Electrical Audio Studio Practices Seminar

Sign-up below—Event Capped at 10 Participants !

Hands-on analog techniques with a real band and real tape.

The Electrical Audio Studio Practices Seminar is a 4-day practicum on recording techniques and running an analog recording session hosted by Steve Albini at Electrical Audio, with technical discussions by Greg Norman.

The bulk of the seminar will be a real band recording session on analog multitrack, using classic studio techniques, analog processing, and mixdown to a stereo master tape. Steve and Greg will lead in-depth discussions of microphone choices and positions for amplified and acoustic instruments, signal flow through a patchbay and console, tape machine calibration and alignment, tape editing, mixing to tape, stereo mic techniques, room ambience recording techniques, and more.

Participants will get hands-on instruction in setting up and operating tape machines in a session, including calibration, transport controls, recording and monitoring modes, punching-in to repair mistakes and razor-blade editing.

The cost to attend is $2000, and attendance will be capped at 10 participants. Coffee, a light breakfast, and lunch will be provided on all 4 days of the seminar.

Limited dorm-style lodging is available for an additional $200 per person on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants will otherwise be responsible for figuring out their own lodging during the seminar.

Sign-up below to receive registration and payment information. We require 50% payment to confirm your reservation. Full payment will be due by Friday, September 20.


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