Following their decade-year-old culture of organizing qualitative education initiatives, Soundideaz Academy invited Joel Hamilton, who is a Grammy & Latin Grammy Award nominee, to conduct a 1-day workshop on the topic- “Masterclass on Music Production and Mixing”. Hamilton is a Brooklyn based Record Producer, Sound Engineer & Writer, Musician & Co-owner of Studio G Brooklyn, New York. Besides successfully producing records by ‘The Black Keys’, ‘Highly Suspect’, ‘BRKN Love’, ‘Matisyahu’, and ‘Lettuce’, Joel has engineered & mixed albums of ‘Norah Jones’ and has worked with other eminent musicians. In the workshop that was held on 1st Feb 2020 at Yash Raj Studios, Andheri (West), Mumbai, many students, and professionals got the opportunity to learn topics pertaining to ‘Live Recording of Drums & Guitars’, ‘How to Build a Mix from Scratch’ & above all, ‘Seek the techniques of developing good music production skills’, from the Master himself. The masterclass followed by an interactive Q & A was enthusiastically attended by more than 35 attendees. The students and professionals were happy to have received world-class knowledge and techniques right at their doorstep! Joel Hamilton too remarked- “Indeed it was a very good experience to share his knowledge with Indian students & professionals.…
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SoundideaZ Academy was awarded as the “Best Audio Education Program” for the 2nd consecutive time in 2 years, IRAA Awards 2018.Soundideaz Academy started as a dream project in the 90s and has gone on to become a leader in training & grooming aspiring Sound Engineers through innovative Sound Engineering Courses. Since its official inception in 2010, we have educated about 300 students through our comprehensive Sound Engineering Courses. In our aim to create competent sound technicians our Sound Engineering Courses have been designed in a way that addresses new age industry requirements and challenges.SoundideaZ Academy prides itself on providing a supportive learning environment & teaching quality.
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In recent years the change in Audio Post-Production has been at a rapid pace. Audio Post-Production Studios have upgraded their inventory to latest technological systems
In recent years the change in Live Sound technology has been at a rapid pace. Sound rental companies have upgraded their inventory to latest technological systems including Line arrays & Digital consoles.
In recent years the change in Music Production technology has been at a rapid pace. Music composers and musicians have the production technology on their laptop & desktops.
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VST’s De-constructed: Do you know what Music Synthesis is? Is it important to know all the knobs that are there in a soft-synth? Well, according to textbook definitions, A synthesizer is an electronic musical instrument, operated by a keyboard with knobs and control parameters a wide variety of generated sounds by combining signals of different frequencies created by processing them all together. The knowledge of how soft synths works is an important part of Music Production. Hence, Soundideaz Academy has also exclusively dedicated a portion of its syllabus of Diploma in Sound Engineering with Music Production Specialisation for understanding how synths work. The Korg MS10 Music Synthesizer A software synthesizer is an emulated version of a hardware synthesizer. A Software synthesizer processes signal with virtue of Digital Signal Processing (DSP). We are sure most of you didn’t understand that definition completely, and that is why we have explained it in this blog, in a clear and simple way. The software synthesizer
Every recording – be Music or Dialogue or Sound Effects – the idea of recording the audio is to be produced that at a later time. Whenever it is reproduced it is supposed to give something similar hence it is important that the reproduced it is supposed to give a similar auditory experience as it was during the recording. Hence, it is important that the reproduced audio is either similar to how the given instruments would sound naturally or it has to be as per the visualization or audiolization of the audio designer. A piece of audio when heard creates either an emotion or it can be a help the brain visualize a picture. The processing tools for audio help us create this illusion. One of the most important tools to create the solution is Space. If you can create an Illusion of space so that the listener can I really feel like being there, the job is done right. This space can be created by the right use of reverbs. In our day-to-day life we hear these reverbs, are a part of the whole sound we hear. A dry signal never sounds natural to our ears because in nature…
The key to a music song’s success is its mix.Since the revolution in DAW Technology, aspiring Music producers from all over the world Have found a medium to express their creativity. While this has really made things very exciting, that you can produce your latest composition from the comfort of your home studio setup, this also has pushed the limits for how balanced and creative a song should be! The following blog deals with plug-ins that are used all over the world -by Professionals and Beginners alike. 1.iZotope Ozone 7 This plug-in is not just the most popular plugin in this list, but also the most comprehensive and easy to use mastering plug-ins out there in the market. Ozone 7 provides the feature of building a mastering chain of 6 modules and comes in AAX/AU/VST/VST3 formats. Ozone is also used by many in the mixdown stage, although it is primary intended to be used as a
This blog addresses the problem of every budding Music Producer- whether he is pursuing Music Production Course or starting out with his budget setup. Almost every aspiring music programmer ends up thinking that their budget gear is not good enough. More often than not, this makes them go on a wild shopping spree wanting to buy the best audio interface, the best mic, the best MacBook, etc. While an audio gear upgrade might improve the audio quality, it is seldom a necessary requirement. In this blog we will address some workarounds that can improve the performance of whatever DAW the music programmer is using be it Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Cubase, Reason, etc. To best utilize the full potential of the DAW, it is advisable for a beginner to undergo formal training through Music Production Courses. 1)Buffer size: When recording audio into your computer, the amount of time allotted for processing the audio is called the Buffer Size. Often times a smaller..
Published By: Shraddha Sankulkar, head of Mindmatterz & Faculty of Applied Psychology at Soundideaz Academy Here we are in a brand New Year! The arrival of the New Year brings along fresh hope in every mind. Learning from the mistakes of the past and by taking new initiatives we literally reboot our lives with a positive mindset. After experiencing a fantastic travel time at Goa, the last month of the bygone year sowed fresh seeds of creativity for me, which I believe will bear fruits in the New Year. On 2nd December last year, I presented my first ever webinar on the topic ‘Mind Management in Media Careers’. Throughout my teaching/training career so far, I have only been lecturing ‘Live’ in classrooms & through workshops, but, with the enthusiasm of