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The official guide by music industry veteran and acclaimed author, Bobby Owsinski

12 October 2010

Mixing and Mastering with IK Multimedia T-RackS: The Official Guide, brought to you by Course Technology PTR/Cengage Learning, is about the art and craft of music mixing and mastering, the two important steps between recording and final output of a finished audio product.

T-RackS 3 provides a wealth of tools for Mixing and Mastering and has a strong and growing user base among today's engineers and producers. The book begins with a discussion of the fundamental concepts involved in mixing and mastering, with emphasis on mastering. The foundational skills and techniques will then be illustrated and applied using the T-RackS tools, so readers will learn the concepts and then learn how to apply them in the T-RackS setup.

Chapters Include:

1. Mix Preparation
2. Monitoring
3. Using T-RackS Dynamics during Mixing
4. Using the T-RackS EQ and Metering during Mixing
5. Mix Buss Compression
6. Preparation for Mastering
7. Introduction to Mastering
8. Monitoring during Mastering
9. Metering
10. Mastering
11. Mastering with T-RackS 3
12. Exporting Your Project

At the end of each chapter, there are a number of questions that will help you to better understand some of the principles of mixing and mastering.

About the Author
A long-time music industry veteran, Bobby Owsinski started his career as a guitar and keyboard player, songwriter and arranger. Eventually he became an in-demand producer/engineer working not only with a variety of recording artists, but on commercials, television and motion pictures. Using his music and recording experience combined with an easy-to-understand writing style, Bobby has become one of the best selling authors in the music industry.

Pricing and availability
The book's retails price is $29.99/€19.99 and can be purchased directly from the IK Web Store, or through, Barnes and and select music retailers.

You may preview the book at's Mixing and Mastering with T-RackS page.

If you do not own T-RackS 3 yet, you can download the free 10-day fully functional trial version of T-RackS 3 Deluxe.
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