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Your Newark, NJ Audio Recording School

Among the recording school choices available in and around Newark, New Jersey, only the RECORDING CONNECTION gets you inside an actual Newark recording studio, learning audio engineering, music producing, mixing and more as a student extern. Make no mistake, the smartest way to break into the recording industry in Newark is by getting inside a Newark recording studio as an extern, where you will learn mixing, audio engineering, music production, live audio, electronic music-and its many sub-genres (trip hop, techno, house, trance and more), DJing and post production audio. We are the school that makes it happen.

What point is there in shelling out upwards of 50 thousand dollars to go to recording school in a college or trade school, when you could get the same recording school education in a real recording studio for a fraction of that amount? Play it smart, and get a real-world education in audio by working directly with the pros. You won’t find a more cost-efficient or effective recording school alternative than Recording Connection.

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Located only a few miles west of Manhattan, the city of Newark, New Jersey hosts a population of over a quarter of a million people. Not only does Newark host its own busy and diverse music scene, but it is also within range of the much larger scene of the Big Apple itself. Newark has made its own mark on music history, being an influential jazz hotspot as early as the turn of the 20th century, and has spawned quite a few musical celebrities since then–including jazz greats Wayne Shorter and James Moody, gospel singer Cissy Houston (and her daughter, 80’s superstar Whitney Houston), Paul Simon, Faith Hill, Frankie Valli, Connie Francis, Kat DeLuna, Wyclef Jean and many others.

Newark is also home to a number of quality recording studios, keeping step with the ongoing needs of the music community. If you’re looking for a career in the music industry as a music producer, audio engineer, sound designer or live audio tech, Newark offers plenty of real-world learning opportunities as an alternative to the crowded New York scene–and the RECORDING CONNECTION can get you into the heart of the action in ways other recording schools can’t.



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Certificate Programs

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.

Audio Engineering Details

Learn advanced audio techniques in overdubbing, mixdown and mastering. Extern under a professional audio engineer/music producer/mixer while gaining an insider's access to the music industry with the Recording Connection for Advanced Audio Engineering & Music Production program.

Advanced Audio Details

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.

Hip Hop / Beat Making Details

Prepare for a career as a front-of-house engineer by externing under a touring audio engineer. Recording Connection for Live Music program is geared for those who want to get inside of the music industry and tour the world.

Live Sound Details

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.

Electronic Music Production Details

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.

Ableton Electronic Music Details

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 Production program, you’ll learn in private sessions with a professional producer who can show you the ins-and-outs of this dynamic career.

Music Producing Details

Turn your passion and ear for music into a career by understanding the world of managers, agents, royalties, copyrights, 360 deals and more. Learn the real ins-and-outs of music business from inside the industry in Recording Connection for Music Business program. Are you the next music mogul?

Music Business Details

The Recording Connection Live DJ program pairs you with a working, touring DJ, who’ll tutor you on what it takes to succeed on the world’s biggest stages. Want an insider’s perspective? Get the ultimate all-access pass to music-performance business knowhow. Get schooled in one-on-one lessons from a working, touring DJ.

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Workshops

Learn Post Audio while externing under a Post Production Specialist in their recording studio. If working on movie, TV and video game soundtracks sounds like an incredible career, the Recording Connection for Post Production for Film and TV workshop is for you.

Post Production for Film and TV Details

Collaborate with music producers and learn from some of the most qualified professionals in the industry like those who’ve crafted records for U2, Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Michael Jackson, Shania Twain, Hole, Nirvana, Ozzy Osbourne and hundreds more. The Recording Connection Learn from Legends workshop is for graduates of the Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production program and is currently an invite-only workshop.

Learn from Legends Details

Fast track your career with certification credentials in Pro Tools. By getting yourself tested and certified in Recording Connection’s Audio Certification workshop, you are showing over 5,000 producers and engineers worldwide that you have what it takes to work for them as both and an assistant engineer and an engineer/producer.

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An Immersive
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From production to engineering to hip-hop and Ableton, our mentor-based programs avoid the unnecessary costs and unrelated requirements of ordinary audio schools and programs. Work directly with an accomplished industry professional at a fully-equipped recording studio.

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Recording Connection’s unique mentor-style education is far more cost-effective than trade schools or traditional colleges and on average, requires less financing (based on national averages). Compare the true costs of education.

 

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Affordable Music Producing School Tuition
$12,200 Tuition
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Trade
School

$44,000 Tuition
$61,000 Loan Interest

2-Year
Junior College

$22,000 Tuition
$20,500 Loan Interest

4-Year
Traditional College

$88,000 Tuition
$122,000 Loan Interest

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About Our Audio School Alternative in newark

Our fully-immersive curriculum covers all of the following:

Building Relationships

With artists, audio engineers, studio management, record labels, clients.

Audio Software

Pro Tools, Reason, Logic, and Ableton Live.

Making Music

Composition, arranging, mixing, recording.

Hardware and Equipment

Analog consoles, signal processing and compressors, microphone placement.

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Meet our Mentors

Why learn from teachers when you can learn from industry giants?

Brian Crowe newark Engineer / Producer

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Brian Crowe newark Engineer / Producer

Background

The End is a one-of-a-kind recording studio located waterfront and ,parkfront in Brooklyn, New York. We are full-service offering recording, mixing, mastering and writing/production space.

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Artists

Vera Lynn
Monogold
Liam Finn
King 810
Coastgaard
Mexican Institute of Sound / Toy Selectah
Yeasayer
Clams Casinon

Steve Addabbo newark Engineer / Producer

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Steve Addabbo newark Engineer / Producer

Background

In October 1988 the studio opened on Shelter Island, two hours east of NYC. Producer/ engineer Steve Addabbo purchased all of the equipment from a well respected east side studio that was closing and set up the studio in the basement of his home. The timing was perfect, Steve had just had a huge success with Suzanne Vega’s “Solitude Standing” album and Shawn Colvin had just been signed to Columbia records. Steve and the studio began working on Colvin’s debut album, “Steady On”(a Grammy Winner), Eric Andersen’s classic, “Ghosts Upon the Road” and other major label and indy projects.

Now in its 27th year of operation, the studio continues to be a vital part of the New York recording and mixing scene.

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Artists

Jeff Buckley
Bob Dylan
The Staple Singers
Bob Dylan
Bobby McFerrin
Kurt Rosenwinkel
Chiara Civello
Brokeback Mountain - Rufus Wainwright/Teddy Thompson Verve
Sonya Kitchell
Sonya Kitchell
Paula Cole
Donna Lewis
Lilith Fair: Vols. 1 2 and 3 Dar Williams
Darden Smith
Jason Miles
Suzanne Vega
Shawn Colvin
Skeleton Key
Deadicated: Grateful Dead Tribute
Once Blue
Bleecker Street Greenwich Village in the 60's
Suzzy Roche
Louden Wainwright III
Patty Larkin
Agents of Good Roots
Homer Erotic
Babe The Blue Ox
Lori Carson
Lullabye Baxter Trio
Gov't Mule
Galatic: Summer Sessions
Stretch Princess
Will Downing
Jane Olivor
Citizen Cope
Love Seed Mama Jump: Plump/Artemis Brian Kennedy: Sony Ireland
Demolition String Band
Julia Douglass
Jodi Shaw
Bethany Wild
Freddy Cole
Laura Wolfe

Mike Hemberger newark Engineer / Producer

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Mike Hemberger newark Engineer / Producer

Background

My name is Mike Hemberger, also known as Jive The Universal or JiveDig. I was born and bred in NJ and have spent over a decade in various roles throughout the music scene. I began my music career as a teenager playing guitar, bass, singing and playing in several bands, all the while pushing myself as a solo hip-hop artist. I went to a local college and earned a degree in Music Theory and Music Technology. Right out of school I purchased Pro Tools, a Mac and a bunch of studio gear. I haven’t looked back since.

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Artists

A-Lox
AR
Athene
Bandit
Borys Blacksmith
Brenadette Francis
Che Da Vinci
D.Roc
DJ Head Debiase
DJ Insizion
Donny Goines
Duma
Flow
G'd Up Clique
Giovanni Keys
Hall Of Ruin
Hyphen One
Ian J
Icy
[email protected]
Jae Krew
James Aris
Jive The Universal
Joe & Box
JR Writer
Just Bizarre
KaiAre
Kajmir Royale
Matt Clark
Mazik Beats
MCMF
MJ Gigs
Nucci Reyo
One Man Bandit
Plan B
Ruin
Ryan Sko
Shameless Plug
Soufboi
Spa
The Aphilliates
themindofdre
The Weeknd
X-Phaze
Yung Dred

Ben Elliot newark Engineer / Producer

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Ben Elliot newark Engineer / Producer

Background

Ben Elliott has recorded, mixed and produced artists for over 25 years. As co-owner of Showplace Studios, Ben possesses one of the largest collections of vintage and analog gear, in the world. He is known for his expertise in diverse musical genres, having recorded classic artists such as Eric Clapton and Keith Richards (for whom, among other projects, he recorded and mixed “You Win Again” featured on Timeless, the Grammy-winning all-star tribute to Hank Williams).Ben has also recorded and/or mixed albums for Leslie West and Mountain, Peter Green, Mick Taylor, Savoy Brown, Jack Bruce and many other rock artists. In the blues genre he was associate producer and engineer on the Hubert Sumlin’s Grammy Award nominated record About Them Shoes featuring legends James Cotton, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Paul Oscher and Bob Margolin of Muddy Waters’ band, as well as Levon Helm of The Band. Additionally, Ben has worked with jazz artists including Al Caiola, Sonny Fortune, Louis Hayes, Bucky Pizzarelli, and Bill Easley and has mixed a series of Live at the Blue Note albums. He has also worked on tracks with Rock, Latin and R&B artists including Steve Miller, Billy F. Gibbons, Nokie Edwards, Warren Haynes, José Feliciano, Luther Vandross, Ben E. King and Bernard Purdie, and contemporary bands such as Clutch, the Henry Rollins Band and Robert Randolph. Throughout the years, Ben has gained experience from working with top producer/engineers such as Rob Fraboni, Eddie Kramer, Andy Wallace, Jason Corsaro and Joe Barresi.
As co-owner of Showplace Music Productions, Ben is currently producing/directing multiple projects, including Lou Pallo’s star-studded recording and documentary tribute to guitar innovator and inventor, Les Paul, plus a unique collaboration of Italian guitar giants, titled Jersey Guitar Mafia.

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Bob Fowler newark Recording Engineer

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Bob Fowler newark Recording Engineer

Background

SSR Recording Studio is a state of the art, multi-track facility located near Smithville, New Jersey. SSR is owned and operated by Bob Fowler and is where Fowler and Branca record their music. In addition to utilizing the latest music software and instrument plug-ins, the studio boasts a collection of rare and highly prized microphones. With an enclosed drum room, tracking room, and nicely sized control room, SSR is capable of accommodating full band sessions.

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Justin Mantooth newark Engineer / Studio Manager

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Justin Mantooth newark Engineer / Studio Manager

Background

Justin has been recording and mixing professionally for over 10 years. He has worked with hundreds of artists spanning many genres including various notable clients. Originally a Kansas City native, Justin lived and worked in Brooklyn, New York for 5 years. In New York, he worked as a staff engineer at Translator Audio and staff engineer/manager at The Audio Parlour Brooklyn. Justin returns to NYC a few times a year to work on projects.

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Artists

Radkey
Bummer
Hyborian
Sharp Weapons
Maps for Travelers
Godmaker
Family
DORIS
The Conquerors
Katy Guillen and The Girls
The Whiffs
Tougies
Rev Gusto
Mommas Boy
​The Cave Girls
Instant Karma
Leering Heathens
Under The Big Oak Tree
Walking Oceans
34
The Runaway Sons
Keef Mountain
Blue Healer
Orphans of Doom
Eddie Delahunt
Moire
The Leo Project
Its Over!
Cherokee Rock Rifle
The Last Glacier
Children of the Feather
Bearing Torches
Stella and the Fire
​The Last Glacier
Mother Brother
Mr. Barnacle
Constantine Maroulis
Luther Russell
Grandfather
Redlight Cinema
Herzog Rising
Auternus
The Post
Brother Joscephus
Love Bullet
National Fire Theory
Steal the Sun
Amari
Nassau Chainsaw

Shane Anderson newark Producer

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Shane Anderson newark Producer

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Shane Anderson is a seasoned music industry veteran. With over 20+ years in the music industry Shane has vast experience in production, recording, mixing and mastering as well as the ins and outs of the music business. Shane began his musical career in his early teens as a demo vocalist for labels and also as a sound engineer for the MUZAK corporation. At age 18 he opened his first studio location in Honolulu, HI called “Unique Studios” and oversaw the daily operations of the recording studio as well as landing several indie label deals and distribution agreements while in Hawaii working with local talent. In 2009 Shane released a solo album titled “Dangerous”. This album took off online primarily on MYSPACE and gained much success with over 2.5 Million plays worldwide landing him on BILLBOARD NEWSWIRE and ultimately landing him several placements on TV shows to include “The Kardashians” “MTV” “E- Networks” and Oxygen to name a few.

Shane moved down to Los Angeles 2010 where he formed with his long-time high school friend a production company called “The Go Gettas” where he continued to build on his credits and catalog working with artist who have been on American Idol, X Factor, Dancing with The Stars and Disney to name a few. After landing multiple placements in Film/TV Shane relocated to the Sacramento area in 2016 to build on Unique Recording Studios and help bridge the gap between artist and the industry.

Shane runs Unique Recording Studios as a production label, distribution company and recording studio for artist to create and focus on their art. Unique Recording Studios has also newly launched an exciting new venture at URS called “The Collective” which will allow producers, engineers, songwriters and artist to collaborate in house at Unique Recording Studios to work together to create music and promote building a large collaborative catalog of music to submit to labels, publishers, music supervisors and overall decision makers in the music industry. This will provide a great opportunity for students who complete their coursework at the recording connection.

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Unique Recording Studios

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Artists

MTV
Spike TV
Oxygen
E-Networks
BET
The Kardashians
The Fosters
Taking the Stage
Washington Heights
Bad Girls Club
Disney
Make a Wish Foundation
The Truth
Michael Lynche
Mark Ballas
Stephanie Scott
Spun
Alex Mauricio
Amara Jean
AJ Green
Slo-L
CRBL
Missy Crissy
Simplu
Grasu XXL
Maria Cozette

Zack Phillips newark Mentor

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Zack Phillips newark Mentor

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Learn from Recording Connection mentor Zack Phillips or one of our mentors in the Bay Area.

Discovering his love of music while growing up in New York City in the ‘80s, Zack Phillips’ approach to music is “part science, part mysticism.” Gaining experience as a DJ and live sound engineer, Phillips received a formal education in audio engineering.

From there, Phillips honed his craft working at several studios before finally establishing his own studio: FreqLab Recording. In addition to recording, editing, mixing, and production, Phillips also works on developing the artists he works with, exploring innovative and inventive ways of engineering audio. Phillips has worked with a wide range of artists, including Talib Kweli, The Kooks, and Blue Hawaii.

You’ll be working in a state-of-the-art facility renovated by Phillips himself. While he made sure to design the studio to get the most out of the space, he also wanted to make it as comfortable as possible for engineers and artists alike.

If you study at the San Francisco Recording Connection, you’ll be working with people as passionate about music as you are. Up and comers, established stars, and other entertainment entities such as Comedy Central or Electronic Arts. But you won’t be watching TV or playing video games – you’ll be coming to work hard every day.

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Donny Baker newark Mentor

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Donny Baker newark Mentor

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Learn from Recording Connection mentor Donny Baker or one of our mentors in the greater LA area.

Donny Baker, Studio Manager and Lead Tech at ES Studios in Burbank, is able to summarize his job as the Recording Connection Burbank, CA, mentor in a single sentence:

“We help with the weaknesses and push towards the strengths.”

It’s a simple concept, but takes a lot of work to see through to the end. Baker has spent most of his adult life in the music business, touring as an engineer for nearly 13 years before finding a home in the studio.

Baker has been with ES Studios since 2003, and brings a wealth of knowledge to the Recording Connection program. He believes in the proven time-tested approach of learning hands-on within the studio environment. Sure there are books (an eBook, actually), quizzes, exercises, and tests. Oftentimes though, Baker likes to start with the student, see where their curiosity is leading them.

Sometimes Baker just wants to see what the student has to offer.

“It’s a guideline,” Baker said of the Burbank audio engineering Recording Connection course. “It’s used as a way to get from point A to Point Z. We can take a student who knows nothing about recording or doesn’t know much about computers and we can make that person an engineer.”

The one-on-one mentoring, the hanging out and talking, and the personal attention Baker gives to his students are why he has been such a successful mentor for us. He finds out where the student wants to go and he guides the program in that direction.

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NUGGETS OF TRUTH: Recording Connection mentor Donny Baker on what it takes to make it in recording
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Steve Catizone newark Mentor

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Steve Catizone newark Mentor

Background

Learn from Recording Connection mentor Steve Catizone or one of our mentors in the greater Boston area.

Steve Catizone at Infinite Recording has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry across several genres. U2 and Justin Bieber, Billy Crystal and Bob Saget, and Disney and M-Audio. And while he knows his way around a studio, knowing your way around a client is just as important.

Every recording professional had their first gig at some point. The adrenaline gets pumping, you could be working with a star, and you might start overcompensating.

Chill.

“Don’t be too opinionated when you’re talking to the clients,” Catizone said. “Just sort of listen and absorb. See what the climate in the room is, and make sure that if you do say something, it’s tactful.”

And relax. You could be a master of your craft, but if you don’t have a good repertoire with your clients, no one will want to work with you. Learn how to read the room, develop solid relationships, and remember it’s a collaborative effort. The “hang-ability” will follow.

“If people enjoy having you in the room, it’s a big thing,” Catizone said. “A lot of that comes down to personality and basically just being a positive force in the room, and being creative, and knowing when to offer up ideas and how to tactfully do so, and knowing when to not be the guy ‘doing your job’ but just being cool to hang around with.”

This is the advantage of the Charlestown Recording Connection programs. Yes, you’ll learn the technical side of the recording industry, but you’ll also learn how to handle yourself while in the studio. We believe the one-on-one time with a professional mentor gives you a complete picture of the business.

That’s what sets us apart from the traditional method of learning. The sights, smells, and sounds of a real studio can’t be matched in a classroom.

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Recording Connection mentor Steve Catizone on creating opportunities for his students
Recording Connection mentor Steve Catizone talks studio etiquette

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Bernard Johnson newark Mentor

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Bernard Johnson newark Mentor

Background

Learn from Recording Connection mentor Bernard Johnson or one of our mentors in the greater San Diego area.

Bernard Johnson didn’t follow the usual path to becoming a Recording Connection mentor in El Cajon, Ca. He discovered a love of mass media as a 14-year-old, entering a certification program to find out how it all came together.

After finishing the program, he began co-producing a top-ten music show in Detroit and received an award for exemplary airwave checks from the Michigan Broadcast Association. Then his career took a turn: Johnson entered the military.

After a 20-year career in the military, often leading departments with 90 people, Johnson returned to what he loved as a teenager, earning a masters in audio production. While the military can be quite regimented, Johnson was attracted to the freeform method of instruction that Recording Connection offered students. As he knows better than most, the standard course isn’t always the best course.

“When I saw (Recording Connection) model, I was like, ‘Wow, this is it. I love it.’” Johnson said. “And it allows students to have the opportunity not to feel cemented to something like, ‘This is what you need to do, this is the direction and the route you need to do it.’”

The Recording Connection Program gives you access to a professional engineer, fully-functioning studio, and hands-on education, it could also earn you a career. The Noize Factory is a perfect example of that: Johnson hired one of his former students (Efrain Matias) as a staff engineer.

But you have to work for it. Recording Connection students must be willing to put in the time, effort, and focus to get the most out of it. Johnson expects nothing less.

“I do want to say commitment, passion, perseverance, and finishing until the end,” Johnson said. “They’re not just doing something for money or just doing it ‘just because.’ They’re literally passionate about it.”

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Recording Connection mentor Bernard ‘IQue’ Johnson Shares His Smarts & Hires from Within!
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The End is a one-of-a-kind recording studio located waterfront and ,parkfront in Brooklyn, New York. We are full-service offering recording, mixing, mastering and writing/production space.

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Vera Lynn
Monogold
Liam Finn
King 810
Coastgaard
Mexican Institute of Sound / Toy Selectah
Yeasayer
Clams Casinon

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Professionals in the music business—including famous producers and audio engineers who’ve worked on the music that inspires you—endorse Recording Connection’s programs for one simple reason: they know our immersive hands-on method works.

Rolling Stones

Learn one on one from engineers and producers who have worked with The Rolling Stones

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Deadmau5

Learn from the Engineer that records Deadmau5

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Taylor Swift

Learn music production from Taylor Swift’s music producer.

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Skrillex

Learn audio from the producers and engineers that have worked with Skrillex.

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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar’s Producer is a mentor for the Recording Connection

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Jack White

An Engineer for Jack White teaches Recording Connection students

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Beyoncé

Beyoncé’s Audio Engineer is a Recording Connection Mentor

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Larry King

Larry King endorses the Recording Radio and Film Connection.

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Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer endorses the Recording Connection’s mentor-extern learning approach.

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Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg’s producers teach our students.

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John Mayer

John Mayer’s audio engineer is a teacher for Recording Connection

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U2

Audio Engineer for U2 is a Recording Connection Teacher

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Recording Radio Film Connection & CASA Schools is an Audio School Alternative

1

New Jersey Is For Audio Engineers.

If you think New Jersey isn't a great place to learn audio engineering, think again. There's no need to relocate somewhere else to learn the music industry, because the Recording Connection has the ability to give you a quality education right where you live. We've got hundreds of locations throughout the U.S. and across three continents.

The other guys don't come close. Advantage: Recording Connection.

2

Learn on the Latest Gear When You Attend the Recording Connection.

Commercial audio studios exist in a highly competitive industry. To survive they need to have the latest gear on hand. With the Recording Connection, you will be learning at just such a studio. Guess what? That means you’ll have plenty of hands-on access to the latest and best equipment available.

Most school's gear is second or third generation. Don't get stuck in their generation gap. Advantage: Recording Connection.

3

Learn On The Job.

Want to work in a recording studio? Want to meet tons of interesting people and further your education? Well, that’s exactly what we do. We'll set you up at a professional recording studio in your area, where you will apprentice (extern) and study the curriculum as you work in real studio sessions.

Advantage: Recording Connection.

4

Learn One-on-One From a Mentor.

As an apprentice (extern) in the studio, you’ll be personally trained by a mentor on how to be an amazing producer and engineering master.

With us, you are always number one. Advantage: Recording Connection.

5

Our Mentors Are True Industry Pros.

You'll be amazed by the credentials of our mentors. They're no slouches. They work with some of the biggest names in music, from the Rolling Stones to Kanye to Lady Gaga.

Their teachers listen to the Gold Records our teachers produce. Advantage: Recording Connection.

6

We'll Help You Find Work.

The Recording Connection understand that you’ll be concerned with gaining employment post-graduation, which is why we have an established job placement program.

The other guys give you a cold-call lead list when you graduate. Advantage: Recording Connection.

7

Endorsed By Many Music Professionals.

Thousands of industry pros recommend the Recording Connection as the school for breaking people into the business. We're the best, and the industry takes notice.

You can count the number of pros who recommend the other guys on one hand. Advantage: Recording Connection.

8

Get a Leg Up.

In this business, getting noticed is half the battle. As an in-studio apprentice (extern), this step is easy because you’ll be operating as an insider. This is a massive leg up in an industry that is otherwise very difficult to break into.

The other guys are on the outside, looking in. Advantage: Recording Connection.

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Free Tutoring.

We provide tutoring for all of our students, free of charge. If you fall behind on your studies, or you're having trouble understanding something, don’t sweat it. Our tutors will help you out.

Unlimited private tutoring. Advantage: Recording Connection.

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Connections For the Future.

In this industry, making connections is key to your success. We put you in contact with the people who can truly affect your future. You’ll be befriending individuals who will be able to make or break your career. Treating everyone kindly and making sure to follow through on those contacts is an understatement.

Real world music industry connections. Big Advantage: Recording Connection.

Recording Connection provides unique, mentor-based programs that are affordable, so you can stay in control of your finances.

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