Audio Fundamentals Tutorial

Making Music Today

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Groove3 presents a FREE video tutorial, covering what's needed and involved to produce modern music using today's computer software and hardware. If you're absolutely new to making music, this video gives you the important basic info and concepts, and gets you pointed in the right direction!

Dave starts out by welcoming you and then starts at the beginning with concepts, and then software and hardware requirements. Next you'll see some typical music making hardware being connected and used, followed by commonly used workflows when recording MIDI and Audio in the studio.

Dave then discusses the concept of mixing and creating a file of your musical masterpiece that you can share with the world and much more.

If you'e looking for some quick info on the wonderful world of producing beats and music, pull up a chair and check this video out. Enjoy!


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Submitted 1 year ago

Inspiring kick start for any novice

With this video, newcomers will get all the initial inspiration needed to become intrigued and delve further into the vast world of music technology and the modern music-making scene. Great job.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound for Film/TV, Cubase

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I've been a musician since a very early age starting with playing the trumpet, guitar, bass, and piano. Not the drums though, my brother got those genes. I am an excellent finger drummer though to say the least!

2. What training have you had?

For formal training I took regular music lessons in grade school and high school which were fortified with training from private tutors. After school I joined the Army band and went through the Army School of Music as well. I'd like to say that most of what I've learned though came through experience and having hands-on opportunities.

3. When did you get into recording?

During my stay in the Army I was the live sound manager. I loved operating the mixing board but I loathed the 'live' environment. I truly enjoyed making things sound great but I didn't like the fact that there is so little room for error in the live setting. I had wished for more time to invest in being able to make something that sounds ok, turn into something phenomenal. I started by recording our Army band performances on a Yamaha AW1600 for fun, but really enjoyed that I could capture that moment then take my time to make it sound amazing without having to worry about the crowd booing. The rest is history!

4. People you have worked with/for?

A few musical highlights have been running live sound for the President of the US, and doing some on the side tech work for the band Dope. I also was able to work with Virus on one of his side projects. Over the years though my focus has been mainly in customer service and tech, so I've talked with thousands of industry professionals on a daily basis which have truly been too numerous to name individually.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

Growing up I always felt that I spent a lot of time training myself how to do things, but oddly enough I always thought I'd never make a great teacher even though I'm a geek through and through. In the early part of my career I turned down so many opportunities to teach music and engineering. I think part of that came with my own insecurity of not having the formal education that society tells us that we need to succeed. It took a lot of time, practice, and personal education to get me past that hump of feeling confident in trusting that what I taught myself was legit. I've finally reached a point where I feel like I have a lot to offer in terms of knowledge, but most of it has come through investing the time with having the hands on experience that not even formally educated people get sometimes. I truly believe the best way to learn something is to get your hands on it and immerse yourself in every little detail. Groove 3 is a great avenue to be able to share that knowledge.

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Making Music Today is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Inspiring kick start for any novice With this video, newcomers will get all the initial inspiration needed to become intrigued and delve further into the vast world of music technology and the modern music-making scene. Great job.
Date published: 2017-10-31
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