The Lab Writing and Drawing Assignment

posted Feb 17, 2011, 9:59 AM by Chris Beckstrom   [ updated Feb 24, 2011, 1:06 PM ]
DUE THURSDAY, March 3, 2011 @ 1pm (lab time)

either IN PERSON (to Chris) or on the SCRATCH DISK

INSTRUCTIONS:

For each track (Bogota, Conquest, and Here Comes the Sun)-
Listen very closely, using headphones, monitors, or preferably both
Take note of how all the sounds are placed together in the stereo image,
and DRAW A PICTURE that reflects what you hear
(i.e. if something is panned hard left, draw a little blob at the far left and name it the name of the instrument)
Be as thorough as possible!

then

Write (you don't have to use full sentences) how you would recreate that mix if you had the exact same musicians and instruments
Take note of all the different effects being used, even un-chosen ones like recording to tape

DELIVERY:
Can be PDFs, real-life paper, scans, whatever (can be done in pencil on paper, or in photoshop, or google docs, or anything in between)

turn in:
3 DRAWINGS (1 for each track)
3 Written explanations of how you would recreate the mix

DO NOT TURN IN ANY LOGIC SESSIONS!
this is a (english) WRITING and DRAWING assignment!

DUE THURSDAY, March 3, 2011 @ 1pm (lab time)
either IN PERSON (to Chris) or on the SCRATCH DISK

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