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Women’s History Month: Female Innovators In Music

Women’s History Month: Female Innovators In Music As Women's History Month comes to a close, we wanted to recognize some of the women who continue to shape the music community that we know today. There are hundreds of influential women who have had a part in sculpting the current music landscape but below are a few people that we believe have made the music community a better place and are true pioneers with incredible and [...]

March 31st, 2021|

Tracklib Collegiate Beat Battle

Tracklib Collegiate Beat Battle Calling all students from the University of Illinois, University of Florida A&M, and The Collective School of Music! Tracklib is hosting it's first ever college beat battle for all students of the University of Illinois, University of Floria A&M, and The Collective School of Music.  Judged by Mixx Mixx has 8 gold plaques, 6 platinum plaques, and 5 #1 Billboard awards working with artists like Teyana Taylor, Polo G, French [...]

March 30th, 2021|

FREE LIVE WORKSHOP – Music Theory in Ableton Live with Rosemary Minkler 4/1 at 7pm ET

Join us Thursday, April 1 at 7-8pm EST for this FREE workshop! EMC Mentor, Rosemary Minkler, will be following up her previous workshop to further discuss using music theory while producing in Ableton Live. Rosemary will be demonstrating her process for creating chord progressions, basslines, melodies, and more. Music theory is the basis of any great sounding track and an excellent tool for any music producer looking to get the most out of their compositions. RSVP [...]

March 24th, 2021|

Vocal Effects For Your Next Livestream – For V-Tubers, DJs and More

Change Your Voice In Your Livestreams With an influx in the number of streamers taking to the internet this past year, it's important to stand out and one way can be building interesting characters with distinct personas. Having an interesting persona helps you to create content that is engaging and will also help retain an audience. One way of going it is by creating VR characters called "V-Tubers". V-Tubers are the product of streamers who use motion capturing [...]

March 17th, 2021|

FREE LIVE WORKSHOP – Producing in Logic Pro X with LEFTI (Toolroom Records) 3/18 7pm ET

FREE LIVE WORKSHOP - Producing in Logic Pro X with LEFTI (Toolroom Records) 3/18 7pm ET Join us Thursday, March 18 at 7PM EST for a FREE LIVE WORKSHOP. In this workshop, LEFTI (Toolroom, Fool's Gold) will show you how he creates loops from scratch in Logic Pro X. LEFTI will then resample the loop and turn it into a disco house groove that will become the foundation of a track. He [...]

March 10th, 2021|

Using Ableton Live 11’s Comping Feature

Using Ableton Live 11's Comping Feature The standout feature of Ableton's Live 11 update is certainly it's new comping capabilities. The concept of comping is not a new idea and has been included in other DAWs like Logic Pro X in the past but this is a first for Ableton Live. Comping is an incredibly useful tool for producers who record live instruments like vocals, guitars, drums, or bass. Comping allows you to record multiple takes in an [...]

March 4th, 2021|

FREE LIVE WORKSHOP – Creating With Ableton Live 11 with Nate Mars 3/4 7pm ET

FREE LIVE WORKSHOP – Creating With Ableton Live 11 with Nate Mars 3/4 7pm ET Join us Thursday March 4 at 7PM EST for another FREE LIVE WORKSHOP. In this workshop, Nate Mars will guide you through many of the new features that come with this massive update. Nate will be covering features like comping which allows you to create the perfect take from multiple takes while recording. He'll also cover the many new devices [...]

February 24th, 2021|

Ableton Live 11 Is Here: What You Need To Know

Ableton Live 11 Is Here: What You Need To Know Ableton Live 11 is here! The predecessor of the widely popular Ableton Live 10. Live 11 features several updates including a handful of new instruments, devices, MPE compatibility, comping, and a few new features built to give you more control over your live performances. Let's take you through these new features and tell you why you should as excited for Live 11 as we are. Comping First on the [...]

February 23rd, 2021|

Using The Channel Rack in FL Studio

Using The Channel Rack in FL Studio FL Studio from Image Line is one of the most popular music production tools for home-studio producers. It is an incredibly powerful DAW that comes packed with an array of great plugins which includes a number of synths, reverbs, modulators, compressors, and much more. The channel rack however is one of the the components of FL Studio that sets it apart from all of the other popular DAWs out there. The [...]

February 19th, 2021|

FREE LIVE WORKSHOP – Producing a Track in FL Studio with FrankJavCee – 2/18 at 7pm ET

FREE LIVE WORKSHOP - Producing a Track in FL Studio with FrankJavCee 2/18 at 7pm ET Thursday, February 18 at 7pm ET, join FrankJavCee and EMC for a FREE live workshop in FL Studio. FrankJavCee is a Los Angeles-based music producer best known for his how-to style videos on YouTube where he shows his audience how to produce different genres of music in a hilarious way. In this workshop, FrankJavCee will be taking you through [...]

February 10th, 2021|
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