Focal Press Book: The Remix Manual, 1st edition

Focal Press Book: The Remix Manual, 1st edition

Focal Press Book: The Remix Manual, 1st edition

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  • Author: Simon Langford
  • Step-by-Step Guide
  • Companion Website Included
  • Useful Contacts and Links

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Focal Press 9780240814582 overview

  • 1Description

The Remix Manual is a step-by-step guide that will bring you through the entire process of making your own professional-quality remixes. Whether you're a professional DJ or producer, or are just beginning to mix tracks, with this book, you can, turn a soulful ballad into a hit dance track, or make any Billboard hit your own. The Remix Manual covers creative processes, technical, legal, and contractual issues, a remix "walk-through," and useful contacts and links. While technical aspects are explained in depth, you also get a pros advice on how to produce outstanding tracks by being aware of the original's message, style and emotion. 
A working musician and remixer, Simon Langford provides up-to-the-minute information on all aspects of the remix, from the latest software tips and tricks to timeless artistic advice. The creative side of remixing is explored from all angles, as a wide variety of industry insiders weigh in on key issues in exclusive interviews and quotes. The companion website provides source files that illustrate all stages of the remix, plus demo versions of the hottest mixing software. 

About the Author
Simon Langford, is a professional music producer and remixer, with close to ten years of experience. He has worked on over 300 remixes, and has had tracks of his own in the UK National Top 20 Singles Chart and the US Billboard Dance Chart. He has written a series of articles for Sound on Sound magazine on remixing.
Table of Contents
Section 1:
Chapter 1 - The History of Remixing
Chapter 2 - Being a Remixer
Chapter 3 - Choosing Your Style
Chapter 4 - Key, Chords and Melodies
Chapter 5 - Tempo, Groove and Feel
Chapter 6 - Arrangement
Chapter 7 - Anatomy of a Remix
Chapter 8 - A Remixer's Insight
Section 2
Chapter 9 - Studio Equipmentand Environment
Chapter 10 - Sound Design: Introduction
Chapter 11 - Sound Design: Rhythmic and Percussive Sounds
Chapter 12 - Sound Design: Melodic Sounds
Chapter 13 - Time Design: Time-Stretching
Chapter 14 - Time Design: Beat-Mapping and Recycling
Chapter 15 - Time Design: When All Else Fails
Chapter 16 - Mixing: Introduction
Chapter 17 - Mixing: EQ and Dynamic Effects
Chapter 18 - Mixing: Time Domain and Modulation Effects
Chapter 19 - Mixing: Other Effects
Chapter 20 - Mastering
Section 3
Chapter 21 - Remix Walkthrough: First steps
Chapter 22 - Remix Walkthrough: Working on the details
Chapter 23 - Remix Walkthrough: Fine Tuning
Chapter 24 - Remix Walkthrough: Finishing up
Section 4
Chapter 25 - Promotion
Chapter 26 - Management and Representation
Chapter 27 - The Importance of the DJ Chapter 28 - Legal and Contracts
Table of Contents
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Focal Press 9780240814582 specs

Subject General audio tutorials
Author Simon Langford
Edition 1st
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 448
Dimensions 9.2 x 7.5 x 1.1", 23.37 x 19.05 x 2.79cm
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number ISBN-10: 0240814584, ISBN-13: 978-0240814582
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published April 13, 2011
Packaging Infoedwfqstsuvuzeeyqauwsdw
Package Weight 2.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.2 x 7.5 x 0.5"

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