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Digital Recording Introduction for Singer/Songwriter

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Gain the essentials of digital recording

Whether you're a seasoned musician or starting out as a singer/songwriter, this short course will enable you to learn how to craft and record your song using an interface and music software.

You'll cover how to:

  • Plug an instrument or microphone into an audio interface and record sound and how specific software works
  • Record a sound without noticeable distortion and the use of plug-ins, such as reverb, delay, eq, and compression.
  • Create an arrangement using different tempos and time signatures.
  • Arrange a song using standard formats, such as intro, verse, chorus.
  • Insert and record virtual instruments.
  • Creatively use effects for the purpose of completing a song.
  • Bounce a song to disk and the appropriate file format.
  • Introduction to a range of music software such as Garage Band, Logic, ProTools and relevant audio interfaces
  • Create a range of tracks for the purpose of recording instruments such as guitar, bass, keyboard and vocals
  • Record a range of audio tracks, overdub, plug-ins and balancing faders
  • Introduction to click trac and editing techniques, such as copy and paste, and basic arranging
  • Intro to Virtual Instruments and MIDI
  • Auxiliary tracks, bussing effects and automation
  • Mix a song and finalise it for distribution

Duration 4 weeks
Timetable 4 Wednesdays, 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Course datees 4 - 25 August


Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

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Semester 1, 2021

Duration 4 Weeks
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Semester 2, 2021

Duration 4 Weeks
When Semester 2, 2021
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