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Template Mixing and Mastering

Author : Billy Decker
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The transformation from analogue to digital dominance has brought many advances in sound quality and new techniques, but producing digital music with only a standard computer and DAW can be problematic and time-consuming without the right approach and skills. Here, renowned mix engineer Billy Decker tackles the challenges of in-the-box production through his innovative template approach. He shares an introduction to templates, a step-by-step guide to their set-up and a discussion of drum replacement technology. Channel and setting information for each of the drum, instrument, and vocal sections of his template is discussed along with the master channel and his methodology of mixing and mastering. Finally, he gives professional advice and best practice.

Template Mixing and Mastering

Author : Billy Decker
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Audio production is an incredibly rewarding craft. To take the raw, basic tracks of a fledgling idea and shape them into one glorious stereophonic sound wave is an amazing feat. The transformation from analogue to digital dominance has brought many advances in sound quality and new techniques, but producing digital music with only a standard computer and DAW can be problematic, time-consuming and sometimes disappointing without the right approach and skills. In Template Mixing and Mastering, renowned mix engineer Billy Decker tackles the challenges of in-the-box production through his innovative template approach. He shares his passion and knowledge from over twenty years of industry experience, including an introduction to templates and a step-by-step guide to their set-up and a discussion of drum replacement technology. Channel and setting information for each of the drum, instrument and vocal sections of his template is discussed along with the master channel and his methodology of mixing and mastering. Finally, he gives professional advice and best practice.

Mixing and Mastering in the Box

Author : Steve Savage
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"Mixing and mastering, the two final steps in the complex process of sound engineering, require both artistic finesse and technical facility. Even the slightest difference in the way a sound is processed can lead to a shift in the overall aesthetic of a piece, and so sound engineers must work towards an understanding of sound engineering that is particularly oriented towards the artistic and aesthetic. In order to create effective mixes, a sound engineer must maintain a distinct set of artistic goals while drawing on an in-depth understanding of the software involved in the process. Creating final masters requires specialized aural skills and a similarly advanced understanding of the software in order to fine-tune the product with respect to these goals. Mixing and Mastering in the Box addresses the practical and technological necessities of these two final steps without neglecting the creative process that is integral to the creation of high-quality recordings. Savage focuses primarily on creating mixes and masters in the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), or "in the box," currently a popular platform in the field of sound engineering due to the creative advantages and advanced technological capabilities it offers to its users. However, much of the information presented in Mixing and Mastering in the Box is also applicable to analog mixing gear or a hybrid system of digital and analog tools. This book, which features over one hundred illustrations and a comprehensive companion website, is ideal for beginning or intermediate students in sound engineering with a focus on DAW, recording artists who do their own mixing and mastering, or musicians who wish to be better informed when collaborating on mixes and masters"--

Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools

Author : Glenn Lorbecki
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(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). Pro Tools is everywhere, and whether you're new to Pro Tools or an experienced user, you will find Avid's latest release of PT9 to be a powerful production workstation. In Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools , multi-platinum engineer/producer Glenn Lorbecki shows you step by step how to achieve your best mixes using Avid's award-winning software. This complete guide to audio engines and delay compensation will unlock the full potential of PT as a professional mixing and mastering platform. By opening the closed-ended proprietary hardware loop, Avid has made PT's renowned processing power available for Mac and PC systems at all levels not just TDM users. PT9 is the most potent version of PT ever released, and given its high-tech enhancements in connectivity, functionality, and session portability, users need a practical guide to get up and running quickly and efficiently. The Quick Pro Series cuts to the chase and gives you the best of Pro Tools at your fingertips, with plenty of sessions, audio examples, and video assistance to guide you along the way.

Guerrilla Film Scoring

Author : Jeremy Borum
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As the movie and music industries have changed, film scoring has become an overwhelmingly independent process. Film composers have more responsibilities than ever before, and they must fulfill them with smaller budgets and shorter schedules. As a result, composers are increasingly becoming armies of one. In Guerrilla Film Scoring: Practical Advice from Hollywood Composers, Jeremy Borum provides valuable guidance on how to make a good film score both quickly and inexpensively. This handbook encompasses the entire film scoring process including education, preparation, writing and recording a score, editing, mixing and mastering, finding work, career development, and sample contracts. Offering strategic tools and techniques, this insider’s guide draws on the expertise from a number of prominent composers in movies, television, and video gaming, including Stewart Copeland, Bruce Broughton, and Jack Wall. A straightforward do-it-yourself manual, this book will help composers at all levels create the best-sounding scores quickly and cost effectively—without jeopardizing their art. With access to rare and extremely useful input from the best in the business, Guerrilla Film Scoring will benefit not only students but also professionals looking to update their game.

Mastering Service Mesh

Author : Anjali Khatri
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Understand how to use service mesh architecture to efficiently manage and safeguard microservices-based applications with the help of examples Key Features Manage your cloud-native applications easily using service mesh architecture Learn about Istio, Linkerd, and Consul – the three primary open source service mesh providers Explore tips, techniques, and best practices for building secure, high-performance microservices Book Description Although microservices-based applications support DevOps and continuous delivery, they can also add to the complexity of testing and observability. The implementation of a service mesh architecture, however, allows you to secure, manage, and scale your microservices more efficiently. With the help of practical examples, this book demonstrates how to install, configure, and deploy an efficient service mesh for microservices in a Kubernetes environment. You'll get started with a hands-on introduction to the concepts of cloud-native application management and service mesh architecture, before learning how to build your own Kubernetes environment. While exploring later chapters, you'll get to grips with the three major service mesh providers: Istio, Linkerd, and Consul. You'll be able to identify their specific functionalities, from traffic management, security, and certificate authority through to sidecar injections and observability. By the end of this book, you will have developed the skills you need to effectively manage modern microservices-based applications. What you will learn Compare the functionalities of Istio, Linkerd, and Consul Become well-versed with service mesh control and data plane concepts Understand service mesh architecture with the help of hands-on examples Work through hands-on exercises in traffic management, security, policy, and observability Set up secure communication for microservices using a service mesh Explore service mesh features such as traffic management, service discovery, and resiliency Who this book is for This book is for solution architects and network administrators, as well as DevOps and site reliability engineers who are new to the cloud-native framework. You will also find this book useful if you’re looking to build a career in DevOps, particularly in operations. Working knowledge of Kubernetes and building microservices that are cloud-native is necessary to get the most out of this book.

Introducing Reason 4

Author : Cliff Truesdell
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Electronic musicians, rockers, rappers, and regular folks use Reason virtual studio software to create and self-record studio-quality music on PCs and Macs. This book shows you how to harness all the tools of this popular package to produce your own professional sound. Veteran studio engineer and professional musician Cliff Truesdell explains everything you need to get going?from Reason's full array of virtual instruments, effects, and functions to priceless inside-the-studio insights and tips you can use to start creating original pieces right away.

Mastering Digital Audio Production

Author : Cliff Truesdell
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This comprehensive guide shows you how to integrate a variety of production tools for the Mac OS X platform into all stages of audio production so that you can create and produce music. From single applications to complete suites, you’ll discover the software toolsets that are best for you and then discover how to incorporate them into a coherent workflow. Featuring best practices, real-world examples, and interviews with audio professionals, this book pulls together all the programs and tasks you need.

The Recording Mixing and Mastering Reference Handbook

Author : Karl Pedersen
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The Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Reference Handbook provides an easy-to-read guide for music-making in the studio setting, from equipment fundamentals to recording and mixing almost any instrument. In six sections, lessons give a comprehensive introduction to microphone settings and techniques, audio processing and effects, controlling acoustics, and history lessons on songs recorded with a given technique. The second half of the handbook delves into background theory on microphones, EQ-filters, compressors, and acoustics to give the reader a general understanding of practical recording techniques before acquiring deeper comprehension of the tools and the recording processes. Throughout the chapters, lessons on recording methods gradually build complexity and detail to keep readers engaged and challenged. Whether a university student in an audio recording course, a novice audio engineer who needs to build technique, or a busy professional who requires a quick refresh on specific techniques, any reader will find an essential resource in The Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Reference Handbook.

Essential Guide to Songwriting Producing Recording

Author : Darryl Swann
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(Musicians Institute Press). Essential Songwriting, Producing & Recording brings to those of all ages a simple, easy to understand approach to learning songwriting, producing and recording. Written by an acclaimed instructor at several major music schools, this book puts incredibly sophisticated knowledge into plain, everyday language with stories, metaphors, photos, illustrations, and examples that are sure to educate as well as entertain.

Mastering Web Development with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Author : John Paul Mueller
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Be Right at Home in the World's Most Powerful Web Development Environment For large-scale web application development, Visual Studio 2005 is the most capable product around. This book shows team members and leaders how to use its power in several key dimensions. You'll master dozens of built-in features for creating a large, high-performance website based on ASP.NET 2.0. You'll work seamlessly with dynamic data, both reading from and writing to databases. And throughout, you'll learn how Visual Studio 2005 supports a more efficient group process in terms of design, development, and deployment. And everything is brought together with the enterprise-scale example, "ABC Incorporated," that runs throughout the book. This is a book no web developer, and no web-dependent organization, should be without. Coverage Includes Reaping the benefits of master pages and themes Generating site maps and other navigational aids automatically Building a shopping cart application for your website Adding search functionality to your website Creating a flexible user environment using Webpart technology Increasing application performance using client-side and server-side scripting technologies Giving users the ability to change the website's theme to meet specific needs Using components and controls to add special effects and user customization Improving team efficiency using modern development and design techniques Monitoring and responding to usage statistics Combining technologies to get the best possible results from large applications Making your site accessible to everyone Master Standards-Based Web Development Techniques New to Visual Studio 2005 Discover How Visual Studio 2005 Solves Team Development Issues, Such as Source Code Control and Application Design Simplify Database Application Development without Compromising Security or Reliability

Mastering JavaScript Single Page Application Development

Author : Philip Klauzinski
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An in-depth guide to exploring the design, architecture, and techniques behind building sophisticated, scalable, and maintainable single-page applications in JavaScript About This Book Build large-scale, feature-complete SPAs by leveraging widely used tools and techniques. Gain a solid understanding of architecture and SPA design to build applications using the library or framework of your choice. Explore the various facets of SPA development to build web apps that are fast, scalable, and easy to test. Who This Book Is For This book is ideal for JavaScript developers who want to build complex single-page applications in JavaScript. Some basic understanding of SPA concepts will be helpful but not essential. What You Will Learn Organize your development environment using the command line with NPM, Bower, and Grunt. Choose an accurate design pattern for your app Understand modular JavaScript programming and Node.js Interact with a REST API using JavaScript and AJAX with practical examples Build a single page application using the MEAN stack Connect your app across popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn Test your app, both on the server side and in views Prepare your app for the real world and deploy it to Heroku In Detail Single-page web applications—or SPAs, as they are commonly referred to—are quickly becoming the de facto standard for web app development. The fact that a major part of the app runs inside a single web page makes it very interesting and appealing. Also, the accelerated growth of browser capabilities is pushing us closer to the day when all apps will run entirely in the browser. This book will take your JavaScript development skills to the next level by teaching you to create a single-page application within a full-stack JavaScript environment. Using only JavaScript, you can go from being a front-end developer to a full-stack application developer with relative ease. You will learn to cross the boundary from front-end development to server-side development through the use of JavaScript on both ends. Use your existing knowledge of JavaScript by learning to manage a JSON document data store with MongoDB, writing a JavaScript powered REST API with Node.js and Express, and designing a front-end powered by AngularJS. This book will teach you to leverage the MEAN stack to do everything from document database design, routing REST web API requests, data-binding within views, and adding authentication and security to building a full-fledged, complex, single-page web application. In addition to building a full-stack JavaScript app, you will learn to test it with JavaScript-powered testing tools such as Mocha, Karma, and Jasmine. Finally, you will learn about deployment and scaling so that you can launch your own apps into the real world. Style and approach Following a structured approach, this book helps readers gain expertise in SPA development. Its thorough coverage of SPA architecture and design, along with practical use cases, provides readers with a clear path to building applications with the library of their choice. For readers who are afraid to take the plunge straightaway, the book also offers step-by-step guidance on developing a complex web app.

Mastering Apache Velocity

Author : Joseph D. Gradecki
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A comprehensive tutorial on how to use the power of Velocity 1.3 tobuild Web sites and generate content Designed to work hand-in-hand with Apache Turbine, Struts, andservlets, Velocity is a powerful template language that greatlyenhances the developer's ability to customize Web sites. Itseparates Java code from the Web pages, making a site moremaintainable. Because of this, it is a viable alternative to JSPsand PHP and is expected to become the standard template engine. Inaddition to its use with Struts and Turbine, Velocity can also beused to generate Java and XML source code, XML schemas, HTMLtemplates, and SQL code. Even with all its promise, finding expert instructions on how toproperly program with this language has been difficult. Thiscode-intensive tutorial gives you all the tools you'll need. It begins by quickly bringing you up to speed on all of theVelocity fundamentals and the Velocity Template Language. You'llthen learn how to apply Velocity in a variety of areas with thehelp of richly detailed code examples. Additionally, you'll betaken through the steps of building a complete application in orderto see how you can utilize all of the techniques and technologiesdiscussed in the book. Covering the latest features of Velocity1.3, Mastering Apache Velocity shows you how to: * Build Java-based Web sites with Struts, servlets, Turbine, andother open-source tools * Generate a wide variety of Web content and code, including Java,XML, SQL, and Postgres

Fast Guide to Cubase 4

Author : Simon Millward
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A guide to the music production software covers such topics as recording, editing, arranging, slicing and looping, MIDI editing, and mixing and mastering.

Mastering Xamarin UI Development

Author : Steven F. Daniel
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Learn how to build stunning, maintainable, cross-platform mobile application user interfaces using C# 7 with the power of both the Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms frameworks. Key Features Build effective native and cross-platform user interfaces using the Xamarin frameworks for iOS and Android, as well as Xamarin.Forms Maximize the testability, flexibility, and overall quality of your Xamarin mobile apps Step-by-Steps guide that is packed with real-world scenarios and solutions, to build professional grade mobile apps and games for the iOS and Android platforms, using C# 7 Book Description This book will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills that are required to develop real-world Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms applications. You’ll learn how to create native Android app that will interact with the device camera and photo gallery, and then create a native iOS sliding tiles game. You will learn how to implement complex UI layouts and create customizable control elements based on the platform, using XAML and C# 7 code to interact with control elements within your XAML ContentPages. You’ll learn how to add location-based features by to your apps by creating a LocationService class and using the Xam.Plugin.Geolocator cross-platform library, that will be used to obtain the current device location. Next, you’ll learn how to work with and implement animations and visual effects within your UI using the PlatformEffects API, using C# code. At the end of this book, you’ll learn how to integrate Microsoft Azure App Services and use the Twitter APIs within your app. You will work with the Razor Templating Engine to build a book library HTML5 solution that will use a SQLite.net library to store, update, retrieve, and delete information within a local SQLite database. Finally, you will learn how to write unit tests using the NUnit and UITest frameworks. What you will learn Downloading and Installing the Visual Studio for Mac IDE Overview and Understanding of the Xamarin Mobile Platform Understand the MVVM architectural pattern and how to implement this with your apps Build a NavigationService class to enable navigation between your ViewModels Implement Data-Binding to control elements within your XAML pages and ViewModels Create and Implement Xamarin.Forms Animations within your applications Work with the Microsoft Azure App Services Platform and the Facebook SDK Who this book is for This book is intended for readers who have experience using at least the C# 6.0 programming language and interested in learning how to create stunning native, and cross-platform user interfaces for the iOS and Android platforms using the Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms frameworks using C# 7.

Mastering and Using the Internet for Office Professionals Using Netscape Navigator Software

Author : H. Albert Napier
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Aimed at office professionals, this monograph provides an introduction to the Internet and outlines its use. Topics covered include: using electronic mail; quick start for using the Wordwide Web; browsing the Web; and commercial activities on the Web. This is the Netscape version.

Mastering Windows Group Policy

Author : Jordan Krause
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Improve and reimagine your organization's security stance, desktop standards, and server administration with centralized management via Group Policy. Key Features Explore advanced filtering techniques for Group Policy Objects Interact with Group Policy through GPMC and PowerShell Practical guide covering the daily and advanced administration of group policy Book Description This book begins with a discussion of the core material any administrator needs to know in order to start working with Group Policy. Moving on, we will also walk through the process of building a lab environment to start testing Group Policy today. Next we will explore the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) and start using the powerful features available for us within that interface. Once you are well versed with using GPMC, you will learn to perform and manage the traditional core tasks inside Group Policy. Included in the book are many examples and walk-throughs of the different filtering options available for the application of Group Policy settings, as this is the real power that Group Policy holds within your network. You will also learn how you can use Group Policy to secure your Active Directory environment, and also understand how Group Policy preferences are different than policies, with the help of real-world examples. Finally we will spend some time on maintenance and troubleshooting common Group Policy-related issues so that you, as a directory administrator, will understand the diagnosing process for policy settings. By the end of the book, you will be able to jump right in and use Group Policy to its full potential. What you will learn Become familiar with the Group Policy Management Console Create, link, and filter new policies Secure your users and devices using Group Policy Maintain and troubleshoot Group Policy Administer Group Policy via PowerShell Control your Active Directory environment efficiently with Group Policy settings Who this book is for If you are an IT professional who works with Windows Servers or are interested in an Active Directory environment then this book is for you. General knowledge of Microsoft Windows, how Windows Server fits into an enterprise’s infrastructure and also some existing knowledge of an Active Directory domain environment is expected.

Logic Pro 7 and Logic Express 7

Author : Martin Sitter
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Updated and authorized guide to Apple's industry leading music creation software: Logic Pro and Logic Express.

Mastering Windows Server 2016

Author : Brian Svidergol
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The IT pro's must-have guide to Windows Server 2016 Mastering Windows Server 2016 is a complete resource for IT professionals needing to get quickly up to date on the latest release. Designed to provide comprehensive information in the context of real-world usage, this book offers expert guidance through the new tools and features to help you get Windows Server 2016 up and running quickly. Straightforward discussion covers all aspects, including virtualization products, identity and access, automation, networking, security, storage and more, with clear explanations and immediately-applicable instruction. Find the answers you need, and explore new solutions as Microsoft increases their focus on security, software-defined infrastructure, and the cloud; new capabilities including containers and Nano Server, Shielded VMs, Failover Clustering, PowerShell, and more give you plenty of tools to become more efficient, more effective, and more productive. Windows Server 2016 is the ideal server for Windows 10 clients, and is loaded with new features that IT professionals need to know. This book provides a comprehensive resource grounded in real-world application to help you get up to speed quickly. Master the latest features of Windows Server 2016 Apply new tools in real-world scenarios Explore new capabilities in security, networking, and the cloud Gain expert guidance on all aspect of Windows Server 2016 migration and management System administrators tasked with upgrading, migrating, or managing Windows Server 2016 need a one-stop resource to help them get the job done. Mastering Windows Server 2016 has the answers you need, the practicality you seek, and the latest information to get you up to speed quickly.

Mastering XML

Author : Ann Navarro
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Written by three experienced XML developers, this "real world" guide teaches the nuts and bolts of XML programming through practical example. It's the first book to include specifics on developing for IE and Navigator, as well as definitive design and style information with coverage of design principles, CSS2, DTDs, XSL, and XML data schemas. The companion CD contains all code and pages presented in the book, along with third-party authoring tools and valuable utilities.