Preface

 

 

You wanna mix?

You gotta get smart!

Engineers take the achievements of scientists and find ways to use them, to do things with them, and to make things from them. Wielding science to engineer new works of art is one of our species’ highest achievements. Glad to have you joining in on the fun.

Mix engineers must create music based on a deep knowledge of the informing disciplines: music, acoustics, electrical engineering, computer science, and digital signal processing, and—to a lesser extent—psychology, philosophy, business, game theory, and a little dream interpretation and pain management consulting helps. This call to action—this need to act, commit to, and create something in a world governed by a rich set of rules, theories, properties, ...

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