Ultimate Home Recording School (1st Edition) Newbie to Pro!
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Ultimate Home Recording School (1st Edition) Newbie to Pro!

Top of the line training for the recording musician from a veteran who has worked with Michael Jackson & Whitney Houston
4.5 (239 ratings)
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Created by David Wills
Last updated 3/2017
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  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • At the end of your course, students will be able to learn the basic flow of Audio from start to finish and how the Gear/Knowledge Gap has prevented you from succeeding in your Studio and will ​transform you ​into a Audio Engineering Ninja!
Requirements
  • Nothing. The course takes you from complete newbie to expert.
Description

A 3-Disc set featuring over 4.5 Hours of Premium Hands On Training to help you master your home recording studio.Hosted by David Wills (Engineer/Consultant with Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Phil Collins), this is the one stop training on Home Recording that you’ve been looking for.

Basically, if you’ve ever wanted to have David spend the weekend at your house and teach you everything he has learned from working over 25 years with the best names in the business…this is your ticket to that experience.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn about home recording from the perspective of a veteran Audio Engineer.
Course content
Expand 18 lectures 04:26:56
+ Ultimate Home Recording School (1st Edition)
18 lectures 04:26:56

INTRODUCTION
What We’ll Learn
Why New Equipment won't save you
The Scope...How to Record, Mix & Master
The Five Sessions
Your Teacher
A Brief History Of Recording
…The Early Days
…Multitrack Arrives
…Multitrack Matures
…The Home Recording Revolution
…The MIDI Revolution
...The Digital Audio Revolution

Preview 16:16

WHAT IS SOUND?
The 3 Elements of Sound
Volume has consequences
Tonal Content has consequences
Environment has consequences
The Tonal Spectrum
The 10 Octaves of Frequency Content
The Signal Path
The 3 Rules of Recording
Rule number 1. Capture it CLEAN
Rule number 2. Get the best possible signal to noise ratio
Rule number 3. Isolate the sound
Dynamics
Points to remember.

What is Sound? (Part 1)
14:54

WHAT IS SOUND?
The 3 Elements of Sound
Volume has consequences
Tonal Content has consequences
Environment has consequences
The Tonal Spectrum
The 10 Octaves of Frequency Content
The Signal Path
The 3 Rules of Recording
Rule number 1. Capture it CLEAN
Rule number 2. Get the best possible signal to noise ratio
Rule number 3. Isolate the sound
Dynamics
Points to remember.

What is Sound? (Part 2)
07:44

WHAT IS SOUND?
The 3 Elements of Sound
Volume has consequences
Tonal Content has consequences
Environment has consequences
The Tonal Spectrum
The 10 Octaves of Frequency Content
The Signal Path
The 3 Rules of Recording
Rule number 1. Capture it CLEAN
Rule number 2. Get the best possible signal to noise ratio
Rule number 3. Isolate the sound
Dynamics
Points to remember.

What is Sound? (Part 3)
14:24

RECORDING
Microphones
Microphone Recommendations
Microphone Placement
The Proximity Effect
Pickup Patterns
Getting a Killer Vocal Sound
Dealing with Plosives
Working with your Environment
Dealing with Reflections
Acoustic Treatments
The BIG Problems
Distortion
Unwanted sounds
Recording/Overdubbing
Punching In/Out
Alternate Tracks/Takes/Comping
Bouncing
Editing
Points to Remember

Preview 11:55

RECORDING
Microphones
Microphone Recommendations
Microphone Placement
The Proximity Effect
Pickup Patterns
Getting a Killer Vocal Sound
Dealing with Plosives
Working with your Environment
Dealing with Reflections
Acoustic Treatments
The BIG Problems
Distortion
Unwanted sounds
Recording/Overdubbing
Punching In/Out
Alternate Tracks/Takes/Comping
Bouncing
Editing
Points to Remember

Recording (Part 2)
14:32

RECORDING
Microphones
Microphone Recommendations
Microphone Placement
The Proximity Effect
Pickup Patterns
Getting a Killer Vocal Sound
Dealing with Plosives
Working with your Environment
Dealing with Reflections
Acoustic Treatments
The BIG Problems
Distortion
Unwanted sounds
Recording/Overdubbing
Punching In/Out
Alternate Tracks/Takes/Comping
Bouncing
Editing
Points to Remember

Recording (Part 3)
15:09

RECORDING
Microphones
Microphone Recommendations
Microphone Placement
The Proximity Effect
Pickup Patterns
Getting a Killer Vocal Sound
Dealing with Plosives
Working with your Environment
Dealing with Reflections
Acoustic Treatments
The BIG Problems
Distortion
Unwanted sounds
Recording/Overdubbing
Punching In/Out
Alternate Tracks/Takes/Comping
Bouncing
Editing
Points to Remember

Recording (Part 4)
13:53

EFFECTS
Mixer Basics
Effects Routing
Using Aux Sends
Pre/Post Fader Sends
Using an Insert Routing
Dynamic Effects
...Compressors
...Limiters
...Noise Gates
EQs/Filters/De-Essers
Delays
Calculating Delay times
Reverb
Gated Reverb
Modulation Effects
...Chorus
...Flanger
...Phaser
...Tremolo
...Vibrato
Pitch Shifter/Split Harmonizer
AutoTune
To “Print” or not to Print
Points to Remember

Effects (Part 1)
19:39

EFFECTS
Mixer Basics
Effects Routing
Using Aux Sends
Pre/Post Fader Sends
Using an Insert Routing
Dynamic Effects
...Compressors
...Limiters
...Noise Gates
EQs/Filters/De-Essers
Delays
Calculating Delay times
Reverb
Gated Reverb
Modulation Effects
...Chorus
...Flanger
...Phaser
...Tremolo
...Vibrato
Pitch Shifter/Split Harmonizer
AutoTune
To “Print” or not to Print
Points to Remember

Effects (Part 2)
17:02

EFFECTS
Mixer Basics
Effects Routing
Using Aux Sends
Pre/Post Fader Sends
Using an Insert Routing
Dynamic Effects
...Compressors
...Limiters
...Noise Gates
EQs/Filters/De-Essers
Delays
Calculating Delay times
Reverb
Gated Reverb
Modulation Effects
...Chorus
...Flanger
...Phaser
...Tremolo
...Vibrato
Pitch Shifter/Split Harmonizer
AutoTune
To “Print” or not to Print
Points to Remember

Effects (Part 3)
15:15

EFFECTS
Mixer Basics
Effects Routing
Using Aux Sends
Pre/Post Fader Sends
Using an Insert Routing
Dynamic Effects
...Compressors
...Limiters
...Noise Gates
EQs/Filters/De-Essers
Delays
Calculating Delay times
Reverb
Gated Reverb
Modulation Effects
...Chorus
...Flanger
...Phaser
...Tremolo
...Vibrato
Pitch Shifter/Split Harmonizer
AutoTune
To “Print” or not to Print
Points to Remember

Effects (Part 4)
16:32

MIXING
Mixing Styles
Who is the Star?
What CAN we do?
...Mixing Levels
...Panning across the Stereo Spread
...Using an Effects Loop
...Using Insert Effects
...Using EQ (Equalization)
The Mixing Process
...Fixing Problems
...Getting a Rough Mix
...Polishing your Mix
The Mixing Landscape
Blending Levels
EQ and Scooping/Masking
Notching Frequencies
Moving Sounds in 3D Space
Using Effects
Adding "Air" to Vocals
The Mixdown Process
The 4 Main Frequency Ranges
Getting to Know the Frequency Chart
Important Frequencies
Importance of Monitors
Points to Remember

Mixing (Part 1)
15:35

MIXING
Mixing Styles
Who is the Star?
What CAN we do?
...Mixing Levels
...Panning across the Stereo Spread
...Using an Effects Loop
...Using Insert Effects
...Using EQ (Equalization)
The Mixing Process
...Fixing Problems
...Getting a Rough Mix
...Polishing your Mix
The Mixing Landscape
Blending Levels
EQ and Scooping/Masking
Notching Frequencies
Moving Sounds in 3D Space
Using Effects
Adding "Air" to Vocals
The Mixdown Process
The 4 Main Frequency Ranges
Getting to Know the Frequency Chart
Important Frequencies
Importance of Monitors
Points to Remember

Mixing (Part 2)
17:14

MIXING
Mixing Styles
Who is the Star?
What CAN we do?
...Mixing Levels
...Panning across the Stereo Spread
...Using an Effects Loop
...Using Insert Effects
...Using EQ (Equalization)
The Mixing Process
...Fixing Problems
...Getting a Rough Mix
...Polishing your Mix
The Mixing Landscape
Blending Levels
EQ and Scooping/Masking
Notching Frequencies
Moving Sounds in 3D Space
Using Effects
Adding "Air" to Vocals
The Mixdown Process
The 4 Main Frequency Ranges
Getting to Know the Frequency Chart
Important Frequencies
Importance of Monitors
Points to Remember

Mixing (Part 3)
10:04

MIXING
Mixing Styles
Who is the Star?
What CAN we do?
...Mixing Levels
...Panning across the Stereo Spread
...Using an Effects Loop
...Using Insert Effects
...Using EQ (Equalization)
The Mixing Process
...Fixing Problems
...Getting a Rough Mix
...Polishing your Mix
The Mixing Landscape
Blending Levels
EQ and Scooping/Masking
Notching Frequencies
Moving Sounds in 3D Space
Using Effects
Adding "Air" to Vocals
The Mixdown Process
The 4 Main Frequency Ranges
Getting to Know the Frequency Chart
Important Frequencies
Importance of Monitors
Points to Remember

Mixing (Part 4)
12:14

MASTERING
What is Mastering?
Mastering Effects
Multiband Compressors
Stereo EQs
Stereo Processing
Limiting
Software Mastering Demos
Mastering Points
Exporting and Archiving
Distribution of your Tracks
Marketing Your Music
Using Social Media

Mastering (Part 1)
19:31

MASTERING
What is Mastering?
Mastering Effects
Multiband Compressors
Stereo EQs
Stereo Processing
Limiting
Software Mastering Demos
Mastering Points
Exporting and Archiving
Distribution of your Tracks
Marketing Your Music
Using Social Media

Mastering (Part 2)
15:03