FdA Music & Sound Production

General

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Program Description

This course is all about sound engineering and recording arts. Mixing modern technology with the more traditional skills, such as aligning and operating tape machines, using industry standard microphones and general studio skills required for industry practice supported by a good theoretical knowledge. Subjects covered include sound engineering and studio recording skills, advanced music production and listening skills, mixing & remixing, mastering, sound for moving image, acoustics & psychoacoustics, synthesis and sampling. This would be the next step for any music producer or sound engineer.

Life in the Studio

You will get a deep understanding of all the elements of working in a studio environment, including listening skills, mixing and remixing, mastering, acoustics, psychoacoustics and much more.

Friendly Environment

dBs Music is not a standard university campus. Our dedicated facilities support a learning community dedicated to the creation of music and sound production skills. We are extremely proud of the support, care and attention you will receive as well as our friendly, inspiring and creative learning environment.

Hands On

Whether it’s our classic Neve mixing desk or the very latest software plug-ins, you are always guaranteed to get your hand on the very best gear at dBs Music. You will have a thorough understanding of packages like Pro Tools and Logic Studio on completing this course.

Entry requirements

This course is for the incredibly focused and ambitious student who wants to enter the industry at the highest level.

The minimum entry requirement for applicants with A levels/AS levels/ BTEC is 160 UCAS points plus a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English. Other similar qualifications may be considered on an individual basis.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

We set out to make dBs Music a cut above all other music production training providers…like some we have the very best kit, like others we employ the very best tutors…but what sets us apart is our att ... Read More

We set out to make dBs Music a cut above all other music production training providers…like some we have the very best kit, like others we employ the very best tutors…but what sets us apart is our attitude…an attitude of going the extra mile. It means you get more hands-on time than any other training facility, it means our staff genuinely care, it means you get treated like an industry professional from day one…most of all, it means you’ll have the most amazing experience. The dBs’ attitude can be difficult to explain…but we guarantee you’ll love it. Read less
Bristol , Bristol , Pool , Plymouth + 3 More Less