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Dark Horse Institute Joins Full Moon Pickin Party 2015

Full Moon Pickin Party - Friends of Warner Park

Your guarantee for summer fun starts May 29th! Dark Horse Institute has partnered with Friends of Warner Parks for this year’s Full Moon Pickin Party events!

Imagine yourself on a warm summer’s night strolling through the lights and sounds of …

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Dark Horse Recording Offers Free Recording Studio Time

DIY With DHI: Studio Time

Dark Horse Recording Studio

It’s not exaggerating for me to say that each year, there are literally thousands of Recording Arts graduates looking for recording studio time. Here’s one of the biggest questions I get from both students and …

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Posted by Sean Rogers in Audio Engineer, Audio Engineering, Audio Engineering Jobs, Audio Engineering School, Audio Production Career, Audio Recording Program, DIY Studio, Home Recording Studio, Music, Music Business, Music Production, Music Production Articles, Music Production Education, Music Recording Information, Nashville, Recording Arts School, Recording Techniques, Sound Engineering

Getting Connected in the Music Industry

There are plenty of stories about artists who hole up in a cabin in the middle of nowhere to discover their inner inspiration. In fact, solitude can sometimes be just what the ol creative pump needs. But what happens in …

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EQ Before or After Compression?

DIY With DHI: Which comes first? EQ or Compression?

With EQ and compression being the most basic and commonly used tools in the audio engineer’s tool box, there’s often confusion when working with the two of them together.Chicken or the Egg And just …

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Dark Horse Institute Graduate Spotlight: Max Moon

At DHI, we love to brag on our graduates! Check out this Graduate Spotlight on our very first audio engineering graduate, Max Moon.

 

Max Moon_DHI Graduate Spotlight

Interested in hearing more about what Dark Horse Institute graduates are up to? Make sure to

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What’s Wrong With my Mix?

Any audio engineer has asked the question, “What’s wrong with my mix?” at some point during the course of a project. But while that’s an extremely loaded question, there’s an easy place to start. In a previous DIY With DHI …

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Posted by Sean Rogers in Audio Engineer, Audio Engineering, DIY Studio, Home Recording Studio, Music, Music Production, Music Production Articles, Music Production Education, Music Recording Information, Recording Arts School, Recording Techniques, Sound Engineering

DHI Student Life: Interview with Trae Rudd

We sat down with current student, Trae Rudd to ask a few questions about his Dark Horse Institute experience so far.

What’s it like to be a student at Dark Horse Institute?

Trae: It’s like a big ball of …

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Posted by Sean Rogers in Audio Engineer, Audio Engineering, Audio Engineering Jobs, Audio Engineering School, Audio Production Career, Audio Recording Program, Live Sound Jobs, Music Production, Nashville, Recording Arts School, Student Testimonials

How to Get A Huge Kick Drum Sound

ways to mic a kick drum

What does this look like to you? To the average eye, this probably looks like a mess. Clutter. A stack of mattresses maybe? How about the obvious: a drum set and a ton of foam? Whatever the average eye sees, …

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The Importance of Knowing your Avid Pro Tools Shortcuts

It pays to understand the importance of knowing your Avid Pro Tools shortcuts…literally! Pro Tools is the leading recording software in recording studios across the world, and isn’t going anywhere fast. Other audio recording programs like Logic, Cubase, Sonar, and …

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Posted by Sean Rogers in Audio Engineer, Audio Engineering, Audio Production Career, Audio Recording Program, DIY Studio, Music Production, Recording Arts School, Recording Techniques

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