Recording & Vocal Engineering

The aim of this Course in Music Production is to enlighten students to the processes of a high-quality music production. The information and content of this course will be delivered
by hands on training and by practicing “real-world” scenarios.

 

This course has 4 classes, 2hrs each

ENGINEERING WEEK 1-MONDAY, CLASS (1)
Introduction to Music Studio

 

•      Basic studio terminology

•      Introduction to Microphone 

•      Introduction to recording

•      Basic vocal recording

•      Basic studio/recoding set-up

•      Recording and beat levels

•      Arrangement

•      Studio/Recording signal flow

ENGINEERING WEEK 2-TUESDAY, CLASS (2)
Basic Recording Techniques
   
    

•      Mixing and Processing

•      FX and final touches

•      Stereo Mic Techniques

•      Monitoring/Recording path

•      Micing instruments

•      Dynamic

•      Condenser

•      Tube

•      Ribbon

•      Recording direct

 ENGINEERING WEEK 3-WEDNESDAY, CLASS (3)
Outboard Gear and Plug-ins

 

•      Patch bay and outboard gear signal flow

•      Aux-sends, Headphone mix

•      Basic EQ

•      Parametric, half-parametric, shelf, filter

•      Frequencies, Q, and gain

•      Basic Compression/Limiting

•      Threshold, ratio, attack, release, gain

•      Introduction to DAW

•      Setting up a DAW session

•      Basic DAW signal flow

•      Aux sends and plug-ins

•      Basic editing functions of DAWs

ENGINEERING WEEK 4-THURSDAY, CLASS (4)
Basic Mixing Techniques

 

•      Basic mixing theory  

•      Effective stereo imaging

•      Achieving balance and clarity in a mix

•      Creating depth in a mix
•      Dynamics processing techniques
•      Using EQ in a mix
•      Using reverb and delay in a mix