LIVE SOUND RECORDING
For this section you will learn the basics of general live audio recording. You will be recording using microphones and your own personal devices (cell phones). Please review the section below on MICROPHONE BASICS.
What it boils down to is that you need to know many types of mics exist, but you'll largely only use two. Each may have ways to change the direction of the field of sound they record beyond just pointing it at an instrument or vocalist. You need to know how to set the proper volumes, what the switches on them do, and how to connect them to the rest of your gear. Beyond that, there's a few concepts you should know exist but don't need to memorize them yet. It's easy! Let's cover it all in that same order.
You will CHOOSE from ONE of the following recording projects to submit
SOUND EFFECTS STORY
For this project you will record a short story or poem. The story that you record will be set to music and sound effects that enhance the different sections and words of your story. A story is provided if you are unable to find one on your own
Create a 45 second commercial on the topic of your choice.
Product, Service, Concert Promotion, etc.