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Audio Concepts 108 - DAW Studio Setup and Design.
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A plug-in that responds to MIDI data by playing instrument sounds (notes) is
a virtual DAW
a MIDI-controlled effect processor
a virtual dynamics processor
a Virtual Instrument
The three most popular high-end DAWs (arguably) are
Pro Tools, FL Studio, and Digital Performer
Notator, Creator, and Logic
Pro Tools, Logic, and Ableton Live
Audacity, GarageBand, and Notator
The two most common computer connections for DAW Interfaces are
USB and Thunderbolt
XLR and TRS
Thunderbolt and SCSI
USB and ADB
A small DAW-based audio/music production facility is referred to as a
Post Production Studio
A chain of analog processors that a mic's signal is run through when recording is
an analog "Back End"
a digital plug-in chain
an analog "Front-End"
an analog plug-in chain
Recording a new track while playing along with pre-recorded tracks is called
Replacing a section of a recording with a new performance on-the-fly is called
The practice of using a brickwall Limiter to make a master as loud as possible is called
A MIDI recording contains
Audio data and Note data
Performance data (notes, controllers) but no audio
Performance data (notes, controllers) and audio waveforms
Audio and Video data
Two types of synchronization to lock DAWs and external sequencers are
Time-Shift and Pitch-Shift
Word Clock and Atomic Clock
Timebase and Codebase
MIDI Time Code (MTC) and MIDI Beat Clock
The two types of computer disks for DAW production are
HDD and SSD
Vinyl Disc and Magnetic Disk
Floppy Disk and Hard Disk
SCSI and ADB
A DAW's RAM Buffer may introduce a delay during recording called
A Project Studio's monitoring environment (speakers & room) is
critical to getting good-sounding recordings and mixes
not as good as a good pair of headphones
unimportant for most audio/music production
the least important aspect of a studio
Assembling bits & pieces of several Takes into a final "performance" is called
An efficient way to insert an analog processor in a virtual mixer is
a third-party processor plug-in
an i/o plug-in
a set of analog SPDIF/ADAT optical cables
to use a digital processor instead
DAW is an acronym for
Digital Analog Wavetable
Dry And Wet
Doubled Audio Waveform
Digital Audio Workstation
Most DAWs can handle
only audio recording
audio and MIDI recording but not editing
only MIDI recording
audio and MIDI recording and editing
Mixing "in-the-box" refers to
using a DAW's virtual mixer and plug-in processors
mixing in headphones (the "box")
using only analog hardware in a real room (the "box")
using a reverb simulation of a square room
When a mix includes live audio playing back from an external instrument
it cannot be bounced at all
it cannot be bounced in a DAW
it must be bounced in realtime
it must be bounced offline (faster-than-realtime)
In most DAWs an Instrument Track records
Audio Concepts 108
DAW Studio Setup and Design
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