Students choose between this module and the Recording module depending on experience.
Provides students with a comprehensive and professional-level understanding of the recording process through modern digital systems.
Digital, recording technologies and systems, recording chain, microphones, preamps, digital consoles, tracking, mixing, editing, processing, multi-channel, genre-specific issues, instrument studies/analysis, production processes (songs/lyrics choice/analysis, artist development & vision), operations & management (scheduling, budgeting, task prioritisation), safety.
Practical assessment 1 25%
Practical assessment 2 25%
Practical assessment 3 50%
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Eargle, j. The Microphone Book, Focul Press 2001
Huber D. and R E Runstein Modern Recording Techniques Focal Press, 001 5th ed.
Rumsey, F. Spatial Audio, Focal Press, 2001
Tomlinson H. 5.1 Surround Up and Running, Focal Press 1999