This is the dedicated Music Technology site for all things Music Technology related from Simon Balle School. Here you will find video, document and online resources, coursework mark schemes, details of homework, deadlines, the whole shebang.
Do let us know if there is anything you would like added/amended, mistakes spotted etc.
We do have a youtube channel with a stack of music technology related video tutorials and links to video content we hope can be of use to you.
The Daddy himself, Jimi Hendrix with his fabulous cover of Bob Dylan’s song “All Along The Watchtower”. A few glorious minutes of perfection in my book…
Please have a careful listen through and answer the questions below. Once you have checked your answers please press submit. Thank you.
Watch the video below and then complete the google form, then click SUBMIT.
Complete the question below in 10 minutes. Then click SUBMIT…
Please make sure that you complete the full 27 bars notated in the score for One Day Like This. This means adding piano, strings and voice part to your rhythm track Logic project. The voice should be added using an appropriate soft synth sound (to emulate vocals).
Your sequences will be marked using this mark scheme, a total of 24 MARKS FOR THE TASK:
Click HERE for the audio and score.
The marks for this work will be your first assessed work on Go4Schools.
I’m a huge fan of this man…
Have you heard of The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Beastie Boys, Kanye West, Slayer, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Ed Sheeran, Johnny Cash, System Of A Down, Justin Timberlake, Lana Del Rey…the list goes on. Well Rick produced their finest recordings – unbelievable really.
Rick Rubin is a stunning producer, instrumental in the story of Hip Hop and a fascinating bloke, do grab a moment to listen to this interview, take a few tips from a mix master.
Rick Rubin meets Zane Lowe
Rick meets Zane Pt 2
Here are some great pieces of work from the 2013 class..
The 2000s saw R’n’B continuing it’s dominant trend but also spawned some memorable rock and Indie as well as the birth of Dubstep and Grime in the UK.
THIS DOCUMENT provides an overview, but importantly, do take time to listen to key recordings from the decade..