Classic techniques based on tape editing, effects processing & audio routing.
Some of the most original and creative sounds were born out of mistakes and what could be considered the limitations of musician’s hardware and software. Working with a basic set of techniques and tools requires you to think more about all stages of the process. This course is focused on the concept of the Studio as an Instrument – explore classic techniques based on tape editing, effects processing and audio routing. Techniques like these have created iconic sounds and shaped our modern hardware and software solutions. Studying these classic techniques will give you a better understanding of how modern tools work and more importantly further inspire you to create and innovate your own sound by experimenting with the tools you have at your disposal in your own studio.
In this course we will explore the concept of the Studio as an Instrument. The recording studio as we know it today has been evolving since the mid 20th century. Throughout its development there have been many engineers, producers, composers and artists working in genres from musique concrete, to dub, to pop that have used the mixing console, routing possibilities and processing environment to function as an instrument. Discover classic techniques from the 50s, 60s & 70s based around tape editing, effects processing and audio routing. These came from experiments from the musique concrete studios in France to the Reggae and Dub Studios in Jamaica. Combining their technology to function as a single instrument has had a great influence on modern music production. Although demonstrated with Ableton the techniques so that they can be applied no matter what DAW you use.
•Watch, Listen and Learn – our easy to follow video instruction introduce you to classic techniques and technical insights
•6 walkthrough videos each demonstrating different concepts of using the Studio as an instrument