Mixing Audio

Mixing Audio

Concepts, Practices and Tools

Book - 2012
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Your mix can make or break a record, and mixing is an essential catalyst for a record deal. Professional engineers with exceptional mixing skills can earn vast amounts of money and find that they are in demand by the biggest acts.

To develop such skills, you need to master both the art and science of mixing. The new edition of this bestselling book offers all you need to know and put into practice in order to improve your mixes. Covering the entire process --from fundamental concepts to advanced techniques -- and offering a multitude of audio samples, tips and tricks, this book has it all.

Roey Izhaki teaches you the importance of a mixing vision, how to craft and evaluate your mix and then take it a step further. He describes the theory and the tools used and how these are put into practice while creating mixes.

Packed full of photos, graphs, diagrams and audio samples, Mixing Audio is a vital read for anyone wanting to succeed in the field of mixing.

New to this edition:
* Multitracks provided to help practice mixing
* Fully updated with current plug-in and software version and information 
* Companion website with a multitude of new samples including more macro-mixing samples 
* A new sample mix: Rock n' Roll



Book News
This introductory guide to music mixing provides theoretical and practical information on the technical aspects of sound engineering, as well as discussion of the creative aspects of the art. Beginning with a section on concepts and principles, the bulk of the work focuses on specific tools and their uses, while a final section provides walk-throughs of simple mixing projects based on music genres. Chapters include numerous illustrations and an emphasis on technical versus creative lessons is stressed throughout. Izhaki is an experienced mixer and lecturer in audio engineering at SAE Institute, London. Focal Press is an imprint of Elsevier. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Elsevier

Your mix can make or break a record, and mixing is an essential catalyst for a record deal. Professional engineers with exceptional mixing skills can earn vast amounts of money and find that they are in demand by the biggest acts.

To develop such skills, you need to master both the art and science of mixing. The new edition of this bestselling book offers all you need to know and put into practice in order to improve your mixes. Covering the entire process --from fundamental concepts to advanced techniques -- and offering a multitude of audio samples, tips and tricks, this book has it all. Roey Izhaki teaches you the importance of a mixing vision, how to craft and evaluate your mix and then take it a step further. He describes the theory and the tools used and how these are put into practice while creating mixes. Packed full of photos, graphs, diagrams and audio samples, Mixing Audio is a vital read for anyone wanting to succeed in the field of mixing.

New to this edition: * Multitracks provided to help practice mixing * Fully updated with current plug-in and software version and information  * Companion website with a multitude of new samples including more macro-mixing samples  * A new sample mix: Rock n' Roll

* Rounded, extensive and complete coverage of music mixing * Includes a Web site with over 2000 downloadable audio clips. * Covers new topics and mixing trends such as computer centered mixing



Publisher: Oxford : Focal, 2012
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780240522227
0240522222
Characteristics: xvii, 579 p. : .ill ; 25 cm

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