AES Convention – San Francisco

West coast producers and engineers need to think seriously about attending the upcoming AES in San Francisco.  With technical sessions, seminars, exhibitions and events focusing on just about all aspects of recording, this is a great chance to pick up valuable knowledge, meet with other in the field, and talk directly to manufacturers. AES San … Read more

Patchwerk Music University Video + DVD

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Atlanta’s Patchwerk Recording Studio presents a mini-workshop/clinic focused on business matters of concern to those involved in various aspects of the music business.  Now in it’s fifth session, previous events have featured such notable figures as Bangladesh, DJ Toomp, Don Cannon (Aphilliates), Bryan M. Cox, DJ Nabs (So So Def), Drumma Boy, and more.

Included in your registration breakfast and lunch, plus panels focused artists, producers, songwriters, and executives.

Video of previous events after the jump.

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Scribble Jam Producer Beat Battle

Billing itself as "America’s largest hip-hop festival", Scribble Jam will make a stop in Chicago on September 6th, 2008 in order to select a winners to represent the Windy City at their main event.  They’ll also hold an mc battle and will feature performances by Decay, Robust, Dirty Digital, Astonish, and Jam One. All mc’s … Read more

Night Owl Record Show (Portland, OR)

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Billing itself as the "nation’s first night time record show", the Night Owl Record Show might also be able to take the title as the first 21+ vinyl event with a 21+ lounge.  With early bird admission beginning at 3pm, Night Owl offers a welcomed change of pace to those accustomed to the typical crack of dawn record show start times.

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Jay Z + Notorious B.I.G. Engineers Offer NYC Mixing Workshop

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Here’s your chance to get platinum quality techniques and advice from mixing engineers Ryan West (Just Blaze, Jay Z, T.I.) and Bassy Bob offer (Notorious B.I.G., Christina Aguilera) as they offer The Elements of Mixing Volume 2.

The hands on workshop will focus on Hip-Hop (and other urban music) production while addressing such topics as the professional mixers’ work flow, balancing to panning, effects, and compression to handle multiple bass signals.  

"Using Buss Compression to make mix more exciting, bang harder. Working with NEVE and SSL style compressors. And more…"

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Producing Club-Ready Tracks – Free Online Seminar

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Remix and M-Audio have teamed up to offer an on-demand seminar entitled Producing Club-Ready Tracks.  A quick registration is required, but still not a bad way to pick up some very useful tips that are sure to help distinguish your sound from the competition.  Did I mention this was free?

"This presentation will examine the focus/energy of the mix (mixing around the kick), EQing, editing, sidechaning, panning, levels, etc. for all of the typical elements rhythm, instrument and vocal parts of club tracks."

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