Category: Hip Hop & Beat Making Program

The Best of 2020 is here!

IN 2020… Recording Connection graduate Ramy Morales Went 5x Platinum, Got Signed with Sony/ATV! We caught up with Recording Connection grad Ramy Morales (Lil Baby, Yo Gotti, Gunna, Tyla Yahweh) who’s now got 5...

Recording Connection mentor Steve Catizone on Vibe, Hiring Students & Training Tomorrow’s Audio Pros During COVID-19

Steve Catizone of Infinite Recording (Black Eyed Peas, Charli XCX, Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber, Wyclef Jean), located in the Boston area, has decades of experience producing and engineering artists across the musical spectrum. We...

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 use Fruity Loops

Now referred to as FL Studio, Fruity Loops was one of the first widely used digital audio workstations (DAW). Originally, it was created as a simple – by today’s standards – four-channel drum machine...