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DHI Instructor and Lead Engineer Wins Grammy Award

DHI Instructor and Lead Engineer Wins Grammy Award DHI Instructor Dave Hagen Wins Grammy Award

Dave Hagen Receives Grammy For His Work with Keb’Mo Dark Horse Institute Instructor and lead Engineer Dave Hagen wins a Grammy for Mixing Keb’ Mo’s latest album, Oklahoma. Released in 2019, Oklahoma received the highest industry node from the music community by bringing home a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album. Dave has been producing, […]

How To Start A Record Label

How To Start A Record Label How to Start a Record Label

Here Are The Steps To Starting Your Own Independent Record Company UNDERSTAND YOUR WHY? So you want to start your own record label. There has never been a better time to create your own independent record company in the history of the music business. We now have the technology, education, and resources to do exactly the same […]

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,” […]

How To Produce Music The First Time

How To Produce Music The First Time How to Produce Music the First Time

  There are probably as many ways how to produce music for the first time as there are producers. I highly recommend that you don’t do it like I did. I just kind of backed into it without a plan. People asked me things. I tried to help. Before long, I was producing. So . […]

Exciting Jobs In The Music Industry

Exciting Jobs In The Music Industry Exciting Job in the Music Industry

You grew up listening to music, obsessing over superstars, attending concerts, and watching countless music videos. Now, you’re walking across the stage eagerly awaiting to grab your diploma and move on to greater things. A music industry job is a place you feel destined for, but you don’t know where to begin. You’ve yet to […]

What To Consider When Choosing A Music Business School

What To Consider When Choosing A Music Business School What to Consider when Choosing a Music Business School

You’ve always had this burning desire to pursue a career in music, but you have no idea where to begin. So you start searching online for the top music business school in your area or around the country that would suit your needs, but how do you know which program is right for you? This […]

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 […]

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