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ZEN and the Art of Mixing by Mixerman
Zen and the Art of Mixing is not your typical how-to-mix book. It focuses on the philosophy and concepts behind mixing & production, and avoids technical details most of the time. The main premise being that getting good sound for the sake of good sound is overrated - we all know the very many sites and forums online where people endlessly debate whether to use this EQ or that Compressor, in this ratio, on that Daw, and so on. In his book, Mixerman opens up for us, a world of insight, where emotional response is the king, and everything else exists to maximise it. For the first time, a book about mixing tells us this: It's not enough to have a good pair of ears, in the process of music… Read more
Vector Basic Training: A Systematic Creative Proce&hellip by Von R. Glitschka
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
"Am I making myself clear, designer?!"

Most graphic designers nowadays, can't or won't draw. They would go straight to the drawing software (in this case Adobe Illustrator)and there would play around with shapes, often ready-made, having little idea as to what they are trying to achieve. This is exactly what this book is against - lazy designs. Von Glitschka, the author and seasoned vector illustrative designer, opens the door for us to watch his own personal systematic approach towards creating vector graphics, the main concept here is planning on paper before building on screen. The book offers a step-by-step guidance to the process, and combined with the included dvd (with… Read more