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    Book Review | Guidebook To Self‑releasing Your Music

    By Matthew Whiteside

    As somebody who finds the commercial side of the music business interesting with a slowly growing collection of almost finished music that someday it would be fun to set free, there was no question that I wanted to read this book...

    Reviews Jul 2024
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    Loudspeaker Design Cookbook

    Book Review

    In print for almost half a century, the eighth edition of Vance Dickason’s loudspeaker bible is as relevant as ever.

    Reviews Sep 2023
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    Distortion In Music Production — The Soul Of Sonics

    Book Review

    This 290‑page book, published a few months ago, is the latest addition to the Focal Press Perspectives On Music Production series.

    Reviews Sep 2023
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    The Creative Electronic Music Producer

    Book Review

    Thomas Brett’s book offers a deep philosophical analysis of the various creative inspirations, ideas and processes involved in producing electronic music...

    Reviews Jul 2023
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    Book Review: Audio Mastering In A Project Studio

    A Practical Approach For A Professional Sound

    Simon Taylor’s latest book presents an easy‑to‑follow approach to in‑the‑box mastering aimed at the novice or nervous would‑be mastering engineer.

    Reviews May 2023
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    Multichannel Microphone Array Design

    Book Review

    Michael Williams' latest version contains all of the information from the previous two volumes in a new, 444‑page single volume.

    Reviews Apr 2023
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    Inspire The Music

    50 Years Of Roland History

    Bjooks take on one of the largest and most respected brands in music technology.

    Reviews Feb 2023
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    Conversations With Women In Music Production

    Book Review

    It’s obvious to anyone working in any aspect of pro audio that it’s still a very male‑dominated industry...

    Reviews Dec 2022
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    Book Review: Vintage FX

    By Matthias Fuchs

    Want to learn about vintage studio effects units? This book is a great place to start.

    Reviews Nov 2022
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    Production Sound Mixer: Notes & Thoughts

    Book Review

    Informative books about audio careers in the film and TV industry are relatively rare but, oddly, I’ve come across two new...

    Reviews Oct 2022
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    Behind The Sound Cart: A Veteran’s Guide To Sound On The Set

    Book Review

    Spanning over 300 pages this book condenses an entire career of experience and knowledge into a really practical guide, focusing on exactly what a newcomer to the industry needs to know and do.

    Reviews Sep 2022
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    The A-Z Of Analogue Synthesisers

    Book Review

    Here we have the book versions published in 1998 and 2003, reissued to meet a demand that has never evaporated...

    Reviews Sep 2022
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    Revox Reel To Reel Tape Recorders 1949-1993

    Book Review

    Officially approved by Revox, the company’s entire tape recorder portfolio is described through this book's 34 short chapters.

    Reviews Jul 2022
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    Digital Sampling: The Design And Use Of Music Technologies

    Book Review

    When it comes to history, there are typically two ways of looking at a subject. One is to examine it from an emotional...

    Reviews Jun 2022
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    Synth Gems 1: Exploring Vintage Synthesizers

    Book Review

    The latest lavish offering from Bjooks collects some of the world’s rarest and most desirable synths between its covers.

    Reviews Dec 2021
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    Drum Sound And Drum Tuning

    Book Review

    Drums are crucial to the sound of so many records, but they’re more complex instruments than most people imagine.

    Reviews Sep 2021
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    A Vintage Odyssey (Dan Alexander)

    Book Review

    This book is essentially an autobiography of the author's experiences in buying and selling all manner of vintage pro‑audio equipment, combined with some fascinating history about the leading manufacturers and their products...

    Reviews Jul 2021
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    Chairman At The Board: Recording The Soundtrack Of A Generation

    Book Review

    “I believe both producing and engineering are about serving the artist’s needs to help them accomplish their goals,” writes...

    Reviews Jul 2021
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    SoundGym

    Ear Training Website

    The ability to analyse what you’re hearing is a vital skill for audio engineers. SoundGym is a fun way to hone that ability.

    Reviews Jul 2021
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    The Art And Science Of Surround And Stereo Recording

    Book Review

    There’s no shortage of books discussing the science and practice of stereo and multichannel recording but the author’s approach to this complex topic is of unique interest because of his inclusion of quantitative data...

    Reviews Jun 2021
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    Patch & Tweak With Moog

    Book Review

    It’s a reflection of how big the modular‑synth world has grown, in the last decade or so, that a book like this can be commercially viable.

    Reviews May 2021

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