Alan Parsons’ Art & Science of Sound Recording has posted a news updates for the Los Angeles Master Class Training Session, taking place July 22 and 23, 2011.
Excitement is building daily for the Master Class Training Session at Village Studios in Los Angeles on July 22-23, where a select group of Attendees get to make a record with studio legend Alan Parsons (Dark Side Of The Moon, Alan Parsons Project…)
Confirmed for the Friday morning tracking session include bass great Nathan East–fresh from his European tour with Toto and days before he hits the road again with Fourplay,
Fellow Michael Jackson session player–indeed the man who played ‘that guitar’ on Black And White–is Tim Pierce (arguably the premier session guitarist in Los Angeles right now), and Rami Jaffee, just back from Europe with the Foo Fighters.
Currently there are only a few seats remaining for the Los Angeles Master Class Training Session. There will be a strict limit of 24 Attendees in order to preserve the intimate and interactive nature of this event. Cost: $1950 USD per person; Student pricing (with Student ID): $1750 USD. A 15% discount is available for members of the Recording Academy™ (Members please email info@keyfax for discount coupon code).
More information: Alan Parsons LA Master Class Training Session
Alan Parsons’ Art & Science of Sound Recording has announced the Level 3 Master Class Training Session with Alan Parsons, July 22-23, 2011.
A select group of attendees will join multi-Platinum engineer, producer and artist Alan Parsons and the crème de la crème of LA’s session musicians at the legendary Village Studios in Los Angeles for the making of a new record.
This intensive two-day workshop expands upon techniques and practices shown in Alan Parsons’ Art & Science Of Sound Recording series, bridging the gap between modern recording facilities and a classic recording experience.
Rami Jaffee (Keys / Foo Fighters) and Tim Pierce (Guitar / Crowded House, Michael Jackson) are now confirmed as two of the session players for the LA MCTS. The full line up of players will be announced shortly.
The Master Class Training Session is $1,950 USD per person, including lunch and refreshments on both days, USB thumb drive of the final mix, goodie bag from sponsors, multi-track Session files (attendees must supply media), and a signed copy of Alan Parsons’ Art & Science Of Sound Recording DVD set. An Education Discount of $200 USD is available with Student ID.
The event is limited to 25 seats; early sign-ups are highly recommended.
More information: Alan Parsons’ Art & Science of Sound Recording
Point Blank has announced Music Potential, a free music production workshop featuring Wretch 32.
Point Blank, in association with Barclaycard Unwind and Choice FM’s Music Potential initiative, are giving young people a fantastic opportunity to win a recording session with Grime artist Wretch 32.
The contest winner will spend a day at the award winning Point Blank Music College in Hoxton, London working on their track with the latest star of the UK’s underground urban scene.
Wretch32, now signed to Ministry of Sound, started out as a member of the grime collective “Combination Chain Gang”, before forming The Movement with Scorcher, Ghetto, Devlin and Mercston. His huge debut single Traktor hit number 5 in the UK singles chart in January 2011 before Unorthodox featuring vocals from Example debuted at number 2. He plans to release his second album Black and White this August.
For a chance of winning, entrants must attend the Music Potential event taking place on July 21st at Wembley Arena and submit their demo CD. The event will feature a 1 hour ‘Inside Scoop’ seminar which will allow you to question some key industry figures including Wretch 32, plus Point Blank’s team of expert tutors will be hosting workshops in DJing, Producing, Singing, MCing and Film making.
The event is for 16-25 yr olds and absolutely FREE! You can register for either the Try It Session or the Inside Scoop Seminar via the Music Potential website
More information: Point Blank Online
Propellerhead has dubbed May 2011 as Music Making Month, a month-long set of activities to inspire and help people with their music creating endeavors, whatever they may be.
During the month, Propellerhead will serve up a packed schedule with daily online events including interactive workshops, Q&A sessions with artists, new tutorial content, webcasts of live events and clinics from places around the world and much more. Activities are designed for any musician or producer regardless of production tools used or instruments played.
Propellerhead has gathered a wide array of talent to present in a number of formats including: James Wiltshire of the Freemasons, Olivia Broadfield, DJ Lucky Date, Mocean Worker, Kim Nieva of Engine House Music, Pop-step producer Jakwob, Dave Brown of Boy in a Band, Bon Harris of Nitzer Ebb, SoundCloud, Amber Rubarth, Giles Reaves, amongst others.
More information: Propellerhead Music Making Month
Mewshop has announced new intensive and fundamental workshops for developing iOS Mac Apps.
Exploring the fastest growing development trend in the industry, the new Mewshop Art of the App Workshops delve into the power of programming and development on the iOS platform.
The Art of the App Intensive and The Art of the App Fundamentals walk students through the basics of iOS development, from Objective-C, to the Xcode Integrated Development Environment (IDE), Cocoa Touch, the core framework for rapid App development, and the iPhone® Software Development Kit (SDK).
“At 400,000+ Apps and growing, the world of iOS App development has completely changed both the creative and commercial landscape as we know it,” says Josh Apter, founder, Manhattan Edit Workshop. “We are thrilled to be able to offer our students these two unique workshops in such an important and thriving niche. Attendees will walk away with the knowledge and skills needed to create their own amazing Apps, and profit from this immense development platform.”
iOS Development Workshops
- The Art of the App One-Week Intensive will run from Monday, May 16 – Friday, May 20, 2011 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Students can receive US $200 off the US $1,995 cost of the workshop by indicating on the comments section of the registration page that they will provide their own laptop workstation for the week.
- The Art of the App Three-Day Fundamentals will run from Thursday, June 9 – Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Students can receive US $100 off the US $1,495 cost of the workshop by indicating on the comments section of the registration page that they will provide their own Apple® laptop workstation (Students are required to download and install “Xcode 3.2.5 and iOS SDK 4.2″ before the start of class on June 9, 2011. Software is free and available by logging into the Apple Developer site at http://developer.apple.com/technologies/xcode).
More information: Mewshop