Mix Smart: Pro Audio Tips For Your Multitrack Mix by Alex CaseMix Smart: Pro Audio Tips For Your Multitrack Mix by Alex Case

Mix Smart: Pro Audio Tips For Your Multitrack Mix

byAlex CaseEditorAlex Case

Paperback | June 15, 2011

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After you've recorded the perfect song, you're only halfway there! Mixing is where the magic really happens and getting the perfect mix is a challenge. One of the most elusive arts of the recording practice, mixing can take a lifetime to master - this handbook jump-starts your skills and fast-forwards your progress!

Breaking the mix down by different effects - EQ, distortion, compression, expansion, pitch shift, delay, reverb, and more - and applying them to some of the most important instruments in pop music,Mix Smartwill arm you with the skills and techniques you need to tap into your musicality and express it through multitrack mixing, putting true professional quality mixing within your reach.

*Future proof, ear-opening strategies will empower your inner-musician, giving you the knowledge you need to develop your mixing skills - from basic to advanced
*Breaking the mix down by different effects, with detailed strategies for the most important pop instruments showing you how to create the perfect combination
*Bonus Website, www.recordingology.com, packed with samples and example tracks, so you can practice as you learn
*Mix SmartQuick Startsummaries at the end of each chapter get you to work faster
*Demystifies the technical, making the tools of the mix rig accessible - analog and digital, outboard and in the box, stereo and surround
*For everyone who mixes - studio, live, music, film, games, and broadcast

The recording studio is your musical instrument, and it's time you really learned how to play. Alex Case shows you not just how to mix well, but how toMix Smart!

Alex Case is an Assistant Professor of Sound Recording Technology at the University of Massachusetts. An active member of the Audio Engineering Society, and a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, Case is an engineer, educator, and author who speaks frequently on audio and acoustics across the United States and internationally. ...
Title:Mix Smart: Pro Audio Tips For Your Multitrack MixFormat:PaperbackDimensions:326 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:June 15, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0240814851

ISBN - 13:9780240814858

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Table of Contents

The Mix Mindset
Music Balance
Mental Balance
Mix Smart

Mixing techniques
A basic mix
Mix Automation

Audio Signals

Devices for spectral modification
Non EQ equalization

Narrowing Dynamic Range
Production Strategies
Learning to hear compression

Expansion and Gating
Increasing dynamic range
Production strategies

Production strategies

Pitch Shifting
Production strategies

Production strategies

Future Proof Mix Skills