The UNC Asheville Recording Studio includes the Solid State Logic SSL AWS 900+ recording and mixing console, a Pro Tools HD recording system with 96 I/O interface, and a 16 track 1" multi-track analog tape machine. All of this equipment is to be interconnected through a balanced TT patch bay. This facility also houses a variety of microphones, preamps, limiters/compressors, reverbs, noise gates, dbx and Dolby noise reduction units, and various signal processors., and multi track analog tape machines. This facility also houses a variety of microphones, preamps, limiters, compressors, reverbs, noise gates, and various other signal processors.
The Editing and Mastering Room provides students with a fully-professional digital mixing and editing environment, complete with 5.1 surround sound capability. The acoustical treatment of the room includes RPG modex broadband absorbers, fiberglass absorbers, and student-built quadratic residue sound diffusors.
The Electronic Music Studio houses both analog (Moog EML, etc.) and state-of-the-art digital synthesis and composition software and hardware including various microcomputers with MIDI interfaces, synthesis and sampling modules such as the Kurzweil K2500/RS, E-MU Classic Keys, Roland D-110, S-550, Proteus II, Yamaha TX-81Z, as well as numerous digital signal processing devices, SMPTE synchronization to video. Software includes MAX/MSP/JITTER, Reason, and other similar programs.
Music Performance Spaces include Lipinsky Auditorium (580 seats), and the Music Department's dual purpose Rehearsal/Recital Space with movable seating which is used for rehearsals of our larger performance groups, as well as for informal recitals, workshops, and other special events.
All of the Music Department's practice rooms are acoustically treated for maximum sound isolation, as are our teaching studios and percussion studio.