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Sound Design 101 - Diego Stocco's Creative Sound Design.
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Some Contact Mics can handle strong dynamics better than other. True or false?
According to Diego, everything…
should be recorded at 48 kHz
starts with your imagination
is going to be okay
should be recorded as close as possible to 0 dBFS
When applying Rhythmic Processing, it’s best to start with:
a very compressed audio file
an audio file that is not overly compressed
What customized microphones were used to record Diego’s “Music from a Tree” video?
Finger and Stethoscope mics
Lavalier “Bow” mics
All Contact Mics are very flexible and let you experiment with different placements. True or false?
Rhythmic Processing is a technique that allows you to create in real time rhythmic elements from an instrumental or vocal part. True or false?
When creating a kick drum sound from the guitar part, what processing is used to filter everything except the low end?
A bandpass filter
A pitch-shifting plugin
In the course, what type of microphone was inserted inside a balloon to record under water?
When creating a hi-hat drum sound from the guitar part, which plugin is used to add more hits and make the timbre less static?
Ping Pong Delay
By using _________, you can make the recording process more dynamic.
Creative Miking Techniques
A Convolution Reverb
How can you add a sense of motion to each note played on a bowed instrument?
By using two Finger Mics
By attaching a Stethoscope Mic on the instrument
By attaching two lavalier mics on the bow
By automating panning in your DAW
To build the Stethoscope mic, you can use these parts: _____________, super glue, a brass sweeper nozzle, a condenser mic and a stethoscope
a hose connector
a hose gun
a garden hose
What are the 3 practical factors to keep in mind when using Contact Mics?
Amplitude, pitch and timbre
Rhythmic processing, Convolution processing and Creative miking
The type of instrument, the room, and the position of the mic
The playing technique, the position of the mic, and the pressure applied on the contact mic against the recorded surface
In the course, what kind of impulse response is used when applying Convolution Processing?
Hi-quality samples of world’s greatest venues
Recordings of analog synthesizers
Organic sounding sources
Recordings of acoustic instruments
When creating a snare drum sound from the guitar part, which plugin is used to carve the snare sound and make it play on the 2 and 4?
Bitter Sweet II
Live’s Gate plugin
What type of condenser microphone is used to build the Stethoscope mic?
How should you set the Send/Return if you don’t want the Audio Track fader to affect the input level of the Return track?
It should be muted
Post Fader Mode
Pre or Post Fader Mode, it doesn’t matter
Pre Fader Mode
Can you apply creative miking techniques on a synth?
No, you can only apply these techniques on acoustic instruments and vocals
Electret mics are a good option if you want to record custom-build instruments or a different perspective of a certain object. True or false?
Sound Design 101
Diego Stocco's Creative Sound Design
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