Music Technology

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Music Technology by Mind Map: Music Technology

1. Quarter 1: Inputs (Microphones and MIDI)

1.1. Intro: Loop-Based Song

1.2. Microphones 101

1.2.1. Operating Principle

1.2.2. Frequency Response

1.2.3. Polar Pattern

1.2.4. Setting up a Tracking Session

1.3. MIDI and Programming Fundamentals

1.3.1. Chords

1.3.2. Basslines

1.3.3. Drums

1.3.4. Remix Project

1.4. **Quarter Project: Podcast (Album Review)**

1.5. Personal Project #1

1.5.1. Musician Track: Cover Song

1.5.2. Composer/Songwriter Track: Original Song

1.5.3. Audio Production/Broadcast Track: Podcast (Story)

1.5.4. Film/TV Sound Design Track: Foley Project

2. Quarter 2: Mixing and Editing

2.1. Mixing Fundamentals

2.1.1. Compression

2.1.2. Reverb

2.1.3. Volume

2.1.4. Panning

2.1.5. Equalization

2.1.6. Mix Project: Bird Song

2.2. Editing Fundamentals

2.2.1. Trim

2.2.2. Split

2.2.3. Fade

2.2.4. Editing Project: Film Sound Design

2.3. Revisiting Personal Project #1 (Critical Listening)

2.4. **Quarter Project: Holiday Cover Song**

2.4.1. Learn

2.4.2. Track

2.4.3. Mix

2.5. Personal Project #2

2.5.1. Musician Track: Cover Song

2.5.2. Composer/Songwriter Track: Film Score

2.5.3. Audio Production/Broadcast Track: Podcast (Investigative)

2.5.4. Film/TV Sound Design Track: Short Film

3. Quarter 4: Live Sound

3.1. Live Sound

3.1.1. Reinforcement

3.1.2. Monitors

3.1.3. The Mix Desk

3.1.4. Mixing Live

3.2. Quarter Project: Live Festival

3.2.1. Promotion/Planning

3.2.2. Band Rehearsals

3.2.3. Dress Rehearsals

3.2.4. Concert

4. Quarter 3: The Studio and ProTools

4.1. Studio Setup Scenarios

4.1.1. Multi-Mic Instruments (Drums, Piano, etc.)

4.1.2. DI Boxes

4.1.3. Audio Snakes

4.1.4. Multi-Monitor Setups

4.1.5. Multi-Room Setups

4.2. Advanced Editing Techniques

4.3. Advanced I/O and Bussing

4.3.1. Mixing Mini-Project 1

4.3.2. Mixing Mini-Project 2

4.3.3. Mixing Mini-Project 3

4.4. Mastering

4.5. Quarter Project: Track and Mix a Full Band

4.6. Personal Project #3

4.6.1. Musician Track: Original Song

4.6.2. Composer/Songwriter Track: Song for Media

4.6.3. Audio Production/Broadcast Track: Short Film

4.6.4. Film/TV Sound Design: Short Film