Zen and the Art of Mixing has ratings and 18 reviews. Orcun said: Sonunda bitti. Sayesinde çok şey öğrendim ve bir çok şeyde kafamı açtı. Ama kitabın. With Zen and the Art of Mixing, he runs through what one needs to know in order to Mixerman covers many subjects within the concept of mixing music. (Technical Reference). In his first book, The Daily Adventures of Mixerman, the author detailed the frustrating and often hilarious goings on during the process of .

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While mixermman offering specific direction on how to say add EQ to a bass, the concepts discussed in this book were eye opening and helped give me better understanding of mixing than anything else I have read so far.

Mixerman covers many subjects within the concept of mixing music. Regardless of what those pressures are, it’s important to identify and recognize them, if for no other reason mixingg so you can learn to completely ignore them. The first thing I should say is that the use of Zen in the mixerman zen and the art of mixing of this book is simply a lie. That said, if you’re getting good results then who cares what anyone else thinks? Mixerman books on Amazon.

The only read it is not 5 stars is because of the second to last chapter in which Mixerman recommends occasional mixing while under the influence of Marijuana. Subscribe to our Newsletter. And I don’t tickle the SSL either. Mixerman and his Producer Aardvark also created ahd fully produced audiobook in the style of Firesign theater, complete with music, leitmotifs, character performances by well-known Producers, foley, and sound FX.


From my experience, when one sits, one sits, thats is all. Paperbackpages. WTFs up with that? Starting as a tape op at Abbey Road, he had his first And even so, this book found a way to bring the important parts into greater focus, instilling confidence in the things that I’ve been doing right and offering a better direction for the things I may have missed along the way.

Then read no more — you might not need this book. There is plenty of information on mixing techniques you can lift and apply to your projects, but the larger part of the book is concerned with how mixerman zen and the art of mixing be a better mixing engineer, rather than how to mix better.

Originally Posted by emkay. The full hour of clips provide invaluable insight into mixing a record. Also, you are outspoken on your love for the SSL bus comp. Unfortunately, in order to watch the clips, you need the digital version of the book. Gear is important, but use what you have.

What’s your take on bus compression using HPSC?

Fortunately, as someone who’s been recording and mixing for a while, I had eventually come to a lot of these conclusions on my own, but I certainly would have come to them much quicker had I read this earlier.

I’m sure it’s a great book. Much of Mixerman and the Billionheir Apparent can be found online.

Zen and the Art of Mixing

Jim Williams has spent much of his 56 years working with some of the biggest names in the music business, including Frank Zappa, John McLaughlin and Stevie Wonder. I really do love Mixerman’s approach to covering this material. I enjoy the humor mixerman zen and the art of mixing Mixerman too Thanks Mixerman and War!

I get good results with my current compressor lineup, but I always struggled keeping a fat bottom when I was using an Alan Smart C2. This book is ideal for someone who is unhappy with their mixes and wants to get better.


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Originally Posted by StaticStudios. Jan 22, Jon rated it really liked it. Feb 06, Orcun Ayata rated it really liked it Shelves: The most inspiring and insightful Tape Op interviews in the last few issues have Mar 25, Pat added it.

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However, as a book on mixing, it is complete and useful, as long as you aren’t turned off by the author’s constant mixint tone, mixed metaphors, and lack of attention to detail in writing.

Dec 30, Matt Buckley rated it it was amazing.

An eBook that has clearly been formated and proofed to a professional standard. Apr 28, Sam Braswell rated it it was amazing. Other editions – View all Zen and the Art of Mixing: Finished the book last night, here’s my review. Skip the gear section unless you have tens of thousands to spend.

Robert rated it really liked it Aug 01, If you’d like to reach me directly, feel free to send me a mixerman zen and the art of mixing through this handy portal. Aaron Holm rated it really liked it May 13, If you record and mix your own audio, this book in inspirational.