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How to produce beats

Being able to “keep the beat” has been an age-old requirement in the music industry. Thanks to hip hop, rap, and electronic music, that background sound has been brought to the forefront. Today, beats...

How to make music like Getter.

Getter creates music in multiple genres. In high school he was a huge metalhead but turned to producing electronic music because he could do it all by himself. His journeys into music are a...

Jamila Nicolas Finds her Passion (Unexpectedly), Gets Hired Doing What she Loves!

Recent Recording Connection for Live Music graduate Jamila Nicolas (Buffalo, NY) came to us for mentored externship with a very practical goal in mind. As it turns out, training with Jim Somner did more...

Recording Connection mentor Lionel Pedro on Recording Bands, Mentorship & Star Students

Lionel Pedro, Recording Connection mentor and co-owner of Trench Recordings in Toronto (Ontario, Canada), is a firm believer in direct, hands-on learning in audio engineering and music production. Boasting more than 3000 square feet...

audio engineer Josh Monroy Los Angeles

What skills are needed to be a music producer?

The best music producers in the business understand what it takes to make a b-side into a single that gets played over and over again on the radio or downloaded hundreds of thousands of...

How Do I Make a Living in Music?

When you are passionate about something and figure out a way to make a living from it, life can be a beautiful thing. Years ago, up and comers dreamed of being the next big...

Producer Joe Dancsak takes Advanced Audio Program & Elevates his Production Sound

L.A-based guitarist, producer, and composer Joe Dancsak came back to Recording Connection more than a decade after completing Recording Connection for Audio Engineering and Music Production. When he’d first enrolled, Joe was finding his...