Recording Connection School for Music Production
So much of what a music producer does is learned on the job, inside a recording studio, working with artists on both sides of the glass. You just can’t get that kind of experience from a classroom environment–you need to be immersed in the industry to know how the industry works.
The Recording Connection Music Production Program does just that. We place you inside a professional studio from the start so you get first-hand, real world knowledge of what goes into making a hit record. You’ll see the give and take between the client and producer, set up an actual sound studio, and learn how to set up before a session.
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If the term “producer” seems just a bit confusing to you, know this: you are not alone.View Lesson
Understanding one’s digital audio workstation or DAW is a key aspect of being a modern-day music producer who’s capable of creating and communicating various song and artistic ideas to other artists and professionals.View Lesson
If you find the term “music theory” a little off-putting or downright intimidating, don’t worry.View Lesson
There is no music without time. Just think about it and you’ll see why that’s true.View Lesson
What is harmony? Strictly speaking, harmony is defined as two or more notes playing simultaneously to create a chord.View Lesson
What do great novelists and music producers have in common? Control of form.View Lesson
If you want a great record, one way to do it is to fill it with great songs.View Lesson
Today’s music producer is oftentimes much more than just the person in charge of guiding a project.View Lesson
MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a major part of the modern music production process.View Lesson
You can use drums to drive an arrangement forward, to emphasize a specific moment in a piece of music, to provide a sense of space or bubbling energy and, most importantly, to evoke emotions from the listener.View Lesson
Big, round, and booming, the bass can be found at the foundation of western popular music across the genres.View Lesson
You’re halfway there! This chapter is dedicated to preparing you for your midterm.View Lesson
Scratch tracks and demos are essential to the production process.View Lesson
Imagine that you’re in charge of a session in which musicians were flown in from across the country to get certain parts laid down.View Lesson
As the producer on a project, you are responsible for quality control.View Lesson
Often the unsung heroes of a project, session players are crucial to the recording process because they can come in with little to no direction and bring a track to life with what they contribute.View Lesson
Though often taken for granted, overdubbing is one of the most powerful practices at a producer’s disposal.View Lesson
Furthermore, each genre of vocal music has specific characteristics that give it its sound.View Lesson
The music industry does not run on handshakes alone.View Lesson
Please take time to go back through your past lessons’ section reviews.View Lesson
Learn from a Pro, Not a Professor
Recording Connection students learn from our mentors in a one-on-one environment, not with a group of other students in front of a teacher or professor. Our mentors have won Grammys, sold millions of records, and worked with the biggest stars on the planet. They make their living producing music, not talking about it.
Our mentors are experienced, respected in the music industry, and are willing to teach the next generation of superstar producers. Most importantly, they teach you how music is made today because they’re the ones making it. Think about it: If you had the skills to work with Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Kanye West, and Justin Timberlake, would you be in front of a university classroom or behind the glass at a recording studio?