Category: Audio Engineering & Music Production Program

What is a record deal?

Caveat Emptor Rules Ever since Robert Johnson “sold his soul to the devil” in order to become a famous musician as chronicled in his song “Crossroads,” record deals have been looked at as a...

Dashboard for Logic Pro X

Hip Hop Producers Who Use Logic

Considered the “creative” operating system, the Apple entry into the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) landscape offers a lot to the professional music producer. Some of the biggest names in the digital music industry, including...

What it Takes to be a Music Producer

To become a successful music producer, you need to have passion and drive, a great work ethic, a sense of responsibility, strong business smarts and, last but not least, musical skills, knowledge and abilities....

How do DJs Make Beats?

At the most basic level, a beat is what keeps the time of a song. Repeated over and over again, the rest of instruments, vocals, and harmonies follow its lead. When listening to a...

How to Start Producing Beats

“It’s a trip it’s got a funky beat and I can bug out to it.” – “B-Boy Bouillabaisse” sample from the Beastie Boys’ album Paul’s Boutique. While harmonies, melodies, and structure are all important...