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Meet our Alumni: Bruno ‘Rex’ Paulo Cerecero.

Talking to songwriter and producer Bruno Paulo Cerecero (a.k.a. Bruno Rex) is always a pleasure. His love for writing songs and his capabilities of bringing a sense of joy to his music makes him an inspiring person to talk to. Besides that, his taste for fashion creates a great deal of positive energy too. Mexican-born […]
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Our must-watch Music Documentaries overview

We love music documentaries! From the inspiring life journeys of renowned artists and producers to the musical inventors and thinkers that shaped the soundtrack of the music industry. Yes, often they feel like poetry and nowadays, the number of music docus can be overwhelming, making it hard to pick one. So, we thought we could […]
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Telling a Story through Music.. with Graduate Rudy Mackay

Graduate Profile: Rudy Mackay Written by: Milou Derksen Edited by: Gaya Tideman To set the scene, we are in Hilversum, the media center of the Netherlands, sipping on coffee. It seems to have become quite a regular thing we do with Amsterdam graduate, Rudy Mackay. However this time, we are seated in one of the […]
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Production Techniques

Emotion in Music (Part II), a practical approach

Welcome to part 2 of our ‘Emotion in Music’ blog series. In our previous blog from our ‘emotion in music series,’ we explored the neuroscience of music. In other words; what happens in your brain when you listen to music from an emotional perspective. You can find the article here https://abbeyroadinstitute.nl/blog/emotion-in-music-giving-you-the-chills/ As a music producer, […]
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Events

The Global Graduation Ceremony in London 2019

Interview: Milou Derksen & Gaya Tideman Editing: Dennis Beentjes It’s one of the highlights of the year: the annual Global Graduation Ceremony in London! A special moment where students from Paris, Melbourne, Berlin, London, Frankfurt and Amsterdam come together to celebrate their hard work and successful completion of the Advanced Diploma in Music Production and […]
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ADE 2019 at Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam

Last year, ADE reached the magical 400,000 visitors mark, with people from more than 100 countries. Now we can confidently claim that Amsterdam is truly the beating heart of the worldwide music industry during ADE! Abbey Road Institute is this year again part of the conference workshop and masterclass program. Below you will find the […]
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Emotion in music, giving you the chills

Authors: Dennis Beentjes & Robin Reumers Editor: Milou Derksen Music is something special. Some call it a universal language, while others call it the window to the soul. In the earlier days, we would give mix-tapes (cassettes) to the ones we secretly liked or had a crush on, since words could not express our feelings. […]
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Amsterdam graduate finds his path in Post-Production at Galaxy Studios

Graduate profile: Fabian Brummel Authors: Milou Derksen & Dennis Beentjes As part of our programme, students visit several professional studios within our network. Galaxy Studios in Belgium is one of them. Galaxy offers high-end facilities and services dedicated to the fine arts of film, music and sound technology. Working at a facility like this is […]
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A day in the studio with Sylvia Massy

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist” …is a quote attributed to Pablo Picasso. But from a music recording and production perspective, we believe that Sylvia Massy is the personification of that quote. Massy is a legend for her unique methods and perhaps best recognised for her work […]
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Spatial Audio: The Continuing Evolution

Written by Milou Derksen (Edits: Dennis Beentjes, Robin Reumers) Let’s dive into the world of Spatial Audio! “But wait!” you might ask, “what do you mean by Spatial Audio? Are you talking about Immersive Audio, 3D Sound, Surround Sound, Binaural, Auro-3D, Dolby Atmos, 360-sound…?” Well, yes, sort of. In principle, we are talking about anything […]
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