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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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  • Loudspeaker Modelling and Design: A Practical Introduction book cover

    Loudspeaker Modelling and Design

    A Practical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Geoff Hill

    In this book, Geoff Hill demonstrates modern software and hardware being applied to the processes behind loudspeaker design and modelling. Modern computing power has progressed to the point that such analyses are now practical for any interested individual or small company. Loudspeaker Modelling…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Audio Mastering: The Artists: Discussions from Pre-Production to Mastering book cover

    Audio Mastering: The Artists

    Discussions from Pre-Production to Mastering, 1st Edition

    By Russ Hepworth-Sawyer, Jay Hodgson

    Audio Mastering: The Artists collects more than twenty interviews, drawn from more than 60 hours of discussions, with many of the world’s leading mastering engineers.  In these exclusive and often intimate interviews, engineers consider the audio mastering process as they, themselves, experience…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Music Production

  • Game of X v.2: The Long Road to Xbox book cover

    Game of X v.2

    The Long Road to Xbox, 1st Edition

    By Rusel DeMaria

    Game of X v.2 is the story that leads up to Xbox. It is a story of DOS games, Microsoft culture, the crazy stories around the development and promotion of DirectX and the graphics standards that were required for Xbox to happen. Stories based on dozens of interviews include a colorful cast of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    CRC Press

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  • Lara Zoble, Editor, Audio

    Lara Zoble is the acquisitions editor of the Audio book portfolio under the Focal Press imprint of Routledge / Taylor & Francis. Lara 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, broadcasting, live music production, sound design, mixing and mastering, music technology, music business, gaming, and more. Focal Press welcomes new book proposals from seasoned professionals as well as next generation talent. We are also delighted to support publishing programs with key partnerships such as Audio Engineering Society and Sound on Sound Magazine. We also host a cutting edge community exchange on our blog Audio Unplugged. 

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