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Audio Foundations

Explore audio basics, including entry-level recording and mixing techniques that can be used with any type of digital audio, recording software, or instrument. These courses break down complex concepts like reverb, equalization (EQ), delay and modulation, and compression.
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  • view course page for Foundations of Audio: Delay and Modulation

    The fundamentals of delay and modulation effects and how to apply these effects, technically and creatively, to improve the sound of a mix.

    2h 27m
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  • view course page for Foundations of Audio: Reverb

    Explains one of the most essential ingredients in audio mixing, reverb—the time it takes for sound to bounce, echo, and decay during a live performance or recording.

    3h 5m
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  • view course page for Foundations of Audio: EQ and Filters

    Shows how to properly apply equalization (EQ) to improve the sound of a mix.

    2h 29m
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  • view course page for Foundations of Audio: Compression and Dynamic Processing

    Shows how to improve the sound of a mix using compressors, limiters, gates, de-essers, and other dynamic processors.

    2h 25m
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  • view course page for Getting Started in Audio and Music Production

    Learn about the jobs, equipment, DAWs, and training you need to get started down an audio learning path.

    25m 20s
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  • view course page for Audio Recording Techniques

    Audio Recording Techniques with Bobby Owsinski

    Discover the industry secrets to recording crisp, rich vocals and instruments tracks, as renowned audio engineer Bobby Owsinski walks through the process of miking and tracking a complete song by Underground Sun recording artist Iyeoka and A-list session musicians in a top-of-the-line studio in a way that is applicable to any recording space and musical genre.

    5h 17m
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  • view course page for Digital Audio Principles

    Digital Audio Principles with Dave Schroeder

    Tips for making music, podcasts, and sound effects, including production techniques, hardware, software, and sound theory.

    7h 57m
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