Introduction to Multi-Track Audio Recording

Audio artist, musician and studio engineer Troy Pohl covers artistic and professional tips and techniques, including the basics of mixing, setting up audio tracks, use of compression, noise gates, EQ, modulation, and more!

1:00  Intros; History of recording music; Overview of basics:

  • live 2-track mixing & recording
  • multi-track recording and mix-down
  • basics of mastering

1:30 Challenges of multi-track recording — good quality raw tracks for mixing, microphone techniques, proper recording levels, & more!

3:00  Clinic: Multi-track mixing

4:30 Mastering

Troy Pohl has worked as a recording engineer, producer, writer, editor, and technical director. He has worked on hundreds of projects from folk records to iMAX movies. He was a co-founder of Collar City Records as well as its sister organization Collar City Sound. For 12 years Troy served as a Studio Engineer at the iEAR Studios in Troy, New York. He is currently on staff at Black Dog Recording Studio in Stillwater, New York and Nevessa Production in Woodstock, New York and The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy, NY.

The fee for this workshop is $40.
**Regular Sanctuary volunteers may take the workshop free of charge

For more information, or to find out about scholarship opportunities, e-mail [email protected] or call (518) 272-2390