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Live Sound Can Be Dangerous

May 9, 2013

Live Sound Can Be Dangerous May 9, 2013 Deathcore metal band Emmure got a dose of live sound danger at their Moscow show Tuesday night. During their set, singer Frankie…

Intro to the Basics of Digital Recording

May 8, 2013

Intro to the Basics of Digital Recording May 8, 2013 What is digital audio? How do we record audio in the digital world? To start off with, audio is our…

McDowell Mountain Music Festival

May 7, 2013

McDowell Mountain Music Festival May 7, 2013 CRAS students do it outside! CRAS gave a hand at the McDowell Mountain Music Festival.  Last month there was a 3 day long…

Music Theory for People Who Can’t Read Music

May 6, 2013

Music Theory for People Who Can’t Read Music May 6, 2013 “Do I need to know how to read music to work in the music industry?” This is a question…

Grad Spotlight: Eddie Mapp

May 2, 2013

Grad Spotlight: Eddie Mapp May 2, 2013 Conservatory graduate Eddie Mapp has done a ton of work in the past 15 years since he finished the program. Spending a lot…

In Memoriam: Brooke’s Light Shines On

May 1, 2013

In Memoriam: Brooke’s Light Shines On May 1, 2013 In 2009, Brooke Engstrand graduated from the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences. Previous to coming to the Conservatory, she had…

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?

April 30, 2013

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given? April 30, 2013 Culled from numerous responses, here is a small collection of some of the best tips to improve your…

Grad Spotlight: Eric Nichols

April 24, 2013

Grad Spotlight: Eric Nichols April 24, 2013 Eric Nichols started his audio career training at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in October of 2010. Since then he has…

Comping Vocal Performances

April 23, 2013

Comping Vocal Performances April 23, 2013 Recording vocals can be a tricky process. It’s hard to get spot on vocal takes consistently, especially through the entire duration of a song.…

Studer Truck Visits CRAS

April 23, 2013

Studer Truck Visits CRAS April 23, 2013 The Conservatory strives to be at the forefront of modern technology. While we hold on to the building blocks of all that has…

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