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Serving Up Hot-Buttered Audio Goodness Since 2008

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Fun with electricity

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:24:42 +0000

1.  How NOT to build an electric guitar. II. AC/DC Anyone? III.  The Great Resistor!!! IV.  Not a joke…  singer electrocuted by microphone during concert:   V.  More Morbidity :  The list of Performers who died onstage: … Continue reading

Review for Test I

Fri, 16 Jan 2009 16:55:44 +0000

Audio II Signal Processing Review for exam:   How is a VGA like a valve? What do the terms VST, DirectX, RTAS, and TDM mean when talking about plug-ins? What is an “Algorithm” when talking about reverb? What is the … Continue reading

2PM Class Project

Thu, 16 Oct 2008 13:44:13 +0000

Due Oct. 20th. Bring your CD to class! Studio B Project- Requirements – 1. Have at least 4 tracks. 2. Total length must exceed 60 seconds. 3. Loops and imported audio are permitted (use Import Audio from file menu) 4. … Continue reading

Signal flow and AudioGeek-Zine

Tue, 30 Sep 2008 06:32:00 +0000

Folks,  there are a log of good people out there organizing information in ways designed to help you succeed.  Before you take the next test, you owe it to yourself to check out this: .  Quite possibly the most insightful post … Continue reading

Protools lab week

Wed, 10 Sep 2008 02:50:48 +0000

This week we’re having fun with Protools. Projects you’ll get graded on are: Post project Voice Mail Message Make sure you’ve completed both by Friday.

2PM Class Test Review:

Thu, 28 Aug 2008 18:37:57 +0000

Have your books handy in case I let you use them for a few minutes at the end of the testing – This exam covers our vocabulary drawn from the following old and new material: [Be prepared to write definitions!] Phase cancellation … Continue reading

Sound Propagation and Microphone Types

Wed, 27 Aug 2008 17:47:20 +0000

I found some exciting videos on youtube that beautifully illustrate sound propagation as well as the basic characteristics of a sound wave.  The last video deals with microphone types, how they work, and when/where to use them.  Enjoy!!! … Continue reading

2pm Audio I Highlights

Tue, 26 Aug 2008 00:18:22 +0000

Today we had a small class due to inclement weather.  We had 4 excellent article reports and watched Sweep the Leg by No More Kings.    The link for the free subscription to TapeOp magazine is here: We’ll retake … Continue reading

Reminder – Finale Guest Speaker Tuesday

Mon, 25 Aug 2008 00:23:41 +0000

An important message from our Commander-in Chief: Dear MUI Students, I’m writing to remind you of our guest speaker on campus this Tuesday.  We are fortunate to have Larry Marchese on campus to speak with our MUI students and any … Continue reading

August 22nd- Audio I

Fri, 22 Aug 2008 17:48:20 +0000

Today we’ll wrestle with the 2nd lesson w/ Everest’s Critical Listening skill text and have a vocab test on the first 2 chapters.  If there’s any time left, we’ll have a oral report or two from those of you who … Continue reading