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Instant Surround Sound by Jeffrey P. Fisher

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Chapter 7

Audio Post Surround Mixing Techniques

The soundtrack to any visual presentation is well over half the experience. Don’t believe me? Put in your favorite Hollywood movie and watch it without the sound. While the visual aspects may still be stunning, it is the soundtrack that makes it all come alive. Building a surround sound mix to accompany your videos opens up a whole new world of creative expression. By far the easiest (and cheapest!) way to make your videos look better is to make them sound better.

Crafting the Killer Soundtrack

Most people mistakenly believe that the primary function of a soundtrack is to support the visual portion. Soundtracks create reality where none may exist. While that is very important, it’s not always what ...

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