SonicAcademy.com are co-hosting the exclusive invite-only industry event with Toolroom Records alongside M-Audio & Fuga at this years Amsterdam Dance Event which takes place on Thursday 22nd October at the five star Pulitzer Hotel, featuring a full live set from Dirty Vegas and funk fuelled alternative sets from Funkagenda and Martijn Ten Velden.
To celebrate this partnership we’ve teamed up to give one lucky winner an amazing opportunity to win:
- Two guest-list places to the strictly limited, invite-only Toolroom party @ ADE.
- Free entry to ADE Next on Saturday 24th October.
- Ableton Live 8.
- A years subscription to SonicAcademy.com allowing you full access to all video tutorials onsite including extensive Logic, Reason, Ableton, Cubase and DJ technique modules.
- Signed Dirty Vegas album.
- The latest Toolroom albums from Mark Knight, Funkagenda, and Joachim Garraud.
Five lucky runners up will also win an annual subscription to SonicAcademy.com
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Sonic Academy has announced a competition for its first anniversary.
Having launched in 2008, Sonic Academy are celebrating their 1st birthday this August and as part of the celebrations are proud to announce a massive competition for all members new and old, giving one lucky person the opportunity to win:
- An annual subscription to Sonic Academy
- Ableton Live 8
- £50 voucher for DJDownload.com
- A collection of Loopmasters ‘Artist Series’ DVDS (6)
- Vestax professional product (either a midi controller/ DJ mixer dependent on whether you DJ or produce!)
…PLUS 10 runner-up annual subscriptions from Sonic Academy!
All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is to register for free on the Sonic Academy site before 31st August 2009 and if you are already a registered member or a subscriber then you will be automatically entered into the competition.
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Sonic Academy has announced a new video tutorial series titled Music Production Using Logic Pro 8, a step by step guide split in nine concise video training modules for all producers alike.
One of Apple’s most famous programs, Logic is used by a whole host of people; from producers to bedroom beat makers its famed for a clear interface and studio sound library. A.R Rahman who scored the epic Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack recently said that he had been using Logic for 12 years, using it as a writing tool because ‘I can have it on a desktop or a laptop. I can carry it all over’. Other fans of Logic include Coldplay producer Markus Dravs, The Chemical Brothers, Usher, Underworld, Sasha, Josh Wink and Lilly Allen’s current producer Greg Kurstin.
From creating drumbeats and basslines, to synths and vocal samples, Sonic Academy’s Logic production course shows you how to mix and arrange all your ideas into professional sounding tracks.
The full video tutorial training package with interactive glossary and accompany resources is available for purchase for £34.99 GBP. Sonic Subscribers can access it for free in the Subscriber Videos page on the Sonic Academy website.
Sonic Academy has also announced it is giving away five annual subscriptons to celebrate the launch of its first dedicated Logic Pro course. Details on its facebook page.
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Sonic Academy has launched a new video tutorial series called How to sound like, in which highly trained professional tutors take you step by step through some of the biggest genres and styles in electronic music today.
With How To Sound Like tutorials on French Electro House, Swedish House, Tech House, Trance, Ravey Breaks and Fidget Electro House, Minimal House and Electro you really could be the next Justice, Axwell or The Prodigy!
Each tutorial series breaks down into manageable chunks, starting you right at the beginning with the intro and leading you step by step through drums, bass, effects, sequencing and the final mix.
The tutorials are available for £19.99 GBP each, or you can subscribe for a full year of access to over 100 tutorial videos for £59.99 GBP.
Visit Sonic Academy for more information.