Concepts, Practices, and Tools
- Available for pre-order on June 23, 2023. Item will ship after July 14, 2023
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Mixing Audio: Concepts, Practices, and Tools is a vital read for anyone wanting to succeed in the field of mixing - covering the entire mixing process, from fundamental concepts to advanced techniques.
Packed full of photos, graphs, diagrams, and audio samples, it teaches the importance of a mixing vision, how to craft and evaluate your mix, and then take it a step further. Mixing Audio describes the theory, the tools, and how these are put into practice while creating mixes. The companion website, featuring over 2,000 audio samples as well as Pro Tools/ Multitrack Audio Sessions, is a perfect complement to the book.
The new edition includes:
- An extension of the discussion on mastering which now includes the loudness war, LUFS targets, and DIY mastering
- Updated figures and illustrations throughout
- A new section covering console emulation
Table of Contents
Part I: Concept and Practices 1. Music and Mixing 2. Some axioms and other gems 3. Learning to mix 4. The process of mixing 5. Related issues 6. Mixing and the brain 7. Mixing domains and objectives Part II: Tools 8. Monitoring 9. Meters 10. Mixing consoles 11. Software mixers 12. Phase 13. Faders 14. Panning 15. Equalizers 16. Introduction to dynamic range processors 17. Compressors 18. Limiters 19. Gates 20. Expanders 21. Duckers 22. Delays 23. Other modulation tools 24. Reverbs 25. Distortion 26. Drum triggering 27. Other tools 28. Automation Part III: Sample Mixers 29. Show Me (Rock n’ Roll) 30. It’s Temps Pt. II (Hip Hop/Urban/Grime) 31. Donna Pomini (Techno) 32. The Hustle (DnB) 33. Hero (Rock)
Roey Izhaki holds a BA in Recording Arts and has been mixing since 1992. An audio engineering academic lecturer for 10 years, he has given mixing and audio seminars across Europe.
"Roey Izhaki has put together a text complete with the history, background, tools and techniques needed to develop a solid foundation in the art of mixing audio. His easy-to-read explanations of the various techniques he employs along with the included audio examples will serve someone new to mixing or that seasoned professional looking for a refresher."
Keith A. Umbach, Associate Professor of Music, Prince George’s Community College, USA
"In Mixing Audio, the reader can find a good guide to learn how to do their mixings from scratch, learning everything you can need to carry out professional mixings from basic audio concepts to awesome equipment handling tricks, and even interesting practical examples!"
José A. Ballesteros, Associate Professor, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain