03 y8 music tech 2014 lesson 2 import edit & drum loop

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Published on March 12, 2014

Author: josephsparks

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Mirci FRONTStudent View Bethan Thomas S Temi Sushanth Ore Oliver Emilia Isabelle Mirci Bethan Sam Isha Connor Temi Nathan Joeson Thomas FThomas S Albert Valerie Huma Naiya Zoe Nathan Joeson Valerie Huma Sushanth Naiya Zoe Ore Isabelle Music Technology Sporting Heroes Listen to the following extract and answer the following question: What different parts, instruments and techniques are used in this clip and how do they help to create an interesting composition?

Lesson objectives  In today’s lesson you will:  Import at least one sample and develop this into the start of a composition.  Edit the sample into sections (words, phrases) and create the start of a composition by manipulating the rhythm/ timing.  Import a suitable drum loop into your composition and manipulate the rhythm/ timing of your sample(s), to fit with your loop.

Importing and editing your samples…  Demonstration…

Importing and editing your samples…  Open your template file: Start > Computer > J:1. Student Write > Year 8 > JPS > 8xyMu3 > 02 Music Technology Project > 0X Your Name > Music Tech Template.  Go to <FILE>, <IMPORT>, <AUDIO FILE> .  Navigate to the folder in which the Quotes are saved and select your chosen quote. (This should be automatically selected)  In the pop-up box, ensure that the ‘copy file to working directory’ box is TICKED - This is VERY important!  Press ‘Ok’ to import the track.  Copy the file once (use <CTRL K> to repeat).  In the copied version, use the scissors to chop it up. Copy bits along to create a rhythm of short words/ phrases.

Use the button to make your Samples play in time – move them to fit to the grid – unselect it so that you can click anywhere on the audio track to cut it, but when you want to fit it to the beats, re-activate it Chop up your quotes so they will look something like this...

Connor Mirci FRONTStudent View Sam Isha Bethan Thomas S Temi Sushanth Ore Oliver Emilia Isabelle Mirci Bethan Sam Isha Connor OliverTemi Nathan Joeson Thomas F EmiliaThomas S Albert Valerie Huma Naiya Zoe Nathan Joeson Valerie Huma Sushanth Thomas F Naiya Zoe Ore Isabelle Task 1: Import at least one sample and edit the sample into sections (words, phrases) and create the start of a composition by manipulating the rhythm/ timing.

Adding a drum loop  Demonstration…

Drum Loops…  Go to Media > Loop Browser.  To play the loop click the arrow (see below).  Double-click the loop to add it to your composition.  Copy the file, as before (using <CTRL K>). Now try to ensure that your words/phrases fit with your beat, you may need to modify your samples.

Your tasks… Your tasks for this lesson:  To select and import at least one sample (don’t let this take more than 5 minutes).  To edit (cut) the sample into the sections you will use (this could be just a word, phrase, sound effect, or a longer sample) and incorporate these into your composition.  To add a drum loop to your composition and manipulate the rhythm/timing of your sample(s), to fit with your loop.

Plenary (1) – Evaluating your work…  Visit www.sparkspsych.com/8xy-evalution and evaluate your progress against today’s targets and write at least one aim for next week. Today’s targets:  To select and import at least one sample (don’t let this take more than 5 minutes).  To edit (cut) the sample into the sections you will use (this could be just a word, phrase, sound effect, or a longer sample) and incorporate these into your composition.  To add a drum loop to your composition and manipulate the rhythm/timing of your sample(s), to fit with your loop.

Plenary (2) – evaluation  Discuss the following questions in relation to the chosen composition. 1. Has this person successfully imported at least one sample and incorporated their sample into the start of a composition. 2. Does this composition include a drum loop and does the rhythm/timing of the sample, fit with the loop.  What can this person do to improve their composition next week?

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