Music Production &

Audio Engineering I

Semester 2 - Project 1: Sampling

For this project, you will sample an old piece of music to make a new piece of music.

  • Your sample must be from a piece of music with rhythmic and pitched information (Meaning it can’t just be a noise, a drone, speech, etc…)

  • Your loop must be at least one bar long and cannot be longer than four bars.

  • The piece of music you sample must have been recorded before 1995.

  • Your sample must be properly warped.

  • You must add a melody to your sample.

  • In addition to your sample, your track must contain a drum pattern with a kick, and a hi-hat

  • Your drum pattern must also contain a snare, clap, wood block, or snap and you must put reverb on it.

  • Your song must be between 1 minute and 2.5 minutes long. 

In addition to these requirements, you will be graded on the following competencies:

Due Date:

Wednesday, January 29th

Thursday, January 30th

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