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Music Tech Information - Digital Arts Festival
by Zach Wenman

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  • 1. Welcome to Music Tech This is a training on the Music portion of the Digital Arts Festival.
  • 2. Learning Objectives
    • Necessary Equipment
    • Basics of Music Software: Acid Pro
    • Saving to Your Computer
    • Submitting to the Digital Arts Festival
  • 3. Necessary Equipment
    • Computer
      • Mouse
      • Keyboard
      • Internet Access
    • Hardware
      • Headphones or Speakers
    • Software
      • Music making software (Sony’s Acid Pro for this training)
      • Microsoft Word (Lyrics Optional)
  • 4. Basics of Acid Pro
    • Opening Acid Pro
    • Finding Loops
    • Sampling Loops
    • Dragging to Track List
  • 5. Opening Acid Pro Step 1: Click on Start Step 2: Rollover All Programs Step 3: Rollover Sony Step 4: Rollover Acid Express Step 5: Click on Acid Express
  • 6. Finding Loops Step 1: Double Click “My Computer” Step 2: Double Click “(C:)” Step 3: Double Click “Documents and Settings” Step 4: Double Click “users”
  • 7. Finding Loops cont. Step 5: Double Click “My Documents” Step 6: Double Click “Acid” Step 7: Double Click “Loops” Step 8: Double Click on Collection of Choice
  • 8. Listening to Loops Step 1:Click on Folder Step2: Click on Loop and Listen Tip: Green Bars will be jumping up and down if Loop is selected. Step 3: Click and drag Loops to Track List
  • 9. Basic Tools Draw Tool: Draws Loop onto Track Erase Tool: Erases Loop from Track Multipurpose Slider: Adjusts Volume of Loop Play from start Play Pause Stop Back to the Beginning Go to the End
  • 10. Render As… Step 1: Click on File Step 2: Click on Render As….
  • 11. Render As… Step 1: Choose Kids work folder Tip: Have a music folder already set up Step 2: Type File Name: Area Code + Initials Step 3: Choose MP3 Audio File Step 4: Click Save
  • 12. Submitting Projects
    • Visit https://digitalarts.bgca.net/
    • Contact Zach [email_address] for your login information
    • Once you’ve logged in follow the onscreen directions
  • 13. Guidelines
    • “ Be Great” Theme
    • Upbeat
    • Lyrics encouraged but not required
    • Length: 30-90 seconds
    • Must use digital music-making software
    • Lyrics must be submitted as a Word document
    • Lyrics must not contain objectionable material
    • Music must be .mp3 format
    • Title: Club Zip code, artist initials (e.g., 98033ZW.mp3)
    • Age Categories: 6-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18
    • All Submissions are due by February 28 th , 2010
  • 14. Learning Checklist
    • Have Necessary Equipment
    • Know how to use Acid Pro
    • Know how to save
    • Know how to submit
  • 15. Thanks For Participating!
    • For any questions on Digital Arts, feel free to contact Zach at [email_address] or (425) 827-0132.