Course Code: MUS 3004
Academic Year: 2019-2020
This course will examine the basics of sound recording through theoretical discussion and practical demonstration. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of audio and recording studio systems. Professional recording procedure is learned, along with microphone technology, acoustic theory, studio session planning and signal routing. Students will apply theoretical content from lectures in actual in-class recording sessions done in the Humber Studio. Significant recordings and producers from the past century will be studied for their production value and relevance to music of the time. A variety of styles, instrumentation and genres of music will be considered along with production practices for those scenarios.