We are pleased to offer Audio Engineering Society members a 30% discount* on all Routledge and Focal Press books. Visit the AES Member Log In page to retrieve your member discount code.

Explore a selection of our latest and bestselling books below, plus a fanatastic range of free resources on topics including; Gender in Music Production, Guide to Innovations in Audio, and Game Audio and Sound Design.

Featured Books

2nd Edition
Mic It!: Microphones, Microphone Techniques, and Their Impact on the Final Mix
USD $44.95
December 30, 2020 by Routledge
ISBN: 9780367470364
440 Pages

4th Edition
The MIDI Manual: A Practical Guide to MIDI within Modern Music Production
USD $39.95
October 27, 2020 by Routledge
ISBN: 9780367549985
290 Pages

1st Edition
Classical Recording: A Practical Guide in the Decca Tradition
USD $49.95
October 27, 2020 by Focal Press
ISBN: 9780367312800
410 Pages

3rd Edition
Small Signal Audio Design
USD $89.95
April 22, 2020 by Focal Press
ISBN: 9780367468958
784 Pages

AES Presents Series





Game Audio

Sound Design


Perspectives on Music Production

Music Technology

Music Business

Audio Electronics

Audio Engineering


The "AES Presents" Series

This book series is the result of an agreement between AES and Focal Press / Routledge that paves the way for a joint series of publications on audio engineering. Authors and editors are AES members at the time of publication, as well as the majority of authors in contributed works.

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Interested in becoming an author for the series?

Contact Hannah Rowe, Editor - [email protected]

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Gender in Music Production

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.

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A Guide to Innovations in Audio

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.

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Game Audio and Sound Design

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.

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