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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 Recording Techniques book cover

    Modern Recording Techniques

    9th Edition

    By David Miles Huber, Robert E. Runstein

    Modern Recording Techniques is the bestselling, authoritative guide to sound and music recording. Whether you’re just starting out or are looking for a step-up in the industry, Modern Recording Techniques provides an in-depth read on the art and technologies of music production. It’s a must-have…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20
    Focal Press
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Audio Engineering 101: A Beginner's Guide to Music Production book cover

    Audio Engineering 101

    A Beginner's Guide to Music Production, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Dittmar

    Audio Engineering 101, Second Edition is a real world guide for starting out in the recording industry. If you have the dream, the ideas, the music, and the creativity, but don't know where to start, then this book is for you! Straight from an author with first-hand experience, this popular book…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Focal Press

  • Immersive Sound: The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio book cover

    Immersive Sound

    The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio

    Edited by Agnieszka Roginska, Paul Geluso

    Immersive Sound: The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio provides a comprehensive guide to multi-channel and binaural sound theory and applications. With contributions from leading recording engineers, researchers, and industry experts, Immersive Sound includes an in-depth…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Focal Press
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

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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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