more to be added throughout the semester....


Protools documentation is downloadable from links on this page


The web site for Mixing Audio, by Roey Izhaki is here (including audio examples)

Downloadable example files can be found here


The web site for Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio, by Mike Senior is here


Some online magazines / blogs you might want to read

sound on sound
tape op
create digital music



Some additional info on making reference CD's (very subjective... Also, some good info on the audio forums)

article from Sound on Sound

Honor Roll of Dynamic Recordings - by Bob Katz

Commercial Reference CD's - Vestman Mastering


Microphone info sites:

The RecordingHacks Microphone Database
Microphone data site

S. O. Coutant Microphone site


Here are some session forms:

general recording map

basic tracking info sheet

track sheet (from mackie)

tracking sheet (drop down menu)


reaper - inexpensive digital audio workstation - mentioned in class


A few cross platform cloud storage options


Amazon cloud drive


Some hard drive cloning software

Carbon copy cloner



Bob Katz - excellent web site - includes faq about digital audio


Speech, Language and Hearing Center - TU - provides the following Audiology Services





Selected Book References


Augoyard, J. F., et. al.. (2006) Sonic Experience : A Guide to Everyday Sounds, Montreal ; Ithaca, McGill-Queen's University Press.


Bartlett, B. & Bartlett, J. (2008) Practical Recording Techniques, Boston, Elsevier/Focal Press.


Chanan, M. (1995) Repeated Takes: A Short History of Recording and Its Effects on Music, Verso.

Corey, J. (2010) Audio Production and Critical Listening: Technical Ear Training, Elsevier Science & Technology Books.


Cox, C. & Warner, D. (2004) Audio Culture : Readings in Modern Music, New York, Continuum.


Eargle, J. (2004) The Microphone Book, Oxford, UK ; Boston, Elsevier/Focal Press.


Gibson, B. (2005) The S.M.A.R.T. Guide to Mixers, Signal Processors, Microphones, and More, Thomson Course Technology.


Huber, D. M. & Runstein, R. E. (2009) Modern Recording Techniques, Amsterdam ; Boston, Focal Press/Elsevier.


Izhaki, R. (2007) Mixing Audio: Concepts, Practices and Tools, Focal Press.


Katz, B. & Katz, R. A. (2007) Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science, Elsevier/Focal Press.


Mixerman (2010) Zen and the Art of Mixing, Hal Leonard Corp.


Moorefield, V. (2005) The Producer as Composer: Shaping the Sounds of Popular Music, MIT Press.


Rumsey, F. & Mccormick, T. (2009) Sound and Recording, Elsevier Science.


Senior, M. (2011) Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio, Focal Press.


Thompson, D. M. (2005) Understanding Audio: Getting the Most out of Your Project or Professional Recording Studio, Berklee Press.


Zwicker, E. & Fastl, H. (1999) Psychoacoustics: Facts and Models, New York, Springer.