0
$\begingroup$

I'm a computer science student and I love producing music and I really want to get into developing audio plugins. I'm currently learning the JUCE framework and am fairly comfortable with C++. I'm also good with maths.

I've been doing some research but I'm still not sure as to what book I should use to reference/learn digital signal processing. I've been looking at the DAFX book but its done in MATLAB not C++.

I need a book thats suited for beginners and for developing audio plugins. Any recommendations?

$\endgroup$
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ Will Pirkle has some good books. you will probably have to learn some real DSP (which is more than protocols in plugs or in JUCE). $\endgroup$ – robert bristow-johnson Oct 25 '17 at 20:57
1
$\begingroup$

There are a number of books in addition to Zölzer's DAFX, the one I would recommend is:

The Audio Programming Book by Boulanger...

Also have a look at these:

Designing Sound by Farnell

Designing Audio Effect Plug-Ins in C++ by Pirkle

Designing Software Synthesizer Plug-Ins in C++ by Pirkle

$\endgroup$
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for the suggestions. I've also come across this dspguide.com which is free and looks promising. $\endgroup$ – nicocannon Oct 27 '17 at 1:55
  • $\begingroup$ Yes that's also fine. You asked for best DSP books for audio plug-in development. Then you may also like Understanding DSP. $\endgroup$ – Fat32 Oct 27 '17 at 9:18

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.