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Mixtape

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In Music Technology I you will be required to work independently and have time management skills with each project.

Topics include but not limited to:

Basics of a Sound System, Audio Effects, MIDI Sequencing, Audio Sequencing
Composing, Arranging , Podcasting, Remixing, Film Scoring & Live Performance using Technology,

 

Mixtape Assignment

THS Alumni that found their passion after taking Music Technology
 

Mixtape

A mixtape is a compilation of music, typically from multiple sources, recorded onto a medium. With origins in the 1980s, the term normally describes a homemade compilation of music onto a cassette tape,

 

You are going to create a mixtape based on a theme of your choice. 

Step 1 - Select a theme
Examples of themes:
Social Issues
Women Rappers
Evolution of Hip-Hop
Event(s) of topics in Music History
Evolution of your favorite genre of music
Music of a certain time period. 
You have to select a theme for this assignment. 

Step 2 - Select 10 songs 
The 10 (or more) songs that you select must be associated with the theme you have selected. 

Step 3 - Create your Mixtape in Soundtrap
You can only use one verse and chorus from each song selected.
Edit the selected parts from each song into one song.  
You can fade in and out of each song. 

Step 4 Write Liner Notes OR Record your Liner Notes to create a Radio Show!
You are going to write 2-3 pages of Liner Notes. 
The Liner Notes must include how every song you selected is associated with your theme.  EX Lyrics, Overall message of song, musicians, pubishers, etc. 
You must write at least 2-3 paragraphs for each song
Use Google Docs throughout the week to write your Liner Notes. 


 

Assignment

Assignment Timeline

November 16 - Theme selected 
November 18 - Your 10 songs have been selected 
November 23 - Music (1 Verse/1 Chorus) have been edited in Soundtrap
November 30 - Mixtape Assignment is due

What you are handing in
1. Soundtrap File with your songs edited
2. Google Doc with your Liner Notes
3. You can skip the Google Doc if you want to make Podcast