Component 1: Recording
You will manage musicians and studio time to record one of ten selected songs utilising production tools and techniques to capture, edit, process and mix the recording.
Component 2: Technology-based composition
You will develop your ability to synthesise and sample sound, creating and manipulating audio to produce a technology based composition to one of three briefs.
Component 3: Listening and Analysing
You will acquire knowledge of the principles of sound and audio technology including its developmental correlation to musical genres. Through analytical listening you will be able to identify production equipment, techniques and effects used in a given
piece of music.
Component 4: Producing and Analysing
You will develop the ability to correct and combine audio and MIDI to successfully remedy errors creating a final complete mix.
The ability to analyse how specific mixing scenarios including signal paths, effects and hardware units treat and manipulate sound.
GCSE C grade and a relevant music theory and performance grade.