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    DescriptionGuiding you through the history and emergence of modern mastering techniques, then providing practical hints and tips on how to use them in your set up, Practical Mastering is the book for anyone wanting to master this elusive art form. Providing you with solid mastering theory underpinned by years of professional experience and hands-on advice to getting the most out of your set up. Using years of practical and professional experience, Mark and Russ offer a discussion of how to effectively listen to and interpret post-mix tracks, showing you how to pick out areas of the mix that could be optimized or need development. Backing this up with professional tips and tricks on how to develop and fine tuning your hearing skills. Honing your ears to efficiently and effectively listen to your mixes and create perfectly polished master tracks.

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    Practical Mastering
    A Guide to Mastering in the Modern Studio
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Cousins, By (author) Russ Hepworth-Sawyer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 264
    Width: 191 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    ISBN 13: 9780240523705
    ISBN 10: 0240523709

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Libri: I-MU
    Ingram Subject Code: MU
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25920
    DC22: 781.49
    BIC subject category V2: AVX
    BISAC V2.8: MUS033000, TEC001000
    BIC subject category V2: TTA, UYU
    BISAC V2.8: MUS032000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MUS040000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 621.3893
    LC classification: TK7881.4 .C686 2013
    Thema V1.0: TTA, UYU
    Illustrations note
    1 black & white tables, 136 black & white halftones
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Focal Press
    Publication date
    06 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Mark Cousins works as a composer, programmer and engineer, as well as being senior writer for Music Tech Magazine. His professional work includes composing music for some of the world's largest production music companies - including Universal Publishing Production Music - with broadcaster credits including BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4, Five, BBC World and Sky One, among others. He has also had works performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the East of England Orchestra, City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and the Brighton Festival Chorus, as well as having mixed several orchestral albums for BMG Zomba. Russ Hepworth-Sawyer is a sound engineer and producer with extensive experience in all things audio. He is a member of the Association of Professional Recording Services and the Audio Engineering Society; a Fellow of the Institute For Learning (U.K.); and a board member of the Music Producer's Guild. Through MOTTOsound (www.mottosound.co.uk), Russ works freelance in the industry as a mastering engineer, a producer, writer, and consultant. Russ currently lectures part-time for York St John University and Barnsley College Online and has taught extensively in higher education at British institutions including Leeds College of Music, London College of Music, and Rose Bruford College. He currently writes for Pro Sound News Europe, has contributed to Sound On Sound magazine, and has written many titles for Focal Press.
    Table of contents
    Introduction 1. Mastering Tools 2. Mastering 3. DAW and Plug-in Comparison 4. Creating & Managing Loudness 5. Editing 6. Making a Product 7. Knowledgebase: Listening is Key