Category: Advanced Ableton Electronic Music Production Program

Recording Connection in Boston

How to produce beats

Being able to “keep the beat” has been an age-old requirement in the music industry. Thanks to hip hop, rap, and electronic music, that background sound has been brought to the forefront. Today, beats...

How to make music like Getter.

Getter creates music in multiple genres. In high school he was a huge metalhead but turned to producing electronic music because he could do it all by himself. His journeys into music are a...

audio engineer Josh Monroy Los Angeles

What skills are needed to be a music producer

The best music producers in the business understand what it takes to make a b-side into a single that gets played over and over again on the radio or downloaded hundreds of thousands of...

How Do I Make a Living in Music?

When you are passionate about something and figure out a way to make a living from it, life can be a beautiful thing. Years ago, up and comers dreamed of being the next big...

Audio engineer, music producer, composer Rohan Solomon at Engine Room Audio (NY, NY)

How to be a successful music producer

In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell explains that to achieve world-class greatness in a field, a subject needs to spend 10,000 hours practicing a specific task. So, if you spend 20 hours a week...

Crowd at a concert with laser lights

How to make dubstep

Dubstep first appeared in south London about 20 years ago, introducing yet another subgenre to the umbrella that is the electronic music genre megalith. Marked by heavy baselines, syncopated rhythms, and breakdowns, the music...

Jamaal Taylor aka Cy Kosis

How to be a Beat Maker

Featured image is of Jamaal Taylor, Recording Connection graduate and beatmaker, live sound engineer, and composer who recently placed two original songs in a Blumhouse Productions film. The popularity and meteoric rise of rap...