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THS MUSIC HAS FORMED A PARTNERSHIP WITH RED ROOM SOUND STUDIO & THE OUTLET OF THE ARTS OF TORRINGTON TO PROVIDE THS MUSIC TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN ABOUT A CAREER PATHWAY INTO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

You should be able to the following in Soundtrap

Add Tracks, Add Loops, Cut, Copy, Paste, Split,Transpose, Sampler,Pattern Beatmaker, Play The Synth, 
Translate Soundtrap, Adding Audio Effects & Automation -Volume, Sweep & Pan, Layering Tracks

 

Tascam Tutorials are due by 11:59pm on Friday, Feb, 2, 2024

 

Soundtrap Assignment # 1 in Google Classroom

EQ/Mixing

Explore using the Parametric Equalizer, Reverb and Compression in the assignment file created for you in Soundtrap.  The multitiracks you will be using are dry. Use the Soundtrap file on Google Classroom 

Podcast Bumper

Everyone will need to record their own Podcast Bumper.  This will play at the end of your podcasts  What to record "This has been a production of THS Music Tech 2" 

Be creative! 
Use Audio Effects
How can you make this interesting

Novation Launchpad and Amplify Sound
 

NOVATION LAUNCHPAD & AMPLIFY SOUND

If you need this website translated 

THS Alumni that found their passion after taking Music Technology
 

YES YOU CAN!

Music Technology II at Torrington High School 

Music Technology II is an advanced level class.  
You will be required to work independently and have time management skills with each project.

Topics will include but not limited to:

Music Business/Industry, Audio Engineering and Music Production 

 

How is Music Technology II different from Music Technology I?
More emphasis on independent work, projects are more in depth, there will be required readings, tests/quizzes 
,reading responses, listening assignments and more.

 

Music Technology II will be using the following equipment for 2024
Soundtrap - DAW
Tascam Podcast Mixcast 4 - Professional Podcast Unit  
Tascam Podcast Editor
Focusrite Vocaster 2 
Novation Launchpad & Amply Sound

No
 

ASSIGNMENT # 1 

ASSIGNMENT # 2

ASSIGNMENT # 3

Your Podcast Channel 
You will create content for your podcast channel.  At least three episodes or 15 minutes or longer 

One of the podcasts must be recorded using the Tascam Mixcast 4. Others using the Vocaster

Topics:  School Related.  Groups, Admin, Social Issues, Mental Health, Upcoming Events at THS, etc. 

Drops:  You must include drops related to the content of each podcast OR create a commercial for the content

 

Language: Any inappropriate language will result in a zero on that podcast 

 

Bumper:  Your bumper that you created must be at the end of every podcast


Scripts:  You MUST submit a script or outline for your podcast. 

 

Check levels before recording. As the host of the podcast you have to research your content and direct the conversations.  

Tascam: You will download the podcast into the Tascam software on your laptops. 
Vocaster: Record directly into Soundtrap  

 

 

Look for Amplify Studio on your Laptops!

Terms to know 

Soundpacks

Gater

Low Pass 

High Pass 
Sections - add sounds to sections
Peapod
Color Coding

Performance Effects
Capture Output 

Play the virtual versions of the Roland TR-808 Drum Machine and the TB-303 bass synth. It was created by Yuri Suzuki and Roland engineers. For the 50th Anniversary, they added the SH-101 (a synth), SP-404 (a sampler), the TR-606, TR-707 and TR-909 (drum machines)

RECORD THEM AND USE THEM IN SOUNDTRAP! 

Week of January 29, 2024

Podcast Assignment # 1 

Due Monday, March 18, 2024

15-30 minutes
Compression and vocal clean up

 

Listen to performances using Launchpad and Launchpad Arcade

ASSIGNMENT # 4

Mixing Guitars

Use the Soundtrap file on Google Classroom
Open the effects window and click ENHANCE 
Use the following:
Dynamics Compressor, Equalizer, Acoustic Guitar Amp

Terms to know:  Compression, Attack, Release, Rate, Threshold, Knee & Mix

ASSIGNMENT # 7

ASSIGNMENT # 6

Launchpad Assignment 
Create a one-two minute live performance using the Launchpad and Launchpad Arcade.
You cannot save a file in Launchpad Arcade so this would need to be a live in class performance.

 

ASSIGNMENT # 5

ASSIGNMENT # 4

A One Sheet is a marketing or promotional document that provides an overview of an artist or a band.
CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT NEEDS TO BE INCLUDED ON THE ONE SHEET

All 3 parts are due Friday, April 12, 2024

30 Second Radio Spot
30 Second Video

One Sheet