Record Audio Like a Pro: Foundations of Audio Recording
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Record Audio Like a Pro: Foundations of Audio Recording

Learn proper audio recording and production for your own music, podcast or other audio recordings.
4.1 (28 ratings)
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886 students enrolled
Created by Dave B.
Last updated 3/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Optimizie your listening environment
  • Choosing the right microphone for the right recording application
  • How different microphone types affect recording
  • How to capture great sounds
  • How to use audio in Reaper
  • Analog to digital conversion
  • Using the various types of audio equipment
  • Audio Interface, Headphones, and Studio Monitors
  • Much More!
Requirements
  • There are no actual requirements for this course, but you'll find it helpful to have access to any audio editor or DAW
Description

Have you ever wanted to record your own music, podcast or any other type of audio?

Discover the industry secrets to recording crisp and clear audio in any type of recording environment.

In this course you will learn the essential foundations for awesome audio recordings that will make your audio productions sound like it was produced by a professional.

This course will help improve your audio quality in every aspect.

You will learn how to improve audio quality through microphone placement, noise control, and audio levels. Learn the basics of sound and technique. From understanding the equipment to working with audio in editing software. In addition, you'll learn how to select the correct microphone, learn about polar patterns and so much more!

Who this course is for:
  • podcasters
  • singers
  • artists
  • voice over actors
  • anyone who wants professional sounding audio
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 01:40:42
+ Equipment
6 lectures 39:22

This is your basic intro to microphones. We will talk about 2 of the most common types of microphones, dynamic and condenser.

Microphones
03:07

In this video we look at how microphones with different polar patterns react to a sound source. We will also take a look at proximity effect and see how that effects the sound you are recording.

Sound Directionality
08:06
Amplifier
05:19

In this section we will talk about the common cables and connections you will come across in audio recording. We will also take a look at several adapters to get the signal where you need it.

Cables and Connections Part 1
07:37

We continue the discussion of cables and connections by talking about MIDI and how to wrap cables properly.

Cables and Connections Part 2
09:50

In this lecture we will talk about audio interfaces. We will go over what features are out there and what you need to get started with one. We will also talk about headphones and studio monitors.

Audio Interface, Headphones, and Studio Monitors
05:23
+ Audio Recording
6 lectures 49:09

Let’s take a look at one of my favorite recording applications. Reaper. We will go over some of the basic features that will be standard in most all audio recording applications.

Audio Production with Reaper Part 1
08:52

We continue to look at the features in Reaper as we explore an example song I recorded.

Audio Production with Reaper Part 2
11:02

Example time! Here we look at how to record an electric guitar using a microphone and a guitar amplifier.

Recording Example 1: Electric Guitar
06:30
Recording Example 2: More
05:33

Let’s look at a super easy way to record bass guitar. We will also talk about other ways to record bass guitars, and if it is good idea.

Recording Example 3: Bass Guitar
08:44

In this lecture we talk about how to record acoustic guitars. I will show you how you can get a nice sound with some inexpensive equipment.

Recording Example 4: Acoustic Guitar
08:28