Foundations of Sound Production
In the Foundations of Sound Production course, you will learn the footing that forms the basis for basic techniques that then support and become the core of the advanced techniques and thereof approaches to sound production. From setting up a practical and professional recording space, to recording, editing, mixing and mastering music, the underpinnings of producing music and sound will be covered.
This course is designed and delivered for all levels of experience and covers fundamental and foundational aspects of sound production.
ABOUT THE COURSE
This course will be delivered as a series of workshop style presentations that will include participant interaction. It will be delivered as a series, monthly/bi-monthly, to cover the vast array of topics.
Whether you have not produced anything before or you are already producing music, the presentation style and format will support you to learn, expand and develop your approach to music production.
Note: Although this course is delivered utilising Logic Pro/ GarageBand, many of the core parts and techniques in this course can be applied across to any Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software, such as Ableton, Pro Tools, FL Studio, etc.
SEE BELOW WORKSHOP 1 DETAILS
Establishing Yourself & Your Studio
This workshop will cover topics such as:
Setting up a simple home studio (equipment you'll need to get started)
Setting up Logic Pro/GarageBand and the fundamental functions
Introduction to recording instruments and vocals
Utilising Apple Loops and Drummer
Making music with MIDI and software instruments
IMPORTANT - If you are planning to use Logic Pro or GarageBand as your choice of recording software, you will need to have downloaded and installed this onto your computer before attending this course.
If you are using other DAW software (such as Pro Tools etc) it is suggested that you take notes so as to apply these techniques to your chosen software.
Michael is a talented self-taught multi-instrumentalist musician with over 12 years of experience working in the music industry in sound production including recording, producing, mixing and mastering over 25 albums and composing volumes of music for film/TV, advertising, corporate videos and much more. Michael completed a bachelor’s degree with Honours in Contemporary Music later in his career writing studies about music and sound production methods and techniques. Michael's experience and expertise in sound production is extensive and with his practical approach makes him an exceptional presenter on the subject.