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Tutorial – Mixing – time challenges for quick mixes

Week 7, we offer a mix tutorial, it’s intended to get you thinking about : The terminology you use to describe what you need your mix to do Listening as opposed to mixing with your eyes Using the brains trust

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04 – categorisation of sound, sound analysis, sound organisation and using the commandline to get things done

Some papers essential to today’s session that you should read afterwards: The following papers will add considerable flesh and multiple dimensions to your thinking about sound library construction, organisation and the way you approach categorisation. In some cases the authors

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tutorial – region rendering and speeding up editing in Reaper

Editing audio in Reaper can be fun and very quick. There are numerous features that allow you to speed things up, render differently processed versions of the same sound, batch create WAV and MP3, surround, binaural and bformat versions of

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Using the Studios: Editing and Finishing Up (Part 3 of 3)

Having recorded some takes we then need to select which material to keep and which to discard. It is a good idea not to overburden yourself with too many takes before doing this, otherwise it becomes difficult to make sensible

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Using the Studios: Recording (Part 2 of 3)

(Part 1 here, part 3 here) Room responses are never spatially or spectrally homogeneous (even when acoustically treated), and your chosen sounding object will couple in particular ways with the characteristic resonances (modes) of the space. As such, it is

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Using the studios: Getting Equipped (Part 1 of 3)

These tutorial pages (part 2, part 3) provide you with information on using the studios here at the University of Edinburgh. We’ve prepared  a sequence of short video files that go through the typical workflow you may use when assembling

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The FFT and Exploring Spectra

So far in the course we have generally considered the sound data we deal with to be in the time domain, as a sequence of samples (or a varying voltage) in time. Sometimes, however, it can be useful to work with

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Tutorial 1 – introducing the gear, workshops, recording and Russolo rooms

Select a time slot Tutorial Description This tutorial will last 2 hours and you’ll be in a group of somewhere between 5 and 8. Please bring a small, interesting sounding object that you can excite for the microphones and

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