Lesson 13: What is Tracking in Music

In advanced audio engineering course lesson thirteen, you will begin the tracking your second song, which will help you develop the strengths you need as a professional recording engineer/ music producer.

Section One: Drums

In this section, you will get a thorough overview of the importance of a finely tuned drum, the anatomy of all parts of a drum kit, proper microphone placement, and techniques for recording a drum track.

Section Two: Bass

Section two will cover the different setup and tracking that should be done for a bass recording, keeping in mind of all the scenarios for an acoustic guitar or electric bass recording.

Section Three: Guitar

Here you will be studying and putting to use the tracking techniques used for recording any acoustic or electric guitar while keeping in mind the types of guitar, pre-amps, amps, microphones and microphone techniques used for tracking.

Section Four: Keyboards

Section four covers the types of techniques and strategies used for recording keyboards, such as the use of a DI box for recording due to its high and low range of pitch and dynamic levels.

Section Five: Vocals

As vocals are the main focus to most songs, in this section you will discover more proper techniques used for tracking vocals.