- Code MUSI6110
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Music
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Music
- Areas of interest Digital Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Creative Arts, Arts
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of mixing and audio production through lectures, workshops and creative participation. Weekly assignments include the analysis, mixing and remixing the music of a wide variety of artists ranging from Radiohead, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Linkin Park and the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Queen, the Beatles, and Led Zeppelin.
The course also introduces the students to the industry-standard software Logic Pro X and makes regular use of the School of Music’s own cutting-edge music technology lab. A strong emphasis on practical application, this course will equip students with the underpinning knowledge required for the progression into the world of professional sound recording and music production.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Complete professional quality mixes to an advanced level using Logic Pro X software.
- Compose or remix simple 64 measure compositions.
- Operate music software programs to a high degree for the purpose of advanced creative research.
- Communicate their creative decisions and articulate them in relationship to the historical body of musical works.
- Creative Research Project 1 (15%) [Learning Outcomes - 1, 2 and 3] (15) [LO 1,2,3]
- Exegesis 1 (Written Essay accompanying Project 1) - 2000 words (15%) [Learning Outcome - 4] (15) [LO 4]
- Creative Research Project 2 (10%) [Learning Outcomes - 1, 2 and 3] (10) [LO 1,2,3]
- Exegesis 2 (Written Essay accompanying Project 2) - 1500 words (10%) [Learning Outcome - 4] (10) [LO 4]
- Final Project (50%) [Learning Outcomes - 1 and 3] (50) [LO 1,3]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures or studio/laboratory workshops and 12 hours of tutorials; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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