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The Orchard is a 40-seat computer lab specially designed to support teaching and learning of audio production. It is equipped with a high-quality projector, a pair of audio monitors, small sound recording booth and 40 Apple iMacs.

Each iMac is equipped is a Digi Design Mbox for recording and playback of audio, a midi keyboard with control surface and the following software:

  • Pro Tools 8 LE
  • Logic Studio
  • Melodyne
  • Garritan Personal Orchestra
  • Ableton Live Suite
  • Max for Live
  • Max/MSP + Jitter
  • MatLab
  • SuperCollider
  • Apple Developer Tools

These will be used primarily by students of:

BSc (Hons) Music Technology
Bsc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production