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AudioPedia 105 - Recording and Monitoring.
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Overdubbing refers to...
recording new tracks while monitoring already-recorded tracks
blending multiple tracks in the mixing stage
adding effects onto an already-recorded track
In near field monitoring, the speakers should be about how far from the listener for them to help overcome other room reflections?
VU meters show...
peak levels only
Balanced cables offer the benefit of...
using smaller connectors
rejecting hum & interference
using fewer wires than unbalanced cables
A DI Box is an alternative to...
a dedicated Instrument input on an interface
a chorus or flanger pedal
a headphone distribution box
requires locally-manufactured monitor speakers
places the monitors about three feet from the sweet spot
refers to headphones that sit on but don't surround the ears
The "monitoring environment" refers to...
the sound of the monitor speakers and the effect of the room itself
the thermostat that controls the studio's AC
the ambient temperature in the control room
provide for talkback from the control room to the live room
supply signals to the musicans' heaphones
connect mics in the live room to the console or interface in the control room
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Studio monitor speakers must have...
a neutral, flat frequency response
at minimun 15" woofers
In a studio control room, the "Sweet Spot"...
the place in the room with the strongest bass
the spot in the room with the best sightlines to the live room
is the primary listening position
sets the height of the monitors' tweeters more or less at ear level
refers to headphones that seal around the ears
sets the loudness of the monitors' tweeters at their highest level
A cue mix is...
a mix tape of several different songs
a mix made for final approval from the executive producer
a musician's headphone mix for recording & tracking
Instrument-level inputs are specifically meant for...
electric guitars & basses
dynamic instrument microphones
Professional balanced audio connections use...
MIDI DIN cables
RCA or TS cables
XLR or TRS cables
For recording, the best type of headphones are...
Talkback allows for communication between...
the engineer & producer
the control room & the live room
two different studios both working on the same project
Impedance is measured in...
When an overload occurs during recording...
the recording is automatically aborted
the audio is automatically silenced momentarily
the tops & bottoms of the audio waves are clipped
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