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Predictions For The Live Music Industry: Will Venues Reopen This Year?

Predictions For The Live Music Industry: Will Venues Reopen This Year? According to Rolling Stone, on January 9th at a conference for the Association of Performing Arts Professionals, Dr. Anthony Fauci hypothesized that venues and theaters would be able to reopen sometime during the Fall of 2021. This is good news for many of us who are eager to get back into venues to see our favorite artists but we can't help but think, will [...]

February 4th, 2021|

FREE LIVE WORKSHOP – Mixing From Start to Finish In Pro Tools w/Richie Beretta 2/4 7pm ET

On Thursday, February 4th at 7pm EST join professional producer and audio mixer, Richie Beretta, has he opens up one of his latest ProTools projects and walks you through his process for mixing a full track from start to finish. The project Richie will be taking you through is 'Come Clean' by Ruby which was recently featured in Rolling Stone magazine.  'Come Clean' is a soulful R&B single from Ruby Stinson. Ruby is also the daughter of [...]

January 27th, 2021|

2021 NAMM Releases We’re Excited About! – Korg, Roland, Sequential and More

2021 NAMM Releases This year, NAMM had to cancel it's physical convention but thankfully, the NAMM committee came together to still give music hardware, software and technology companies a virtual platform to announce their highly anticipated new releases. Companies like Roland, Korg, IK Multimedia, Fender, Sequential, Way Huge, and more have been releasing some exciting things this past week via virtual conferences attended by other gear manufacturers and musicians from around the world. Let's take a look at [...]

January 22nd, 2021|

FREE LIVE WORKSHOP – Music Production for DJs w/Loup Roug 1/11 7pm ET

Join us Monday, January 11 at 7pm EST for this FREE live streaming workshop. Electronic Music Collective is proud to announce our first Serato Studio Workshop, "Music Production for DJs with Serato Studio" with DJ/Producer Raul Hidalgo a.k.a. Loup Rouge. In this free workshop, Raul will cover the basics of creating a DJ edit while introducing the functionality of the Serato Studio interface and workflow.  Serato Studio is one of the fastest growing music programs in [...]

January 6th, 2021|

2020’s Best Live Streaming Events

2020's Best Live Streamed Events Live streaming music performances for at-home viewing isn't something new. Festival organizers and artists have been using the technique to reach larger audiences over the past few years. But if 2020 was anyone's year, it was definitely the tech industry, facilitating communication and artistic expression around the world.. With the live performance industry unexpectedly coming to a standstill, there wasn't much to do this year besides stay inside and tune into a stream. [...]

December 17th, 2020|

The Year In Gear: 2020

The Year In Gear: 2020 There's no doubt that 2020 was a tough year. With a lot of our time being spent indoors, a silver lining to the pandemic is that many of us had more free time to work on personal music projects. According to an article from Rolling Stone, music gear sales sky rocketed at the height of quarantine in late March and April. Apple had over 13 million downloads of Garageband and companies like Roland, [...]

December 10th, 2020|

Student/Artist Profile: Yajaira V. Fortunato

Student/Artist Profile: Yajaira V. Fortunato Photo: Vikram Pathak www.vikrampathak.com Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Yajaira V. Fortunato and I'm from New York.  My professional background is in television, entertainment, news, and politics with 17 years (and counting) in the business. I've worked with four major networks and a bunch of celebrities. I'm excellent at what I do and work alone side amazing people. What about music interests you the most? Music really just [...]

November 12th, 2020|

Learn More About DJ Online: Serato Play

Learn More About DJ Online: Serato Play With lots of great work from instructors and the rest of the EMC team, we are happy to announce the arrival of our online DJ program! Electronic Music Collective has been providing students with live online courses in Ableton Live and Logic Pro X. Students have been able to meet virtually with their instructors every week and given access to revisit previous lessons and continue to learn wherever, whenever. We've updated [...]

October 12th, 2020|

Copyrights And Live Streaming: Where To Stream Your DJ Set

Copyrights And Live Streaming: Where To Stream Your DJ Set An inevitable part of DJing is mixing a song you may not have a license for, depending on the platform and as live streaming musical performances becomes the new norm, tech giants like Instagram are cracking down on streaming when it comes to your DJ sets. Instagram monitors live streams and detects unlicensed music for the benefit of the original artist and record label, making sure nobody else [...]

September 23rd, 2020|
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