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Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X

By: David Nahmani

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 12-JUL-2014

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• Lektions- und Mediendateien zur Bearbeitung der praktischen Übungen stehen als Download bereit (in englischer Sprache)• Die einzelnen Lektionen sind jeweils sorgfältig auf praktische Aufgaben zugeschnitten, die sich Ihnen bei der täglichen Arbeit stellen, und zeigen Ihnen, wie Sie sie meistern• Wiederholungsfragen fassen den Lernstoff zusammen und helfen Ihnen, sich für die Zertifizierungsprüfung von Apple vorzubereiten.• Das Buch ist in einem leicht verständlichen Stil geschrieben• Die reiche Bebilderung hilft Ihnen, die vorgestellten Techniken schnell zu beherrschen• Die Angabe der...

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The Essential Pro Tools®

The Essential Pro Tools®

By: Andy Hagerman

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2014

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Pro Tools is the essential audio software for musicians, producers, sound designers, game developers, and film-makers around the world. The Essential Pro Tools is your best source for learning the fundamentals of this exciting, powerful program. Author, trainer, and Pro Tools expert Andy Hagerman is your guide in this unique e-book. His clear approach to Pro Tool's essential processes--from the basics of recording through editing and mixing--features plenty of supportive examples and illustrations and will have you up to speed quickly. Exercise sections offer hands-on experience to help drive...

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Apple Pro Training Series: GarageBand

Apple Pro Training Series: GarageBand

By: Mary Plummer

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 20-JUL-2014

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In the only Apple-certified guide to GarageBand, readers will be creating original works within the first few chapters. Using real-life material and practical lessons that they can apply immediately to their own projects, this book/media combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of GarageBand. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through fun, real-world projects, and the newest GarageBand features. Exclusively for this book, author/musician Mary Plummer works with a host of talented artists ranging from a student songwriter to a professional touring guitarist, an...

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FL Studio Cookbook

FL Studio Cookbook

By: Shaun Friedman

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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Over 40 recipes to help you master the art of music production with FL Studio Set up your own Digital Audio Workstation to create studio-quality music productions Build your song with rhythm, sampling, vocals, guitar, and a multitude of sounds while mixing and organizing your project The concepts presented in this book are explained in a very practical manner with clear instructions to be followed in order to complete each task In Detail Developed by the Belgian company Image-Line, FL Studio is a top-of-the-range digital audio workstation. FL Studio is used to make your...

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Hands-On Music Theory

Hands-On Music Theory

By: Richard Wentk

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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If you've tried learning music theory before, only to be put off by archaic concepts delivered in a stuffy tone, this is the book for you. HANDS-ON MUSIC THEORY teaches you practical contemporary music theory in contemporary terms--without all the classical nostalgia for methods that are hundreds of years old. Written in fresh, accessible language, and illustrated with examples that draw on modern tools such as sequencer piano rolls and guitar tabs, this book offers practical, hands-on, easy-to understand instruction on key points of modern pop, rock, jazz and electronica music theory. You'll...

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Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac, 3rd Edition

Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

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Start podcasting or take it to the next level with our step-by-step guide!Start podcasting or take your podcast to the next level with start-to-finish guidance from Andy Affleck. You'll learn tricks of the trade as you assemble your hardware and software, make recordings, and add polish by editing and mixing. Once your audio is in the can, you'll find real-world advice and steps for encoding and publishing your episodes.Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac provides the help anyone interested in podcasting on the Mac needs:What do other podcasters do? Find out about the gear and techniques...

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Rock Your iPad: Thor

Rock Your iPad: Thor

By: G.W. Childs IV

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

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Propellerhead's Thor synthesizer for the iPad is a virtual synth that works just like the popular Thor synth found in Propellerhead's virtual studio, Reason. Thor is powerful, pro-level instrument that combines several types of synthesis, including wavetable, FM synthesis, and subtractive synthesis. Now, in this power-packed e-book tutorial, G.W. Childs shows you how to get the most out of Thor, including how to build stunning patches and sequences that will add to any performance or composition you're creating. By following in G.W.'s footsteps, you will build sounds, experiment with...

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Live Sound for Guitar

Live Sound for Guitar

By: Sandy Williams

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Getting a great guitar sound in your headphones, or in your bedroom or garage is one thing. Getting killer sound on stage is something else altogether! In this one-of-a-kind guidebook, veteran guitarist and teacher Sandy Williams shares tips and techniques learned over decades of playing in every type of live environment and teaches you how to get the best sound possible in a wide variety of venues, styles, and gig situations. Playing live is one of the most rewarding aspects of being a musician, but guitarists need to be ready for the many challenges that live performance can pose. Meeting...

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The Audio Expert

The Audio Expert

By: Ethan Winer

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

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The Audio Expert is a comprehensive reference that covers all aspects of audio, with many practical, as well as theoretical, explanations. Providing in-depth descriptions of how audio really works, using common sense plain-English explanations and mechanical analogies with minimal math, the book is written for people who want to understand audio at the deepest, most technical level, without needing an engineering degree. It's presented in an easy-to-read, conversational tone, and includes more than 400 figures and photos augmenting the text. The Audio Expert takes the intermediate...

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Using Logic® Pro X’s Updated Score Editor

Using Logic® Pro X’s Updated Score Editor

By: Jay Asher

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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If you're a Logic Pro Score Editor user, this information-packed eBook will quickly get you up to speed on the new features in the latest version of Score Editor in Logic Pro X including the new Styles Editor, Score Set Editor, and more. Written by film scoring artist and columnist Jay Asher, USING LOGIC PRO X'S UPDATED SCORE EDITOR includes easy-to-follow, illustrated tutorials and walk-throughs that will help you get the most out of these new and enhanced Score Editor features....

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Recording Music on Location, 2nd Edition

Recording Music on Location, 2nd Edition

By: Bruce Bartlett

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 14-MAY-2014

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Recording Music on Location provides an exceptional collection of information regarding all aspects of recording outside of the studio. Featuring clear explanations on how to achieve professional results, this book is divided into two distinct sections: popular music and classical music. Whether you record in the local rock club, jazz café, or in an orchestra hall, Bartlett offers sage advice on each stage of the process of location recording. Packed with hints and tips, this book is a great reference for anyone planning to venture outside of the studio. Audio examples, tracking sheets,...

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Rock Your iPad®: Figure

Rock Your iPad®: Figure

By: G.W. Childs IV

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

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Propellerhead's popular music-making app for iOS devices, Figure, puts the power of music production directly into your hands-letting you create beats, bass lines, melodies, and more. Now, in this power-packed e-book tutorial, G.W. Childs shows you how to get the most out of Figure, with step-by-step instructions on making music; syncing to other devices; importing your musical creations into your favorite digital audio workstation (DAW); integrating Figure with your laptop, desktop, or other iOS devices; and even putting Figure to use live on stage. ROCK YOUR IPAD: PROPELLERHEAD FIGURE is...

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Building Valve Amplifiers, 2nd Edition

Building Valve Amplifiers, 2nd Edition

By: Morgan Jones

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 07-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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Building Valve Amplifiers is a unique hands-on guide for anyone working with tube audio equipment--as an electronics hobbyist, audiophile or audio engineer. This 2 nd Edition builds on the success of the first with technology and technique revisions throughout and, significantly, a major new self-build project, worked through step-by-step, which puts into practice the principles and techniques introduced throughout the book. Particular attention has been paid to answering questions commonly asked by newcomers to the world of the valve, whether audio enthusiasts tackling their first...

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Making Music with Computers: Creative Programming in Python

Making Music with Computers: Creative Programming in Python

By: Bill Manaris; Andrew Brown

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 23-MAY-2014

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Requiring minimal musical or programming experience, this text introduces important concepts and skills necessary to generate music with computers. It interweaves computing pedagogy with musical concepts and creative activities, helping students learn computer programming in a creative context and understand how to build computer music applications. Also suitable for self-study, the book shows musicians and digital music enthusiasts how to write music software and create algorithmic music compositions. A supplementary website provides a music library and other software resources used in...

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SONAR™ X3 Power!

SONAR™ X3 Power!

By: Scott R. Garrigus

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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SONAR X3 POWER! is an all-new edition of this popular guide to Cakewalk's powerful digital audio workstation, offering full, detailed coverage of the SONAR X3 software. The book's comprehensive treatment begins with the basics and takes you from setup to final mix with clear, step-by-step instructions and exercises. If you're a new user, you'll start at the beginning and learn everything you need to know to use SONAR for recording, editing, producing, mixing, and sharing your music with the world. If you're already a SONAR user, you'll learn the details about all the exciting new features in...

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Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X

By: Mark Cousins; Russ Hepworth-Sawyer

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

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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 Production leads you through the music creation and production process, giving you all the tips and tricks used by the pros to create release-quality recordings. Using full color screenshots throughout, alongside related boxouts that expand on the key concepts, Logic Pro X: Audio and Music...

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The SOS Guide to Live Sound

The SOS Guide to Live Sound

By: Paul White

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

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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 well. Add a dash of miking ability, stir in a pinch of thinking on your feet for when your system starts to hum or the vocals start to feed back, and mix. In practice, there really is no "recipe" for creating a quality performance. Instead, musicians and engineers who effectively use sound...

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The Foley Grail, 2nd Edition

The Foley Grail, 2nd Edition

By: Vanessa Theme Ament

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

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Master classic and cutting-edge Foley techniques that will allow you to create rich, convincing sound for any medium, be it film, television, radio, podcasts, animation, or games. In The Foley Grail, Second Edition award-winning Foley artist Vanessa Theme Ament teaches you how Foley is designed, crafted, and edited for any project, right down to the nuts and bolts of spotting, cueing, and performing sounds. Various renowned sound artists provide a treasure trove of shortcuts, hot tips, and other tricks of the trade. This new edition features: Entirely new chapters...

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Mixing Secrets

Mixing Secrets

By: Mike Senior

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

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Discover how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios by applying power-user techniques from the world's most successful producers....

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A Perspective on Single-Channel Frequency-Domain Speech Enhancement

A Perspective on Single-Channel Frequency-Domain Speech Enhancement

By: Jacob Benesty; Yiteng Huang

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2011

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This book focuses on a class of single-channel noise reduction methods that are performed in the frequency domain via the short-time Fourier transform (STFT). The simplicity and relative effectiveness of this class of approaches make them the dominant choice in practical systems. Even though many popular algorithms have been proposed through more than four decades of continuous research, there are a number of critical areas where our understanding and capabilities still remain quite rudimentary, especially with respect to the relationship between noise reduction and speech distortion. All...