Episode #234 – Westlake Studio’s Al Machera, Money Pouring Into Music Biz, And The Legacy Of Geoff Emerick

Episode #234 – Westlake Studio’s Al Machera, Money Pouring Into Music Biz, And The Legacy Of Geoff Emerick 800 450 Crē•8 Music Academy

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Best Chorus Plugin: Soundtoys Little MicroShift

Best Chorus Plugin: Soundtoys Little MicroShift 517 291 Crē•8 Music Academy

I’m spoiled. I’ve had access to the best chorus hardware for over a decade.  Then, along comes the best chorus plugin to follow. I have used the Eventide H3000 in professional studios for many sessions over many years.  These units, including one…

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Let’s Be Clear: How to Sample Music Legally

Let’s Be Clear: How to Sample Music Legally 1024 775 Crē•8 Music Academy

Several decades ago, before many modern producers were born, audio clips of an artist’s recordings were used in a new song without obtaining permission. Those days are long gone. In current times, incorporating or “sampling” a portion of a musical…

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BAE Audio Joins Crē•8 Students at Westlake Studios Tracking Session

BAE Audio Joins Crē•8 Students at Westlake Studios Tracking Session 640 360 Crē•8 Music Academy

BY JEFF TOUZEAUNOV Los Angeles, Calif. – CRē•8 Music Academy’s vision is to fill the gap between traditional audio engineering & production schools, and then translate this to what happens in the commercial studio realm. The school, a professional music production…

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Audio Interfaces – An Essential Guide

Audio Interfaces – An Essential Guide 800 450 Crē•8 Music Academy

BY DOUG FENSKE The audio interface is an integral part of any studio. An interface has the same responsibility in a studio of any size, from a spare bedroom to a sprawling, multi-million dollar facility. To describe the interface in…

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Take Control of Your Recordings: Understanding Microphones

Take Control of Your Recordings: Understanding Microphones 620 349 Crē•8 Music Academy

BY DOUG FENSKE Success in any craft is directly related to how well the details are understood and applied. In that sense, recording music is no different from any other craft. Microphones are an important part of our craft, whether…

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Music Industry Advice: Self-Education: Autodidactism in Music

Music Industry Advice: Self-Education: Autodidactism in Music 620 348 Crē•8 Music Academy

BY DOUG FENSKE Self-education is a process that is as old as our world. Our ancestors developed housing, means of conveyance and art without formal education (referred to as autodidactism). Many successful people have blossomed from self-education over thousands of…

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Music Industry Advice: Professional Sound on a Moderate Budget

Music Industry Advice: Professional Sound on a Moderate Budget 758 426 Crē•8 Music Academy

BY DOUG FENSKE The difference between a profitable career in production and music as a money pit is the level of results we are able to achieve while controlling expenses. The best way to control production costs is to have…

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Tip Jar: 3 Common Features of Top 100 Hits

Tip Jar: 3 Common Features of Top 100 Hits 620 348 Crē•8 Music Academy

BY DOUG FENSKE Every song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart is there for a reason. Regardless of genre, these songs share particular features that help them communicate to millions of listeners. After 10 years as an engineer and producer…

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Alumni Spotlight

Rizziere Bellagamba

Assistant production credit on recently released single “Nada Me Debes, Nada Te Debo” by Chilean performer and songwriter Soledad Guerrero and producer Hugo Manzi. Worked with Hugo Manzi on the soundtrack for television show on “Chilevisión” (Turner) and also worked as a vocal coach for the actors.

Learn more about the accomplishments of our talented alumni. #Cre8Fam

Rizziere Bellagamba