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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 10, 2015

Bumpin/Electronic/Grime

 

This is our inaugural weekly Radio set: 18 grimy house jams.

 

Radio, Bumpin, Electronic, House, Grime

Saturday, August 8, 2015

I Don't Give A (Rome In Silver Remix)
by Jojee

 

Pretty hardcore remix with a funky beat just out off Rome In Silver (Vincenzo Pisciotta). Quintessential rave music... come out to Montreal Vincenzo, you'll do well here.

 

Electronic, Trap, Remix

 
 

 

Friday, August 7, 2015

Part 1: Spittin'
Series: Steve Lobel @ Recording Arts Canada

 

Grads/attendees at the Steve Lobel workshop at RAC Toronto were given the chance to demonstrate their rap skills. Here's recent RAC Toronto graduate Justin Harris laying down a few bars for Lobel and the audience.

 

TV, Steve Lobel Workshop @ Recording Arts Canada

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Only One In The World
by Donovan Woods

 

Nice undercover release from Sarnia's Donovan Woods earlier today. He's got a great vibe that spills through every song...if you haven't heard "Portland, Maine" or "That Hotel", two songs of his that he's also put out within the past year, now's a good time to check them out; they're in the playlist to the left. Enjoy.

 

Acoustic, Folk

Grand Splendid


Backyard Dreaming


Elias Bull

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

9:00 pm Friday, July 24th
@ Casa del Popolo

 

This Friday, July 24th, head down to Casa del Popolo and check out some awesome local music! $5 will get you into the event, which starts at 9:00 pm and features Recording Arts Collective member Grand Splendid, past Recording Arts Concert Series performer Backyard Dreaming, and Elias Bull. Check out the event details here.

 

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