Introduction to Recording Techniques
Partnership with DukeCreate & DuWell
About the Workshop
This workshop is aimed at people who make music, make sound for film, or record podcasts and other narrative-based audio. Participants will explore how to record instruments, voices, and other sounds into their computer and discuss different types of microphones, microphone techniques, home recording techniques, audio interfaces, and recording softwares.
About the Instructor
Brooks Frederickson is a musician and artist based in Durham, NC. A fourth year PhD student in Music Composition at Duke, Brooks’ research focuses on the community and collaborative aspects of music and art making. His music has been performed internationally, used in films, and danced to.
Recent recording projects include his first full length album “Small Works” released through New Amsterdam Records’ Windmill Series, his “steroidally hard-driving, rock-influenced” (NY Times) piece Undertoad on Bearthoven’s Cantaloupe Records release “Trios”. Brooks’ music can also be heard on Consortium5’s recording “Tangled Pipes” out on the UK Nonclassical record label, and on A/B Duo’s “Variety Show.”
About the Location
This workshop will meet in the Duke Arts Annex: get directions.
Address: 404 Gattis St, Durham, NC 27701