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The best Audio and Music Technology books covering Audio Engineering, Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Editing, MIDI, Music Business, Dance, DJing and more. Focal Press is an imprint of Routledge.

We publish cutting-edge resources in Audio and Music Technology for every stage of your career, from student to working professional. Our authors include Grammy and Academy Award winners, and our books provide high-quality content and practical, hands-on information on topics like Audio Engineering, Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Editing, MIDI, Music Business, Dance, DJing, and more.

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  • Modern MIDI: Sequencing and Performing Using Traditional and Mobile Tools book cover

    Modern MIDI

    Sequencing and Performing Using Traditional and Mobile Tools, 2nd Edition

    By Sam McGuire

    Modern MIDI equips you with everything you need to use MIDI in your music productions. With a particular focus on practical application and step-by-step explanations, this book does far more than tell you about how MIDI works. Simple explanations and real-world scenarios encourage you to test out…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26
    Routledge

  • Digital Sampling: The Design and Use of Music Technologies book cover

    Digital Sampling

    The Design and Use of Music Technologies, 1st Edition

    By Paul Harkins

    Digital Sampling is the first book about the design and use of sampling technologies that have shaped the sounds of popular music since the 1980s. Written in two parts, Digital Sampling begins with an exploration of the Fairlight CMI and how artists like Kate Bush and Peter Gabriel used it to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Foundations in Sound Design for Embedded Media: A Multidisciplinary Approach book cover

    Foundations in Sound Design for Embedded Media

    A Multidisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Filimowicz

    This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to foundational topics in sound design for embedded media, such as physical computing; interaction design; auditory displays and data sonification; speech synthesis; wearables; smart objects and instruments; user experience; toys and playful…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Sound Design

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  • Hannah Rowe, Editor, Audio

    Hannah Rowe is the commissioning editor of the Audio book portfolio under the Focal Press imprint of Routledge / Taylor & Francis. Hannah publishes books across all areas of audio, from the most technical to the most creative, including but not limited to: audio engineering, software and hardware, sound design, immersive sound, music business, mixing and mastering and music technology. Hannah welcomes new book proposals from both professionals and instructors alike, and encourages any prospective authors to get in contact.

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