Category: Research 201

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Where do Music Producers work?

Today’s music producer can be found at raves, nightclubs, recording studios, radio stations, behind their computer, in their car, at a coffee shop, on the phone or taking meetings at record label offices, or...

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”...

How to Become a Video Game Music Composer

Video Game Music Industry is Growing. When it comes to monetizing your original music, one of the fasted growing but least mentioned markets is the video gaming industry. Consider this, in 2018; movie industry...

The Top Student Success Stories of 2019

Recording Connection graduate Morning Estrada went on European tour with Aminé, Won Latin Grammy, and more! To say 2019 has been a busy year for Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production graduate...

Successful Independent Record Labels

Independent record labels are a growth industry. Collectively, they account for one third of U.S. music sales. Here are some of the top independent record labels and the artists they represent: XL Recordings Founded...

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What do record labels do?

Before the internet, record labels were just about the only way music got to the public. Back then, record labels discovered artists, signed them, recorded them and distributed them along with handling all the...

Russell Dennis Goes from Tech to Audio Engineer & Gets Hired

When Russell Dennis enrolled in Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production, he was already successful by many people’s standards. As an instructional designer and technical support specialist, he was making a good...