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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|

Level Up Your Live Stream – The EMC Tech Team Shows You How To Make The Most of Your Live Streams

Level Up Your Live Stream – The EMC Tech Team Shows You How To Make The Most of Your Live Streams In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that the live performance industry is moving towards a more digital era. Artists of all sizes are beginning to take to live streams as a means of reaching their audiences. Live streaming events certainly is not a new way to enjoy live performances but their popularity has [...]

September 17th, 2020|

How To V-Tube: Creating an Avatar, Character Development, and Content Publishing

How To V-Tube: Creating an Avatar, Character Development, and Content Publishing Ever since the dawn of self-publishing video platforms like YouTube, Vimeo or Instagram many kinds of internet personalities have taken shape. Today, we have all sorts of influencer, streamer, and content creator accounts dominating social media sites; most of which are focused around real-life human personalities. Fairly recently, we've seen the emergence of 'V-Tubers' as a trend that continues to grow.. V-Tubers are a group of content [...]

September 10th, 2020|

Rechording with Rosemary: Lianne La Havas – Read My Mind

Back To Blog Rechording with Rosemary: Lianne La Havas - Read My Mind Watch as EMC instructor Rosemary Minkler breaks down the song “Read My Mind” off of this new release. Lianne La Havas is a British singer and songwriter. Her music is a blend of soul and indie folk and is evidence of the diverse musical influences she had growing up. Lianne [...]

September 4th, 2020|

Sound Design for Video Games

Back To Blog Sound Design For Video Games Video games are becoming incredibly immersive. Rapid advances in technology make it possible for engineers to produce games with more detailed graphics and more sophisticated interactive abilities for the player. Aside from stunning visuals and game mechanics, in-game audio is a major part of creating an immersive environment to keep players engaged. Audio for games is important and 'corny' or underwhelming sounds can really make a [...]

September 2nd, 2020|

Head Back to School with EMC Online: Save 15% on Courses in Logic Pro and Ableton Live

Head Back to School with EMC Online: Save 15% on Courses in Logic Pro and Ableton Live     We're going back to school...online! ?   Join us this September for live online courses in Ableton Live and Logic Pro X. New courses start September 13 & 14.  Meet with your instructor online every week to learn new skills and solidify old ones. Collaborate with classmates in an online environment catered to those looking to get a concrete [...]

August 24th, 2020|
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