Category: Research 201

Recording Connection audio engineering and music production mentor Rene Reyes at Rebel 11 Studios in Miami, Florida

Mentor Rene Reyes on The Creative, Fluffy Land of Unicorns, Objectivity & What it Really Takes to Be a Professional Music Producer

Producer/Engineer Rene Reyes of Miami’s Rebel 11 Studios (Bad Bunny, Darrel, Karol G) isn’t one to varnish the truth. He’s passionate about making music, helping artists capture the sounds and sonic feel they’re after,...

Recording Connection mentor Mack Woodward: How I Hired 18 Engineers During COVID-19.

Grammy-certified Recording Connection mentor Mack Woodward is a music producer and mixing engineer (Beyoncé, Maroon 5, Fergie, Outkast, Jamie Foxx) who’s dedicated to teaching tomorrow’s engineers and producers the skillset and mindset it takes...

Home Recording Studio Design

Nominated for Academy Awards, including an Oscar win for the best original song, Hustle and Flow is about DJay, a pimp, as he tries to make a name for himself in the local rap...

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Recording Connection mentor G.W. Childs on Passion-fueled Songwriting, Ableton Production, and more.

Recording Connection mentor G.W. Childs has a multifaceted career spanning decades. A songwriter, artist, and keyboardist with Soil & Eclipse, he’s also published books on Ableton, Propellerhead’s Reason, and served as the sound designer...

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 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...