Audio Engineering
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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dark-horse-institute-scholarship-giveaway-091816

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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How-to-Use-Parallel-Compression-in-Pro-Tools

In this video, Grammy Award-winning recording engineer and Dark Horse Institute instructor, Steve Lamm, shows you how to achieve superior sound affects using compressor controls in Pro Tools. This feature helps you manage the decibel level for a measured length of time. What Is Parallel Co…

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Dark-Horse-Institute-elastic-audio-with-Steve-Lamm

In this video, Grammy Award-winning recording engineer, Steve Lamm, shows you the features of Elastic Audio in Pro Tools. This functionality conveniently enables correction of audio issues that may arise from various instruments on mono tracks—such as keyboards, electric guitars, bass guit…

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how-to-mic-an-acoustic-guitar

In this video, Grammy award-winning recording engineer, Steve Lamm will show you the best way to place a mic on an acoustic guitar. To begin, it’s important to understand that the acoustic guitar is designed to amplify sound through the hollow core in the front, whenever the instrument is…

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