Sound recording starts with the sound itself. Whether it's an electric guitar or human voice, it all begins with a vibration that needs to be properly captured. That's why having the knowledge of the science of recording is essential for audio engineers at any level. This animation and graphic-filled course, by audio engineer and educator Joe Albano, serves up all the the audio facts you need to know to help you become a better engineer and producer.
After a brief introduction to the "tools" of the recording process, Joe dives right into the most influential step in the recording chain: the microphone. He explains how they work, shows you all the different designs and patterns while describing how to use them to achieve the best results. From there, you learn the essentials of speaker design and placement to assure that what you're recording is accurately presented to your ears!
Next up is the bible of analog and digital recording basics. Joe demystifies tape, AD & DA converters, sampling theory, quantization, bit resolution and much, much more.
So get the audio knowledge you crave right here, right now, in this amazing course in our Audio Concepts series by Joe Albano!
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Cosmkcomik wrote on October 30, 2017
Another great course on basic audio knowledge every artist or engineer, whether professional or home hobbiest should know and understand to make the best recordings possible! Joe Albano presents this information clearly, efficiently, and without distraction in an easy to digest format.
Robert wrote on October 21, 2017
This instructor and all his associated tutorials are absolutely unparalleled in terms of foundational information, level of detail, and practical knowledge. His didactic style is a gift that makes it extremely easy to connect the conceptual dots. Thank you JA!
Aria wrote on August 26, 2017
This course is structured so well to give an understanding to the underlying concepts of recording. I really enjoy Joe Albano's clear and professional manner of imparting knowledge.
Font & Font wrote on January 21, 2016
Such an amazing course! very very well explained and documented. I had a good understanding of audio in general but this courses by this brilliant guy make me go quite beyond my studies in the past, just invaluable.
Everyone interested in audio should look at these audio concepts tutorials before even looking at any plugin or any shit they look for.
10/10 !! XX
Hindie wrote on April 1, 2015
Nice course. The audio basics and how to understand the beginning of the "magic" involved, when working with sound.
n4Sphere wrote on March 22, 2015
Really awesome video series. This is an excellent example how to transform knowledge!
A Spooner wrote on March 14, 2015
Another great course covering all the essentials in good, useful detail.
I really enjoyed the chapter about Analogue and Digital conversion - it's an example of the sort of stuff you kind of know about - but this course gives you the full picture.
Dan wrote on October 13, 2014
I was curious to know how sound is recorded with mics and how this is transmitted to speaker. I've learnt it in this course and a lot more from analog to digital. Great course if you want to get some knowledge on audio basics.
Tadeu Caldararo wrote on September 23, 2014
Outstanding! Undoubtedly, there's been a truly serious research to make this course. Highly recommended for all musicians, audio engineers and all kinds of music lovers.
BRHamester wrote on July 20, 2014
Amazing, just as good as all the other ones from this series. Lots of information that you'll normally take for granted, but here very well explained.