Capturing an amazing vocal sound can be a challenging endeavor with many elements involved. The microphone, the pre-amplifier, headphone monitoring, recording room, and acoustic materials all play an important role in achieving the desired sound that you’re aiming for in your projects. Join me in discovering how to implement creative strategies for recording voice that will help you create the sound you envision by deepening your understanding of different microphones, recording techniques, gain structure and signal processing.
Students will learn:
1. Optimize voice recordings with different miking techniques.
2. Achieve good gain structure by optimizing pre-amp gain and adding light compression.
3. Recording voice with multiple microphones.
4. Learn how to edit voice takes together and create seamless transitions.
5. Develop an understanding for signal routing and processing voice recordings.
Instructor: Christopher Willits
Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
Location: The Dojo - 3435 Cesar Chavez, San Francisco, CA*
Seats Available: 15
*Remote attendance is available using Google Hangout
Christopher Willits is a musician, artist and teacher based in San Francisco who believes that music and art can catalyze inner change. Willits focuses on meditative ambient electronic music created with guitar, immersive audiovisual experiences, and landscape photography, Awarded a masters in electronic music from Mills College, he has been dubbed ‘the Picasso of sound’, using his self-designed software tools to paint sound pictures with his guitar, crafting mesmerizing, intricate electronic soundscapes and lush audio-visual performances of weaving patterns, texture, and harmony. Willits creates immersive experiences of overlapping sound and light that speak to listeners on a spiritual yet down-to-earth level. His music on labels such as Ghostly International has garnered critical acclaim, sending him on continuous tours around the world for over a decade. Multiple solo albums and collaborations with the likes of Japanese legend Ryuichi Sakamoto and Tycho, have accounted for a diverse catalog with over 25 releases over the last 15 years. Willits is the founder of the creativity catalyst Overlap, and ENVELOP, a 3D immersive audio platform currently constructing a venue in San Francisco that is positioned to influence the future of music production.
Laptop and a pair of headphones
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Overlap Education has a 24 HR cancellation policy (refunds are not granted less than 24 hours before a class).