Books

Mixing a…z
An engineer’s guide

This book is a practical, comprehensive manual on the art of mixing. Everyone from the audio student to the veteran engineer can benefit from the topics explored, ranging from housekeeping tips, to monitoring, to the step-by-step walkthrough of an entire mix session. If you have been looking for advice to make your mixes come alive, or if you just want to compare techniques with a professional mix engineer, you will find “Mixing a…z” a worthy addition to your library.

“Jam packed with practical and creative techniques for young mix engineers. J Franze does a great job of presenting the fundamental building blocks of mixing in, “Mixing a…z.” He covers all the tools in the mix engineer’s arsenal, along with a step by step explanation of the process, while always balancing the craft with the art of mixing.”

~ Charles Dye, Producer/Engineer
(Shakira, Jon Bon Jovi, Ricky Martin…)


Pro Tools a…z
An engineer’s guide

This book is intended to be an easy-to-use, practical guide to all that Pro Tools has to offer. If you are a beginner, you should have absolutely no problem setting up your system and getting started. If you already use Pro Tools regularly, you should find the answers to questions you have always wanted to know. Either way, the ultimate goal is to give all Pro Tools users a reliable reference guide to any issues they may encounter.

“J has worked with me on many recording projects, and I trust his knowledge of Pro Tools completely. Whether you are a novice or skilled user, his book will enhance your efficiency and ability, as well as heighten your understanding of Pro Tools. I believe that this book will be an essential guide for every engineer to keep close at hand.”

~ Bob Bullock, Producer/Engineer
(Shania Twain, George Strait, Travis Tritt…)