Browse a selection of free resources from some our bestselling and newest books. Written by experts in audio engineering and music production, topics include; Mixing, Mastering, Production and Recording.
Pro Techniques for Sound Design
Develop your sound design skills with practical advice on areas such as games and movie audio, interactive sound design, and using ambisonics for reproducing 360 immersive sound.
Mixing Techniques for Audio
Enhance your knowledge of basic and advanced mixing techniques with insights on best practices, live mixing vs studio mixing, and choosing between a 3d sound processor or surround sound mixing.
The Art of Mastering Techniques in Music
Learn the skills required to succeed as a mastering engineer, and make the right decisions on tools to use for each project
Recording Sound Like a Pro
Discover the skills required to record sound like a pro, including recognising and imitating good sound, recording vocals and tips for post-production.
Insights into Music Production
Perfect your production skills by reading expert insights on active listening techniques, sound reproduction system configurations and how to get the most out of your production environment.
The Decca Method for Piano Recordings
Learn the trusted method originally developed by Decca engineers for piano recordings. Some may be sceptical of this approach. However the best way to decide is to try it and make your own judgement!
Recording Techniques for Classical Music
Get inspired by techniques used in the classical music production process. This guides covers two-microphone stereo techniques, composers workflows, selecting acoustic spaces, and more.
Gender in Music Production
Explore topics related to gender in music production including addressing gender imbalance, views from feminine perspectives and current initiatives from women in audio.
A Guide to Innovations in Audio
This resource examines some of the latest innovations in audio engineering, including cloud-based music production, plug-in design and utilization and audio augmented reality.
Game Audio and Sound Design
This guides explores important topics in game audio and sound design, including the role of audio in interactive environments, non-linear sound design, and how game audio differs from film sound.