How to Professionally Record Music - The Academy of Film, Fashion & Design

How to Professionally Record Music

Have you always wanted to record a song?
Do you know you or your band has what it takes to make a hit but you simply didn’t know where to start?
Would you like to record a song from start to finish?

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Course Information

David Pezza, an accredited DJ and Music producer with over 15 years of experience in both fields, will instruct you on the fundamentals of being a how to professionally record music in this instructional course. David films in an actual recording studio and will record a song from the ground up that will involve recording, mixing and mastering it. He starts off with a tour of the studio and introducing the all the equipment in the studio. He talks about the various types microphones that are used to record and what they are specifically for in the recording process. David also talks about more studio equipment and prepares the studio to start recording. You go through the recording process including recording the instruments and vocals. Then mix edit and master final song. Professionally recording a song is a somewhat tedious operation, but this course provides you in detail every process so you can record a hit song.

The topics covered in this course include:

  • Recording Intro
  • History of Recording
  • Cables and basics
  • Intro to Microphones
  • Sound and theory
  • Microphone Placement basics
  • Advanced Miking Techniques
  • Patch Bays and Routing
  • Pre Amps/Compressors/EQ’s Oh My!
  • Setting Levels/Gain Staging
  • Monitor Mixes
  • Grid Setup/Staying Organized in Session
  • Tracking
  • Play listing
  • Punch Ins
  • Editing
  • Advanced Editing
  • Double Tracking and Layering
  • Vocal Recording
  • Prepping for the Mix
  • Mixing
  • Mastering
  • Ways to be profitable

Meet our expert

  • David Pezza

    David Pezza is an accredited DJ and Music producer.  With over 15 years experience in both fields he has extensive knowledge of the music industry and knows how to get the most out of it.  David has owned his own recording studio and has worked in major studios all across the country.  He has done remix work for major record companies world-wide.  As a DJ he has played numerous clubs in New York, Miami, Tampa and Los Angeles.  His expertise in mixing and sound engineering is world class.  David loves to teach his craft and help inspire new artists.   His philosophy is simple, keep it simple and focus on the details.   In our video series, David provides an in depth and fun course in the arts of DJing and music production.

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