Music and Technology: Recording Techniques and Audio Production

Photo of two singers on microphones, with a recording engineer standing in the background monitoring the session on a laptop.

21M.380 students run a recording session with the MIT Ohms acapella singing group. (Photo by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

21M.380

As Taught In

Spring 2012

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course covers foundations, practices, and creative techniques in audio recording and music production, including microphone selection and placement, mixing, mastering, signal processing, automation, and digital audio workstations.

Other OCW Versions

This subject explores technologies in relation to musical analysis, composition, performance, culture, and quantitative methods. Topics vary each term.

Ariza, Christopher. 21M.380 Music and Technology: Recording Techniques and Audio Production, Spring 2012. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/music-and-theater-arts/21m-380-music-and-technology-recording-techniques-and-audio-production-spring-2012 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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