Audio Engineering
grammy-awards

It’s that time again. Grammy season. When the mainstream music awards give honored recording artists not only the recognition to reach a wider audience, but a major boost in album sales. Learn how our Dark Horse Institute graduate was nominated for a Grammy Award twice and won. Engineers M…

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korn-making-of-rotting-in-vain-at-dark-horse-recording

Something sinister lurks against the serene backdrop of gentle rolling hills just outside Nashville. There is a quiet intensity among the hovering pines and bales of hay in this remote countryside. Korn has already left the renowned Dark Horse Recording studios where their new hard-hitting…

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dark_horse-institute-steve-lamm-serial-compression-video

In this video, Grammy Award-winning recording engineer and Dark Horse Institute instructor, Steve Lamm, shows you how to control high-decibel levels using serial controls in Pro Tools. What Is Serial Compression? Serial compression in Pro Tools creates a smoothing affect for loud sound, wh…

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sweetwater-ceo-charles-surack-blog

Charles J. Surack, founder of Sweetwater Sound, Inc., is the largest supplier of gear in the U.S. Discover how this musician went from working out of his VW van to becoming the successful founder of a multi-million dollar company. Robin Crow interviews this innovative entrepreneur about wh…

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This is a unique opportunity for a chance to win a scholarship from Dark Horse Institute while experiencing a weekend full of amazing performers, food and fun! It’s all happening at the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, in The Park at Harlinsdale in Franklin, TN, on September 24 and 25…

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Dark_Horse-Institute-stereo-mic-piano-video

Microphone placement on a piano is an important technique to master when audio recording. In this video, Grammy Award-winning recording engineer and Dark Horse Institute instructor, Steve Lamm, shows you the basics for great results. Mic Placement on a Piano To begin, lift the piano lid in…

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