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Mastering Audio, Third Edition: The Art and the Science

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Author: Katz, Bob

Brand: Routledge

Edition: 3

Features:

  • Focal Press

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 408

Release Date: 15-10-2013

Details: Product Description Become a master of audio.This bestselling book has shown thousands of mixing and mastering engineers, musicians, A&R producers how to create great sound. It fully integrates technical with artistic and is idea for students and working professional/ Mastering Audio is you complete reference: don't leave the studio without it! What is mastering? Mastering it the last creative step when producing a record album or single for disc, home music server, iPod, broadcast or internet delivery. Mastering Audio unravels the technical mysteries that challenge audio engineers daily-in an easy to grasp, holistic manner. Learn new and powerful artictic techniques for sterio and surround sound. To master audio you must become the master of audio * Written by a well respected engineer who has engineered albums which have won the Grammy * Provides you with information on the latest techniques and processes used in mastering * Covers equipment, training and the business of mastering and answers all the frequently asked questions Review "The definitive work on mastering...an indispensable resource for anyone working with audio. If you only buy one book on audio, this has to be it - it should be required reading for anyone involved with recording, producing or mastering music." -Sound on Sound magazine "After reading it, you will likely consider this book to be required reading for all audio professionals, regardless of technical background, who are interested in creating better sounding audio. I know that I do." - Jim Kaiser, Journal of the AES, March 2008 "I just received my book in the mail. Bob, you did a great job with the 2nd edition. This version does not read as clinical as the first edition making it an easier read. I really like the layout and updated info you put in the book." - Glenn Bucci, Revelation Sound Studio "Aimed at intermediate to advanced users, what sets this book apart is the liberal inclusion of practical tips, and the author's ability to be authoritative without being didactic. Even if you already do mastering, this book will help you do it better." - Craig Anderton (editor of EQ magazine) "I have no reservations when I recommend that every engineer working with audio purchase a copy of Mastering Audio." - Tape Op Magazine, March/April 2008 "If you want to know what goes on behind the scenes in recording the music you enjoy; and learn more about digital audio, this comprehensive, insightful, and accessible book is without peer." -Absolute Sound (Oct. 2007) From the Back Cover Become a master of audio.This bestselling book has shown thousands of mixing and mastering engineers, musicians, A&R producers how to create great sound. It fully integrates technical with artistic and is idea for students and working professional/ Mastering Audio is you complete reference: don't leave the studio without it! What is mastering? Mastering it the last creative step when producing a record album or single for disc, home music server, iPod, broadcast or internet delivery. Mastering Audio unravels the technical mysteries that challenge audio engineers daily-in an easy to grasp, holistic manner. Learn new and powerful artictic techniques for sterio and surround sound. To master audio you must become the master of audio About the Author Bob Katz played the B flat clarinet from the age of 10, and his lifelong love of sound and music led him to become a professional recording, mixing and mastering engineer (since 1971). Three of his recordings have garnered the GrammyT award and many others have been lauded in publications such as Stereo Review, Audio, and Stereophile. He has written over one hundred articles for audio and computer publications, and is an inventor and manufacturer with processors and support gear in use at mastering studios worldwide. His most recent patent-pending inventions, the K-Stereo and K-Surround Processors, fill a missing link in the mastering and post- production pantheon. He has be

Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 8.4 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English