Ever wondered how your favourite action scene sounded so big? Every crash and thud so clear and crisp?
Learn how to add sound to animation, moving picture and film utilising industry know how. Upon completion of the course you will be competent in creating your own sound effects using operator & Ableton’s on board audio effects. You will also learn the art of recording foley (your own sound effects) by thinking outside the box. This course will give you all you need to finish the sound scale for your own piece.
It is suitable for anyone wanting to learn more about sound, anyone pursuing a career as a sound designer, career in radio, editing, film, animation and audio engineering.
Learn the four most popular ways to build a rhythm track in Live utilising Drum Rack, Impulse, Sampler & Audio Track.
Perform advanced audio editing in Live’s arrangement view.
All about EQ
Attenuate offending frequencies within a Kick drum loop
Tastefully utilise the eight band parametric EQ to shape a 909 Cymbal sound
Tastefully utilise the eight band parametric EQ to shape a Synth sound
All about compression
Learn how to use a compressor & its features
Learn advanced compression technique “Parallel Compression”
Learn how to warp audio
Learn how to cut, paste & consolidate your own samples in Live’s arrangement window
Utilise Lives Drum Rack & external MIDI device to trigger samples
Introduction to subtractive synthesis
Utilise elements of Subtractive synthesis & Live’s operator to create a synth sound
Utilise Live’s I/O’s (Ins & Outs) to record your synth sound out to audio
Utilise Live’s Simpler instrument to trigger your newly created synth sound across a MIDI device
Utilise elements of subtractive synthesis & Live’s operator to create a Kick & Hi – Hat sample
Utilise elements of subtractive synthesis & Lives operator to create a Shaker & Snare sample
Utilise elements of subtractive synthesis & Live’s operator to create a Tom & 808 Bass patch
Utilise elements of subtractive synthesis & Live’s operator to create a white noise splash
Using Live’s resample feature, record your splash out to be reversed
Learn how to utilise velocities, automate audio plugins & MIDI map in Live
Take an in depth look at Live’s edit window within the sample control panel
Learn to import video into live
Learn how to layer sounds underneath visuals
Learn how to record your own foley (sound effects) & layer underneath a piece
Learn how to record your own samples of music and how to resample
Learn how to mix your piece using EQ, panning, compression & gain staging
Learn all about mastering: Discover the real secrets & how you can apply elements of mastering to your mix bus
Finish a short animated piece designing all of your own sounds
Mix & Master a song utilising stems
At this stage, you’re ready to have your music released on digital streaming platforms such as Spotify, iTunes,Youtube, Soundcloud, Bandcamp and Google Play.
USM can have your music released within a couple of weeks via our label ‘USM Records’ or via a label of your choice.
Contact us today to book your free interview and discover how!