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The Recording ConnectionAudio Engineering School Los AngelesNot like any other school: We. Hit. Different.

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Amplify your life by breaking into your dream career in audio or music with our unique 1-on-1 mentorship programs. Available in-person or online.Get Started

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Why learn audio or music production from an instructor on a campus when you can learn from a pro in his or her Los Angeles studio?

On Location, Or Remote.

We hit different and here is why: 

You have found the only school that puts you directly with the music influencers and audio professionals that are winning awards and making magic in the world of production. With us, you work one-on-one with A PRO MUSIC PRODUCER in a real studio environment (or remote if you prefer). You get to learn, build your brand, and build your portfolio of work all while getting comprehensive education in audio engineering and production. Many of our students start working in the industry before they even graduate.

We are the only school whose classrooms are not on a college campus but inside the world’s most important recording studios. Not only that, but you also won’t go into debt to learn and grow as an artist, all while getting the most advanced, connected education in music and audio engineering, unmatched by any other school in Los Angeles or the world. Yeah, we mean it.

This isn’t a classroom, this is life. Your life.

How are we different than other professional audio engineering schools?

We took that old stale classroom concept, rebuilt and upgraded it by putting your classroom in a professional recording studio.Then we emptied out all the other students and left only YOU and YOUR TEACHER (yay for one-on-one learning!) who happens to be a pro music producer (with killer credits) to train you privately (at your pace, full time, part time, nights or weekends available).

Your hands-on learn-by-doing experience starts here!

Featured Los Angeles Music Mentors on Location or Remote

The Recording Connection offers something no “name” 4-year university or audio engineering and music production trade school can. From day one, you’ll be placed in a professional recording studio and receive one-on-one mentoring from award-winning producers and engineers.

With more than 200 locations throughout 48 states, you won’t have to travel thousands of miles for this immersive experience. You learn what it takes to make it in the music business from the inside alongside industry professionals. This includes recording, mixing and mastering, hardware and software, live sound design, and even business skills.

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Lucas Abend

Lucas Abend

Studio 369 co-founder Lucas Abend in Los Angeles.
Worked With: Snoop Dogg, Krewella, Sony Music

As a music producer, studio co-founder, DJ and mentor, Lucas Abend of Studio 369 (Snoop Dogg, Krewella, Sony Music) is the consummate example of the artist producer who’s constantly pushing the boundaries, breaking outdated rules and modalities and bringing the future into the now. That being said, Lucas doesn’t sustain himself on hype. Rather, he believes deeply in the importance and value of art, music making, and creative expression.

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Study with Lucas Abend

XLNT Sound

XLNT Sound

Powerhouse mentors Parker Ament and Danny Ferrare
Worked With: Timbaland, Borgore, Brillz, Dan Farber, Kelly Price

They are the ultimate example of agile, entrepreneurial music producers who’ve got their fingers on the pulse of what’s going on in electronic music production right now. The XLNT team are host of the popular YouTube web series XLNTSOUND, a must watch for those looking to capture today’s hottest sounds via plugins and specific production techniques.

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Study with XLNT Sound

Donny Baker

Donny Baker

Donny Baker of ES Audio in Los Angeles
Worked With: Madonna, Chick Corea, Aerosmith, Herbie Hancock

Donny Baker of ES Audio in Los Angeles, CA has decades of experience in the music industry, both in studio and behind the console. He spent 13 years working as a touring engineer for some of music’s most influential and dynamic artists including: Madonna, Chick Corea, Aerosmith, Herbie Hancock, and more. Donny then moved his talents into the sphere of recording and audio engineering production at ES Audio alongside CEO and studio owner Jo Ann Bush.

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Study with Donny Baker

Close to Home or In Your Home
10 Miles, 10 Blocks, Or 10 Seconds from Your Future as a Music Industry Professional

But maybe you don’t live in L.A. From Beverly Hills to Bellflower, Compton to Century City, Boyle Heights to Baldwin Hills, Recording Connection has partnerships with studios throughout the LA metro area. But we also understand the “new normal” of today: Along with an in-person education, we also offer remote learning opportunities.

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Amplified Music Programs

Work with the Stars and Amplify

While there are numerous Los Angeles AUDIO ENGINEERING SCHOOLS from which to choose, only the Los Angeles RECORDING CONNECTION lets you get your education inside an actual working Los Angeles recording studio. You will learn your choice of mixing, audio engineering, music production, and post-production. Learn how to work with live audio, how to create electronic music and its many sub-genres (video game music, acid house, dub fusion, electronica, and more), and how to perform as a club DJ. But it’s much more than the music. So often in Los Angeles, it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. With Recording Connection, you’ll learn to take advantage of the opportunities you’ll be given. How to move around the studio. How to work with an artist. How to make your own connections. We feel learning about the music business from within the music business makes the most sense. A university may have name recognition, but after four years, all you have is a degree. In that same period of time, you could already have three years of career experience. What makes more sense?

Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.

Ableton Electronic Music Production

24-Week and 36-Week Programs Available

Capture the music in your head with our hands-on Ableton Live curriculum featuring private training from noted EDM DJs and producers. In the Recording Connection for Ableton Electronic Music Production program, learn how to elevate your music to the professional level and get your sound in front of the decision-makers at major EDM labels.

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Hip Hop & Beat Making

24 Weeks

Take your beat making and hip hop knowledge to the professional level by learning from a major Hip Hop Producer in his or her studio in our Recording Connection for Hip Hop & Beat Making program. Learn what separates the real-deals from the wannabes.

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Logic Pro Electronic Music Production

20 Weeks

Learn Logic Pro as you extern under a professional electronic music composer, dance music producer, or touring DJ in their studio in our Recording Connection for Logic Pro Electronic Music Production program. Gain insider access to the electronic music scene. You tell us your favorite genres of electronic music, and we will help you produce that type of music.

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Music Producing

20 Weeks

Looking to build a career as a music producer? Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups that can help you get started at producing today’s music. In our Recording Connection for Music Producing program, you’ll learn in private sessions with a professional producer who can show you the ins-and-outs of this dynamic career.

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Audio Engineering & Music Production

20 Weeks

From the basics of listening and microphone placement to Pro Tools and mastering, extern with a professional audio engineer in the studio, learn in the trenches and on-the-job. Take your dreams to the professional level in our Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production program.

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Recording Connection is Audio Education Upgraded for 2021.
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Here's what Former Los Angeles Students have to Say About Recording Connection

I was actually to a point where I was like, ‘You know what, this is probably not going to be for me. It’s too expensive…’ That’s when I found you guys.

Morning Estrada in Los Angeles, California

What’s cool is, when you go to your mentor, he’ll explain it all and you can actually play with it in person…I feel like in classrooms and all that, you wouldn’t be able to get that experience.

Elijah Ibarra in Hollywood, California

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You’ve got to put in your effort. You have to show the studio you’re actually going to show up, you’re going to be there, you’re going to work hard, and you know your stuff.
- Recording Connection grad Jake Kiyokane, Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles Recording Connection Audio Institute

6300 Wilshire Blvd. Suite #640
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 329-9610

Los Angeles Recording Connection Audio Institute

1746 Victory Blvd
Burbank, CA 91201
(213) 328-0834

Los Angeles Recording Connection Audio Institute

517 Commercial Street
Glendale, CA 91203
(213) 328-0844

Los Angeles Recording Connection Audio Institute

1350 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(424) 277-0210

Los Angeles Recording Connection Audio Institute

215 W 5th St Suite 305
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(424) 277-0271

Los Angeles Recording Connection Audio Institute

2855 S. Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(213) 374-0125

Los Angeles Recording Connection Audio Institute

111 W. 7th Street - PH. 1
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 218-3720

Los Angeles Recording Connection Audio Institute

1416 N. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 366-1877

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