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Building your own recording studio or bedroom studio is a challenging project. Learn about the 9 essential parts for recording and producing your music in your own studio.
If you want to get start producing music, you will need to select your DAW software. Walk through basics and learn about the similarities and the differences between the most essentials DAWs.
Your audio interface is the centerpiece of your studio. In this module you will learn all the basics you’d need to know about the audio interface and how it connects all your studio equipment.
Microphones are an essential part of any recording studio. Understanding the basics behind this piece of equipment will benefit you throughout the rest of your musical career.
Studio monitors make or break your studio setup. In this module you will learn why it is important to have that neutral listening source to fully understand how your work translates to other sound systems.
The technology you have availalbe today are the result of major inventions in the passed. In this module you will learn more about the basics of digital audio and how it influences your daily work in the studio.
Since the arrival of electronic musical instruments, much has changed in the way in which you create music. In this module you will learn about the major inventions that paved the way.
The simplest definition of sound is that what you can hear. In fact sound is nothing more or less than a small change in air pressure that moves through the air. Let’s dig a bit deeper into the basics.
An important characteristic of a sound wave is the phase. The phase of sound heavily influences how it is perceived. Learn the basics and listen to different sound bites available in this module.
Microphones are available with different transducers and in a wide variety of forms. This module will explain how to differentiate microphones from each other in both sensitivity and application.
In the home studio all kinds of equipment is connected with different types of cables and connections. Cables might seem a bit dull, but they are essential for connecting the dots in your studio setup.
Synthesizers were introduced back in the 1950s. Today, the synthesizer is used in nearly every genre of music, and is considered one of the most important instruments in the music industry.
Professional headphones are an essential part of the studio. Whether you produce, record or apply mixing and mastering techniques. Easy up your decision making process for selecting the right headphones.
MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a digital protocol that allows communication between your studio equipment. Understanding the basics will open up an entirely new world of opportunities.
Compression is and always will be a hot topic for music producers. In this module you will learn what compression is, how to apply it and what kind of compressors you have available.
As an audio engineer you will spent a majority of your time tweaking EQ plugins in your studio. It is essential to the mixing process. This module will deliver a firm understanding of the basics of EQ.
No matter if you are working with analog effects or digital effects, you should know your tools inside out. In this module you will learn which device you need to get that quality sound you have in mind.
Many producers will agree that treating your project studio acoustically, will mean a breakthrough in the way you deal with sound. In this module you will get the right insights on how to achieve this.
If you record or mix music, you need to know what signal flow is. In this module you will learn what signal flow is and why it is relevant for you as a producer to fix technical issues.
The placement of your monitors in your room is essential for the listening experience. Positioning your monitor speakers is essential to optimise the way the sound is perceived in your studio.
Reverb is a time-based effect that can make or break your production. Essentially it is mimicing the way a sound reflects in a surroundig. To take your skills to the next level, this module is perfect.
Distortion is a dynamic effect that is used in many ways for guitar sounds, kick drums, adding rawness and giving body to sounds. Let’s take this time to introduce you to the basics of distortion.
In this module you will go deeper into delay. It is a time-based effect. Closely related to reverb and echo. And by adding modulation to it, you can create chorus and flanger. Let the studio fun begin...
Recording is an essential parts of your work in a professional studio. Your work as a music producer starts with recording. In this module you will start with converting theory into practice.
After you've merged your recordings into a mixing project, it is time to mix all the elements and glue them together. This module delivers you a blueprint that gets your songs ready for mastering.
The icing on the cake of the music production process is mastering. It is your last step before sharing your work with the rest of the world. Learn the basics of mastering and get ready to go public.
It is essential for every music professional to understand the basics of a mainstream pop song. This module will explain in detail what mainstream music is all about and how you can take advantage of this.
Within the mainstream music industry, recording artists traditionally rely upon record labels to launch their career and deliver their songs to a wide audience of listeners.
Besides music creation, generating income is essential. To make that happen understanding the music royalty system is essential. In this module you will learn how the royalty system works.