– Vocal Production Techniques [Tutorial, ENG]

By | July 29, 2019


Year of release : 2016
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By : Scott Hirsch
Duration : 01:42:00
Type of handing out material : Video Tutorial
Language : English
Description : Often vocals are the most important part of any great sounding song. The vocal is responsible for the hook and captures the emotions of the listeners. No other instrument has as much energy or influence. The Vocal Production Techniques course will guide you through the most important steps in recording vocals, regardless of the software or DAW you are using. Audio engineer Scott Hirsch takes us in his own studio to demonstrate the recording techniques that professionals use to get clear, resonant lead and backing vocals for any genre.

Vocals are arguably the most important part of any great sounding song. Vocals carry the hook and capture the emotion of listeners. No other instrument has as much power or influence. Vocal Production Techniques guides you through the most important steps in recording songs, regardless of software or DAW you use. Scott Hirsch’s Audio Engineer Record for any genre.
Learn how to get a singer up for a session Jade Hendrix, about warm-ups and vocal health. Next, Scott moves directly into recording: setting the mic, setting levels, and using compression. Then he delves into the psychological aspects of the vocal production. In the final chapter, Scott demonstrates some creative production techniques, including auto-tune-while-recordings and methods for harmonizing.


Welcome 1m 32s
What you should know before watching this course 42s
1. Pre-Production
Warming up and vocal health 6m 48s
Maximizing creativity by design 4m 41s
Microphone selection 9m 23s
Connecting a microphone / playback 2m 50s
Selecting a preamp 3m 25s
Setting up a great headphone mix 5m 19s
Managing latency in vocal recording 4m 29s
2. Recording Techniques
Microphone positioning and techniques 4m 12s
Checking and setting levels 3m
Dealing with dynamics: Microphone technique 3m 31s
Dealing with dynamics: Using compression 3m 32s
Talkback microphone demeanor 4m 51s
Takes management: Psychology 4m 9s
Takes management: Technical 3m 44s
Recording the vocal takes 18m 20s
3. Creative Production Tips
Doubling lead vocals 3m 25s
Working with harmonies 3m 14s
Methods to stack multiples 7m 31s
Using Auto-Tune during the 3m 3s recording phase
Next steps 57s

Sample files : none
Video Format : MP4
Video : AVC, 1280×720, 16: 9, 30.000 fps, 2,426 Kbps
Audio : AAC, 48.0 KHz, 320 Kbps, 2 channels


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