making art c…