Feb 1, 2000 12:00 PM, David Ogilvy


Education Guide

Mix is gearing up to present its longstanding annual Audio Education Guide in its November 2014 issue. Want to have your school listed in the directory, or do you need to update your current directory listing? Add an image, program description, or a logo to your listing! Get your school in the Mix Education Guide 2014.

Throughout his 30 years of experience in studios, Bobby Owsinski interviewed many well-known engineers, from Bruce Swedien to George Massenburg, and the transcripts of the interviews make up half of this book's 200 pages. The other half details all the aspects of mixing, framed by comments extracted from the interviews. Top-notch organization allows the reader to access engineers' comments by topic or by the name of the engineer.

This well-written handbook should entertain everyone from the rookie engineer to the seasoned professional through chapters on the history of mixing, dynamics, EQ'ing, sound-field placement and effects. With additional chapters on balance, "the key to a great mix," the final mix, and an extensive section on mixing for surround sound, solutions to common conundrums are both detailed and varied. Most refreshing is the candor with which the engineers describe their craft.

This is a very revealing visit into the often mythical realms of mixing, and even established engineers can learn something new from this book.

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