When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Camilo Salazar
  • Course Code W22MPPC08B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Expand your knowledge of recording techniques and production including the use of outboard gear, management of multi-track recordings, headphone mixes, playlists, and comp takes. You will participate in several recording sessions with a band. Continuation from Sound Engineering 1.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and demonstrate how to set up a session for multi-tracking
  • Understand and demonstrate how to create and organise playlists
  • Demonstrate how to create a variety of headphone mixes
  • Understand how to use and integrate outboard gear into the session
  • Demonstrate how to create composite (comp) lists and takes


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Class discussion of listening assignments. Tasks set by the tutor and hands-on exercises Taking notes during lectures and audiovisual presentations Group and individual projects

    Entry requirements

    A strong interest in music. Access outside of class to a basic recording set up (PC or Mac computer, audio interface, recording software such as Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, etc. and basic microphone) is strongly recommended. Some experience of using Apple computers would be an advantage, but support during class will be given. Basic computer skills, file management, etc.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Some session will require the handing and lifting of audio equipment such as microphone stands, cables. Advice on safe handling of equipment will be given at the beginning of the course. Due to the nature of the instruments/content of the course you might be exposed to high volume levels. We strongly encourage everyone to bring a pair of ear plugs to every lesson.

    What you need

    Pen and paper to take notes A USB memory stick to save your work Handouts and materials given by the tutor

    What you can do next

    Mixing and Mastering: Level 1 & 2, Sound Synthesis, Mastering Techniques, Live Sound Engineering