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  • Beginning Recording Techniques

    BRT - 101/102

    Beginning Recording Techniques provides students with the foundation to the fundamentals of recording procedures, techniques and equipment used to create, capture and manipulate sounds. Concepts such as defining what audio is, signal flow, patch bays, signal processors, microphones, consoles and other studio basics are taught.

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  • Orientation

  • Sound

    Sound Waves
    Understanding the anatomy of sound
  • Mic Design

    Microphone Diaphragm

    Understanding how acoustic sound waves are converted into analog electrical signal

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  • Session & Signal flow

    Mixing Console

    Understanding how signal flows around the "console"

  • Cables & Patchbay

    Patchbays

    Connecting and re-routing signal all across the studio     

  • Amps Pt 1

    Mic Pre-Amp

    Understanding how analog signal is manipulated

  • Amps Pt 2

    Inside a Mic Pre-Amp

    DI Boxes, Impedance, and Groundloops

  • Test 1

    Test

    Putting together all of the most important concepts up to this point             

  • EQ 1

    Digital EQ

    The technical aspects of tonal shaping

  • EQ 2

    Sony EQ

    Looking at examples of types of EQ and different possible applications 

  • Dynamics I

    Fairchild Compressor

    Understanding the tools we use to manipulate the range between loud and quiet

  • Dynamics II

    Fairchild Compressor

    Understanding the tools we use to manipulate the range between loud and quiet

  • Time Effects I

    Digital Reverb

    Understanding the anatomy and the controls of reverb, delay, flanging, chorusing and others

  • Time Effects II

    Reverb, Chorus, Flanger

    Understanding the anatomy and the controls of reverb, delay, flanging, chorusing and others

  • BRT Test 2/101 Final

    Test

    Putting together all of the most important concepts up to this point             


  • BRT 102

  • Mic Techniques

    Microphone Placement

    Understanding special mic techniques, placement and terminology     

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  • Analog

    Analogue Tape Machine

    Understanding the science behind the tonal characteristics of an analog signal path     

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      The history of Sound Recording and Tape Book
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  • Digital

    Pro Tools Editing

    The specifics of the science around how digital recording and editing work     

  • Sync

    sync

    Learning the history and practice of synchronizing multiple transports together

  • Sync Part 2

    Pro Tool Automation


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  • Studio Design

    Large Console Recording Studio

    The science behind studio acoustics and working with what you have

  • Review

  • 102 Final

    Music Production Test

    Putting together all of the most important concepts up to this point

  • Final Review

    Test

    Putting together all of the most important concepts up to this point