Author: Liya Swift

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...

How do I Make Drum and Bass Music

Like many forms of electronic dance music, the drum and bass genre formed in United Kingdom underground clubs, the genesis coming from Jamaican reggae and breakbeats first heard in the U.S. in the late...

Recording Connection graduate Vic Castaldo Opens Recording Studio

Even though he’s still in his early 20s, Vic Castaldo has a clear vision of what he wants to achieve in life. He came to Recording Connection after having spent the past five years...