Los Angeles, CA — April 2011- Alfred Music Publishing announces the distribution of the Mixing Engineer’s Handbook (2nd Edition), an instructional resource guide from Course Technology PTR, a division of Cengage Learning.
The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook (2nd Edition) teaches the modern techniques and secrets used by today’s top mixing engineers. In this second edition of the best selling Mixing Engineers Handbook, fully updated information is provided on such topics as hyper compression, mixing for Internet distribution, warning signs of an amateur mix, MP3 encoding, streaming audio, audio codecs, de-essing, gating, surround sound mixing, and much more. A variety of mixing styles are examined in this comprehensive guide, while exposing the essential elements of proper sound mixing, mix building, rules for sound arrangement, and mixing tips and tricks for every genre of music.
Also included is a new chapter on how to maximize results from mixing within a computer, along with a new section on the bass/drum relationship and the simplified approach to mixing the two effectively. Author, producer, and recording engineer Bobby Owsinski provides additional insight via interviews with the top engineers in the field, including George Massenburg, Allen Sides, Bruce Swedien, Elliot Scheiner, Andy Johns, Nathanial Kunkel, and many more.
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Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop & performance materials for teachers, students, professionals & hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style & difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles with domestic offices in Miami & New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore & the United Kingdom.
Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach & play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like, Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations & Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter & George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine & Billboard.
In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support & WEA.