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After Abbey Road Institute: Dieter Boels

GRADUATE PROFILE: Dieter Boels As part of our graduate profile series, we interviewed Sébastien Thirion earlier this year, who is currently working at Galaxy Studios. For the second article, we’ve interviewed Dieter Boels. Both Dieter and Sébastien are from Belgium and part of the first group of students in Amsterdam. They graduated and received their well-earned […]
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Just a simple analogue kind of guy

Al Schmitt: a living legend Not everyone knows Al Schmitt. Which is ok. Engineers and producers are predominantly not on the forefront and therefore a bit unknown to the general public. But if there is one man that literally has a legacy and you just HAVE to know, it is Al. When an article gets […]
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How limitation reveals the Master

Serious Sounds Sessions presents: We are happy to share with you the videos of the first edition of our Serious Sound Sessions series and on top of that, we would like to introduce the next session with Matt Wiggins! Using tuned glass bottles to create ‘Michael Jackson inspired percussion elements’ and the importance of limiting […]
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What does it take to start your own Plugin Company?

So you just turned 31, you have an impressive track record in pro audio education, you have been mentored by one of the best mastering engineers on the planet, have worked at one of the most impressive recording studios in the world …and then you just decide to start your own plugin company. Today we […]
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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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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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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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ADE 2017 – Exciting Feedback Sessions & Masterclasses

Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam & Universal Music Group present: The ADE-Feedback Sessions (FULL) During ADE 2017, Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam and its founder Universal Music Group are offering a series of feedback sessions, where professionals from the music industry help to guide new and upcoming artists by giving feedback on their music. On the ADE […]
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