Audio: Featured Books

8Featured Books

  • 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

  • Small Signal Audio Design

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas Self

    Learn to use inexpensive and readily available parts to obtain state-of-the-art performance in all the vital parameters of noise, distortion, crosstalk and so on. With ample coverage of preamplifiers and mixers and a new chapter on headphone amplifiers, this practical handbook provides an extensive…

    Paperback – 2014-08-22
    Focal Press

  • Artist Management for the Music Business

    3rd Edition

    By Paul Allen

    With the evolution of the music business and the shifting influence of large record labels, the artist manager is now – more than ever – at the center of an artist’s career. Artist managers are tasked with keeping abreast of the music industry and supporting the artists under their management while…

    Paperback – 2014-07-24
    Focal Press

  • The SOS Guide to Live Sound

    Optimising Your Band's Live-Performance Audio

    By Paul White

    If you’ve ever handled live sound, you know the recipe for creating quality live sound requires many steps. Your list of ingredients, shall we say, requires an understanding of sound and how it behaves, the know-how to effectively use a sound system), and the knowledge to choose and use your gear…

    Paperback – 2014-06-17
    Focal Press
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  • Logic Pro X

    Audio and Music Production

    By Mark Cousins, Russ Hepworth-Sawyer

    From initial demos to mixing and mastering, seasoned authors Mark Cousins and Russ Hepworth-Sawyer show you how to get the most from Logic Pro X. By exploring the essential workflow and the creative possibilities offered by Logic’s virtual instruments and effects, Logic Pro X: Audio and Music…

    Paperback – 2014-04-11
    Focal Press

  • Pro Tools 11

    Music Production, Recording, Editing, and Mixing

    By Mike Collins

    Hone your Pro Tools music production skills and create better tracks with Pro Tools 11: Music Production, Recording, Editing, and Mixing. With Pro Tools 11, you’ll get more than descriptions of Pro Tools features and menus—this book grounds its Pro Tools instruction thoroughly in real-world music…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Focal Press