The Professional Mastering Process by Evren Göknar
Mastering is often considered a mysterious black art, but while there is certainly a lot of artistry involved Evren Göknar’s book (Routledge/Focal Press) dispels the mystery in a very readable and understandable way.
The authors are both devoted admirers (and experienced users) of classic keyboards and, together, they have created a marvellously impressive book detailing these instruments in great depth and breadth.
A real labour of love, this neatly-zipped 893MB download file expands to nearly 1GB of data, comprising the 185-page e-book itself, 130 audio files, and 17 associated MP4 video tutorials that in themselves provide a total of 3.5 hours of viewing.
For anyone with an interest in the early years of electronic music, Ian Helliwell’s new book (published by Sound On Sound) takes the reader on an enthralling tour of the pioneering British contributors to this genre...