Audio

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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  • Once Upon a Pixel: Storytelling and Worldbuilding in Video Games book cover

    Once Upon a Pixel

    Storytelling and Worldbuilding in Video Games, 1st Edition

    By Eddie Paterson, Timothy Simpson-Williams, Will Cordner

    Once Upon a Pixel examines the increasing sophistication of storytelling and worldbuilding in modern video games. Drawing on some of gaming’s most popular titles, including Red Dead Redemption 2, The Last of Us, Horizon Zero Dawn, and the long-running Metal Gear Solid series, it is a pioneering…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08
    CRC Press

  • Intelligent Music Production book cover

    Intelligent Music Production

    1st Edition

    By Brecht De Man, Ryan Stables, Joshua D. Reiss

    Intelligent Music Production presents the state of the art in approaches, methodologies and systems from the emerging field of automation in music mixing and mastering. This book collects the relevant works in the domain of innovation in music production, and orders them in a way that outlines the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Nonfiction Sound and Story for Film and Video: A Practical Guide for Filmmakers and Digital Content Creators book cover

    Nonfiction Sound and Story for Film and Video

    A Practical Guide for Filmmakers and Digital Content Creators, 1st Edition

    By Amy DeLouise, Cheryl Ottenritter

    This book guides nonfiction storytellers in the art of creatively and strategically using sound to engage their audience and bring stories to life. Sound is half of film and video storytelling, and yet its importance is often overlooked until a post-production emergency arises. Written by two…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Focal Press
    The Producer's Playbook

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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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