These days more and more people are recording at home instead of going to professional studios. The technology involved has become so accessible that almost anyone can start up their own studio. While this means that there's more music out there than ever, it also means there's a lot more poorly produced music floating around. It's not enough to simply have the required equipment. You need to know how to use it!
The purpose of this series it to help you get a solid grounding in audio engineering and sound recording. In this first installment of The Studio Edge: Pro Audio Recording Series you will learn the fundamentals of sound engineering that are crucial to your success in the studio. Understanding the physics of sound and how to properly use things like compression will make all the difference in your recordings.
The tutorial's author, Jim Pavett, will give you a detailed overview on every aspect of the recording process, with hands on projects covering how to set up your monitors, how to handle phase issues, and how to properly place microphones. Although there is some theory involved everything is well explained, complete with hundreds of helpful visuals. Jim will take you through a complete journey of the fundamentals of audio recording.
Throughout the tutorial, Jim also gives opportunities for you to get out of your seat and get involved. Whether it's figuring out which frequency your hearing tops out at, or moving around the room to figure out the best place to put your monitors, there are tons of practical lessons to try out on your own. If you're starting to put together a studio and are feeling overwhelmed with everything around you, let us help you out by teaching you the fundamentals of audio so you'll never feel like an alien in your own studio again.
About Jim Pavett: With over 25 years of experience in the recording studio and owner of the commercial recording studio Allusion Studios in Tucson, AZ, Jim is a pool of knowledge on sound recording and engineering. He is skilled in all aspects of audio production, and with his degree in electrical engineering he understands the dynamics between the music and the equipment.
If you are interested in the all important aspects of pro sound recording in your home studio, then this DVD is for you!
Over 3 hours of professional instruction
Extremely high quality tutorial videos
Easy to use interface
Mac OS X & Windows compatible
Example files included.
The Studio Edge: Pro Audio Recording Series:
92 high quality professional videos
2. Sound Wave
4. Things to Do: Phase"
6. Frequency Responce
8. Sound in it's Environment
9. Reality Check: Sound in it's Environment
10. Things To Do: Sound in it's Environment
11. The Model of a Recording System
12. Reality Check – The Model of a Recording System
13. Electronic Theory Basics
14. Ohm's Law"
15. Circuit Example 1
16. Circuit Example 2
17. Circuit Example 3
18. Reality Check: Electronic Theory Basics
19. Things to Do: Electronic Theory Basics
20. Decibels and Meters
22. Dynamic Range
23. Frequency Response
24. Reality Check: Frequency Response
26. Knowing Your Equipment
27. Components of a Console/Equipment Routing
28. Things To Do: Signal Routing
29. Digital Console
30. Compressor / Limiters
31. Reality Check: Compressor / Limiters
32. Things To Do: Compressor / Limiters
33. Expansion / Gate
34. Things To Do: Expansion / Gate
36. Things To Do: Delay
41. Things To Do: Reverb
43. Things To Do: Equalizer
44. Studio Monitors
50. Microphone: Transient Response
51. Microphone: Patterns
55. Microphone Impedance and Options
56. Microphone Placement
57. Microphone Placement: Acoustic Instruments
58. Microphone Placement: Electric Guitar and Bass
59. Microphone Placement: Vocals
60. Microphone Placement: Drums
61. Things To Do: Microphone Placement
62. Electronic Impedance and Levels
63. Things To Do: Electronic Impedance and Levels
64. Cabling and Connectors
76. FireWire 1394
77. Solder Technique
78. Reality Check: Solder Technique
79. Patch Bays
80. Connection and Configuration
81. Reality Check: Patch Bays
82. Things To Do: Patch Bays
83. Introduction to Digital Audio Theory
84. Definition of Digital Audio
85. A/D Conversion
86. Reality Check: Digital Audio Theory
87. Clocking Setups
88. Computer Interfaces
90. Installing Computer Interfaces
91. Creating Your Own Studio
92. Putting It All Together
This product includes QuickTime 7.x Mac/PC which is required for video playback. DVD-Rom drive required for Mac/PC DVD-ROM. Internet product registration required. Minimum screen resolution for DVD-ROM 1024 x 768. Internet connection for Downloadable tutorial and internet product authorization required - up to 3 computers. Authorization and De-Authorization permitted to allow moving tutorial to different computers.
PC: Windows XP Home or Professional, Intel Pentium or AMD Athlon 800 MHz or faster, 256 MB RAM. Windows MME or DirectSound Sound Card.
MAC: Requires Mac OS X v10.2 or higher, Power Mac G4 867 MHz, 256 MB RAM, Sound Card.
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