Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science, Third Edition - Softcover

Item # QTT417452
| Mfg # 141445
| UPC # 9780240818962
Our Price: $41.95

In an easy-to-grasp, holistic manner, this book unravels the technicalmysteries that regularly challenge audio engineers. Including practicaltips and real world experiences, Bob Katz explains the technical detailof the subject in his informative and humorous style. Completelyreorganized to focus on workflow, this third edition details masteringby providing a step-by-step approach to the process. First coveringpractical techniques and basic theory, this industry classic alsoaddresses advanced theory and practice. The book's new approach isespecially suitable to accompany a one- or two-term course in audio andmastering.

Completely rewritten and organized to address changesthat will continue to influence the audio world, this third editionincludes several new chapters addressing the influence of loudnessmeasurement and assessment and provides explanation of how masteringengineers must integrate loudness measurement and PLR assessment intheir mastering techniques.

It also includes the newestapproaches to equalization, monitor response measurement and correction,the psychoacoustics of clipping, an extended discussion of restorationand noise reduction techniques, an extended set of listening examples,and an updated chapter on surround mastering including coverage of PureAudio BluRay.

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