Synopses & Reviews
David Gibson's hugely popular The Art of Mixing, the book that has taught a generation of mixing engineers, comes to life with over 3-1/2 hours of vivid, animated instruction on one feature-packed DVD! With Gibson's exclusive three-dimensional framework, you'll learn the right way to create every style of mix for any style of music. Topics covered include: descriptions and visuals of the functions of each piece of studio equipment involved in mixing * specific concepts behind making a mix that is appropriate for the music and the song * correlations between audio parameters and the visual paramaeters of the "virtual mixer" * and much more! Also available in book (00331200, $49.95) and VHS Video (00320194, $89.95) format.
Get an understanding of how to mix any type of music with this instructional DVD! The #1 best-selling book on mixing comes to life with over three and a half hours of vivid, detailed instruction on one DVD! With Gibson's exclusive 3D visual framework, you'll learn the right way to create every style of mix for any style of music. In Part 1, you're presented with fascinating and informative visual representations of audio. Part 2 presents visual representations of studio equipment and descriptions of the functions of each unit involved in mixing including compressors, limiters, noise gates, equalizers, reverb machines and multi-effects processors. This is a fun and truly effective way to learn this essential skill.
About the Author
David Gibson has engineered and produced albums in a wide range of styles of music - acoustic rock, jazz, rock, new age, heavy metal, rap, hip-hop, and electronica. He has been teaching, engineering, and producing groups in major 24-track studios since 1982 and is the founder of Globe Institute of Recording and Production in San Francisco. Gibson has also done recording for James Brown's band, Bobby Whitlock (Derek and the Dominos), the Atlanta Rhythm Section, and Hank William's Jr.'s band, as well as having worked with members of the Doobie Brothers, Lacy J. Dalton's band, Herbie Hancock's band, and It's a Beautiful Day. Gibson is also the inventor of the patented "Virtual Mixer" mixing plug-in which uses 3D visuals to control a mix.