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The Art of Sound Capture & Production Course.

The aim of Tsunami Sounds School of Audio is to support students from all walks of life to produce good quality sound recordings, in whatever realm of music they are operating in. You may be a band member, a solo musician, a home-recording studio, or someone wanting to refresh their current knowledge.
We aim to bring an understanding of what constitutes good sound and how to capture and deliver it successfully.
The Art of Sound Capture & Production Course is delivered via small group (Max10) weekend workshops. Arranged over 8 modules and covering all perimeters of modern recording – attend one or attend them all.
Sessions are interactive with a combination of verbal lectures, hands-on use of equipment, and opportunities to have your sound queries answered.

Module 1 – Systems, Studios & Signal Flow. Setting up systems.
(Garbage in, garbage out). Acoustic properties. Mics

Module 2 – Recording Techniques.
How to record different instruments and sounds.

Module 3 – Digital Audio & Computers. Recording in Digital medium.
Learn to listen. Sound & how speakers work.

Module 4 – Compression, Equalization & Effects.
What, how & when to use.

Module 5 – Consoles & Controllers & How to track a band.
Getting technical & still get the vibe.

Module 6 – Mixing, Midi & Arrangement.
The dynamics & what happens in a mix.

Module 7 – Mastering, Compiling & Presentation.
Put it all together in a commercial package.

Module 8 – Running a Session. Studio Management.
Running the studio & working with people efficiently.

NB: Booking and pre-payment is essential – courses are NOT run under 4 attendees, and attendance on the course only confirmed once payment is received.

Individual module certificates are presented at the end of each weekend workshop.

David Trail.


$300 (All Inclusive) per weekend workshop. This includes 16 hours learning, accommodation on Friday and Saturday night if required, with some meals provided.

Payment Methods:
Bank Account Number:
Cheque/Cash options etc

Payment Options:
Regular weekly payment options are available. Email the link below for more details or call us on: 021 220 7199.

Studio & Course Administrator: Adele McCartney