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Athan G.

Athan G.

Having worked professionally in Los Angeles as a studio drummer/producer and recording engineer for 10 years, I have been very fortunate to have learned from some of the most talented engineers in the industry. The recording process is riddled with variables and unknowns, and many Youtube videos like to claim they have all the answers... Of course, it is not one size fits all, and what works for Youtube may be the worst choice for you and your projects! I structure all my recording lessons based on learning the fundamentals of recording, capturing a great sound from the source (no more need for 50 plugins on each track) and using the recording process as both a creative and foundational tool, to create the best music possible! By understanding the fundamentals and having a strong command of what is important, the recording process can become a creative tool to further enhance your musical message with confidence. Now having run a successful Los Angeles music production studio for many years, I have the experience to guide students through projects and help them avoid the many pitfalls that can hurt the recording process. Having made countless mistakes myself, and thus learning to solve each problem encountered, I draw upon the extensive experience and (hard-earned) successes from my career to impart on you the best practices possible. Recording is challenging! We will take a head-on approach to recording/mixing/mastering your music in a way that will enhance your music production skills across all genres and styles. More importantly, we'll have fun doing it! There's nothing better than creating great music, and I strive to enhance the music making process with each and every student to create the best end results!
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James W.

James W.

Training in all Levels. Garageband and Logic Pro. Want to learn Logic Pro and get up and recording at a faster pace? You have come to the right place. I have over 5 year experience using the software and over 15 years recording studio knowledge. I add to this on a daily basis. Beginners are welcome. You get what you need from me when you need it. And yes there is homework. Have fun while you learn and grow. Did you lose your smile? You can borrow mine. Tools • Presonus Studio DAW, M-Audio, Logic Pro, Protools, Cubase SXE, Cubasis and Cubase 3 SX (PC) Tascam US-122 Garageband , •Analog Recording Studio Basics and D-Sound Amps and Pedals, Samson Tech, Line 6 •Advanced Computer Integration, Mix and Master, Setup and installation. Backup • Fender Strat and Telecaster guitars, Kramer GP, Ovation and ibanez acoustics. • Marshall and Fender Amps • Roland EM-20 , Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, PRS. • Shure, Samson, and AKG microphones • Visual Sound GTR pedals, Zoom Pedals • M-Audio 410 Firewire Audio interface
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Learning all the different programs and aspects of music recording can be challenging if you’re doing it all by yourself. But with the help of our music recording teachers, you no longer have to go at it alone! Our selection of certified and background-checked teachers is eager to impart their wisdom to help you learn this craft in no time.

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Just like learning any other kind of skill, mastering music recording can take time. Even if you’ve been practicing for several months or even years, there’s still so much you can learn!

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In these classes, your tutor will help you set up your recording studio and show you the basics of using your new software. Your teacher might cover the following topics:

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The best and easiest way to learn to record music is to sign work with a private tutor. At TakeLessons, we offer private music recording lessons where you can start from the very beginning and work up to more challenging skills. Even if you already know a little bit about this art, our tutors will meet you where you are and inquire about your goals so that they can build a customized lesson plan that suits your needs and preferences.

How do you record a song at home for beginners?


If you’re new to music recording, our music recording lessons for beginners are a great place to start. What’s more, if you’re looking to learn from the comfort of your own home, we offer online music recording lessons, where you can meet with your tutor on our virtual platform. Our lessons give you the flexibility to learn where and when you want with a certified tutor who will help you achieve all your music recording goals. After just a few lessons, you’ll start building all the skills you need to begin recording your own songs from home.

How do you practice audio recording?


If you’re looking to put your music recording skills to use, our teachers can provide you with exercises that align with your goals. When you join our music recording lessons, your tutor will determine what you already know and what you’d like to know in order to develop a curriculum based on your needs. From here, your music recording teacher will create customized take-home exercises that you can use to practice your recording skills.

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