Studio Recording 2

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Students will enter the realm of professional mixing and editing techniques. Exploring more options in mics, outboard gear and plug- ins in class. Live recording and mixing of artists in class!


1. Review and assessment of knowledge of general audio terms and audio devices. Pro Tools refresher and overview of the goals of this class.

2. Studio operations. Setting up and operating recording sessions, general guidelines. Setting up Pro Tools for sessions. Studio management. The jobs of engineering and producing defined. Control room and headphone monitoring systems.

3. Microphone selection and placement. Advanced techniques using an array of different microphones and direct boxes on different sources.Configuring interfaces for tracking. Implementing of signal flow.

4. The art and science of mastering as well as the basics of sound and how it is perceived by the ear.

5. Analog outboard gear. High-end mic preamps, outboard compressors, EQs and their integration within different studio scenarios during tracking.

6. Mixing with plug-ins: selecting and using plug-ins for in-the-box digital mixing. The process of selecting, purchasing and authorizing plug-ins.

7. Mixing Part 2: Utilizing and understand effects and preparing final masters.

8. Final project due and final exam.