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Video: Sends, Aux Tracks and Busses – The Shortcut Keys To Speed Up Your Routing

Video: Sends, Aux Tracks and Busses – The Shortcut Keys To Speed Up Your Routing SENDS, AUX TRACKS AND BUSSES - THE SHORTCUT KEYS TO SPEED UP YOUR ROUTING

Setting up your busses using aux sends and returns is a very necessary but tedious process. Going track by track and selecting your busses through those long menus is enough to drive anyone crazy. In this short 4 minute video, we’ll take you through the various shortcut key commands to help you set up your busses quickly […]

Get To Know Audio Engineer/Instructor Dennis Ritchie

Get To Know Audio Engineer/Instructor Dennis Ritchie Staff, Dennis Ritchie

Audio Engineer/Instructor Dennis Ritchie has been a producing, engineering and playing music for over 30 years. He’s recorded numerous multi-platinum, Grammy and Emmy winning artists in Nashville and L.A including Johnny Cash, Vince Gill, Eric Church, Bela Fleck, Emmylou Harris and newer acts such as I Am Sparticus and Earl & The Agitators. Dennis also […]

Video: Using Shortcut Keys To Create Tracks In Pro Tools

Video: Using Shortcut Keys To Create Tracks In Pro Tools

Have you ever been working in a session and you’re in a groove, when suddenly you have to stop and take time to create multiple tracks? Or, maybe you’re working on a new song idea and need to set up a new session with multiple tracks quickly. In this short 3 minute video, we’ll take […]

Vocal Mixing Basics – Understanding The Big 3

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 Dark Horse Institute Student Guitar Performance

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 […]

Two Recent Grads Hired By United Record Press, Local Venues

Two Recent Grads Hired By United Record Press, Local Venues Two Students Hired By United Record Press

We are proud to share that not one, but two Dark Horse Institute recording graduates have recently been hired by United Record Pressing here in Nashville. We are proud to have two of our graduates working at such a prominent music business here in Music City. Kristofer Jedd and Alex DeVor have landed positions in […]

Music Business Class Hits The Road

Music Business Class Hits The Road Music Business Class Hits The Road

Even though the class started just two weeks ago, Dark Horse Institute’s Music Business class has wasted no time at getting hands-on experience in the real world of the music industry. Already, the class has had not one, but two site visits to some great venues in Middle Tennessee. The class had an amazing experience at both […]

Members Of Legendary Rock Band Foghat Recently Recorded With Students

Members Of Legendary Rock Band Foghat Recently Recorded With Students Foghat

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 the name “Earl and The […]

5 FREE Plugins We Love

5 FREE Plugins We Love

Plugins are essential to taking your Pro Tools or Logic rig to the next level. Stock plugins have come a long way over the years, but there are still ones that will take your mixes to the next level and make your job easier at the same time. Unfortunately, some of those a pretty expensive. […]

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