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Old 03-04-2011, 12:32 PM
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Default Good book on mixing

I'm fairly new to pro tools and just recorded a song with it. I've found some good books on how to use the various compressors/eq's, etc but I was wondering if you guys could recommend a good book that goes over mixing in general, maybe with some workflows or something. I don't know where to begin, do I eq first? Compress first? I'm not trying to do anything pro, just for myself, but it'd be nice to get some basic directions.
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Old 03-04-2011, 12:44 PM
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Default Re: Good book on mixing

AIR Users Blog just started a new series called . That link is for the first in a series of three videos for a song, from beginning to end.
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Old 03-04-2011, 12:55 PM
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The mixing engineer's handbook. Read this book cover to cover, and still use it.
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Old 03-04-2011, 12:58 PM
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Default Re: Good book on mixing

Yamaha's Sound Reinforcement Handbook is also good. Not specifically for mixing recorded music, but it has a large amount of information on the physics of sound and some general concepts that are very useful.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:00 PM
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Mixing Audio: Concepts, Practices and Tools - Roey Izhaki
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:38 PM
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" Mixing with your mind"
http://www.mixingwithyourmind.com/preview_intro.php
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:47 PM
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I want to second "the mixing engineers handbook". It has a wealth of real deal mixing info. and I really like how the book is layed out. Cant go wrong with that book.
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Old 03-04-2011, 03:15 PM
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+1 for both of these, however as stated the sound reinforcement handbook is much more a discussion of electronics than mixing principles. Mixing with your mind is a great book that I still pick up every now and then and re-read.
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Old 03-04-2011, 04:43 PM
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Another vote for Mixing With Your Mind.. Stav is a great guy with a wealth of info and perspective.. He'll even answer your questions if you have them...
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Old 03-05-2011, 08:06 AM
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Mixing Audio: Concepts, Practices and Tools - Roey Izhaki
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The best book i have read on the subject; absolutely fantastic.
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