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Is “Designing Sound” a good beginner's book?

I'm brand new to sound design and am looking for a good book that covers all the basics. In my searches, I found "Designing Sound" by Andy Farnell. From what I can see in the table of contents, it ...
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Good book about sound basics

Can anyone suggest a good introductory book explaining basics on how sound is created from the math & physics point of view?
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Looking for a musically oriented outline of analog signal processing circuits [closed]

Is there a musically oriented outline of analog signal processing circuit design? My final goal is to be able to design and build pedals for me and my friends. I know the basic physics of electric ...
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Books about the Sound Industry_ how it works

I'll finish my university in this year and i would write my thesis about Audio Post in Film, compare the industries between my country, other European country and America. So the very specialised ...
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KONTAKT scripting - Tutorials & videos

I would really like to learn kontakt scripting. can anybody suggest books or dvds based on basic kontakt scripting as i have no knowledge in scripting or coding in general. Any help is much ...
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Music Composition

I started with music about 4 years ago and then took it more seriously. I started to learn music theory, I play guitar and started reading some books about sound synthesis, different tutorials, etc. ...
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I'm looking for some good books on using a vocoder

Hey I'm having some issues in trying to find books on using a vocoder which blows. Found plenty of books on sound design and synthesis so I can't understand why I can't find books vocoders. Somebody ...
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audio book for subtractive synthesizing?

Ok so im good at making sounds, but the only problem is, I dont know how to make the sounds I hear in my head. I was wondering if anyone knew of a good audio book out there (as sitting at my computer, ...
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Inspiration for a newbie to sound design???

Hi, My little brother is looking to go to grad school for sound design. He's an amazing musician primarily as a bass guitarist but is handy with most other instruments. He mixes all of his bands ...
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How good is your knowledge of acoustics, and how does this affect your sound design?

I'm curious as to how scientific your understanding of acoustics is and how often you draw on this knowledge when designing sounds, editing or mixing. What do you get your calculator out for, and what ...
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i want learn about sound mixing when shooting film, can anyone suggest me a good DVD or book to get start?

i want learn mixing for film. i know the boom pool connect to audio mixer and it connect to a recording device when you shooting. i don't know even basic thing about how to separate 2 different audio ...
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Can you suggest a good reference book on Sound Design and mixing for Film?

The title says it all. What is a good hard-copy resource out there that can offer a foundation for A for V mixing technique? Perhaps one that walks the reader through the process - Raw tracks to ...
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Where can I find some theory about rhythm in Sound Design?

For a while I've been looking for some good paperwork and overvieuws to gain my knowledge on rhythm in sound design. Few books I found have something to say about it and I'm wondering if there's any ...
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Cardiod vs. Hyper/Super Cardoid for inside speach

I'm researching about what microphone I should pick up as my first mic. I've boomed on several short films and am at the point where picking up a portable mixer and mic collection come in handy. ...
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The Game Audio Tutorial Website

I was planning on spending my weekend with The Game Audio Tutorial book, but I'm experiencing issues right off the bat. In order to start, I'm supposed to download the tutorial level from the book's ...
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A good read for Xmas holidays!

Fellow sound designers and foley artists! Its Cristmas time! Fortunately all of you will have some free time these days (i dont unfortunately), so what a better idea to have some structural and ...
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Articles- Sound Design in comedy

I wonder if you guys have read great articles or have book referees about sound design for comedy (which tricks are used and how the sound helps the movie/tv show/etc to be funnier) that you could ...
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Audio Postproduction/Sound Design resources you'd recommend

Hi everyone, I'd like to create this thread that would be like a library for sound designers/audio post people. The principle is as basic as 1 post = 1 resource, so each book/webpage can be voted for ...
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Suggestions for books on sound synthesis and electronic music production

Hi, I'm mainly interested in producing electronic music (breakcore, dubstep and so on). I have a decent knowledge of music theory and I can create not-so-bad drum patterns, but when it comes to create ...
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What sound design books have influenced you the most?

There are so many great books on sound design. I'm interested in hearing about a book that has been your faithful companion. You can pick one per discipline you're involved in. My selection is: ...
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Book recommendations on surround sound

I'm interested in learning more about surround sound. Can anyone recommend a comprehensive book that will be appropriate for someone who has basic knowledge but wants to get into surround studio, ...