Category: Music Producing Program

Recording Connection student Luis Garcia in studio with artist Son Real and mentor producer Rahki in 2016

How to Find a Music Production Mentor?

More than 30 years ago, RRFC developed learning programs designed specifically for creative industries. We felt the traditional way of learning–attending four-year universities, colleges, or trade schools–wasn’t the best use of time or money...

Roman Molino Dunn on Creating Soundtracks, Being an In-Demand Producer & Music Mentorship

Recording Connection mentor Roman Molino Dunn a.k.a Electropoint, co-owner of Mirrortone recording studios (NYC, NY), is both a Billboard-charting music producer and award-winning composer who’s composed original music for some of the biggest brands...

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Why File Management Matters for Music Producers and Audio Engineers

Before digital audio workstations, before computers, and before storage came in the form of a disk, audio engineers and music producers worked in analog. Tape, reels, and cabinets designed to handle finished projects and...

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...

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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...

What is a Record Company?

The definition of a record company is as follows: A company in the business of making and selling musical recordings. That clear things up? We thought not. The words “record company” and “record label”...

DJ Emily Stamer aka LUCY

How‌ ‌to Make an ‌EDM Song

Electronic Dance Music, otherwise known as EDM, owes a lot to the computer boom of the 1980s. While it was influenced by a range of music from the 60s and 70s, including dub, hip...