Ableton Live 9: create, produce, perform. (Print copy) by Keith RobinsonLearn how to create, produce, and perform your music at the next level by unlocking the power of Ableton Live 9. This book and web combination shows, if you get it right, exactly what Live can deliver. Engineered to follow Live's non-linear music environment, the book looks and feels like the program. Its unique format utilizes the terms and creative features of Live - tabs, keys, pointers, and labels--to help you learn the littlest things that make the biggest difference. Packed with professional insight, concepts, definitions, and hundreds of tips, tricks, and hidden features, author Keith Robinson covers the software's nuts and bolts, while never neglecting creative techniques for creating, producing, performing, - all the tools for making music on the fly. The accompanying website contains bonus chapters, Live Sets and clips to sync and download. Ableton Live 9... * Features step-by-step tutorials, useful web-based media (Sets, Clips, Loops, and Samples) designed to perfect your techniques * Identifies key concepts and definitions, and uncovers hidden features of Live 9 * Its unique graphic format, mirrors Live's structure, terms, and creative features, so you can get into a "Live frame of mind" as you read
Call Number: 781.32 ROB
Publication Date: 2013-12-16
Mixing and Mastering in the Box: the guide to making great mixes and final masters on your computer.(Print copy) by Steve SavageMixing and mastering are the final challenges in creating great recordings. Great mixes require both creativity and a practical understanding of process, while final masters require both a clear sense for purpose and specialized ears for achieving artistic goals. Mixing and Mastering in theBox gives readers the practical tools for accomplishing both of these tasks while highlighting the artistry of the creative process. While much of the information presented in Mixing and Mastering in the Box is applicable to those using analog mixing gear, or a hybrid of digital and analog tools,the book focuses directly on working completely within the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). Author Steve Savage lets readers in on such topics as the secrets of collaboration and using EQ, compression, delay, reverb, and brickwall limiting to improve the sound of records, each topic illustrated witha myriad of concrete examples.Mixing and Mastering in the Box is the ultimate reference manual for the home recordist and the perfect basic to intermediate text for any DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) training class in mixing or mastering. The book is also ideal for readers who handle their own mixing and mastering or who wish -or are professionally required - to be better informed when collaborating on mixes and masters.
Call Number: 781.34 SAV
Publication Date: 2014-09-01
Advanced in-The-Box Music Production with Pro Tools. by Mike CollinsSure, you can import and mix a track in Pro Tools. You can work with MIDI and you know your way around the Edit window. The UI is as familiar as your most broken-in pair of jeans. We get it¿you don¿t need another button-pushing guide starting from the ground floor. Get uniquely in-depth coverage instead with In the Box Music Production: Advanced Tools and Techniques for Pro Tools. Author Mike Collins splits the book into three distinct sections covering how you use Pro Tools now¿whether you¿re working with the synths and samplers or loops and beats of a dance or hip-hop project, the soaring vocals of the next pop sensation, or the lush layers of an instrumental world music track. Use Pro Tools to its full potential with advice on studio techniques and full exploration of its internal capabilities. Learn to leverage Pro Tools and make it work for you with this guide that is fully grounded in real-world applications and process. This book assumes that the user has some music production experience and has worked through the basics in Pro Tools.
Call Number: 781.34 COL
Publication Date: 2014-07-29
Reason 7 Power!: the comprehensive guide. (Print copy) by G. W. Childs; Michael PragerThe Reason debut in 2000 heralded wide-sweeping changes in the world of electronic music. Reason was the very first music-software platform that behaved just like hardware. Since then, Reason has grown considerably. In addition to adding support for many more devices--from Propellerhead, the creators of Reason, as well as from respected third-party companies such as Korg, Cakewalk, and others--and a truly professional mixing board, Reason has developed into a complete "studio" that looks and sounds like hardware--but is all software. This book covers the most recent version of Reason, Reason 7. This version adds the polish. In Reason 7, everything has been refined, including the way that you get around the software and even the way you edit audio. This book introduces these Reason 7 refinements in addition to covering everything that Reason's always done. If you're new to Reason, this book will get you up to speed. You'll learn all about the classic devices stored within the giant virtual studio that is Reason. If you're an experienced Reason user, you'll be happy, too. This book covers all the new features found in Reason 7. If you're ready to get rolling with Reason, read on!
Call Number: 786.74 CHI
Publication Date: 2013-11-27
Dance Music Manual. 4th edn. (Print copy) by Rick SnomanDance Music Manual,aimed at the novice and seasoned professional alike, takes the reader through the software and hardware needed to create original, captivating, and professional sounding music. Key features of Dance Music Manualinclude: How to create compelling, professional-sounding original or remixed dance tracks. The differences between different genres and how to produce them. How to expose your tracks to their chosen audience and equip you with the skills to develop your career as a dance music producer and engineer. Along with the book is a companion website, which provides examples of synthesis programming, compression, effects, MIDI files, and examples of the tracks discussed in this edition. The new and improved fourth edition covers processes and techniques used by music producers, masters, mixers, and DJs. Each page is full of facts presented in a manner that is easy to absorb and implement.
Call Number: 621.2893 SNO
Publication Date: 2019-02-15
Sound on Sound - Current and back issues available in the library and students can be given the username and password for the online version on request