Lecture/demonstration. Students will work alongside the instructor; either in the large studios or Technology Lab. Students will be expected to complete regular assignments and projects outside of class time. These will be done in the large studios.
- Routing signals through a large studio console and patchbay, including equalization, inserts, busses, monitoring
- Use of the hardware effects rack, including compressors, limiters, reverbs, noise gates, and equalizers.
- Headphone mixes using Pro Tools buses, SSL sends, and studio hardware.
- Advanced drum recording techniques - including Recorderman, Glynn Johns, MS, ORTF etc.
- Microphone 'shootouts' - listening tests for common microphone applications, including vocals, drums, wind instruments, etc.
- Automated mixing in Pro Tools and using the SSL console.
- The use of digital filters for complex multi-stage filtering operations.
- Digital recording techniques are changing rapidly – this course will examine the latest developments in the field.
- Pro Tools Production Techniques, including: Virtual Instruments, Elastic Audio, Editing, Advanced Mixing and automation.
Through lab and studio work, students will learn to understand and apply the following concepts:
- Patchbay/console routing
- Hardware effects
- Headphone mixes - hardware and software
- Advanced drum recording techniques
- Microphone selection for specific applications
- Automated mixing
- Digital filter concepts
- Recent advances in digital audio
- Pro Tools Production I
|Quizzes (minimum of 2)||30%|
No texts or materials are required. All required hardware and software for the completion of assignments and projects is available in the studio
MUSC 1170 or permission of instructor