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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

Insert Date: 06-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

Insert Date: 18-MAR-2014

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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...

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Introduction to Audio Analysis

Introduction to Audio Analysis

By: Theodoros Giannakopoulos; Aggelos Pikrakis

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 15-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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Introduction to Audio Analysis serves as a standalone introduction to audio analysis, providing theoretical background to many state-of-the-art techniques. It covers the essential theory necessary to develop audio engineering applications, but also uses programming techniques, notably MATLAB®, to take a more applied approach to the topic. Basic theory and reproducible experiments are combined to demonstrate theoretical concepts from a practical point of view and provide a solid foundation in the field of audio analysis. Audio feature extraction, audio classification, audio...

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Broadcast Announcing Worktext, 4th Edition

Broadcast Announcing Worktext, 4th Edition

By: Alan Stephenson; David Reese; Mary Beadle

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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This book provides the aspiring broadcast performer with the skills, techniques, and procedures necessary to enter this highly competitive field....

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Audio Production Worktext, 7th Edition

Audio Production Worktext, 7th Edition

By: Sam Sauls; Craig Stark

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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Providing insight into the impact media convergence has had on the radio industry, this new edition delivers an excellent introduction to the modern radio production studio, the equipment found in that studio, and the basic techniques needed to accomplish radio production work....

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The Essential Guide to Game Audio

The Essential Guide to Game Audio

By: Steve Horowitz; Scott R. Looney

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2014

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The Essential Guide to Game Audio: The Theory and Practice of Sound for Games is a first of its kind textbook and must-have reference guide for everything you ever wanted to know about sound for games. This book provides a basic overview of game audio, how it has developed over time, and how you can make a career in this industry. Each chapter gives you the background and context you will need to understand the unique workflow associated with interactive media. The practical, easy to understand interactive examples provide hands-on experience applying the concepts in real world...

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The Music Producer’s Survival Stories

The Music Producer’s Survival Stories

By: Brian M. Jackson

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Featuring interviews with professional fulltime musicians, audio engineers, and producers who are making their own way in today's independent and electronic music scenes, THE MUSIC PRODUCER'S SURVIVAL STORIES: INTERVIEWS WITH VETERAN, INDEPENDENT, AND ELECTRONIC MUSIC PROFESSIONALS will inform you, encourage you, and inspire you to pursue your own music career your way. This title is a companion volume to author Brian Jackson's The Music Producer's Survival Guide: Chaos, Creativity, and Career in Independent and Electronic Music, which explores the integration of creative passion, lifestyle,...

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Digital Sound Processing for Music and Multimedia

Digital Sound Processing for Music and Multimedia

By: Ross Kirk; Andy Hunt

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 08-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2014

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Provides an introduction to the nature, synthesis and transformation of sound which forms the basis of digital sound processing for music and multimedia. Background information in computer techniques is included so that you can write computer algorithms to realise new processes central to your own musical and sound processing ideas. Finally, material is inlcuded to explain the way in which people contribute to the development of new kinds of performance and composition systems. Key features of the book include: · Contents structured into free-standing parts for easy navigation · `Flow...

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Sound and Recording, 7th Edition

Sound and Recording, 7th Edition

By: Francis Rumsey; Tim McCormick

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 26-FEB-2014

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Providing vital reading for audio students and trainee engineers, this guide is ideal for anyone who wants a solid grounding in both theory and industry practices in audio, sound and recording. There are many books on the market covering "how to work it" when it comes to audio equipment—but Sound and Recording isn’t one of them. Instead, you’ll gain an understanding of "how it works" with this approachable guide to audio systems. New to this edition: Digital audio section revised substantially to include the latest developments in audio networking (e.g. RAVENNA, AES X-192,...

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Logic Pro® X Power!

Logic Pro® X Power!

By: Kevin Anker

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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LOGIC PRO X POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE is an all-new edition of the leading reference to Apple Inc.'s flagship software for computer music production, Logic Pro X. The most complete guide to Logic Pro X available, LOGIC PRO X POWER! covers the software's feature and operations and includes a wealth of tips and tricks, workflow concepts, and more. No matter where you are on the spectrum of Logic expertise, this is the book for you. If you're a beginner, you will benefit from the clear, step-by-step introductions to everything Logic Pro X can do. More advanced users will find LOGIC PRO X...

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Network Technology for Digital Audio

Network Technology for Digital Audio

By: Andy Bailey

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2000

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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Network Technology for Digital Audio examines the transfer of audio and other related data over digital communication networks. Encompassing both the data communication and audio industries, it unravels the intricacies of computer networking technique and theory, viewed from an audio perspective. Looking at commercial and ratified standards both current and developing, this book covers digital architectural solutions such as IEEE 1394 (Firewire), USB, Fibre Channel and ATM alongside their counterparts within the audio industry: *S/P DIF, ADAT, AES/EBU and MADI are discussed from the...

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Sound System Engineering, 3rd Edition

Sound System Engineering, 3rd Edition

By: Don Davis; Eugene Patronis

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2006

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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Sound System Engineering Third Edition is a complete revision and expansion of the former work. Written by two leading authorities in the field of audio engineering, this highly respected guide covers the fundamentals necessary for the understanding of today's systems as well as for those systems yet to come. The space formerly occupied by outdated photographs of manufacturers' product and of older system installations has now been filled with new measurements and discussions of the measurement process. The "Mathematics for Audio” chapter has been expanded to include the mathematics of...

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Sound FX

Sound FX

By: Alex Case

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 19-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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FX introduces today's up and coming musician to the fantastic creative potential of the most popular instrument today- the home studio. Explaining the basic and advanced signal processing techniques used in professional music production (EQ, compression, delay, reverb etc), using real world popular music examples and an emphasis on the perceptual results and musical value of these effects, FX teaches the Recording Musician how to achieve professional production standards and maximise their creative potential. The accompanying website www.soundfx-companion.com includes audio exaples of...

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Pro Tools LE and M-Powered

Pro Tools LE and M-Powered

By: Mike Collins

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2009

Insert Date: 25-JAN-2014

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Pro Tools LE and M-Powered is an authoritative guide to Digidesign's entry-level hardware and software systems. Illustrated throughout with color screen grabs, the book starts by giving you useful overviews and advice about the hardware options available. Subsequent chapters are packed with easy-to-follow instructions, valuable hints and time-saving tips on how to use the software. Includes: * Full coverage of all new features in version 7 * Information on tempos, clicks and grooves * Two chapters on MIDI * Useful tutorials on using Reason, Live and SampleTank * Recommendations on...

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Handbook for Sound Engineers, 4th Edition

Handbook for Sound Engineers, 4th Edition

By: Glen Ballou

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2008

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Handbook for Sound Engineers is the most comprehensive reference available for audio engineers. All audio topics are explored: if you work on anything related to audio you should not be without this book! The 4th edition of this trusted reference has been updated to reflect changes in the industry since the publication of the 3rd edition in 2002 -- including new technologies like software-based recording systems such as Pro Tools and Sound Forge; digital recording using MP3, wave files and others; mobile audio devices such as iPods and MP3 players. Over 40 topics are covered and written...

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Audio Wiring Guide

Audio Wiring Guide

By: John Hechtman

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2014

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Whether you're a pro or an amateur, a musician or into multimedia, you can't afford to guess about audio wiring. The Audio Wiring Guide is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide that explains exactly what you need to know. No matter the size of your wiring project or installation, this handy tool provides you with the essential information you need and the techniques to use it. Using The Audio Wiring Guide is like having an expert at your side. By following the clear, step-by-step directions, you can do professional-level work at a fraction of the cost. Every step is clearly explained...