Tag: Music Production

Do You Need Music Theory to Produce Music?

Do You Need Music Theory to Produce Music? Music Theory Student Piano

Either Way – You Can Produce Music! You want to start your music production career, but you’re hesitant due to your lack of music theory knowledge. Don’t worry, that’s ok! Music production software has come so far in the last two decades that the amount of knowledge about theory needed to start is dwindling fast.  […]

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,” […]

Recording Studio Equipment: Stop Paying For Hype

Recording Studio Equipment: Stop Paying For Hype

When it comes to recording studio equipment, it’s easy to get bit by the bug, but are you are really just paying for the hype? If you are into recording your own music, there’s no doubt you have found yourself pages deep on Sweetwater or Gear Slutz looking for the next big thing to take your […]

Nashville Audio Engineering School Leaves its Mark

Dark Horse Institute Leaves ‘Tattoos on This Town’   Nashville audio engineering school, Dark Horse Institute is leaving its mark on graduates. While pop culture churns out metaphorical references of getting inked such as Jason Aldean’s top 40 smash, “Tattoos on This Town”, a recent Dark Horse Institute graduate took things a little more…literally. Mike […]

Music City is a Music Melting Pot

Dark Horse Institute Shares The Love in Music City While corn bread and chicken are still hot ticket meals ’round here, when it comes to music, Music City itself is a music melting pot. In fact, at Dark Horse Institute, the proof is in the pudding. While it’s true that everyone walks to the beat […]

CNN Visits Dark Horse Recording

CNN recently visited Dark Horse Recording to see the recording studio behind some of the biggest albums by Taylor Swift, Faith Hill, Relient K, Tim McGraw, Matchbox 20, For King And Country and many more. The article also features one of the many new artists who come to Dark Horse to find the inspiration that has channeled countless hit songs. Robin […]

Successful Audio Engineers: DHI Graduate Spotlight

  There’s more than meets the eye when fans of music production become successful audio engineers. The combination of knowledge, training, people skills, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time are all things that align for successful audio engineers and music producers. This month, our DHI Graduate Spotlight features the […]

Dark Horse Institute Joins Full Moon Pickin Party 2015

Your guarantee for summer fun starts May 29th! Dark Horse Institute has partnered with Friends of Warner Parks for this year’s Full Moon Pickin Party events! Imagine yourself on a warm summer’s night strolling through the lights and sounds of about 2,500 of Nashville’s finest pickers – acoustic guitars, basses, banjos, mandolins, harmonicas, and more […]

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