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Leaked Britney Spears Track is Real…Probably

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Was the leaked Britney Spears track before Autotune Real?

Yesterday the social media and interwebs blew up with the “leaked Britney Spears track before Autotune”.  The track disappeared from existence after about an hour.  But it’s still floating around.

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Posted by AudioBlogger in Audio Engineering, Music, Music News

How to make your songs sound better in iTunes

An Engineer friend of mine shared an interesting video with me.  The video is by Ian Shepherd of http://productionadvice.co.uk/.  Ian illustrates why the loudness wars are destroying the quality of music in digital playback.  Using several U2 reference pieces …

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Posted by AudioBlogger in Audio Engineering, Music Recording Information, Recording Techniques

Put the Engineer in Audio Engineer

Audio EngineerThe title engineer is typically associated with someone that can completely control any aspect of a trade.  Engineers are typically stereotyped as incredibly intelligent and problem solvers.  So why give a guy that sits behind a board pushing faders and …

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Posted by Scott Karan in Audio Engineer, Audio Engineering, Audio Engineering School

The Ultimate Guide to Auto-tune

Ultimate Guide to auto-tuneAuto-Tune is designed to help pitch correct vocals and instruments.  Its main purpose is for pitch correction on vocal tracks.  It can save a lot of time, but it can also degrade the sound quality of a track if not …

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Posted by Scott Karan in Audio Engineering, Music Production, Recording Arts School, Recording Techniques

5 Tips All Sound Engineers Should Know

During my holiday break, I decided to take some time and research what kinds of things engineers should always keep in mind, and many times it’s the little things that we tend to overlook.  So I came up with 5 …

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Posted by Danielle Poe in Audio Engineering, Recording Techniques, Sound Engineering

The Plug Life ain’t Easy: How to Identify Jacks and Plugs

For an Audio Engineer, Producer or even Home Studio the importance of  how to identify jacks and plugs is as important as breathing.  Mark my words that someday someone will walk in with a piece of gear and say, “Can …

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Posted by AudioBlogger in Audio Engineering, DIY Studio, Music Production Education

What we look for in a candidate for our Audio Engineering Program

Hello everyone!  My name is Tony Bostic and I head up admissions for Dark Horse Institute in Franklin, TN.  This premier audio engineering school is based on a principle that traditional classrooms, and college experiences, miss the mark when it …

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Posted by Scott Karan in Audio Engineering, Audio Production Career, Audio Recording Program, Music Production Education, Recording Arts School

Nashville: An Audio Engineer’s Dream City

Nashville's Skyline

Want to train for a career in audio engineering? In today’s post, we look at four stats that confirm what Dark Horse Institute students already know: For aspiring audio engineers, Nashville is the place to be. Ready to start your

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Posted by Robin Crow in Audio Engineering, Music Business

How To Become An Audio Engineer Without A Degree

Insiders View From Dark Horse Institute

The best way to become one, is to learn from one! You will also need to develop a good set of ears, so you’ll want to study in a place that allows you do …

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Posted by AudioBlogger in Audio Engineer, Audio Engineering, Audio Recording Program, Recording Arts School, Sound Engineering

The New Console: Solid State Logic 6000E

This past Saturday we brushed off the sleep fairies to wake up extremely early (OK 7am is early for Audio People) for a special delivery.  That delivery was our new (old, but new to us) SSL 6000E Series Console!  Check …

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Posted by AudioBlogger in Audio Engineering, Music Production, Music Recording Information, Recording Arts School, Sound Engineering

 
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