Category: Learning 101

Recording Connection graduate Taylor Crommie talks Making a Living in Music, Passion & Career Goals

Over the past 12 months, artists Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production graduate Taylor Crommie has engineered and/or mixed for include DJ Paul (of Three 6 Mafia), Kembe X, Jay Rock, Wifi...

What is the purpose of a record label

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...

What it Takes to be a Music Producer?

How 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...

Two people working on an Ableton Digital Audio Workstation

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...