Category: Hip Hop & Beat Making Program

Two Brothers Team Up to Launch their own Recording Studio

Some things run in the family. For brothers Dion and Devon Johnson of Chicago, IL, music had always been part of their lives. “Probably my first time creating a rap I was probably like...

Into the Fire: Recording Connection student Justin Smith fine-tunes his skills behind the board!

When Justin Smith first began his Recording Connection externship with music industry veteran Larry Goetz at The Lair Studio in Los Angeles, CA—a top-shelf studio serving clients like Katy Perry and Ariana Grande—little could...

Recording Connection mentor Ira Parker talks Pushing the Limits

A true music industry veteran, Recording Connection mentor Ira Parker is the owner and chief producer/engineer for Maximus Music Records, one of the top recording studios in Charlotte, NC, serving clients like Jadakiss, DMX...

Recording Connection graduate Marcus Charles brings his Musical Ideas to Life

“I’ve always loved music,” says Recording Connection graduate Marcus Charles. “I think I was in seventh grade. I took this digital music course that was offered by my middle school and ever since then,...

Recording Connection student Dez Ward learns the ropes from Grammy-Winner

When Dez Ward first found the Recording Connection, he was simply looking for a way to learn the ropes of audio engineering without having to go back to school. Little could he have guessed...