Category: Audio Engineering School

Dark Horse Graduate Taylor Brown Finds Spotify Success

Dark Horse Graduate Taylor Brown Finds Spotify Success Electronic Music Production DHI Graduate Taylor Brown

Making the Music He Wants to Make Popular trends tell us that the key to success in today’s music industry is social media engagement. Marketing experts tout detailed plans to achieve this miracle. Many online courses, dozens of books, and slews of YouTube videos are devoted to the subject. However, the Franklin, Tennessee-based band, Your […]

DHI Gets Creative as Students Work and Record From Home

DHI Gets Creative as Students Work and Record From Home Dark Horse Institute Students Record from Home

Time For Us To Come Together! As the “shelter in place” order was given in Tennessee, the staff at Dark Horse Institute quickly adapted and began teaching all five of their classes online. “I have been amazed at the creative ideas our teachers and students have been coming up with to engage each other online,” […]

DHI GRADUATE RAISES $500 SCHOLARSHIP FOR FUTURE AUDIO ENGINEERING STUDENTS

DHI GRADUATE RAISES $500 SCHOLARSHIP FOR FUTURE AUDIO ENGINEERING STUDENTS Graduate Raises Scholarship for Future Audio Engineering Students

DHI Graduate Ryan Ploch partnered with the non-profit group, Bravo Waukegan, for a Charity Networking Event at Arlington Ale House in Illinois. The event was a success for both Bravo, who received over 80 instrument donations, and Dark Horse Institute, who was given a $500 scholarship which was to be split up for future students. […]

Why Attending A Music Production School Matters

Why Attending A Music Production School Matters Why Attending a Music Production School Matters

Somewhere along the line in your life you heard a song, you saw a magical performance, or you tasted a sample of the pleasures music can bring about. Thoughts of your future pondered you, and you quickly become obsessed with all things music. The only problem is, you have no idea where to start. All […]

How To Select The Right Audio Engineering School For You

How To Select The Right Audio Engineering School For You How to Select the Right Audio Engineering School

So, you’re looking into selecting the right audio engineering or music production school for you. It’s tough. We’ve all been there. There are many different schools to peruse through, and multiple questions you should ask for each one. Maybe you’re a recent high school graduate wanting to pick a trade school over the standard four-year […]

Get to Know Audio Engineer/Instructor Matt Sepanic

Get to Know Audio Engineer/Instructor Matt Sepanic

Matt Sepanic may be one of our newer instructors but he’s definitely no less accomplished. He has produced and recorded such bands as Slipknot , Stone Sour, OSI, The Envy Corps, Murderdolls, Roadrunner United, Puscifur, Marilyn Manson, Radio Moscow, Dirty Little Rabbits, Damage Plan,Bonne Finken and countless others. He’s also worked on TV work for […]

Vocal Mixing Basics – Understanding The Big 3

Vocal Mixing Basics – Understanding The Big 3

As the band Talking Heads famously put in their album notes, “Singing is a trick to get people to listen to music for longer than they would ordinarily.” Whether you agree with that statement or not, you’ll probably agree that the vocal does play a huge part in a song. In fact, it might be what […]

Graduate Reeve Powers Just Finished A European Tour

Graduate Reeve Powers Just Finished A European Tour

As you know, we love to tell you about the successes of our graduates. Often, we’ll tell you about a Dark Horse recording school graduate getting hired at a studio or company in the industry or at live sound companies. This time we’re happy to tell you about Reeve Powers, who is following his dreams […]

5 MORE Free Plugins!

5 MORE Free Plugins!

It’s our favorite blog post, sharing free Pro-Tools plugins with you guys! If you missed our original post a few months back with free plugins here it is: 5 FREE Plugins We Love Now let’s get started with our newest bunch: Blue Cat Audio Plugin Pack II Actually, how about a free plug-in BUNDLE. Blue […]

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