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Real World: The Best Kind of Audio Engineer Training

At Dark Horse Institute, we believe that the best kind of audio engineer training is real world experience – making real records, using real gear. Our students have personal access to Pro Tools labs, 4 large format studios (with SSL, …

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Posted by Sean Rogers in Audio Engineer, Audio Engineering, Audio Engineering School, Audio Recording Program, DIY Studio, Home Recording Studio, Music Production, Music Production Education, Recording Arts School, Sound Engineering, Student Testimonials

Recording School Graduate Success Stories: Paul Rossetti

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Paul Rossetti

Graduation Date: November 2012

Music Industry Credits: For King and Country, MercyMe, Rush Of Fools, Phil Stacey, Jason Ingram, Ian Eskelin and David Garcia

Full Bio: After graduating from Dark Horse Institute in November of 2012, Paul began …

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Posted by Sean Rogers in Audio Engineering, Audio Engineering Jobs, Audio Production Career, Grammy Awards, Music News, Music Production Education, Nashville, Recording Arts School

Acoustics, the Home Recording Studio Killer

Acoustic Treatments for Your Home Recording Studio

Are Acoustics Killing Your Listening Game?The problem might be right there with you in the room! Acoustic treatment for your home recording studio will save you loads of time! With home recording studios

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Posted by Sean Rogers in Audio Engineering, DIY Studio, Home Recording Studio, Music Production, Recording Techniques

What Can You Learn About Audio Engineering In 14 Weeks

That’s right, you can’t.  Have I gone crazy?  Isn’t our program 14 weeks?

No I haven’t gone crazy and yes, we do have a 14 week program.  But what most people say when we say you can learn audio engineering …

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Posted by AudioBlogger in Audio Engineering, Audio Engineering School

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