Digital recording offers flexibility and editing options that weren’t easily available with analogue recording.

The possibilities for manipulating sound sources are seemingly endless and, by recording their own sounds at source and editing samples, musicians and engineers can create new esoteric sounds that will enable them to create original sounding music. This unit offers the learner the ability to explore those possibilities.

Remixing other artists’ music can provide a useful potential revenue source and helps to develop an understanding of a range of knowledge and skills, from stylistic awareness to manipulation of audio files.