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We are currently running a contest with the 6 winners from round 1 of the Stable Sessions for free studio time at Dark Horse Studios! We’ve set up a playlist on our Soundcloud page where you can listen to the tracks and vote on your favorite. Here are some tips: – How do I vote?? To vote f…

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Dark Horse Institute will be taking a break for the Holidays. The school will be closed from December 19, 2015-January 3, 2016. Classes will resume January 4. We wish everyone a great break and we look forward to seeing you next year!

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The CRB has ruled on new streaming royalty rates from 2016 to 2020. We take a look at the changes that were made an how it affects writers and musicians.

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It’s not ideal but sometimes you’ve got to mix with headphones – maybe you’re in an apartment with thin walls or on the road in a hotel room and have do a last minute mix tweak or get a rough sent off. Talk to most engineers about mixing with headphones and you’ll hear unanimous advice: “D…

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We have a few openings left in our inaugural class of the Dark Horse Institute’s Music Business program beginning January 4. During this 12-week program, you’ll learn about and experience the inner workings of Artist Management, A&R and Record Company Operations, Booking and Touring, M…

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Last week, one of our classes had the privilege of recording Roger Earl and Bryan Bassett of Foghat (remember ‘Slow Ride’ on Guitar Hero? THOSE guys) and singer/guitarist Scott Holt, who played with Buddy Guy for 10 years and an amazing musician in his own right. Recording six songs under…

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