Online Courses

  • I will show you how to record an a cappella song from start to finish and walk you through the following steps: 1.) Selecting our gear and software 2.) Choosing the best room for recording 3.) Setting up our recording rig 4.) Preparing for the session in order to guarantee success 5.) Recording the session with strategies for achieving great sound and techniques for the best quality performance 6.) Preparing our finished song for an editor or mixing engineer to handle post-production
  • I will show you the basic editing techniques that apply in all digital audio workstations (DAWs) and editing software, including demonstrating how to:
    • prepare tracks for editing
    • use automatic tuning macros within editing software without turning your group into a bunch of robots
    • use automatic time correction (quantization) to quickly fix timing without creating problems
    • fix tuning and timing by hand
    • implement tips and tricks for keeping your edit sounding clean but natural
    • add finishing touches for getting a unified and seamless edit
  • I will show you basic mixing techniques that apply in all digital audio workstations (DAWs) and editing software, including demonstrating how to:
    • prepare tracks for mixing
    • assess a song and create a rough mix
    • start balancing the elements in your mix using EQ and compression
    • emphasize certain elements in a song
    • automate elements in a mix
    • implement tips and tricks for getting a polished sounding mix
    • integrate basic mastering techniques to create a finished product that sounds comparable to what you would buy and listen to