2 Alderbury Close, Earlscourt, Waterford. 0874164915 info@strummingalong.ie

If you would like to learn how to record music in your own home using software such as Cubase and Reason. Learn about effects, EQ and various techniques to get a professional sound for your recording.

  • Equalisation EQ bands and their musical relevance
  • Microphones & Recording. Mic types, techniques and positioning for vocal, guitar and instrumental recording
  • Effects. Compression, reverb, delay, chorus, flanging & pitch shifting
  • Programming. Programming drum and synth phrases using a built-in drum machine and sequencer
  • Synthesis. Envelopes, filters, oscillators and creating new sounds with a built-in synthesiser
  • Sampling. Sampling and editing loops and creating new sounds
  • Sequencing & Editing. Sequencing each of the above parts into an arrangement, effectively turning your PC into a multi-track recorder
  • Mixing & Effects. Achieving the all-important final mix, using built-in mixers, effects units and dynamic processors
I teach the MuseScore workshop run by Music Literacy Ireland useful if you are sitting the Music technology section of the Leaving Cert exam.


Essential for anyone interested in recording music at home.

D. Fox

I enjoyed finding my way around new programmes and learning how to use them.

H. Keane