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Whats the best music production school???

Discussion in 'Andy Sneap' started by James-Doolan, Aug 17, 2007.

  1. metalkingdom

    metalkingdom the kinder, gentler me

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    Yeah, I was just pointing out that I'm not totally anti-school if my earlier posts may have seemed like I was. And you're right, nobody gives a crap about what school anyone went to. But if you have aspirations of really becoming an awesome engineer with top-tier clients, your chances of acheiving those goals are much higher in the "music cities".
     
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    right now im going to the conservatory of recording arts and sciences in arizona..im learning alot as far as signal flow goes and principles of sound and acoustics n stuff like that. I havent really learnt anything about mixing techniques so far that i already didnt know (not trying to sound full of myself) but it seems the basic agenda is to get the students familiar with how consoles work, acoustic principles, and how studios run in general. the deciding factor for me to come here was the fact that the studios here are open 24/7..(they have 2 SSL 4000's, 2 Neve VR's, 2 Neotek Elites, and 2 control 24's..so 8 studios.. incase anyones wondering) so i can come in any god damn time i want, when there arnt any classes going on, between the hours of 7pm - 9 am the next day and book sessions, mess around in the mix down or midi labs and just learn as much as possible..needless to say i dont have a social life right now but i could care less because im learning so much just by hanging out at sessions and practing my mixing after class hours. Also they have tape machines in all the studios which is pretty sweet cus the studios i freelanced at in houston definatly didnt have that!
    The schools kinda tough but instead of going to get high or drunk with some of the other students that are barely passing, ive been studying. so i think its all about how seriously you take it and how bad you want it.

    Hopefully all this hardwork will pay off, after school im gonna try and get an internship with a video game company doing sound for games and hopefully one day open a studio of my own to record bands.

    P.S. Mr. Mark Lewis, i saw some pics on the audio hammer myspace..did you guys get a D-Control? those things are sweet, one of the studios i did some work at in houston had one.
     
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    Icon in da house indeed! SSL is GONE. Im actually very happy about that. While i loved mixing on the ssl, i kind of viewed it as cutting down a tree with a really sharp handsaw. Its gonna get the job done great, but its not worth the extra effort in terms of recalls, maintenance and the general gamble that you take everytime you sit in front of it, heh. Personally with the outboard we have now and the fact that jay and i have purchased the urs channel strip pro for both rooms, we just dont need a console anymore. I REALLY like the workflow, and it actually makes some parts of mixing alot more exciting. I honestly think i look at what im doing less on the icon than the ssl. Im more relaxed and my neck doesnt hurt from turning to stare at the recall screen anymore.
     
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    awesome! and i agree about the workflow compared to an SSL or any other console, it took me a few sessions to get used to it but after figuring out a bunch of the short cuts i found myself using the mouse less and less.
     
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    http://zingstudio.com/zing.htm

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