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  • booksreddit.com:The Colour of Time: A New History of the World

    The Colour of Time: A New History of the World, 1850-1960

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    Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, also known as Lawrence of Arabia.


  • booksreddit.com:The Sound Reinforcement Handbook

    The Sound Reinforcement Handbook

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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:Dog Butts and Love. And Stuff Like That. And Cats. (Jim Benton cartoons)

    Dog Butts and Love. And Stuff Like That. And Cats. (Jim Benton cartoons)

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    Bestselling cartoonist Jim Benton of It’s Happy Bunny and Dear Dumb Diary fame has also been posting whimsical, dry-humored, and at-times nasty cartoons on Reddit.com, where more than a third of the top-100 cartoons on the “Cartoons” subreddit are his. Now, for the first time, these cartoons have been gathered into a single book. From wry observations about the absurdities of life and acerbic comments to poetic musings, from cats and dogs to humans, and from one style to another, this compend…


  • booksreddit.com:Adventures in Singing: A Process for Exploring

    Adventures in Singing: A Process for Exploring, Discovering, and Developing Vocal Potential

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    ELI5: Why can I “hear” perfect pitch in my mind, but when I try to sing I sound like a walrus giving birth to farm equipment?
    Adventures in Singing combines a thorough introduction to the singing process with an anthology of over 70 songs. It offers a clear introduction to the basics of how the voice works along with methodical voice-building techniques. The popular text takes a holistic approach throughout, reflecting the view that the study of singing helps students to develop greater self-awareness of body and mind.


  • booksreddit.com:Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

    Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

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    TIL hip hop exploded after the 1977 blackout in NYC because countless aspiring DJs were able to loot expensive DJ equipment from electronics stores
    Hip-hop is now a global multi-billion pound industry. It has spawned superstars all across the world. There have been tie-in clothing lines, TV stations, film companies, cosmetics lines. It even has its own sports, its own art style, its own dialect. It is an all-encompassing lifestyle. But where did hip-hop culture begin? Who created it? How did hip-hop become such a phenomenon? Jeff Chang, an American journalist, has written the most comprehensive book on hip-hop to date. He introduces the …


  • booksreddit.com:Codex Seraphinianus

    Codex Seraphinianus

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    An extraordinary and surreal art book, this edition has been redesigned by the author and includes new illustrations. Ever since the Codex Seraphinianus was first published in 1981, the book has been recognized as one of the strangest and most beautiful art books ever made. This visual encyclopedia of an unknown world written in an unknown language has fueled much debate over its meaning. Written for the information age and addressing the import of coding and decoding in genetics, literary cr…


  • booksreddit.com:The Long Hard Road Out of Hell

    The Long Hard Road Out of Hell

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    Marilyn Manson’s Dad surprised him at his recent photo shoot with Terry Richardson. Proof that its a Father’s duty to embarrass your children as much as humanly possible.
    The best-selling autobiography of America’s most controversial celebrity icon, Marilyn Manson (with a bonus chapter not in the hardcover).In his twenty-nine years, rock idol Manson has experienced more than most people have (or would want to) in a lifetime. Now, in his shocking and candid memoir, he takes readers from backstage to gaol cells, from recording studios to emergency rooms, from the pit of despair to the top of the charts, and recounts his metamorphosis from a frightened Christian …


  • booksreddit.com:The Jazz Theory Book

    The Jazz Theory Book

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    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:Tricks of the Mind [Paperback]

    Tricks of the Mind [Paperback]

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    Tricks of the Mind [Paperback]


  • booksreddit.com:Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground New Edition

    Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground New Edition

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    What do Metal Dads do when their kids are bored? THEY CRAFT!
    “* * * * * *! The most incredible story in the history of music … a heavyweight book.”—Kerrang!“An unusual combination of true crime journalism, rock and roll reporting and underground obsessiveness, Lords of Chaos turns into one of the more fascinating reads in a long time.”—Denver PostA narrative feature film based on this award-winning book has just gone into production.


  • booksreddit.com:The High Cost of Free Parking

    The High Cost of Free Parking, Updated Edition

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    Houston is planning to increase the area without parking requirements to include Midtown
    One of APA’s most popular and influential books is finally in PAPE, with a new preface from the author on how thinking about parking has changed since this book was first published. In this no-holds-barred treatise, Shoup argues that free parking has contributed to auto dependence, rapid urban sprawl, extravagant energy use, and a host of other problems. Planners mandate free parking to alleviate congestion but end up distorting transportation choices, debasing urban design, damaging the econ…


  • booksreddit.com:The Art of John Alvin

    The Art of John Alvin

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    John Alvin’s movie poster art is among the most iconic of the last 40 years, from Disney films such as Beauty and the Beast, Mulan and Pinocchio, to Empire of the Sun, Gremlins, Blazing Saddles, Predator, and the Star Wars 30th anniversary posters. This book not only collects some of Alvin’s finest work, but also includes previously unseen comprehensives and in progress sketches. With the text including commentary from Alvin’s widow, this is a unique insight into the work of one of the 20th c…


  • booksreddit.com:The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art

    The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece

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    When thieves steal a painting by cutting it out of the frame, what does the gallery do with the bit of painting that remains with the frame?
    In the predawn hours of a gloomy February day in 1994, two thieves entered the National Gallery in Oslo and made off with one of the world’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch’s Scream. It was a brazen crime committed while the whole world was watching the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Baffled and humiliated, the Norwegian police turned to the one man they believed could help: a half English, half American undercover cop named Charley Hill, the world’s greatest ar… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art

    The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece

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    In the predawn hours of a gloomy February day in 1994, two thieves entered the National Gallery in Oslo and made off with one of the world’s most famous paintings, Edvard Munch’s Scream. It was a brazen crime committed while the whole world was watching the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Baffled and humiliated, the Norwegian police turned to the one man they believed could help: a half English, half American undercover cop named Charley Hill, the world’s greatest ar…


  • booksreddit.com:The Guitar Player Repair Guide - 3rd

    The Guitar Player Repair Guide – 3rd

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    [QUESTION] Why do all of my guitars have this problem yet I can’t find anything about it?!?!?
    This expanded edition for beginners to experts is a step-by-step manual to maintaining and repairing electric and acoustic guitars and basses. Players learn how to set up a guitar and keep it in top form by mastering basic maintenance. Features an essential DVD that makes guitar maintenance easier than ever. New features include set-up specs of leading players; stronger coverage of guitar electronics, including pickups and wiring diagrams; and expanded coverage of acoustics.


  • booksreddit.com:Music Theory for Computer Musicians

    Music Theory for Computer Musicians

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    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

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    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…