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Social Media Guide for Music Professionals

In general talking about social media and how to use it effectively leads to long discussions and the opinions are always divided. But there is absolutely no discussion that it provides you with the tools to show your work and to engage with like-minded people. Like-minded can be your mum, spouse, friends, but also fans […]
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That was an awesome take, now can you do one more?

The psychological aspect of record making: You have great gear, an acoustically treated recording environment, the best coffee in studio history, and still, you struggle getting the right performance. When you’re recording artists and bands, you certainly need to focus on mic placement, gain structure, song arrangement, performance, etc. But a session can quickly go […]
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Serious Sound Sessions with Matt Wiggins on Youtube

A combination of knocking-the-right-door and luck brought him his first studio job and from there on he gradually moved on to becoming a well respected mixing engineer, working on outstanding albums and with leading artists. For the second edition of the Serious Sound Sessions series, we welcomed Matt Wiggins (UK) at our Amsterdam facilities, for […]
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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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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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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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Addicted to Immersive Sound

Ferry Corsten and Ronald Prent mixing Blueprint in 9.1 They both strive for one thing: The Best Sound Experience Ever. And they do that in Auro 3D at Sonic City Studios (home of Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam). Ferry Corsten’s deep urge to create an album that will give the listener a full musical experience is […]
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