Tutorials

Area of Study 1: Recording and Production Techniques for both Corrective and Creative Purposes

In component 1, the focus of this Area of Study will be on the use of recording and mixing techniques to capture, edit and produce a recording.

In component 2, the focus will be on the use of sound creation and manipulation techniques to create, edit and structure a technology-based composition.

In component 3, the focus will be on the capture, arrangement of sounds and mixing and mastering techniques that have been used on a series of unfamiliar commercially available recordings.

In component 4, the focus will be on use of sound creation and processing techniques to correct and mix a recording.

1.1 MIDI, OSC and Communicating Between Instruments

1.1 Hardware: Audio Interfaces

1.1 Hardware: DI Boxes

1.2 Proximity Effect

1.12 Introduction to Distortion

1.12 Introduction to Reverb

1.12 Other Creative Effects

1.12 LFOs

Area of Study 2: Principles of Sound and Audio Technology

In component 3, the focus of this Area of Study will be the knowledge and understanding of the principles of sound and of audio technology in relation to unfamiliar commercially available recordings provided by Pearson in the exam.

In component 4, the focus will be the knowledge and understanding of the principles of sound and of audio technology in relation to theoretical and practical contexts provided by Pearson in the exam.

Area of Study 3: The Development of Recording and Production Technology

In component 3, the focus of this Area of Study will be the knowledge and understanding of the history and development of recording and production technology from current digital technologies back to the mono, analogue recording technologies in the 1930s.

3.3 Vinyl and Records

3.3 Introducing Tapes

3.3 Tape Delay

3.3 Leslie Speaker / Rotary Effect