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Lue 11-08-2018 03:57 AM

Book Recommendations
 
Hello. I'm very much a newbie when it comes to pro tools and music in general.

Are there any books out there great for beginners like me who want to learn how to not only use pro tools, but make music and also if there are any good books out there covering how to use EQ, what it does, and things like that?

I would be most interested in making pop-type and/or indie rock type music. But I would also like to learn any/all other genres I can including background music/sfx etc. I would like to learn how to edit voices and make them sound great as well.

I don't do too well with video tutorials as they tend to skip over details and I can't take in the information at my own pace. I much prefer reading books as they tend to go into more detail and I'm able to highlight specific topics or sentences that seem important to me, which is what I like.

Any books covering any, or all of these subjects would be really much appreciated.

Thank you for your time.

64GTOBOY 11-08-2018 05:41 AM

Re: Book Recommendations
 
There are literally hundreds on Amazon alone. Here's just one page.
https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_s...=2ZZHS77TMZQMQ

JFreak 11-08-2018 08:20 AM

Re: Book Recommendations
 
Bob Katz: Mastering Audio

amagras 11-08-2018 08:46 AM

Re: Book Recommendations
 
Roey Izhaki: Mixing Audio

albee1952 11-08-2018 11:04 AM

Re: Book Recommendations
 
+1 for Bob Katz' book. Back to PT, I remember the Pro Tools Ignite series being very well done so maybe see if they have a current version for 2018 or at least for Pro Tools 12:o

musicman691 11-10-2018 04:07 AM

Re: Book Recommendations
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by amagras (Post 2505109)
Roey Izhaki: Mixing Audio

+1 on that book - it's helped me out quite a bit.


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