Applied Media: Featured Books - Audio & Music Technology

6Featured Books - Audio & Music Technology

  • Sound and Music for the Theatre

    The Art & Technique of Design, 4th Edition

    By Deena Kaye, James LeBrecht

    Covering every phase of a theatrical production, this fourth edition of Sound and Music for the Theatre traces the process of sound design from initial concept through implementation in actual performances. The book discusses the early evolution of sound design and how it supports the play, from…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05
    Focal Press

  • The Musical Art of Synthesis

    By Sam McGuire, Nathan Van der Rest

    New synths with unique features and layers of complexity are released frequently, with hundreds of different synths currently available in the marketplace. How do you know which ones to use and how do you get the most out of the ones you already own? The Musical Art of Synthesis presents…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Focal Press

  • Handbook for Sound Engineers

    5th Edition

    Edited by Glen Ballou

    Handbook for Sound Engineers is the most comprehensive reference available for audio engineers, and is a must read for all who work in audio. With contributions from many of the top professionals in the field, including Glen Ballou on interpretation systems, intercoms, assistive listening, and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Focal Press
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Designing Software Synthesizer Plug-Ins in C++

    For RackAFX, VST3, and Audio Units

    By Will Pirkle

    Bridging the gap from theory to programming, Designing Software Synthesizer Plug-Ins in C++ For RackAFX, VST3 and Audio Units contains complete code for designing and implementing software synthesizers for both Windows and Mac platforms. You will learn synthesizer operation, starting with the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24
    Focal Press

  • Understanding and Crafting the Mix

    The Art of Recording, 3rd Edition

    By William Moylan

    Understanding and Crafting the Mix, 3rd edition provides the framework to identify, evaluate, and shape your recordings with clear and systematic methods. Featuring numerous exercises, this third edition allows you to develop critical listening and analytical skills to gain greater control over the…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29
    Focal Press

  • Mic It!

    Microphones, Microphone Techniques, and Their Impact on the Final Mix

    By Ian Corbett

    Capture great sound in the first place, and spend less time "fixing it in the mix" with Ian Corbett’s Mic It! Microphones, Microphone Techniques, and Their Impact on the Final Mix. With his expert guidance, you’ll quickly understand essential audio concepts as they relate to microphones and mic…

    Paperback – 2014-10-20
    Focal Press