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  • booksreddit.com:The 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…

  • 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:The Jazz Theory Book

    The Jazz Theory Book


    anyone know any good books on jazz harmonic theory?
    Endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, and others, The Jazz Theory Book presents all the information any student of jazz needs in an easy-to-understand, yet thorough, manner. For intermediate to advanced players, and written by one of the acknowledged masters of jazz, it is used by universities around the world.

  • 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 Jazz Piano Book

    The Jazz Piano Book


    Learn Jazz Theory
    The most highly acclaimed jazz piano method ever published! Over 300 pages with complete chapters on Intervals and triads, The major modes and II-V-I, 3-note voicings, Sus. and phrygian Chords, Adding notes to 3-note voicings, Tritone substitution, Left-hand voicings, Altering notes in left-hand Stride and Bud Powell voicings, Block chords, Comping …and much more! Endorsed by Kenny Barron, Down Beat, Jamey Aebersold, etc.

  • booksreddit.com:The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music

    The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music


    I play guitar normally but when I try to record my self , my hands start shaking and every single note is misplaced. even when I try to play in front of someone
    From Grammy-winning musical icon and legendary bassist Victor L. Wooten comes The Music Lesson, the story of a struggling young musician who wanted music to be his life, and who wanted his life to be great. Then, from nowhere it seemed, a teacher arrived. Part musical genius, part philosopher, part eccentric wise man, the teacher would guide the young musician on a spiritual journey, and teach him that the gifts we get from music mirror those from life, and every movement, phrase, and chord h…

  • booksreddit.com:The Beatles: Complete Scores (Transcribed Score)

    The Beatles: Complete Scores (Transcribed Score)


    Trying to get into playing The Beatles.
    (Transcribed Score). A fitting tribute to possibly the greatest pop band ever – The Beatles. This outstanding hard-cover edition features over 1100 pages with full scores and lyrics to all 210 titles recorded by The Beatles. Guitar and bass parts are in both standard notation and tablature. Also includes a full discography. Songs include: All You Need Is Love * And I Love Her * Baby You’re a Rich Man * Back in the U.S.S.R. * The Ballad of John and Yoko * Blackbird * Can’t Buy Me Love * Come T…

  • booksreddit.com:Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book

    Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book, Level One


    Beginner frustrations – don’t really know how I should be practicing
    A beginning course for adults who prefer a chord approach. It teaches chords for both hands so that the student can play more than single note melodies. This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician. Titles: Alouette * Alpine Melody * Amazing Grace * At Last * Au Claire de la Lune * Aura Lee * The Ballad of Gilligan’s Island * Beautiful Brown Eyes * Blow the Man Down! * Brother John * Café Vienna * The Can-Can * Chiapanecas * Cockles an…

  • booksreddit.com:Building Walking Bass Lines (Bass Builders)

    Building Walking Bass Lines (Bass Builders)


    15 year old upright player and looking for advice
    (Bass Instruction). A walking bass line is the most common approach to jazz bass playing, but it is also used in rock music, blues, rockabilly, R&B, gospel, Latin, country and many other types of music. The term ‘walking’ is used to describe the moving feeling that quarter notes create in the bass part. The specific goal of this book is to familiarize players with the techniques used to build walking bass lines and to make them aware of how the process works. Through the use of 90-minutes’ wo…

  • 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:All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Eighth Edition

    All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Eighth Edition


    I work in the music industry and I just got my first plaque for working on Troye Sivan’s ‘Blue Neighbourhood’!
    The definitive, essential guide to the music industry, now in its eighth edition—revised and updated with crucial information on the industry’s major changes in response to rapid technological advances and economic uncertainty.The past two decades have seen file-sharing technology and digital streaming services transform the music business from top to bottom, and the changes keep coming at breakneck speed. How are record labels adapting to the demand for instantly accessible, low-cost music w…

  • booksreddit.com:The AB Guide to Music Theory

    The AB Guide to Music Theory, Part 1 (Pt. 1)


    How to PROPERLY use accidentals in your writing?
    Provides an introduction to the basic elements in harmony and musical structure. Covers the basics of rhythm and tempo, an introduction to pitch, intervals and transposition, articulation, ornaments, and reiterations.

  • booksreddit.com:The Real Book: Sixth Edition

    The Real Book: Sixth Edition


    I’m sick of lead guitar 🙁 What are some of you favourite songs to play because of their rhythm parts?
    (Fake Book). The Real Books are the best-selling jazz books of all time. Since the 1970s, musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig, night after night. The problem is that the books were illegally produced and distributed, without any regard to copyright law, or royalties paid to the composers who created these musical masterpieces. Hal Leonard is very proud to present the first legitimate and legal editions of these books ever produced. You won’t even notice the di…

  • booksreddit.com:Improvising Blues Piano

    Improvising Blues Piano


    How can I ‘learn’ to freestyle on the piano?
    (Schott). The basic principles of blues piano explained for the intermediate-level pianist in an easy-to-grasp fashion.

  • booksreddit.com:Modern 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 …

  • booksreddit.com:The Real Frank Zappa Book

    The Real Frank Zappa Book


    Frank Zappa and his incredible compositions
    The brash and outrageously funny autobiography of music legend Frank Zappa–now in trade paperback. Here is the real story of how he became the state of the art in weirdness, as only he can tell it: wild rock ‘n’ roll road stories, confrontations with bureaucratic idiocy, and more. Black-and-white photographs and line drawings throughout.

  • booksreddit.com:Hanon: The Virtuoso Pianist in Sixty Exercises

    Hanon: The Virtuoso Pianist in Sixty Exercises, Complete (Schirmer’s Library of Musical Classics,…


    Best book for learning beginning scales, arpeggios, etc?
    (Piano Method). Since the first release of this classic Schirmer edition over 100 years ago, almost anyone who has taken piano lessons for more than two years has played from The Virtuoso Pianist . Millions of copies have been sold of these progressive exercises which guide a player’s technique, building finger independence and strength. This was the first American edition released of this music, and remains a classic at a remarkably affordable price.

  • booksreddit.com:Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

    Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy


    Please help with low self esteem and no self confidence
    The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other ‘black holes’ of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist David D. Burns, M.D. outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life.Now, in this updated edition, Dr Burns adds an all-new Consumer’s Guide To Antidepressant Drugs, as well as a new introduction to help answer y…