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Recording Connection mentor Lucas Abend on Getting Out of Your Way, Putting the Ego on Ice, and more!

Recording Connection mentor Lucas Abend (Snoop Dogg, Lost Kings, Krewella) is an artist/producer who’s passionate about helping others get the tools, training, and advice they need to make great-sounding music, whether they’re pursuing a...

Recording Connection grad Ian Izquierdo Goes from Stuck in a Rut to Hired & Thriving in Music.

When Ian Izquierdo found Recording Connection he’d gotten to know firsthand, just how ho-hum a life of working 50-hour weeks doing work that didn’t speak to his soul could be. Circumstances out of his...

Audio Engineer Dawsøn with Bennett Higgins at Junxion Sound Recording Studios working at a digital audio workstation

Recording Connection grad & mentor Dawsøn on Working with Kanye West, Recognizing Opportunity, and more!

When Kanye West premiered his lastest album Donda via livestream from Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Recording Connection graduate Alejandro Rodriguez-Dawson aka Dawsøn was the engineer capturing Kanye’s performance for all 5.4 million viewers. We recently...

Recording Connection mentor Chad Zuchegno in recording studio

How to Grow Your Catalog as a Music Producer

A portfolio or catalog is a collection of music produced by a singer, songwriter, or other artists that haven’t been assigned, licensed, or sold. Basically, the music you create – and keep for yourself...

Lessons from the Frontlines… Recording Connection grad & mentor DAWSØN Records Kanye West.

August 5th, 2021, Kanye West live-streams the release of his new album Donda, at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Recording Connection graduate Dawsøn is the engineer there to catch it all. Sometimes it isn’t ready, go,...

A black and white image of Angelina Alvardo using a digital audio workstation.

Advantages of Online Music Production School

Computer technology and the internet have made it possible for just about anyone to start making music. And that’s great! Digital audio workstation software makes it possible for you to create songs, beats, samples,...

Jared Wenkman on Getting Hired, Working with Bands & The Advanced Audio & Music Production Program.

When Jared Wenkman found Recording Connection, he hadn’t spent years imaging how cool it’d be to work in a recording studio. He didn’t have Pro Tools on his computer. In fact, he knew next...