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Complete Audio Mastering Practical Techniques

Author : Gebre Waddell
ISBN : 9780071819589
Genre : Music
File Size : 24.93 MB
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Learn the art of professional audio mastering "Gebre Waddell covers this all-important subject in greater depth than has ever been done in a book." -- Dave Collins, mastering engineer for The Nightmare Before Christmas, Jurassic Park, Soundgarden, War, Ben Harper, and others "Gebre provides students and educators with all the practical advice and hands-on tools they need to be successful." -- Jeffrey Rabhan, Chair of the New York University Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music Written by a professional mastering engineer, this detailed guide reveals world-class methods for delivering broadcast-ready masters. In Complete Audio Mastering: Practical Techniques, Gebre Waddell of Stonebridge Mastering explains every step in the process, from room and gear configuration to distribution of the final product. Find out how to put the final sheen on your mixes, work with DAWs, tweak loudness, use equalizers and compressors, and handle sequencing and fades. You'll also get tips for starting and running your own mastering studio. Features full coverage of: Mastering concepts and equipment Room setup and speaker placement Session workflow and organization DAWs and audio interfaces Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters Loudness optimization and dynamics Digital and analog EQs and filters Professional compressors and limiters Fades, crossfades, spacing, and sequencing Red Book CD, WAV, MP3, and DDP formats Includes insights from the world’s foremost experts in audio mastering, including: -- Robin Schmidt of 24-96 Mastering -- Scott Hull of Masterdisk -- Jaakko Viitalähde of Virtalähde Mastering -- Dave Hill of Crane Song, Ltd., and Dave Hill Designs -- Brad Blackwood of Euphonic Masters -- Pieter Stenekes of Sonoris Software -- Cornelius Gould of Omnia Audio -- Jeff Powell, Grammy award–winning engineer; direct vinyl transfer engineer; engineer for Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bob Dylan, and others -- David A. Hoatson of Lynx Studio Technology, Inc.
Category: Music

Mastering Audio

Author : Robert A. Katz
ISBN : 0240808371
Genre : Music
File Size : 23.36 MB
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Bob Katz explains audio concepts in a simple, holistic manner in this guide to producing a compact disc from scratch. With the advent of cheap computers many amateurs are interested in learning this skill but the book will also interest professionals for its many useful tips and hints.
Category: Music

Practical Recording Techniques

Author : Bruce Bartlett
ISBN : 9781136125256
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 71.28 MB
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Hands-on practical guide covering all aspects of recording, ideal for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians and audio enthusiasts. Filled with tips and shortcuts, this book offers advice on equipping a home studio (both low-budget and advanced), suggestions for set-up, acoustics, choosing monitor speakers, and preventing hum. This best-selling guide also tells how to judge recordings and improve them to produce maximum results. New material covered in the 5th edition to include: * complete revision and update of digital media sections * new section on mixing tips * new section on podcasts and file sharing * new section equipment and connector levels * new section function and connector types * new section on digital metering * new section exporting projects from other studios * new photos
Category: Technology & Engineering

Audio Production Principles

Author : Stephane Elmosnino
ISBN : 9780190699352
Genre : Music
File Size : 32.94 MB
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With this all-in-one manual, students and teachers have an easy-to-read reference that provides a reliable and current rundown of the world of sound production, from planning a recording session to mastering the final product. Organized by four main topics - pre-production, recording various instruments, mixing theories and tools, and mastering - Audio Production Principles follows the actual flow of instruction given over the course of a student's tenure. Chapters address etiquette and basic operations for any recording session written in useful, tutorial style language, providing guidelines for beginner audio engineers on topics including pre-production, equipment selection, and mixing tips by instrument. Jumpstarting the mastering process, lessons delve into features unique to specific tools and techniques. All sections offer instructional scenarios of studio setups, asking students to brainstorm the best production technique for each situation. These exercises also help teachers generate new ideas for instruction and production projects of their own.
Category: Music

Modern Recording Techniques

Author : David Miles Huber
ISBN : 9780240810690
Genre : Music
File Size : 52.73 MB
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Focal Press is proud to present a completely updated edition of the most popular and authoritative recording guide on the market. New for 2009, the seventh edition of David Huber's classic carries you into today's exciting age of audio production, where you can create and record music in ways that few ever dreamed possible. This definitive handbook guides you through the process of creating, understanding and mastering both the professional and project studio. From recording basics to the most cutting-edge techniques available, MRT provides you with complete understanding of the tools and day-to-day practices of music recording and production. Newly expanded and updated chapters cover the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), plug-ins, looping, groove tools, surround sound, mastering and more. With its interactive companion website (www.modrec.com) featuring instructional videos full of bonus tips and tricks, new tutorials, an indispensable audio glossary, and much more, this dynamite book/website combo leaves no recording question unanswered, and gives you the chance to share ideas, get tips, and seek out expert advice just when you need it.
Category: Music

The Recording Mixing And Mastering Reference Handbook

Author : Karl Pedersen
ISBN : 9780190686635
Genre : Music
File Size : 72.11 MB
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The Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Reference Handbook provides an easy-to-read guide for music-making in the studio setting, from equipment fundamentals to recording and mixing almost any instrument. In six sections, lessons give a comprehensive introduction to microphone settings and techniques, audio processing and effects, controlling acoustics, and history lessons on songs recorded with a given technique. The second half of the handbook delves into background theory on microphones, EQ-filters, compressors, and acoustics to give the reader a general understanding of practical recording techniques before acquiring deeper comprehension of the tools and the recording processes. Throughout the chapters, lessons on recording methods gradually build complexity and detail to keep readers engaged and challenged. Whether a university student in an audio recording course, a novice audio engineer who needs to build technique, or a busy professional who requires a quick refresh on specific techniques, any reader will find an essential resource in The Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Reference Handbook.
Category: Music

Practical Mastering

Author : Mark Cousins
ISBN : 9781136113734
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 53.77 MB
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Guiding you through the history and emergence of modern mastering techniques, then providing practical hints and tips on how to use them in your set up, Practical Mastering is the book for anyone interested in tackling this elusive art form. Providing you with sold mastering theory underpinned by years of professional experience and hands-on advice for getting the most out of your set up while honing your ears to efficiently and effectively listen to your mixes in order to create perfectly polished master tracks.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Computer Applications For Communication Networking And Digital Contents

Author : Tai-hoon Kim
ISBN : 9783642355943
Genre : Computers
File Size : 55.15 MB
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This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conferences, FGCN and DCA 2012, held as part of the Future Generation Information Technology Conference, FGIT 2012, Kangwondo, Korea, in December 2012. The papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions and focus on the various aspects of future generation communication and networking, and digital contents and applications.
Category: Computers

Audio In Media

Author : Stanley Alten
ISBN : 9780495572398
Genre : Art
File Size : 65.49 MB
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In AUDIO IN MEDIA, Ninth Edition, Stanley Alten--internationally recognized as a scholar and expert in the area of audio production--continues to provide students with an introduction to the basic techniques and principles necessary for audio production in today’s media. The clear and current illustrations and photos and student-friendly writing in Alten’s market-leading text have helped professors effectively teach this operationally-based course to thousands of introductory audio production students. Comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date, the text covers informational, perceptual, and aesthetic aspects of sound as they apply to each stage of the production process--from planning to post-production. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Art

The Art Of Digital Audio Recording

Author : Steve Savage
ISBN : 9780199910502
Genre : Music
File Size : 65.78 MB
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Making great audio recordings requires striking the right balance between technical know-how and practical understanding of recording sessions. Even in the digital age, some of the most important aspects of creating and recording music are non-technical and, as a result, are often overlooked by traditional recording manuals. The Art of Digital Audio Recording teaches readers what they really need to know in order to make great sound recordings with computers - both the practical and the technical information, including: ? What to look and listen for in a recording environment ? Straightforward advice on recording almost any instrument ? Essentials of digital audio workstations ? Essentials of recording gear: microphones, mixers, and speakers ? Fundamentals of understanding and applying EQ, compression, delay, and reverb ? Secrets to running creative recording sessions ? Practical application of digital editing, mixing, and mastering A special section identifies solutions to the most common challenges in the recording studio, and the book also features an addendum with essential tips and reference information including: ? How to walk into a commercial studio and be the engineer ? Researching and buying gear: Internet vs. brick and mortar ? Digital formats: A handy reference As a whole, The Art of Digital Audio Recording is an essential resource that gives recordists the tools they need to let technical understanding serve greater musical goals.
Category: Music