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After Abbey Road Institute: Sébastien Thirion

Graduate profile: Sébastien Thirion So you are an Advanced Diploma in Music Production & Sound Engineering graduate from Abbey Road Institute, ready to take on the world. And then what….? In this new series of blog articles, we will follow Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam (ARIA) graduates in their careers and endeavours, after successfully completing their study. Inspiring […]
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Watch the Moog Session videos

OUR MOOG SESSION VIDEOS The synthesizer that shaped music production and defined the music we listen to. Last month (December 2017) we did a Facebook Live event about the iconic Moog synthesizer. Abbey Road Institute lecturer and mastering-engineer/producer Marcoantonio Spaventi gave an inspiring online lecture about the Minimoog and various other Moog models. In this […]
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When you say Pink Floyd, you say Binson Echorec

The Binson Echorec If there is one band that had a major influence on the history of studio recording, it’s definitely Pink Floyd, the English rock band formed in London in 1965. And if you are looking for that distinguished sound of Pink Floyd, one very important element is the tape delay. And not just […]
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Max Martin – the personification of a hit machine

Analyzing 5 distinctive production methods of the man himself We are reaching the end of 2017 and the best selling album of the year seems to be already defined. After being released in November, only 1 month ago, selling over 1.05 million copies in the first week and being streamed more than 500 million times […]
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The Moog Session – The synth that shaped music

In July we did a Facebook live session with the iconic Hammond organ. On the 1st of December we are featuring another historic instrument that shaped musical history: The MiniMoog! But what makes the Minimoog so special? Let’s start with a brief history Robert Arthur Moog (1934 – 2005, Ph.D. in engineering physics from Cornell […]
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Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam goes South

Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam at Dancefair Kortrijk XPO 4 & 5 November Are you a producer, DJ, Musician? After 7 very successful editions in the Netherlands, with over 10.000 visitors per year, the first Belgian edition of Dancefair/Musicfair will take place on the 4th and 5th of November in Kortrijk. Because an important part of […]
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SSL – E and G series EQ

SSL or Solid State Logic; for many it stands for the big recording studios in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Sacred places where many legendary hits have been recorded. And still are. Many popular artists use SSL, such as Dr Dré, Peter Gabriel (partly owner of SSL), Sting and Nine Inch Nails. At Abbey Road […]
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5 questions with… Morten Lindberg

As part of our Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering course, we offer exclusive Masterclasses to our students from industry professionals and experts. Students get access to valuable insights from the Pro’s and a clear understanding of what is happening in the music industry nowadays, paving the pathway to a future in music. […]
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Hammond Sessions – Videos

You were born for church and became an iconic element for progressive rock: we are talking about the legendary Hammond organ! Everybody has heard a Hammond in their life, since this organ found his way in every genre of music. It’s used in Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Progressive Rock, Pop and Hip Hop. When you […]
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Masterclass with Focus… – Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Producer

How to pitch record executives & feedback on demo’s How to get the attention of someone so legendary as Dr. Dre? What do you need to make it in today’s music industry? 2 times Grammy winner Focus… will give his answers to those questions during his masterclass about music production in hip-hop! This masterclass takes […]
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