In this video, David Penn, founder of Hit Songs Deconstructed, shares hit songwriting tips, techniques and trends culled from today’s chart-topping hits at the inaugural Music Industry Meetup NYC event on January 23, 2014 at SAE Institute in New York City.
Listen to the the whole show, recorded with a live studio audience at SAE Institute Los Angeles, here.
Check out this recap video of Scratch DJ Academy’s Open House at SAE Atlanta!
More coverage of the event here.
If you’ve ever wanted to talk to your house, Matt Carnes is making it happen. ”I’ve always enjoyed technology,” Carnes said. “The first piece of electronics I got when I was 8 years old was a multi-track recorder. I fell in love with the recording industry and technology in general.” Read the full article here.
Update: More coverage of Matt Carnes here.
Dominique Smith, a native of Rockford and a student in the Audio Technology Program at SAE Institute New York, competed as one of America’s Top Producers at the iStandard Beast of the Beats seminar, held in November 2013 at SAE’s New York campus and Webster Hall nightclub in Greenwich Village. Smith was awarded the recognition for placing second in iStandard’s “Beat Battle” hip hop producer competitions held in Chicago and New York in 2012. Read the full article here.
SAE Institute Los Angeles will host a ‘Mastering Do’s and Don’ts’ session on Day One of the NAMM Show tomorrow (January 23rd 2014). The panel will be part of the annual H.O.T. (Hands on Training) Zone, which consists of numerous live educational seminars aimed at professionals in the audio, entertainment technologies, music business operations, recording, live sound, DJ, house of worship, commercial systems contractors/integrators, and stage and lighting industries. Read the full article here.
The Recording Academy® Florida Chapter Hosts 56th Annual Grammy® Viewing Party
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014
7 p.m., Check-in/pre-telecast reception
8 p.m., Live broadcast of the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Telecast
59 NW 36th St.
Miami, Fla. 33127
Read the full description here.
Electric City Fest will showcase the best in indie, electronic and dance music in Miami. It will include hot performances by Afrobeta, Millionyoung, & more!
“Tom Oberheim demos his brand new Two Voice Pro (shipping in 2014!) while talking about his history in the synthesizer world and pop music. Filmed at our SF-EMM monthly meetup at SAE Institute SF in San Francisco on Oct 9, 2013. Check out the video on matrixsynth.com.