Sound Recording Technology

SRT 122

Basic Sound and Recording Techniques 2 (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

Multi-track studio production techniques are developed through class discussion, demonstration and project assignments. Theory of digital audio technology and its integration into music production is emphasized.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of hard-disk recording.
  • Explain the fundamentals of non-destructive editing.
  • Demonstrate the basic operation of a DAW (digital audio workstation) as it is used for recording, overdubbing, editing, and mixdown.
  • Operate different types of DAWs, including host-based (native) systems, DSP-accelerated systems, software-based systems, and hardware-based systems.
  • Demonstrate the use of multichannel audio interfaces.
  • Demonstrate intermediate real-time and file-based signal processing techniques in a DAW, including delay-based effects, and side-chain applications in dynamics processors.
  • Demonstrate the use of common digital interface formats (DIFs) in a multiple-component digital audio system.
  • Demonstrate common procedures for word clock distribution and sample synchronization in a multiple-component digital audio system.
  • Demonstrate mix automation techniques used in recording consoles and DAWs.

Course Schedule

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