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Music Technology Workbook by Steven Gurevitz, Paul Middleton

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11Audio Exercises

This chapter contains a series of audio exercises that are designed to prepare you for the main audio projects. The exercises break down the recording process into manageable chunks so you can focus in detail on one particular aspect at a time. We therefore recommend you work your way through each exercise before attempting the main audio projects.

Exercise 11.1 Connecting a microphone

Before attempting this exercise we recommend you read the ‘Audio equipment’ section in Chapter 7, along with Chapters 9 and 10.

This exercise will cover the following:

• Different types of connection

• Switching between mic and line

• Using phantom power

• Recording directly into a computer

• Recording in stereo

• Using the phase reversal switch. ...

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