1. What is sound? Seven Important Characteristics 2. How to Listen, Remember When Your Parents Told You to Listen? Well, You Should Have Listened! 3. EQ Points of Interest. Frequencies Made Easy 4. People skills. Recording Isn't All Technical! 5. Microphone Guides and Their Uses. Hey, Is This Thing On? 6. Mixing Consoles. So Many Knobs, So Little Time 7. Signal Processors. Toys You Could Play with for Days! 8. Signal Flow. The Keys to Directing Audio Traffic 9. Studio Session Procedures: How a Recording Session Happens and in What Order 10. Basic Acoustics... How to Make Your Recording Space Sound Better 11. The History of Audio: It Helps to Know Where You Came From 12. Now That I Am Dangerous, Should I get an internship? 13. Jobs. What Can I Do With These Skills? 14. FAQs. Hear it from the Pros
Tim Dittmar is a musician, songwriter, recording and live sound engineer, producer, and professor. Tim began his professional audio career in the late 80s at Cedar Creek Studio in Austin, TX. Tim has been a full-time faculty member at Austin Community College since 2000 where he heads up the technology side of Music Business, Performance and Technology (MBPT).