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

Written by Jeff at Mix Online

The school, a professional music production facility with strong ties to Westlake Studios, opened its doors in 2015 and recently BAE Audio’s Colin Liebich was invited to track a live recording session alongside students there…

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Audio Interfaces – An Essential Guide

Written by Doug Fenske, Director of Education

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 terms that are easy to digest…

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Take Control of Your Recordings: Understanding Microphones

Written by Doug Fenske, Director of Education

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 you’re a beginner…

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Music Industry Advice: Self-Education: Autodidactism in Music

Written by Doug Fenske, Director of Education

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 years…

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Music Industry Advice: Professional Sound on a Moderate Budget

Written by Doug Fenske, Director of Education

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 a fundamental understanding of what is happening to our music during each stage of the studio process…

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Tip Jar: 3 Common Features of Top 100 Hits

Written by Doug Fenske, Director of Education

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…

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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