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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 Create a Hit Record and a Successful Music Business Career: Introducing Dark Horse Institute

How To Create a Hit Record and a Successful Music Business Career: Introducing Dark Horse Institute

HOW TO CREATE A HIT RECORD AND A SUCCESSFUL MUSIC BUSINESS CAREER INTRODUCING DARK HORSE INSTITUTE In this video, our graduates and Robin Crow, founder and CEO of world-famous Dark Horse Recording and Dark Horse Institute, take you inside DHI’s award-winning Audio Engineering and Music Business programs. At Dark Horse Institute, everything we do is […]

How To Record a 6-song EP in 10 Days

How To Record a 6-song EP in 10 Days How To Record 6 Songs in 10 Days

In this video, Grammy-winning audio engineer and Dark Horse Institute instructor, Steve Lamm, takes us through the entire 10-day process of recording a 6-song EP from start to finish. One of the great things about studying Audio Engineering at Dark Horse Institute is that you get the opportunity to record two 6-song EPs for two […]

Tech Tuesday—How To Record Vocals Using Mic Preamp Distortion

Tech Tuesday—How To Record Vocals Using Mic Preamp Distortion

    The last time, we talked about distorting Mic PreAmps using a Direct Box and Electric Guitar. We got some cool guitar sounds. Today, we’ll focus on other sources, mainly vocals. Distorted vocals, done right, can add a super cool effect to your sound. Gain staging remains an important part of the process when […]

Tech Tuesday—How To Create Great Tones Using Mic Preamp Distortion

Tech Tuesday—How To Create Great Tones Using Mic Preamp Distortion

    In this week’s episode of Tech Tuesday, Steve Lamm, Instructor at Dark Horse Institute talks to you about how to create great tones using microphone preamp distortion. Gain staging with mic preamps ensures that the signal is not distorting, but has enough gain to be recorded. Some of the fun and best tones […]

Video: Setting Up Templates In Pro Tools To Speed Up Your New Sessions

Video: Setting Up Templates In Pro Tools To Speed Up Your New Sessions

Starting new sessions in Pro Tools can be slow and tedious, especially if you suddenly have a big idea you want to lay down or a client waiting to start a new recording. If you’ve checked out our two previous videos (Using Shortcuts to Set Up New Tracks and Using Shortcuts to Set Up Aux […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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