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Music Data Mining

Music Data Mining

By: Tao Li; Mitsunori Ogihara; George Tzanetakis

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 12-JUL-2011

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Advances in digital music technology have created challenges for effectively accessing and interacting with large collections of music and associated data. This book explores how data mining addresses these challenges by mining useful information and using it to create novel ways of interacting with large music collections. Leading experts in data mining, machine learning, and music science examine fundamental issues of classification and audio signal processing and discuss social aspects of music mining. They also present new research in instrument recognition, mood and emotion...

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Modern Recording Techniques, 8th Edition

Modern Recording Techniques, 8th Edition

By: David Miles Huber; Robert E. Runstein

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 22-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 24-AUG-2013

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As the most popular and authoritative guide to recording Modern Recording Techniques provides everything you need to master the tools and day to day practice of music recording and production. From room acoustics and running a session to mic placement and designing a studio Modern Recording Techniques will give you a really good grounding in the theory and industry practice. Expanded to include the latest digital audio technology the 7th edition now includes sections on podcasting, new surround sound formats and HD and audio. If you are just starting out or looking for a step up in...

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Web Radio

Web Radio

By: Chris Priestman

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 13-DEC-2001

Insert Date: 24-AUG-2013

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Anyone wanting to set up a low cost web radio station will benefit from the advice and information provided by this book. Not only will you gain technical and practical know-how to enable your station to go live, but also an appreciation of the legal and copyright implications of making radio, potentially for international audiences and in the rapidly evolving environment of the web. To succeed, your radio content will need to be carefully planned and your station properly promoted. Advice is given on taking advantage of the scalability web radio introduces for building audiences in line...

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Practical Mastering

Practical Mastering

By: Mark Cousins; Russ Hepworth-Sawyer

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 23-AUG-2013

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Guiding you through the history and emergence of modern mastering techniques, then providing practical hints and tips on how to use them in your set up, Practical Mastering is the book for anyone interested in tackling this elusive art form. Providing you with sold mastering theory underpinned by years of professional experience and hands-on advice for getting the most out of your set up while honing your ears to efficiently and effectively listen to your mixes in order to create perfectly polished master tracks. ...

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Radio: The Book, 4th Edition

Radio: The Book, 4th Edition

By: Steve Warren

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-OCT-2004

Insert Date: 02-AUG-2013

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As entertaining as it is educational, Radio: The Book is a must-have guide to success for anyone interested in a career in radio. Providing a wealth of information and relating his own personal experiences, veteran radio personality, Program Director and Programming Consultant Steve Warren shares trade secrets and industry know-how that would usually take years to accumulate through experience. An invaluable advantage over your competition, this "cheat-sheet" for the radio programmer includes practical advice regarding: ·Radio as a career--from tips on getting started to job...

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Sound Systems: Design and Optimization

Sound Systems: Design and Optimization

By: Bob McCarthy

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 05-FEB-2007

Insert Date: 02-AUG-2013

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With this definitive guide to sound reinforcement design and optimization, Bob McCarthy shares his expert knowledge and effective methodology developed from decades of field and teaching experience. This book is written for the field professional as well as the consultant or student, in a clear and easy-to-read style and illustrated with color diagrams and screenshots throughout. McCarthy's unique guide reveals the proven techniques to ensure that your sound system design can be optimized for maximum uniformity over the space. The book follows the audio signal path from the mix console...

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A Professional Guide to Audio Plug-ins and Virtual Instruments

A Professional Guide to Audio Plug-ins and Virtual Instruments

By: Mike Collins

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 22-MAY-2003

Insert Date: 02-AUG-2013

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If you are an audio professional needing a complete reference to the complex world of plug-ins and virtual instruments, look no further. Mike Collins, author of Pro Tools for Music Production, has meticulously surveyed the scene, showing what's available and how they integrate into the various host platforms. The book explains the differences between TDM, RTS, MAS and VST plug-ins, how they can be used with different MIDI + Audio programs and shows the range of options available. It also explains virtual instruments and how these can be used as either plug-ins or stand alone products. A...

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Audio Post Production for Television and Film, 3rd Edition

Audio Post Production for Television and Film, 3rd Edition

By: Hilary Wyatt; Tim Amyes

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 31-JUL-2013

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Previously titled Audio Post-production in Video and Film, this third edition has been completely revised and restructured to provide a step-by-step guide to the professional techniques used to shape a soundtrack through the production process. Covering sound for both film and television, this edition includes many of the practical techniques and shortcuts used by experienced editors and mixers. Part one explains the basics of audio post production - how audio is recorded, how sound and picture stay in sync, how audio can be exported from system to system, and how film and video...

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Pro Tools for Music Production, 2nd Edition

Pro Tools for Music Production, 2nd Edition

By: Mike Collins

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 31-JUL-2013

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Pro Tools for Music Production is a definitive guide to the system for new and professional users. Extensively illustrated in colour and packed with time saving hints and tips, you will want to keep to hand as a constant source of information. The book takes a real-world approach and shows how to build the right system to suit your needs. Detailed chapters on recording, editing and mixing blend essential knowledge with tutorials and practical examples from actual recordings. The second edition features a wealth of new and updated material, including: · Pro Tools HD systems explained ·...

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Audio Programming for Interactive Games

Audio Programming for Interactive Games

By: Martin D. Wilde

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2004

Insert Date: 31-JUL-2013

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Martin Wilde's cutting-edge exploration of the creative potential of game audio systems addresses the latest working methods of those involved in creating and programming immersive, interactive and non-linear audio for games. The book demonstrates how the game programmer can create an software system which enables the audio content provider (composer/sound designer) to maintain direct control over the composition and presentation of an interactive game soundtrack. This system (which is platform independent) is described step-by-step in Wilde's approachable style with illuminating case...

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PC Audio Editing, 2nd Edition

PC Audio Editing, 2nd Edition

By: Roger Derry

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 05-NOV-2002

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PC Audio Editing is an essential guide for anyone wishing to make audio productions for use as recordings, or for broadcast, using a Windows PC and material acquired both in the studio and via portable equipment. Even those experienced with editing and mixing using quarter inch tape can find the change to editing audio visually on a PC daunting. The author explains all the basic principles of this new technology and the skills you need to use it successfully, without assuming prior knowledge of the system, in a practical and straightforward manner. This second edition introduces the...

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Modern Recording Techniques, 6th Edition

Modern Recording Techniques, 6th Edition

By: David Miles Huber; Robert E. Runstein

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 26-JUL-2013

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As the most popular and authoritative guide to recording available, Modern Recording Techniques provides everything you need to master the tools and day-to-day practice of music recording and production. The sixth edition has been expanded to cover the latest digital audio technology and features a new section on surround sound. For those who are just starting out or are looking for their next job in the industry, this edition also provides essential advice on career options and networking. David Miles Huber's approachable writing style, coupled with over 500 technical diagrams, screen...

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Understanding MPEG 4

Understanding MPEG 4

By: Sebastian Moeritz; Klaus Diepold

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 14-SEP-2004

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The Practical Guide to MPEG 4 offers an up to date introduction to this important interactive and multimedia compression standard (including MPEG-4 Part 10), with real examples and information as to how and where this new technology should be used. All aspects of MPEG-4 that are relevant in today's technical landscape are described in this book, including video and audio creation, production, distribution, reception and consumption environment. This book explains everything you really need to know in jargon-free language: interactive systems, content management, deployment, licensing and...

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Sound Synthesis and Sampling, 2nd Edition

Sound Synthesis and Sampling, 2nd Edition

By: Martin Russ

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 27-MAY-2004

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Sound Synthesis and Sampling provides a comprehensive introduction to the underlying principles and practical techniques applied to both commercial and research sound synthesizers. This second edition has been rigorously updated throughout and includes a new chapter on performance, examining how synthesizers have become embedded within more sophisticated musical performance instruments. Martin Russ' highly readable and non-mathematical approach makes the subject accessible whatever your level of experience. The book features: · Detailed illustrations to aid your understanding · Topics...

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Sound Engineering Explained, 2nd Edition

Sound Engineering Explained, 2nd Edition

By: Michael Talbot-Smith

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

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This straightforward introduction to audio techniques guides the beginner through principles such as sound waves and basic acoustics and offers practical advice for using recording and reproduction equipment. Previously known as Audio Explained, this latest edition includes new material on: reverberation and its use in recording; principles of digital mixing; digital recording; including MiniDisc and MP3; digital artificial reverberation. Designed with the student in mind, information is organised according to level of difficulty. An understanding of the basic principles is essential to...

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Digital Audio Technology, 4th Edition

Digital Audio Technology, 4th Edition

By: Jan Maes; Marc Vercammen

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 22-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 26-JUL-2013

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An expert team from SONY Europe explains the technology behind today's major digital audio consumer products, including the Compact Disc, MiniDisc, Super Audio CD, DVD-Audio, MP3 and Digital Audio Tape. Beginning with a fascinating overview of the history of audio technology, this fourth edition addresses the principles and technologies which underpin the various formats currently available. Considerable technical detail is provided, with extensive use of illustrations to enhance understanding. Audio engineers, students and hi-fi enthusiasts who want to gain an understanding of the...

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Audio for Single Camera Operation

Audio for Single Camera Operation

By: Tony Grant

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2002

Insert Date: 26-JUL-2013

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In the last decade a greater demand has been placed on cameramen to record sound as well as pictures on location. For anyone wanting to learn about the basics of recording sound, specific to single camera location work this book provides an ideal grounding. It covers the equipment a single operator would use, methods and examples of how to learn sound techniques and ways of successfully working alone. While it offers an account of audio theory, including post-production it also explains the essential audio technology basics. Covering typical techniques including live broadcasting, it...

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Recording Spaces

Recording Spaces

By: Philip Newell

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 15-JAN-1998

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Recording Spaces deals with the acoustics of rooms intended for musical performance of many styles. It discusses these spaces in terms of isolation, internal acoustics, possible techniques of use, and the way that these spaces will interact with the musicians, their instruments, and the microphones. It deals with the concepts of sound isolation, examines some of the principal processes at work, and provides drawings and descriptions of actual rooms and techniques. The book describes how the isolation requirements have their effect on the internal acoustics of the rooms, and how the room...

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Spatial Audio

Spatial Audio

By: Francis Rumsey

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 13-JUN-2001

Insert Date: 25-JUL-2013

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Explores the principles and practical considerations of spatial sound recording and reproduction. Particular emphasis is given to the increasing importance of multichannel surround sound and 3D audio, including binaural approaches, without ignoring conventional stereo. The enhancement of spatial quality is arguably the only remaining hurdle to be overcome in pursuit of high quality sound reproduction. The rise of increasingly sophisticated spatial sound systems presents an enormous challenge to audio engineers, many of whom are confused by the possibilities and unfamiliar with...

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Audio Engineer's Reference Book, 2nd Edition

Audio Engineer's Reference Book, 2nd Edition

By: Michael Talbot-Smith

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 25-JUL-2013

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The Audio Engineer's Reference Book is an authoritative volume on all aspects of audio engineering and technology including basic mathematics and formulae, acoustics and psychoacoustics, microphones, loudspeakers and studio installations. The content is concise and accurate, providing quick and easy access to everything you will need to know, from basic formulae to practical explanations and operational detail. Compiled by an international team of experts, this second edition has been updated to keep abreast of fast-moving areas such as digital audio and transmission technology. Much...