Author: Liya Swift

What is a record company?

What is a record company?

The definition of a record company is as follows: A company in the business of making and selling musical recordings. That clear things up? We thought not. The words “record company” and “record label”...

Recording Connection in Boston

How to make hip hop beats

As the current ruler supreme on the music scene, hip hop’s meteoric rise can be traced to the advent of home computers, faster processors, and music software that gave the power of producing music...

DJ operating gear during a show

Hip Hop Production Techniques

From humble beginnings in the Bronx underground to worldwide domination, hip hop may be the most popular form of music globally. The mix of drum machines, dope lyrics, syncopated beats, and samples create music...

DJ Emily Stamer aka LUCY

How‌ ‌to Make an ‌EDM Song

Electronic Dance Music, otherwise known as EDM, owes a lot to the computer boom of the 1980s. While it was influenced by a range of music from the 60s and 70s, including dub, hip...

How to Become a Video Game Music Composer

Video Game Music Industry is Growing. When it comes to monetizing your original music, one of the fasted growing but least mentioned markets is the video gaming industry. Consider this, in 2018; movie industry...

How Do I Make Hardcore EDM Music?

If there’s a music genre, there’s probably a hardcore version of it. Look at the Trans-Siberian Orchestra – they managed to give orchestral music a hard-driving edge. Hardcore rap, hardcore rock, and even jazzcore...

The Top Student Success Stories of 2019

Recording Connection graduate Morning Estrada went on European tour with Aminé, Won Latin Grammy, and more! To say 2019 has been a busy year for Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production graduate...

Successful Independent Record Labels

Independent record labels are a growth industry. Collectively, they account for one third of U.S. music sales. Here are some of the top independent record labels and the artists they represent: XL Recordings Founded...