Huber- Modern Recording Techniques Chpt 11

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Huber- Modern Recording Techniques Chpt 11

This will calculate your understanding of chapter 11 in the Huber book, Modern Recording Techniques. Please pick the best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An audio production console is also called
    • A. 

      Board

    • B. 

      Desk

    • C. 

      Mixer

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A recorded blend of music is called a
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      EQ

    • C. 

      Buss

    • D. 

      Mix

  • 3. 
    What do we call instruments that are recorded to establish the foundation so that other instruments can be recorded afterwords?
    • A. 

      Basic

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Bed tracks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Rhythm or basic tracks consists of ?
    • A. 

      Drums and Bass

    • B. 

      Keyboards

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Horns

  • 5. 
    Mutlitrack recording generally involves which of the following steps in chronological order?
    • A. 

      Foldback, summing, aux sends

    • B. 

      Mixdown, overdubbing, foldback

    • C. 

      Overdubbing, mixdown, recording

    • D. 

      Recording, overdubbing and mixdown

  • 6. 
    ____________ is assigning each signal's input strip to the same console output.
    • A. 

      Mixing

    • B. 

      Grouping

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      Panning

  • 7. 
    In order to achieve the best signal-to-noise ratio a track should be
    • A. 

      Recorded at the highest level with out distortion.

    • B. 

      Summed together.

    • C. 

      Set to direct insertion point.

    • D. 

      Recorded on analog tape.

  • 8. 
    Digital recording allows for increased
    • A. 

      Overdubbing.

    • B. 

      Headroom.

    • C. 

      Cue mix.

    • D. 

      Panning.

  • 9. 
    An audio engineer should
    • A. 

      Use the "fix it in the mix approach".

    • B. 

      Help capture the project's sound to " tape" or disk.

    • C. 

      Record guitar.

    • D. 

      Carry a soldering iron

  • 10. 
    Rhythm tracks are usually
    • A. 

      The keyboards.

    • B. 

      Recorded last.

    • C. 

      Part of the DAW console

    • D. 

      The driving backbone of a song.

  • 11. 
    Monitoring needs to occur
    • A. 

      In the control room and for the artist.

    • B. 

      Only in the control room.

    • C. 

      Only for the artist.

    • D. 

      Only one way.

  • 12. 
    Aux sends are used
    • A. 

      As another way to get sound out of the mixing board.

    • B. 

      For channel input.

    • C. 

      For parametric EQ

    • D. 

      Phase reversal.

  • 13. 
    Listening to previously recorded tracks through headphones and playing along while recording is known as__________.
    • A. 

      Attenuation

    • B. 

      Analog

    • C. 

      Grouping

    • D. 

      Overdubbing.

  • 14. 
    In the recording studio mixdown occurs
    • A. 

      First.

    • B. 

      Last.

    • C. 

      During the recording process.

    • D. 

      Anytime.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following adjustments are made to achieve a final mix?
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Panning

    • C. 

      Equalization and effects

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Another term beside "final mix" when used to when everything is done with recording and mixing.
    • A. 

      Bounce

    • B. 

      overdubbing

    • C. 

      Subbing

    • D. 

      2 track

  • 17. 
    The path of the audio signal is called?
    • A. 

      Signal flow

    • B. 

      Signal path

    • C. 

      Signal chain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    A vertical series of controls that are associated with a specific channel is called
    • A. 

      Aux sends

    • B. 

      Channel strip

    • C. 

      Console

    • D. 

      Metering

  • 19. 
    I/O stands for
    • A. 

      Input/Output

    • B. 

      Insert/Output

    • C. 

      Insert/Open

    • D. 

      Input/Open

  • 20. 
    Pick the device that must be use to make a microphone work.
    • A. 

      Automation

    • B. 

      EQ

    • C. 

      Cable

    • D. 

      Preamp

  • 21. 
    The first place the signal goes when a microphone is plugged into a mixer.
    • A. 

      Fader

    • B. 

      Preamp

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Aux

  • 22. 
    Mic trims are also called
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Half normaled

    • C. 

      EQ

    • D. 

      Gain

  • 23. 
    Define attenuation.
    • A. 

      To attenuate

    • B. 

      Addition of signal

    • C. 

      Convert to digital

    • D. 

      Reduction of signal

  • 24. 
    An "pad" is used for
    • A. 

      Covering

    • B. 

      Softness

    • C. 

      Touch screen

    • D. 

      Attenuation

  • 25. 
    Aux sends are used to route signal flow to the main output.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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