This is an early access preview. Lessons are constantly being improved.

Audio Engineering Lessons

Complex topics made easy to understand

By: AudioFusion LLC               Difficulty Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Description:

This is a crash course on the basics of professional audio engineering with a focus on the workflows of recording studios and live sound. After this course you will have an understanding of preparing sessions, operating hardware, and how to trouble shoot when mixing. No matter your skill-level, this course will offer knowledge that will make you more aware working in production & media arts.

Topics in this Course:

What is Audio Engineering?

Introduction Audio Engineering is the professional skill of working with the mechanics and technologies of sound. The concepts are highlighted in recording, live sound and broadcasting. Engineering is a broad term. It is more technically…

Sound Engineering Environments

Introduction There are several types of audio engineers depending if they work in studio, live sound or in the field. While many of the skillsets overlap, it’s important to distinguish the fundamentals commonalities, differences and…

Equipment & Technologies

Introduction Working with sound involves a range of technologies. Together they complete the processes for capture, playback and recording. It’s important to differentiate the various types of gear and their use cases. What Tools Do…

What is Signal Flow?

Introduction In any situation, there is going to be a series of sources and destinations where sound is generated, captured and processed. The order of how sound travels through these destinations is referred to as…

Audio Mixer Overview

Introduction The audio mixer, sometimes called “the console”, is an essential electronic device which controls any number of audio signals The main purpose is the balance of volume levels and tonality. They can be analog…

How to Capture Sound?

Introduction Performance is the essence of a recording or live show. How do we capture sound and the performance so that it could be heard by listeners near and far at any time? There are…

Setting Mixer Levels

Introduction The microphones are set up and the band is already performing. Following the source signals, we’ll analyze the necessary tasks to bring sound into the mixer through the speakers. This scenario is a timely…

Introduction to Patchbays

Background If you’re not prepared for what you’re looking at, the “Patchbay” is quite confusing and intimidating. They may look scary at first but, there is order to the chaos. Understanding how it works unlocks…