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‘Mixing With Your Mind’

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Two years in the writing, 20 years in the making – Stav’s book of Closely Guarded Secrets of Sound Balance Engineering.Browse through the pages, have a look and a sniff. Hope you like it. MWYM is always in stock here – direct from the author.

Mixing With Your Mind is beautifully printed on archival paper, sewn for durability, and bound in hard covers with a ribbon marker for easy reference. (batteries not required)

Foreword by Sir George Martin

– the Kindest Genius –

Mike Stavrou came to work with me in London at the old Air Studios in Oxford Circus – a long time ago. He was not the run of the mill sort of extrovert recording engineer that one expects in a busy studio and I was struck by his quiet and modest way of going about his tasks…

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It’s a Physical Book

I’m enjoying your book. I’m so glad you don’t have a digital copy as I would have bought it, and would not have been able to enjoy the lovely physical object that it is, so thanks. (I really like the built-in bookmark – so awesome!) MD – Ormiston, Qld

Research from Millward Brown and Bangor University

Strongly suggests that greater emotional processing is facilitated by the physical material than the virtual and that tangible materials leave a deeper footprint in the brain. Physical materials stimulate both sight and touch. It also concluded that physical material involves more emotional processing which is important for memory.

Digital Speak vs Analog Speak

You’ll notice that throughout the book I talk as though the signal path is analog. This is intentional because digital, at its very best, merely strives to be analog. So the sooner you start thinking analog the closer you’ll be to understanding audio and producing great sounds. Stav Thank you Sound on Sound magazine for a nice review.


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