This week, I re-recorded Puzzle’s guitars at SAE for my sampling project. Actually it was just one guitar, I thought we were recording both bass and electric guitar but the band said they were fine with how the bass sounded so they didn’t bring it. It’s a shame as I actually hired a DI from […]Read more "Puzzle Sampling Week 3"
I have been looking at the different effects in Battery. I’ve been mucking around with the effects on some the drum hits and they are starting to sound a lot punchier. It was great using the S1200 vintage effect to give some drums that 80s sampled feel. Because only one tom got recorded (the floor […]Read more "Puzzle Sampling Week 2 (incl. contingency plan)"
This AUD210 project involves recording a rock band in the TLA studio, extracting the audio files and sampling the individual instruments in Battery and Kontakt. Last week Saturday, myself and a mate recorded the indie band Puzzle’s debut EP in the TLA studio. The band consisted of Alec Hay on drums, Jake Connor on bass […]Read more "Puzzle Sampling Project Week 1"
For our final task before we started our major projects, we had to do a series of radio themes and advertisements for a radio station with a chosen genre and demographic. Our group was assigned the “Country Twang” radio station and consisted of Ben McKinnie, Charles Taylor, Callum Ford and Terri Bellem. The hypothetical radio […]Read more "Mmm that Country Twang"
This week, I started finalising the details for my major project. Through my friend Jaidyn Green, I hooked up with a band called Puzzle who were wishing to record their debut EP. Jaidyn agreed to do the mixing, and I have agreed to do the recording and producing.Read more "AUD210 Project preparation"