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Monday, November 16, 2015

Grooves Pt. II

 

Here's a small collection of jams ranging from indie pop to blues rock, all of which are once again just straight up grooves. The kind of tunes suitable for just about any situation.

Check out this set on Soundcloud.

 

12 Feb

iZotope Trash 2 Distortion Plug-in Review

Dating back 15 years ago, iZotope released its renowned plugin Trash, only to wait 10 years for releasing its new version of Trash 2 at the end of 2012. Why is this plugin recognized and used by engineers and sound designers? Let’s take a look.

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07 Feb

Home Studio Layout: Vocal Tracking for Under $1000

Building a home studio is a common dream for any music creator or audio enthusiast. Today we will break down two common setups that homeowners will commonly have for vocal tracking while working with a $1000 budget.

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05 Feb

Entry-Level Microphones for your Home Studio

One of the most cherished pieces of gear that a recording artist can own is the sensory piece of hardware that connects reality to the electrical and digital realm; the microphone.

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30 Jan

Audio Interface vs. Audio Mixer: Which is Right for You?

With today’s access to a wealth of information online, it is easier than ever to build a portfolio of work in a home studio if you’re an aspiring music creator or recording engineer.

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28 Jan

Unleash Your Creativity With Sound Design

Sound design is the process of creating a new sound, or morphing a sound into something else altogether. You can use samplers, synthesizers, instruments, or any other sound-making or sound altering device.

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21 Jan

Breaking into the Industry: Top Tips for Your Resume

A CV is one of the most important elements in your professional profile. Getting it right will take many revisions, a lot of research, and a bit of trial and error, but will pay off in  separating a good candidate from a great one (you!) in the hiring process.

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08 Nov

Tips and Techniques #006: Introduction to the EXS24 instrument editor part 2

Join RAC Graduate and instructor Patrick Steele, as he further demonstrates a beginners tutorial on programming the EXS24 sampler. Patrick goes through the process of importing his own samples to create an original and authentic sound!

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24 Oct

Tips and Techniques #005: Introduction to the EXS24 instrument editor part 1

Join RAC Graduate and instructor Patrick Steele, as he demonstrates a beginners tutorial on programming the EXS24 sampler. Patrick goes through the process of importing his own samples to create an original and authentic sound!

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18 Oct

Tips and Techniques #004: Behind the scenes with a Morning Show Radio Producer!

During the first part of the Paul Awad Workshop (Beat 92.5 - Morning Show Radio Producer) at RAC, Paul spoke about some of the positions he had when he first started working in radio, followed by revealing some of his own techniques and others he learned along the way from his co-workers.

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08 Oct

Tips and Techniques #003: Bringing life to a mix, a beat maker’s world

During the first part of the Sean Paine Workshop (credits: Gucci, Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Migos, Fetty Wap, Waka, Sosa, and more) at RAC, Sean spoke about his journey through the industry and how he started, followed by revealing some of his own techniques.

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30 Sep

Tips & Techniques #002: Working with distorted vocal tracks

During the first part of the Sean Paine Workshop (credits: Gucci, Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Migos, Fetty Wap, Waka, Sosa, and more) at RAC, Sean spoke about his journey through the industry and how he started, followed by revealing some of his own techniques.

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18 Sep

Tips & Techniques #001 - Getting Wider Reverbs

During the first part of the Sean Paine Workshop (credits: Gucci, Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Migos, Fetty Wap, Waka, Sosa, and more) at RAC, Sean spoke about his journey through the industry and how he started, followed by revealing some of his own techniques.

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Chill/Electronic/Indie

 

Studying? Late-night driving? Or just straight up feeling quiet? Either way, these chill retro-futuristic melodies will enhance the introspective self despondency deep down in your solitary attempt to solve the world's problems.

 

Radio, Chill, Electronic, Indie

 

 

Clip of RAC Montreal student Patrick Steele in a recording session with Tofu Stravinsky at RAC's resort "Neve" studio in the Laurentians. This is them covering "Make It Wit Chu" by Queens Of The Stone Age. Check out their profile at https://recordingarts.com/showcase/collective/tofu-stravinsky

Posted by Recording Arts Canada | Institut d'enregistrement du Canada on Wednesday, August 12, 2015

 

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Tofu Stravinsky - "Make It Wit Chu" (Teaser)
part of Recording Arts Collective

 

This is a short clip of RAC Montreal student Patrick Steele in a recording session with Tofu Stravinsky, part of Recording Arts Collective, at RAC's resort "Neve" studio in the Laurentians. This is them covering "Make It Wit Chu" by Queens Of The Stone Age. Check out their profile to hear more.

 

TV, Collective Campaign

Monday, August 10, 2015

Gypsi Thug
by Spag Heddy

 

Here's a new EP from Spanish producer Spag Heddy. It's totally neurotic and ridiculous but it's a fun listen and super well done. Not for everyone, but it's pure gold for those into heart attack-inducing dubstep. Enjoy, or don't.

 

Electronic, Dubstep

 
 

 

Monday, August 10, 2015

Part 2: Stay Humble
Series: Steve Lobel Workshop @ Recording Arts Canada

 

In this second clip from the Steve Lobel Workshop series, Steve discusses the unfortunate truth that just because they're perceived as idols doesn't mean they're good people. By extension, Steve stresses the importance of staying kind and humble throughout the journey to fame.

 

TV, Steve Lobel Workshop @ Recording Arts Canada

Monday, August 10, 2015

Cool Me Down
by Radical Something

 

Brand new track from the ever-active quintessential summer band Radical Something. You can't beat a John Mayer meets Donovan Frankenreiter voice backed by an acoustic reggae/hip hop arrangement with such obvious Cali influences. I could listen to songs like this all day long. Enjoy.

 

Acoustic, Reggae, Hip Hop, California

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