Mixing Secrets For The Small Studio

Sound On Sound magazine's mix specialist Mike Senior shows you how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios, by applying power-user techniques from the world's most successful producers.

Mixing Secrets For The Small Studio is a down-to-earth primer for small-studio enthusiasts who want chart-ready sonics in a hurry. Drawing on the back-room strategies of more than 100 famous names, this entertaining guide leads you step-by-step through the entire mixing process. On the way, you'll unravel the mysteries of every type of mix processing, from simple EQ and compression through to advanced spectral dynamics and 'fairy dust' effects. User-friendly explanations introduce technical concepts on a strictly need-to-know basis, while chapter summaries, assignments, and extensive on-line resources are perfect for school and college use.

 
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Demonstration Files, Practice Multitracks, Studio Best-buys...

The book's extensive accompanying on-line resource pages provide hundreds of in-depth audio demonstration files, the unrivalled 'Mixing Secrets' Free Multitrack Download Library for mixing practice, detailed budget-friendly hardware/software recommendations (including the Mixing Secrets Freeware Top Ten), and lots of links to further reading.

About The Author:
Mike Senior is a professional engineer who has worked with Wet Wet Wet, The Charlatans, Reef, Therapy, and Nigel Kennedy. He specialises in adapting the techniques of top producers for those working on a budget. Since 2007 he has transformed dozens of amateur productions for Sound On Sound magazine's popular 'Mix Rescue' column, proving time and again that you can achieve commercial-grade results with affordable gear -- once you know how!

Published by Focal Press, a division of Taylor & Francis
352 pages, ISBN 978-0-240-81580-0
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