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Audio Concepts 108 - DAW Studio Setup and Design.
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The practice of using a brickwall Limiter to make a master as loud as possible is called
When a mix includes live audio playing back from an external instrument
it cannot be bounced in a DAW
it must be bounced offline (faster-than-realtime)
it cannot be bounced at all
it must be bounced in realtime
A chain of analog processors that a mic's signal is run through when recording is
an analog "Front-End"
a digital plug-in chain
an analog plug-in chain
an analog "Back End"
Assembling bits & pieces of several Takes into a final "performance" is called
Mixing "in-the-box" refers to
using only analog hardware in a real room (the "box")
using a DAW's virtual mixer and plug-in processors
mixing in headphones (the "box")
using a reverb simulation of a square room
The two most common computer connections for DAW Interfaces are
Thunderbolt and SCSI
USB and Thunderbolt
XLR and TRS
USB and ADB
DAW is an acronym for
Digital Audio Workstation
Digital Analog Wavetable
Doubled Audio Waveform
Dry And Wet
An efficient way to insert an analog processor in a virtual mixer is
a set of analog SPDIF/ADAT optical cables
an i/o plug-in
a third-party processor plug-in
to use a digital processor instead
Recording a new track while playing along with pre-recorded tracks is called
A small DAW-based audio/music production facility is referred to as a
Post Production Studio
In most DAWs an Instrument Track records
A DAW's RAM Buffer may introduce a delay during recording called
The three most popular high-end DAWs (arguably) are
Notator, Creator, and Logic
Pro Tools, Logic, and Ableton Live
Audacity, GarageBand, and Notator
Pro Tools, FL Studio, and Digital Performer
Replacing a section of a recording with a new performance on-the-fly is called
The two types of computer disks for DAW production are
SCSI and ADB
Floppy Disk and Hard Disk
Vinyl Disc and Magnetic Disk
HDD and SSD
Most DAWs can handle
audio and MIDI recording but not editing
only MIDI recording
only audio recording
audio and MIDI recording and editing
A MIDI recording contains
Performance data (notes, controllers) but no audio
Audio data and Note data
Audio and Video data
Performance data (notes, controllers) and audio waveforms
A Project Studio's monitoring environment (speakers & room) is
the least important aspect of a studio
not as good as a good pair of headphones
unimportant for most audio/music production
critical to getting good-sounding recordings and mixes
Two types of synchronization to lock DAWs and external sequencers are
Time-Shift and Pitch-Shift
Word Clock and Atomic Clock
MIDI Time Code (MTC) and MIDI Beat Clock
Timebase and Codebase
A plug-in that responds to MIDI data by playing instrument sounds (notes) is
a Virtual Instrument
a virtual dynamics processor
a MIDI-controlled effect processor
a virtual DAW
Audio Concepts 108
DAW Studio Setup and Design
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