Understanding and Crafting the Mix gives you clear and systematic methods for identifying, evaluating, and shaping the artistic elements in music and audio recording.
The exercises throughout help you to develop critical listening and evaluating skills and gain greater control over the quality of your recordings. William Moylan takes an inside look into a range of popular music, offering you insights into making meaningful sound judgements during recording.
Sample production sequences and descriptions of the recordist's roles as composer, conductor and performer provide you with a clear view of the entire recording process.
Readership: Recording engineers and producers, audio recordists, sound designers, film sound mixers, students
About the Author: William Moylan is Chairperson, Department of Music at the University of Massachusetts Lowell
Unique in its focus on the aesthetics of recording and mixing and how to apply these to the mixing desk
Improve your critical listening skills with the series of exercises
Real life examples and popular music used throughout - also includes free CD-ROM with audio clips and demos