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Careers: Risk Assessments For Sound

In this post you’ll find information on Risk Assessments; why they’re important and how to correctly fill one out. What Is A Risk Assessment? Definition: “A risk assessment is a systematic examination of a task, job or process that you carry out …

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Getting Started with Logic Pro X

In this getting started with Logic Pro X series of 78 videos from the ‘Music Tech Help Guy’ you will learn the fundaments of how to use Logic Pro X. This is a fantastic series of videos that takes you from beginner to pro in no time at all.

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Careers: Events – Working In Live Sound

In this post we’ll talk about working in Sound, focusing on Sound for Live Events. Sound Roles for Events The roles of crew at an event really depends on the type of event, how big it is and the requirements …

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Punk and New Wave Finger Prints | Features

Punk Instrumentation: Vocals (mainly male) Electric Guitar Bass guitar Drums Keyboards used by some bands   Performance and Arrangement: Hard-edged, raw and chaotic – stripped down, small ensembles, basic music with no frills Vocals often delivered at shouting level Simple …

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Music technology: Club Dance Finger Prints / Features

Instrumentation: Drum machines Drums and percussion Synthesizers Samplers Turntables Vocals   Performance and Arrangement: House, trance and techno have up-beat tempos in excess of 120bpm and up to 140bpm Four-to-the-floor bass drum and hi-hat emphasis on the off-beat quavers (similar …

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AS Music Technology Task 1B Summer Task

Music tech Teachers: A great song to record for Task 1B is Dani California by the Red Hot Chill Peppers. it has a lot of variation and lots of electric guitar over-dubs and effects for the production aspect of this …

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A2 Music Technology Task 3C Summer Task

In preparation for Task 3C. I would like you to complete the following three tasks. These three short compositions will get you thinking about how to compose with music technology at the heart of the ideas. Task 1: Composition Title: …