Audio Production - Studio Recording for the Music Industry

Overview

Have you always wanted to record and produce music in a recording studio using the latest in recording technology? In this practical course you will get involved in setting up mics, tweaking faders, setting EQs and operating the industry standard, high resolution, hard disk recording software, Avid Pro Tools. This hands-on course will give you an overview of both the theory and practice of audio production techniques.

As well as working in the recording studio you will get to edit, mix and produce recordings on your own Pro Tools equipped music production computer setup.

Course content

Introduction to the studio

Introduction to recording and mixing hardware

Navigating the mixing console

One day full multi-track recording session with an indie band

Use of microphones

Cables and signal flow

Sound and acoustics

Digital editing and hard disc recording

Avid Pro Tools digital editing software

Introduction to software synthesisers and music creation

Signal processing

Music editing, EQ, compressors, reverbs and mastering

Ideal for

Musicians or non-musicians who wish to experience a modern recording studio and the processes involved in recording and mixing a great sounding track. This course is suited to both younger students (16+) and those of all ages who are wishing to explore this field further. This course is a great way for students to get an understanding of how RMIT teaches Sound Production.

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Outcome

Throughout the course you will gain an understanding of the recording process and an introduction to the hardware and software that are utilised within the audio and music industry. You will establish a solid grounding in this field that will be useful for your own journey into audio production or as the basis for further study. By the end of this course you will take away your finished mixes on an audio CD or DVD storage.

Pre-requisites

Age must be 16 or older. Best to be fairly confident on computers (Apple Macs used throughout course).

Materials supplied

All materials will be provided. Production work completed on Mac computers.

Materials to bring

Pen/pencil and notebook. Bring a USB drive to take home your mixes.

Award

Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes

Completion of this course will not guarantee entry into an RMIT Program.

Course Presenter - Matt Voigt
Matt is a studio recording expert with over 15 years experience in the music industry. A large part of his career has been spent producing recordings at Melbourne's infamous Sing Sing Recording Studios where he has worked with many successful bands including; The Living End, Powderfinger, Paul Kelly and Kiss.
He has also recorded music for film and television including the Aria award winning film Lantana.

www.myspace.com/matthewvoigt

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Available course dates

Monday 29 September 2014

  • Code S345193
  • Start date 29.09.14
  • End date 02.10.14
  • Hours 24.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $620.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 29.09.14 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Tue 30.09.14 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Wed 01.10.14 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Thu 02.10.14 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00

Saturday 08 November 2014

  • Code S345193
  • Start date 08.11.14
  • End date 29.11.14
  • Hours 24.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $620.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 08.11.14 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Sat 15.11.14 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Sat 22.11.14 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00
Sat 29.11.14 10:00am 05:00pm 6.00

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