Sound Engineering (12 month access)
Module 1- Sound Engineering
This lesson will introduce you to reading meters, time and tempo in DAW’s.
In Lesson 3 we will introduce you to pitch, timbre, musical notes, how to build chords, midi, velocity as well as learn how to use music theory to compose a basic 4 bar chord loop, bass line and melody.
In lesson 5 you will how to use reverb and delay as an effect, as well as sound propagation and the addition of special elements in a recording.
Introduction into the mechanics of microphone design and function, noise levels, polarity and how to record a voice.
Learn how to identify and reduce noise and masking frequency bands. Also gain an understanding of the tools that are available and how to apply them.
Introduction into dynamic control through applying basic compression techniques.
Module 2- Sound Engineering
Intermediate composing, arrangement and mixing. Apply all skills from lessons 1-8.
Learn how the different acoustic and electric instruments produce sound and how to approach them in a recording session.
Learn how to use major and minor 7th chords and accompanying baselines.
Listening training to identify different frequency bands. A crucial skill for any sound or music enthusiast!
Apply intermediate musical principles to compose an eight bar sequence of music.
Learn the influence of bass on a mix, how to control the dynamics of kick and bass and how to balance the low-end in a mix.
Learn the use and application of time based processing.
Learn and revise best industry practices regarding workflow, arrangement and mixing.
Module 3- Sound Engineering
Learn the fundamentals of sound proofing, improving room acoustics and designing a professional studio.
To gain an understanding of microphone pairs and its applications.
Manipulate transients, pitch and timbre to improve time and pitch properties of recordings.
Learn best practices for microphone placement to record loud sounds like drums, saxophone and other impacts.
Learn the importance of voice leading, counter melody lines and when to use it.
Understand matching different timbres and instruments to achieve aesthetic compositional goals.
An introduction into recording dialogue and dialogue replacement for film.
How, when and where to add sound effects to video and how to make your own.
Module 4- Sound Engineering
An introduction into surround panning and mixing.
Learn advanced musical nuances and techniques to emphasise emotive music.
Differentiate between true peak, rms, integrated and momentary loudness.
Understand the differences in approach when mixing compared to mastering.
Learn how to apply equalisation in mastering.
Learn how to apply compression in mastering and achieve a target integrated loudness.
Learn how to apply limiting to achieve a target integrated loudness and deliver your promo video in its final format.
A deep look at noise profiles created by different software limiters, formats and compression techniques used by audio engineers and streaming services.
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Complete this audio engineering course and obtain globally recognized skills in sound recording, editing, mixing, music composition, producing, surround sound and mastering.
12 month access
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