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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' effects. User-friendly explanations introduce technical concepts on a strictly need-to-know basis, while chapter summaries and assignments are perfect for school and college use.

* Learn the subtle editing, arrangement, and monitoring tactics which give industry insiders their competitive edge, and master the psychological tricks which protect you from all the biggest rookie mistakes.

* Find out where you don't need to spend money, as well as how to make a limited budget really count.

* Pick up tricks and tips from leading-edge engineers working on today's multi-platinum hits, including Michael Brauer, Serban Ghenea, the Lord-Alge brothers, Tony Maserati, Manny Marroquin, Dave 'Hard Drive' Pensado, Jack Joseph Puig, Mark 'Spike' Stent, Phil Tan, Andy Wallace, and many, many more...

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!

* Learn the subtle editing, arrangement, and monitoring tactics which give industry insiders their competitive edge, and master the psychological tricks which protect you from all the biggest rookie mistakes.

* Find out where you don't need to spend money, as well as how to make a limited budget really count.

* Pick up tricks and tips from leading-edge engineers working on today's multi-platinum hits, including Michael Brauer, Serban Ghenea, the Lord-Alge brothers, Tony Maserati, Manny Marroquin, Dave 'Hard Drive' Pensado, Jack Joseph Puig, Mark 'Spike' Stent, Phil Tan, Andy Wallace, and many, many more...

Synopsis:

Combing years of professional studio experience with his renowned writing style, Sound on Sound's Mike Senior is the perfect mixing master to help you produce top-quality results from your home or small studio set up. Showing you how to get the most out of your studio, Mixing Secrets provides a clear approach to the techniques for the best results from your setup, incorporating practical examples from professional studio experience and helpful tips from world class mixing masters tailored for the small studio. This is the guide for anyone wanting to develop their mixing skills while remaining on time and on budget.

Giving you all the skills to improve your mixes, Mixing Secrets is the book for anyone wanting to obtain high quality results. Building from the basics of choosing and setting up your system, and how to listen to it, through to the complex techniques of correctly balancing tracks, using effects and stereo processing.

*Learn to navigate the pitfalls of home or small studio set up to get professional quality results *Fast track approach to fine tuning your own hearing and relating that to the mix *Packed full of tips from industry leaders on how to get the most of your mix

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!

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!

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1: Hearing & Listening

Chapter 1: Using Nearfield Monitors Chapter 2: Supplementary Monitoring Chapter 3: Low-End Damage Limitation Chapter 4: From Subjective Impressions To Objective Results

Part 2: Mix Preparation

Chapter 5: Essential Groundwork Chapter 6: Timing & Tuning Adjustments Chapter 7: Comping & Arrangement

Part 3: Balance

Chapter 8: Building The Raw Balance Chapter 9: Compressing For A Reason Chapter 10: Beyond Compression Chapter 11: Equalizing For A Reason Chapter 12: Beyond EQ Chapter 13: Frequency-Selective Dynamics Chapter 14: The Power Of Side Chains Chapter 15: Towards Fluent Balancing

Part 4: Sweetening To Taste

Chapter 16: Mixing With Reverb Chapter 17: Mixing With Delays Chapter 18: Stereo Enhancements Chapter 19: Buss Compression, Automation & Endgame

Conclusion

Appendix 1: Who's Who: Selected Discography Appendix 2: Quote References Appendix 3: Picture Credits

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240815800
Author:
Senior, Mike
Publisher:
Focal Press
Subject:
Recording & Reproduction
Subject:
Music-Recording Techniques
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Combing years of professional studio experience with his renowned writing style, Sound on Sound's Mike Senior is the perfect mixing master to help you produce top-quality results from your home or small studio set up. Showing you how to get the most out of your studio, Mixing Secrets provides a clear approach to the techniques for the best results from your setup, incorporating practical examples from professional studio experience and helpful tips from world class mixing masters tailored for the small studio. This is the guide for anyone wanting to develop their mixing skills while remaining on time and on budget.

Giving you all the skills to improve your mixes, Mixing Secrets is the book for anyone wanting to obtain high quality results. Building from the basics of choosing and setting up your system, and how to listen to it, through to the complex techniques of correctly balancing tracks, using effects and stereo processing.

*Learn to navigate the pitfalls of home or small studio set up to get professional quality results *Fast track approach to fine tuning your own hearing and relating that to the mix *Packed full of tips from industry leaders on how to get the most of your mix

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