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Mastering Engineer's Handbook The Audio Mastering Handbook

ISBN-10: 1598634496

ISBN-13: 9781598634495

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Bobby Owsinski

List price: $27.95
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Now, everything you always wanted to know about the art of music mastering is available in one book! Peek into a top-flight mastering house and see the tools of the trade, explore the secrets of making hot masters, and learn rules for frequency balancing and dither. Learn how CDs work and how they?re made, and relive mastering history with a separate chapter about mastering for vinyl and how records are pressed. This book extensively covers stereo mastering and also looks into the future with an expansive section on surround mastering and multi-channel delivery. This updated edition of the best seller, also includes new sections on mastering for television and film, prepping your mix prior to mastering, and mastering in consumer applications like Apple?s Garageband.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 12/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.91" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

A long-time music industry veteran, Bobby Owsinski started his career as a guitar and keyboard player, songwriter and arranger, eventually becoming an in-demand producer/engineer working not only with a variety of recording artists, but on commercials, television and motion pictures as well. One of the first to delve into surround sound music mixing, Bobby has worked on over a hundred surround projects and DVD productions for a variety of superstar acts. Combining his music and recording experience with an easy-to-understand writing style, Bobby has become one of the best-selling authors in the music recording industry with 19 books that are now staples in audio recording, music, and music business programs in colleges around the world, including the best-selling Mixing Engineer's Handbook, Recording Engineer's Handbook, and Music 3.0:A Survival Guide For Making Music In The Internet Age. A frequent moderator, panelist, and program director for a variety of industry conferences, Bobby has served as the longtime producer of the annual Surround Music Awards, and is one of the creators and executive producers for the "Guitar Universe" and "Desert Island Music" television programs. Visit Bobby's production blog at bobbyowsinski.blogspot.com/, his Music 3.0 blog at music3point0.blogspot.com, and his website at bobbyowsinski.com.

Introduction
The mechanics of Mastering
What Exactly Is Mastering?
Some Digital Audio Basics
Tools for Mastering
The Mechanics of Mastering
Preparation for Mastering
Mastering for CD
Mastering for Vinyl
Mastering for Internet Distribution
Mastering in Surround
Surrond Tools
Mastering for Film and Television
Audio Delivery Formats
Internet Delivery Formats
Optical Discs: CDs
Optical Discs: Multichannel Delivery
Optical Discs: The High-Resolution Discs
The Interviews
About the Interviews
Interview: Greg Calbi
Interview: David Cheppa
Interview: Dave Collins
Interview: Bernie Grundman
Interview: Bob Katz
Interview: Bob Ludwig
Interview: Glenn Meadows
Interview: Bob Olhsson
Interview: Doug Sax
Interview: Eddy Schreyer
Glossary
Index