Brightlight City

The final mix from the multitrack assignment (if you haven’t listened to it enough already!)
http://www.reverbnation.com/artist/song_details/3086918

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Advanced Topics

Inverse Square Law
Stereo mic techniques

Digital Audio

More links to follow:
Dithering guide

Mastering

A webpage explaining and displaying the difference in mastering over the years.

http://www.261.gr/CD%20loudenss%20war.html

An interesting animated gif from wikipedia showing the difference in mastering over the decades of a beatles track

The Pleasurize Music Foundation seem to be campaigning for a change and are pushing their own new measurement which looks along the same lines to Bob Katz’s K-system

An interesting blog by Paul Lamere with loudness analysed through a range of music

This is demo of how you’d go about eqing & compressing some elements of a track using a UAD card.To watch/ hear a hi res version use this link instead

minimal recording techniques

http://www.discmakers.com/music/pse/2005/jarvis.asp

The legend who is Bob Katz has a webpage..he also has a highly recommended book which is stacked full of information on mastering and audio.

Also check out the UAD website which has some excellent videos on using specific plug ins, as well as recording, mixing  and mastering music.

Week 9

This is demo of how you’d go about eqing & compressing some elements of a track using a UAD card.To watch/ hear a hi res version use this link instead

Back up & burning..

Heres a pdf which explains how to backup your files, as well the procedure for burning an audio CD using waveburner. burning.pdf

Week 6 – Guitar

Heres an excellent article on guitar amp mic’ing with audio examples.

Please do spend some time reading – theres great articles at SOS with different engineers and producers, for  example Joe Baressi

and check out this article about Chris Tsangarides

I just stumbled across this site by Lee Scharma today , which makes an interesting read..

and also an interesting collection of articles in one place http://forkandnail.com/tutorials/

and don’t forget to spend more time in the studios!!! thats what its all about….