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Publisher Comments:

* The V.A.S.S.T. Instant Series features a visually oriented, step-by-step instructional style that effectively guides readers through complex processes. * Surround sound is rapidly displacing stereophonic sound as the accepted standard. * This low-price-point book is an easy buy to provide the reader a foundation in the technology that will serve them regardless of the software they chose. Instant Surround Sound demystifies the multichannel process for both musical and visual environments. This comprehensive resource teaches techniques for mixing and encoding for surround sound. It is packed with tips and tricks that help the reader to avoid the most common (and uncommon) pitfalls. This is the fifth title in the new V.A.S.S.T. Instant Series.

Music and visual producers can enhance the listening experience and engage their audience more effectively with the improved perceptive involvement of surround sound.

Record, process, and deliver effective and stunning surround sound to your listener with the aid of this guide. Packed with useful, accessible information for novice and experienced users alike, you get carefully detailed screenshots, step-by-step directions, and creative suggestions for producing better audio projects.

Topics include:

· Evolution of surround sound—including a discussion of matrix and discrete formats and the related compression codes

· Recording-equipment and techniques to achieve the volume and placement that will immerse the listener in a unique aural environment

· Post-production hardware and software set-up of the surround sound desktop environment

· Channel management—the lowdown on LFE and center channels, and the upshot on downmixing

· Music surround mixing-adding effects and artificial ambience to the multi-track parts to craft a cohesive surround sound music mix

· Audio post-crafting an effective surround sound mix to accompany your videos with dialog, sound effects, sound design, Foley, and music resources

· Exporting files—encoding with separate, stand-alone software and encode options that may be built in to your authoring software

Synopsis:

* The V.A.S.S.T. Instant Series features a visually oriented, step-by-step instructional style that effectively guides readers through complex processes. * Surround sound is rapidly displacing stereophonic sound as the accepted standard. * This low-price-point book is an easy buy to provide the reader a foundation in the technology that will serve them regardless of the software they chose. Instant Surround Sound demystifies the multichannel process for both musical and visual environments. This comprehensive resource teaches techniques for mixing and encoding for surround sound. It is packed with tips and tricks that help the reader to avoid the most common (and uncommon) pitfalls. This is the fifth title in the new V.A.S.S.T. Instant Series. ;

This comprehensive resource demystifies the multichannel process for both musical and visual environments.

Synopsis:

Music and visual producers can enhance the listening experience and engage their audience more effectively with the improved perceptive involvement of surround sound. Record, process, and deliver effective and stunning surround sound to your listener with the aid of this guide. Packed with useful, accessible information for novice and experienced users alike, you get carefully detailed screenshots, step-by-step directions, and creative suggestions for producing better audio projects. Topics include: ? Evolution of surround sound?including a discussion of matrix and discrete formats and the related compression codes ? Recording-equipment and techniques to achieve the volume and placement that will immerse the listener in a unique aural environment ? Post-production hardware and software set-up of the surround sound desktop environment ? Channel management?the lowdown on LFE and center channels, and the upshot on downmixing ? Music surround mixing-adding effects and artificial ambience to the multi-track parts to craft a cohesive surround sound music mix ? Audio post-crafting an effective surround sound mix to accompany your videos with dialog, sound effects, sound design, Foley, and music resources ? Exporting files?encoding with separate, stand-alone software and encode options that may be built in to your authoring software

About the Author

Jeffrey P. Fisher provides audio, video, music, writing, training, and media production services. He also writes about music, sound, and video for print and the Web. He teaches digital audio production at the College of DuPage Multimedia Arts department, and co-hosts forums on Sound Forge and Vegas on Digital Media Net. His latest music CD, Atmospherics, and music library, Melomania, showcase his musical talent. Jeffrey has authored five music and sound industry books, including, Moneymaking Music, Profiting from Your Music and Sound Project Studio, Ruthless Self-Promotion in the Music Industry, and How to Make Money Scoring Soundtracks and Jingles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781578202461
Publisher:
Focal Press
Subject:
Stereo & Audio Equipment
Author:
Fisher, Jeffrey P.
Subject:
Recording and reproducing
Subject:
Sound
Subject:
Recording & Reproduction
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
MUSIC / Recording & Reproduction
Subject:
COMPUTERS / Multimedia
Subject:
COMPUTERS / Interactive & Multimedia
Subject:
Interactive Media
Subject:
Sound -- Recording and reproducing.
Subject:
Surround-sound systems.
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Series:
Instant Series
Publication Date:
20050231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
191
Dimensions:
737x925

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Production » General
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Recording Techniques
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General

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Product details 191 pages CMP Books - English 9781578202461 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , * The V.A.S.S.T. Instant Series features a visually oriented, step-by-step instructional style that effectively guides readers through complex processes. * Surround sound is rapidly displacing stereophonic sound as the accepted standard. * This low-price-point book is an easy buy to provide the reader a foundation in the technology that will serve them regardless of the software they chose. Instant Surround Sound demystifies the multichannel process for both musical and visual environments. This comprehensive resource teaches techniques for mixing and encoding for surround sound. It is packed with tips and tricks that help the reader to avoid the most common (and uncommon) pitfalls. This is the fifth title in the new V.A.S.S.T. Instant Series. ;

This comprehensive resource demystifies the multichannel process for both musical and visual environments.

"Synopsis" by , Music and visual producers can enhance the listening experience and engage their audience more effectively with the improved perceptive involvement of surround sound. Record, process, and deliver effective and stunning surround sound to your listener with the aid of this guide. Packed with useful, accessible information for novice and experienced users alike, you get carefully detailed screenshots, step-by-step directions, and creative suggestions for producing better audio projects. Topics include: ? Evolution of surround sound?including a discussion of matrix and discrete formats and the related compression codes ? Recording-equipment and techniques to achieve the volume and placement that will immerse the listener in a unique aural environment ? Post-production hardware and software set-up of the surround sound desktop environment ? Channel management?the lowdown on LFE and center channels, and the upshot on downmixing ? Music surround mixing-adding effects and artificial ambience to the multi-track parts to craft a cohesive surround sound music mix ? Audio post-crafting an effective surround sound mix to accompany your videos with dialog, sound effects, sound design, Foley, and music resources ? Exporting files?encoding with separate, stand-alone software and encode options that may be built in to your authoring software
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