Changing the music and film business, one graduate at a time. Blog

Adam Moseley

What is the role of a record producer?

Image of Adam Moseley, record producer and engineer (Beck, Rush, Nikka Costa/Lenny Kravitz, Wolfmother, Spike Jonze, U2) When considering what a record producer is responsible for, it might make more sense to figure out...

Audio engineer, music producer, composer Rohan Solomon at Engine Room Audio (NY, NY)

How to be a successful music producer

In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell explains that to achieve world-class greatness in a field, a subject needs to spend 10,000 hours practicing a specific task. So, if you spend 20 hours a week...

Crowd at a concert with laser lights

How to make dubstep

Dubstep first appeared in south London about 20 years ago, introducing yet another subgenre to the umbrella that is the electronic music genre megalith. Marked by heavy baselines, syncopated rhythms, and breakdowns, the music...

Jamaal Taylor aka Cy Kosis

How to be a Beat Maker

Featured image is of Jamaal Taylor, Recording Connection graduate and beatmaker, live sound engineer, and composer who recently placed two original songs in a Blumhouse Productions film. The popularity and meteoric rise of rap...