Analog Practice

MUSC 1240N S01 [CRN: 26730]

Analog sound is uniquely tactile, expressive, and flexible. Through a series of solo, collaborative, recorded, and live-performed projects, this class explores the practice of creating analog sound. We will use a wide array of modular and semi-modular analog synthesizers, including the rare ARP 2500. Beginning with broad concepts of voltage flow and modulation, we will expand into considering the unique affordances of various synths, addressing questions such as tone color, ease of sound production and variation, and conduciveness to combination with other sound sources. Interested students strongly recommended to attend first day; final class list determined by questionnaire.
Section specific notes:
This course will be taught Hybrid if possible, but depending on COVID status, the course may in fact be converted to fully Online. In either case but especially if fully online, support will be provided for remote gear/software/ recording work. Email [email protected] with any questions.
Spring 2021
Credit Hours
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10:30 - 11:50 Tue, Thu - from Jan 20, 2021 to Apr 23, 2021
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