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Two Day Workshop: The Engineer as Artist

  • Bedlam Lowertown 213 E 4th St St Paul, MN, 55101 United States (map)

The Engineer as Artist: Mix Theory and Signal Processing
Instructor: Bedlam Lowertown Technical Director & Audio Engineer John Steitz

November 2nd 1-5PM

November 3rd 1-3PM



All of us have gone to a musical concert or performance event and have been left underwhelmed by its sonic offerings. "What a bad mix!" someone says. But what is mixing? What makes a mix sound good? What makes a mix sound bad? Can these questions really be answered definitively or are they inherently subjective?
In this course we will dive into the fundamentals of mix theory and the different elements that make up a mix. We’ll also familiarize ourselves with the processing tools in the engineer's arsenal, including compressors, gates, Eq’s, filters, and reverbs. By the end of the course you’ll understand what these do, their parameters, and how to operate them purposefully, competently, and artistically.

$40 for the whole workshop. Originally $150, this great value is made possible by generous funding by the MN State Arts Board via the Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment.

Later Event: February 9
February Meet and Greet