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On September 11-13, 2014, Sweetwater Studios is hosting a...
Sweetwater Offers 3-Day Recording Master Class
8/18/2014
On September 11-13, 2014, Sweetwater Studios is hosting a 3-Day Recording Master Class. RECORDING contributor and ace engineer Mark Hornsby is at the controls, with an incredible studio band to provide playing examples: ace guitarist Carl Verheyen (Supertramp), bass pioneer Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani, Robert Fripp, many others), and drummer Chester Thompson (Phil Collins, Genesis).

Here's a schedule of topics to be covered:

Thursday - Learn Pro Recording Techniques

- Introduction to Microphones, Preamps, EQs, and Dynamics

- Secrets of Mic Placement

- Setup/Basic Tracking (Guitar, Bass, Drums)

- Instrument Placement in the Studio

- Setting Up Cue Monitoring

- Special Meet-and-greet Dinner with Mark and the Band

Friday - Learn How to Edit Tracks

- Overdubs: Recording Multiple Takes, Track Comping, and More

- Track Comping: Learn How to Choose the Best Takes

- Secrets of Track Editing: Using the Different Editing Tools Available in Pro Tools as Well as Programs Such as Beat Detective, Elastic Audio, and Third-party Plug-ins

Saturday - Learn How to Mix Tracks

- Overview of Different Types of Processing and When/Where to Use Them

- Dialing In Sounds: Drums, Bass, Guitars

- Using Automation

- Bus Compression/Processing

- Learn the Best Ways to Use Compression, EQ, and Effects

- Making the Final Tweaks: What to Listen For

- Mixdown

The fee is $1195 and includes lodging, lunches, a special meet-and-greet dinner, a certificate of completion and session files you can take home, and more.
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