Book Description: HERE ARE SOME SOUND IDEAS.Wonder what would happen if the Big Band sound crashed into heavy metal? Or what the offspring of a balladeer and a rapper might sound like? How about smooth jazz and acid rock? Stop wondering-this book will take you there. You'll explore hardware and software choices first and select what you need; then you'll sample a little music theory. After that, it's step by step to the big mashup. Do what sounds good.How to mix & mash.Cool stuff you'll learn:How to use mashup construction softwareBasics of songwriting and music theoryInsider tips on selecting your songsHow to get your tracks in key and in syncWays to extract vocals from full songsTricks for arranging your mashup for maximum impactHow to polish up your mashup with mastering and effectsRendering, distribution, and legal considerationsNote: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.