BA-03

SOUND ENGINEERING(Recording. mixing. mastering)

Step up your production skills by understanding Compressors and EQ’s. Understand techniques used by professionals to get best quality recordings. Make your tracks professional sounding by understanding Mixing and Mastering.

Duration: 1 months 
course fee: 70800 (INCL GST)
CLASS DAYS: Weekdays (mon-wed-fri) 
total classes: 14
software: logic pro x
Requirements: basic daw(any) operation

Class 1:

  • Compressors and EQs

  • Parallel Compression

  • Side Chain Compression 

  • Side Chain Gating 

Class 2:

  • Audio Saturation

  • Understanding Audio Saturation

  • Types of Saturation 

Class 4:

  • Microphones

  • Working of Microphones

  • Different Specifications of Microphones

  • Types of Microphones

  • Different Types of Polar Patterns

Class 3:

  • Setting up a Recording Session

  • Workflow for Recording

  • Pre-amps in Detail

  • Compression and EQ on Recording (Input) Stage

  • Aux Channels; Busses.

  • Using Reverb and Delay on Aux Tracks

  • Setting up Separate/Multiple Headphone Cues

  • Intro to Analog Mixing Board

Class 5:

  • Recording Instruments using XY, Spaced Pair, Mid Side

  • Checking Phase of the Mics

  • Concept of DT

Class 6:

  • Guitar Cabinet Recording

  • On-axis, Off-axis Recordings

  • DT in Guitars

  • EQ and Compression on Guitars

Class 7:

  • DRUMS

  • Miking and Recording a Drum Kit

  • Solving Phase Issues

  • Editing Drums using Phase Locked Editing 

  • Elastic Audio and Flex to Edit Drums

Class 8:

  • DRUMS 2

  • Drum Replacement (Two Different Ways) 

  • Mixing Drums

  • Logic X Drummer in Detail

Class 10:

  • Miking and Recording Indian Instruments

  • Different Types of Pannings

  • Production Techniques for Indian Instruments

Class 9:

  • Vocals 

  • Recording and Editing

  • Tips and Tricks to get Large Vocal Sound

  • Concept of Multiple Takes and Add-libs in Vocals

  • Understanding Types of Effects (Modulation Effects, Filter, Reverb, Delay, Distortion, Amps and Pedals Metering.

  • Special Effects on Vocals

  • Pitch Correction with Melodyne 

  • Antares  Autotune 

  • Reverse Reverb

Class 11:

  • MIXING Exercise one 

  • What are Stems | Importing & Exporting stems             ( Full song SOftware )

  • Colour coding / Project Management/ Groups

  • Gain staging 

  • Basic track leveling

  • Panning

  • Importing Exporting stems

Class 12:

  • MIXING Exercise Two 

  • Approach to EQ, cleaning & finding space.

  • Dynamic control through compression & expansion

  • Using saturation to add warmth & harmonics

  • Mix Bus & Parallel Processing 

Class 13

  • MIXING Exercise Three 

  • 3rd party plugins 

  • Adding time-based effects (Reverb, Delay, Chorus etc. ) 

  • Volume & FX Automation

  • Blending vocals or lead instruments, Polishing & finalizing the track.

Class 14

  • MASTERING a Track

  • Introduction to Mastering;

  • Preparing your mix for mastering 

  • VU meter | Loudness War | LUFS

  • Headroom | Streaming Platforms 

  • Dynamics: Compression & Limiting 

  • Stereo Width | Mono Compatibility 

  • Mastering using iZotope Products