Häftad bok. Burlington : Elsevier Science. 2011. 342 sidor.
- Mixing Secrets for the small studio [Elektronisk resurs]
- Senior, Mike.
- Burlington : Elsevier Science
- Discover 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' e Front Cover; Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1. Hearing and Listening; Chapter 1. Using Nearfield Monitors; 1.1 Choosing Your Weapons; 1.2 Positioning the Speakers; 1.3 Dealing With Acoustic Reflections; 1.4 Tackling Room Resonances; 1.5 When Is My Monitoring Good Enough?; Cut to the Chase; Chapter 2. Supplementary Monitoring; 2.1 The Ghost of the Auratone 5C Super Sound Cube; 2.2 Headphones; 2.3 Grotboxes; Cut to the Chase; Chapter 3. Low-End Damage Limitation; 3.1 Coping With Cheap Ported Speakers; 3.2 Averaging the Room 3.3 Spectrum Analysis and Metering3.4 Watch Those Cones!; 3.5 Preemptive Strikes at the Low End; Cut to the Chase; Chapter 4. From Subjective Impressions to Objective Results; 4.1 Fighting Your Own Ears; 4.2 The Art of Mix Referencing; 4.3 Everyone Needs A Safety Net; Cut to the Chase; Part 2. Mix Preparation; Chapter 5. Essential Groundwork; 5.1 Starting Afresh; 5.2 Enhancing Navigation; 5.3 Project Reconnaissance; 5.4 Correction Time!; Cut to the Chase; Chapter 6. Timing and Tuning Adjustments; 6.1 Groove and Timing; 6.2 Audio Editing Techniques For Timing Adjustment; 6.3 Tuning Adjustment 6.4 The Need For SpeedCut to the Chase; Chapter 7. Comping and Arrangement; 7.1 Comping; 7.2 Breathing Life Into Your Arrangement; Cut To The Chase; Part 3. Balance; Chapter 8. Building the Raw Balance; 8.1 Order, Order!; 8.2 Simple Balancing Tasks; 8.3 More Complex Balancing Tasks; 8.4 Case Study: Multitrack Drums; Cut To The Chase; Chapter 9. Compressing for a Reason; 9.1 Compression With Two Controls; 9.2 Refining Compression Settings; 9.3 Parallel Compression; 9.4 Back to the Balance; Cut to the Chase; Chapter 10. Beyond Compression; 10.1 Expansion and Gating; 10.2 Transient Enhancers 10.3 Tempo-Driven BalancingCut to the Chase; Chapter 11. Equalizing for a Reason; 11.1 Frequency Masking and Balance; 11.2 Basic Mix EQ Tools and Techniques; 11.3 Equalizing Multimiked Recordings; 11.4 The Limits of EQ; Cut to the Chase; Chapter 12. Beyond EQ; 12.1 Distortion as a Mix Tool; 12.2 Low-end Enhancements; 12.3 Synth Pads; Cut to the Chase; Chapter 13. Frequency-Selective Dynamics; 13.1 Frequency-domain Tweaks For Full-band Dynamics Processors; 13.2 Multiband Dynamics; 13.3 Dynamic Equalizers; Cut To The Chase; Chapter 14. The Power of Side Chains; 14.1 Keyed Multiband Dynamics Cut To The ChaseChapter 15. Toward Fluent Balancing; Cut To The Chase; Part 4. Sweetening to Taste; Chapter 16. Mixing with Reverb; 16.1 Five Enhancements At Once; 16.2 Essential Reverb Controls and Setup; 16.3 Reverb For Blend; 16.4 Reverb For Size; 16.5 Reverb For Tone; 16.6 Reverb For Sustain; 16.7 Reverb For Spread; 16.8 Juggling Reverb Enhancements; Cut To The Chase; Chapter 17. Mixing with Delays; 17.1 Essential Delay Controls and Setup; 17.2 Using Delays in Stereo; Cut To The Chase; Chapter 18. Stereo Enhancements; 18.1 Arrangement Tweaks; 18.2 Adjusting Stereo Spread 18.3 Static Enhancements