MUSC 153 Digital Recording Production • 5 Cr.

Description

Covers recording and editing skills in digital media. Students learn digital recording, computer-based mix down, digital I/O, utilizing digital effects, and sampling in a 24-channel ADAT and direct-to-disk recording studio. Prerequisite: Completion of MUSC 156 with a C- or better or permission of instructor. Recommended: DMA 152.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

 
  • Students will be able to identify and demonstrate and or describe the techniques and tools of basic audio recording, reinforcement and production.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate and describe the differences between analogue and digital recording.
  • Students will be able to identify, describe, demonstrate the function of the components of a 24 channel ADAT recording Studio.
  • Students will be able to describe and/or demonstrate the proper care and maintenance of the above equipment.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills to manipulate sequences and recordings with the following techniques:
    • Multiple editing lab set ups
    • Tracking, bouncing tracks
    • Live and mixer-board mix down
    • Computer based mix down
    • Cleaning track
    • Editing tracks
    • Adding digital effects
Students will demonstrate the knowledge and technique of sampling, editing and digitally storing sounds. Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to use computer based mixing boards. Students will be able to identify, describe and demonstrate the function of the components of an eight channel Direct to Disk recording Studio. Students will synthesize the above information and skills to create a final digital audio project.