Course Title: Mix recorded music

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4372 Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)

Course Title: Mix recorded music

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6413C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term2 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to mix music that has been recorded live or in a studio. It involves balancing all instrumentals, vocals and recorded/imported sounds, and adding effects.

It applies to individuals who work with clients and colleagues to mix down existing multi-track recordings to formats ready for mastering.

This unit will focus on supervised recording studio use and tuition, completing the final mix of material recorded in the recording studio. Students will cover the practice of final sound mix-down in a professional studio environment.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASOU409 Mix recorded music

Elements:

1. Prepare for music mix

2. Mix music elements

3. Finalise mixing operations


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to complete a multi channel music mixdown, utilising large format consoles, hardware & software processors through a variety of monitors.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks in the course include a group based recording and mixing project, undertaken in an industry standard large format sound production studio.