ISBN 9780240807553,Understanding and Crafting the Mix, Second Edition: The Art of Recording

Understanding and Crafting the Mix, Second Edition: The Art of Recording



Elsevier Science Ltd

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9780240807553

ISBN-10 0240807553


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 336 Pages
Language (English)


Understanding and Crafting the Mix gives you clear and systematic methods for identifying, evaluating, and shaping the artistic elements in music and audio recording. The exercises throughout help you to develop critical listening and evaluating skills and gain greater control over the quality of your recordings. William Moylan takes an inside look into a range of popular music, including recordings by The Beatles, offering you insights into making meaningful sound judgements during recording. Sample production sequences and descriptions of the recordist's roles as composer, conductor and performer provides you with a clear view of the entire recording process. The foreword has graciously been provided by industry legend Rupert Neve. The book also includes an audio CD featuring exercises, reference materials, examples of mixes and sound qualities, and tracks and instructions for setting up and evaluating playback systems. * Unique in its focus on the aesthetics of recording and mixing and how to apply these to the mixing desk * Improve your critical listening skills with the series of exercises * Real life examples and popular music used throughout - also includes FREE CD-ROM with audio clips and demos