Mastering Audio

Mastering Audio

The Art and the Science

Book - 2015
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"In an easy-to-grasp, holistic manner the author unravels the technical mysteries that regularly challenge audio engineers. Including practical tips and real world experiences, Bob Katz explains the technical detail of the subject in his informative and humorous style. Completely reorganized to focus on workflow, this third edition details mastering by providing a step-by-step approach to the process. First covering practical techniques and basic theory, this industry classic also addresses advanced theory and practice. The book's new approach is especially suitable to accompany a one- or two-term course in audio and mastering. New chapters address the influence of loudness measurement and assessment and provide explanation of how mastering engineers must integrate loudness measurement and PLR assessment in their mastering techniques. Includes the newest approaches to equalization, monitor response measurement and correction, the psychoacoustics of clipping, an extended discussion of restoration and noise reduction techniques, an extended set of listening examples, and an updated chapter on surround mastering including coverage of Pure Audio BluRay"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Burlington, Mass. : Focal Press, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
Edition: Third edition
Branch Call Number: 621.3893 K19m 2015
Characteristics: xvi, 391 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm. + 1 chart (35 x 43 cm., folded to 18 x 22 cm.)


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