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Modern Recording Techniques, 9th Edition
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Modern Recording Techniques, 9th Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published Modern Recording Techniques, 9th Edition. Modern Recording Techniques is the bestselling, authoritative guide to sound and music recording.

Whether you’re just starting out or are looking for a step-up in the industry, Modern Recording Techniques provides an in-depth read on the art and technologies of music production. It’s a must-have reference for all audio bookshelves. Using its familiar and accessible writing style, this ninth edition has been fully updated, presenting the latest production technologies and includes an in-depth coverage of the DAW, networked audio, MIDI, signal processing and much more.

A robust companion website features video tutorials, web-links, an online glossary, flashcards, and a link to the author’s blog. Instructor resources include a test bank and an instructor’s manual...

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Starlink: Battle for Atlas Videogame
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Starlink: Battle for Atlas - an All-New Action-Adventure Game from UbisoftUbisoft® announced that Starlink: Battle for Atlas™, an all-new action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Toronto, is now available on Nintendo Switch, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One family of devices. This open-world space saga features modular toy technology that allows players to assemble and customize real-world physical starships, link the starships to their game controller, and launch into an epic adventure across the Atlas star system, either in single player or with a friend in two-player split-screen local co-op. Each modular component and pilot attached to the starship appears instantly in-game, allowing players to directly affect the course of their battle in a meaningful way. The Starlink: Battle for Atlas Retail Starter Pack includes the game, one starship, one pilot, a variety of weapons, the Starlink controller mount, and a poster for the suggested retail price of $74.99 USD.

“Starlink: Battle for Atlas is a project born from our team’s passion for space and adventure games – it’s a game we imagined playing as kids, and we are thrilled to share it with players of all ages today,” said Matthew Rose, Producer at Ubisoft Toronto...

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NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Videogame
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Ball Without Limits in NBA 2K Playgrounds 2: Now Available Worldwide from Saber Interactive and 2K2K announced the official launch of NBA 2K Playgrounds 2. This all-new two-on-two arcade basketball game from developer Saber Interactive and 2K is now available worldwide on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC for $29.99.

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 features tons of ways to play on your own, with friends or against the world. Playgrounds Championship mode introduces a worldwide ranked league with multiple competitive solo and co-op ladders, while the new single-player Season mode recreates the experience of leading a team through the regular season and playoffs. There are also four-player online matches, co-op matches against AI, enhanced matchmaking with dedicated servers, three-point contests, off-the-wall power-ups, custom matches and more!...

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PEPPERMINT on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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PEPPERMINT arrives on Digital Nov. 20 and on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand Dec. 11 from Universal StudiosRevenge has no limits for Riley North in the action-packed thriller, Peppermint, arriving on Digital on November 20, 2018 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on December 11, 2018 from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. A powerful story about an underdog hero fighting for justice, the high-octane film is directed by Pierre Morel (Taken, The Gunman) and stars a stellar cast including Golden Globe® winner Jennifer Garner (“Alias,” Juno), John Ortiz (Silver Linings Playbook, American Gangster), John Gallagher, Jr. (10 Cloverfield Lane, Hush), Juana Pablo Raba (The 33, “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) and Annie Ilonzeh (“Person of Interest,” “Arrow”).

Young mother Riley North (Garner) awakens from a coma after her husband and daughter are killed in a brutal attack on the family. When the system frustratingly shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to urban guerilla...

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SK8 DAWG on DVD, Digital and On Demand
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Joey Lawrence Stars in SK8 DAWG Coming to Digital and DVD Dec. 11 from LionsgateCatch some air! SK8 Dawg arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand December 11 from Lionsgate. Winner of the Dove Seal of Approval for all ages, and starring Young Artist Award winner Joey Lawrence, Sara Fletcher, and Teen Choice Award winner David Arquette as the voice of Buddy, SK8 Dawg will be available on DVD for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

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Everyone in Tommy’s life — his sister, his dad, his neighbor, even his dog — is an awesome skateboarder. Everyone except Tommy himself! Sick of getting teased for being a klutz, Tommy accepts a skate-off challenge from the local bully, Frankie. Can his friend Alice and his pooch, Buddy (voiced by David Arquette, Scream franchise), teach Tommy to flip, ollie, grab, and slide in time for the big showdown? This fun, skate-crazy family flick also stars Joey Lawrence (TV’s “Melissa & Joey”)...

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LEGO DC SUPER-VILLAINS Videogame
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LEGO DC SUPER-VILLAINS - Villains Reign Supreme in the First-Ever DC Super-Villain LEGO Game AvailableWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and DC announced the launch of LEGO® DC Super-Villains, the first LEGO game to put players at the center of a villain-centric adventure taking place in the heart of the DC universe. Nominated as one of the Best Family Games of 2018 by E3’s Game Critics Awards, LEGO® DC Super-Villains fuels imagination, giving players the opportunity to create their own super-villain, complete with costume, appearance, abilities, and a name while playing alongside an iconic roster of DC Super-Villains. Both LEGO and DC fans alike will leave their fingerprints on a hilarious and original story written in collaboration with DC. LEGO® DC Super-Villains is now available for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 Pro computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, and PC.

“With the amount of content packed into LEGO DC Super-Villains, along with the Season Pass content in store, there is loads of mischievous fun for players to jump into,” said Arthur Parsons, Head of Design, TT Games Publishing...

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Planet Coaster World's Fair Pack DLC
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Planet Coaster World's Fair Pack Launches October 16Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV) today announced the Planet Coaster World’s Fair Pack, launching on 16 October. The World’s Fair Pack brings 10 new international themes from which players can take their park guests on a journey around the world or build the ultimate international entertainment park.

Expanding on the already rich assortment of Rides in Planet Coaster, the World’s Fair Pack features two new fully customizable types of Coaster, over 300 building items and more than 60 scenery items to create an immersive park packed with atmosphere.

The World’s Fair Pack includes:

- 10 new international themes from China, USA, France, Morocco, Italy, Germany, Japan, UK, Mexico, and Spain. Each theme features unique shops, restaurants, scenery items and billboards...

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DETECTIVE DEE: THE FOUR HEAVENLY KINGS on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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DETECTIVE DEE: THE FOUR HEAVENLY KINGS debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Nov. 13 from Well Go USADirector Tsui Hark (The Taking of Tiger Mountain) brings back the popular hero in the smash hit wuxia fantasy franchise for DETECTIVE DEE: THE FOUR HEAVENLY KINGS, coming to digital, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD November 13 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

Set during the Tang dynasty, the third film in the action-packed, martial arts franchise finds the intrepid detective defending himself from the Empress while looking to recover a magical weapon. DETECTIVE DEE: THE FOUR HEAVENLY KINGS has Mark Chao (Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon) returning in the title role, with Feng Shaofeng (The Monkey King franchise), Lin Gengxin (The Taking of Tiger Mountain), Ethan Juan (The Guillotines), Ma Sichun (Goldbuster) and Carina Lau (Detective Dee franchise) rounding out the cast...

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Rig it Right! Maya Animation Rigging Concepts, 2nd Edition
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Rig it Right! Maya Animation Rigging Concepts, 2nd Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published Rig it Right! Maya Animation Rigging Concepts, 2nd Edition.

Rig it Right! breaks down rigging so that you can achieve a fundamental understanding of the concept. The author will get you up and rigging with step-by-step tutorials covering multiple animation control types, connection methods, interactive skinning, BlendShapes, edgeloops, and joint placement, to name a few.

The concept of a bi-ped is explored as a human compared to a bird character allowing you to see that a bi-ped is a bi-ped and how to problem solve for the limbs at hand. Rig it Right! will take you to a more advanced level where you will learn how to create stretchy rigs with invisible control systems and use that to create your own types of rigs...

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Thriller SEARCHING on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Hyper-Modern Thriller SEARCHING arrives on Digital Nov. 13 and on Blu-ray, DVD Nov. 17 from Sony PicturesDive deep into the virtual world of social media with a mystery-thriller for the digital age, SEARCHING, debuting on Digital and redeemable via the Movies Anywhere App. on November 13, coming to Blu-ray™ and DVD November 27 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. A unique take on society’s pervasive use of technology, SEARCHING is the feature film debut for writer-director Aneesh Chaganty, and writer-producer Sev Ohanian. Chaganty and Ohanian’s script constructs a new form of cinema inspired by the connection between parent and child in the Internet age. Stopping at no lengths to find his missing daughter, a determined father, played by John Cho (Star Trek, Harold & Kumar), explores her social media accounts, emails, pictures, videos and more to aid in the police investigation. Cho is joined by an impressive cast including Emmy Award® winner Debra Messing (“Will & Grace”), Joseph Lee (“NCIS: Los Angeles”) and Michelle La in her feature film debut.

Since winning the audience award and the Alfred P. Slogan Feature Film Prize at its Sundance debut, SEARCHING has riveted audiences and critics alike...

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PC FPS World War 3 STEAM Early Access
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PC FPS World War 3 launches Early Access attack on October 19thSoldiers, we have concluded yet another phase of our field test and we would like to extend our most sincere gratitude towards all of the thousands of players from around the world who have helped these past few weeks. After analyzing the results, the community feedback as well as many conversations with you and within our development team we’ve got great news to share.

We have received the final order of assault! We’re ready! The invasion starts on October 19th, 2018. World War 3 will be available in Early Access on STEAM, in a soft-price model for $28 USD.

On the 19th of October, we count on your supporting fire on the World War 3 front lines...

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Pope Francis - A Man of His Word on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Pope Francis - A Man of His Word debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Dec. 4 from Universal PicturesCatch a rare glimpse into the world of Pope Francis in the incredibly inspiring documentary Pope Francis - A Man of His Word, arriving on Blu-rayTM, DVD, Digital and On Demand on December 4, 2018 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The first-of-its-kind documentary takes viewers on a moving exploration with Pope Francis as he engages in conversation with a cross-section of humanity. In an era of deep distrust of politicians and people in power, when lies, corruption and alternative facts are the order of the day, Pope Francis - A Man of His Word show us the heart of a person who lives what he preaches and provides insightful commentary on the world around us.

Pope Francis - A Man of His Word is a rare co-production with the Vatican...

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ZOMBIE 40th Anniversary Limited Edition on Blu-ray
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ZOMBIE 40th Anniversary Limited Edition debuts on Blu-ray Nov. 27 from Blue Underground and MVDJust in time for its 40th Anniversary, Blue Underground is proud to present ZOMBIE in a brand-new 4K Restoration from the original uncut and uncensored camera negative.

In Italy, it was considered the 'unofficial sequel' to DAWN OF THE DEAD. In England, it was known as ZOMBIE FLESH EATERS and banned as obscene. In America, it was called ZOMBIE and advertised with the depraved tag line "WE ARE GOING TO EAT YOU!"

Tisa Farrow (THE GRIM REAPER), Ian McCulloch (CONTAMINATION), Al Cliver (CANNIBALS), and Richard Johnson (THE HAUNTING) star in this worldwide splatter sensation directed by 'Maestro Of Gore' Lucio Fulci (CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD, THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY) that remains one of the most eye-skewering, skin-ripping, gore-gushingly graphic horror hits of all time...

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After Effects for Designers
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After Effects for Designers: Graphic and Interactive Design in Motion from Focal PressFocal Press has published After Effects for Designers: Graphic and Interactive Design in Motion. This book teaches design students, artists, and web, graphic, and interactive designers how to design, develop, and deploy motion design projects using Adobe After Effects.

Author Chris Jackson balances fundamental aspects of time-based design with related techniques, and explores the principles of animation; composition and layout; visual hierarchy; typography; cinematic storytelling; 3D modelling; compositing, and more.

Each chapter contains unique, step-by-step project exercises that offer timesaving practical tips and hands-on design techniques, teaching readers how to effectively use the tools at their disposal in order to conceptualize and visualize creative solutions to their own motion design work...

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Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
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Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is Available Now WorldwideBlack Ops 4 is here! The best-selling series in Call of Duty® returns with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 available now, digitally and at global retailers worldwide. The most anticipated multi-platform game of this holiday according to Nielsen Game Rank™, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 delivers a game-changing experience with more ways to play together with friends than ever before.

“Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is packed with an amazing array and a massive amount of content across Multiplayer, Zombies and Blackout, and the launch marks just the beginning of an incredible journey ahead,” said Rob Kostich, EVP and GM, Call of Duty. “When you pick up a Black Ops game, you know you have something you are going to play for a really long time, but Black Ops 4 takes that to an entirely new level. The team’s commitment is clear – no matter what kind of player you are, there is a ton of content to be enjoyed, and there is even more to come for everyone in the community. Black Ops 4 is unlike anything Treyarch has ever created and we think fans are going to have a blast...”

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