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Vintage Treasures – Vinyl Records in the Making

With the fifteenth annual Record Store Day on April 23rd fast approaching, fans, artists and record stores around the world are gearing up to celebrate the unique culture of independently-owned record stores and their role within local communities. Vinyl album sales surpassed that of the CD for the first time in Australia last year, at […]
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Music Production

Samples, Creativity & Copyright – A History of Remixing

Ever since manipulating recorded sound became technologically available, artists have been pulling apart and rebuilding others’ music to create their own unique compositions. Remixing is commonplace in today’s music world, despite a long, controversial history involving copyright laws and questions around ethics.  Origins of Remixing With developments in magnetic tape, and later multi-track recording, the […]
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Scholarship for Aspiring Producers and Engineers

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music creators from across the country are invited to apply for a fully-paid scholarship to complete the one-year Abbey Road Advanced Diploma of Music Industry course, offered in partnership by the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music Office (NATSIMO), Abbey Road Institute Australia and Studios 301. Designed by industry […]
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Music Production

The Role of the Modern Music Producer

Now that we have officially kicked off Abbey Road Institute Sydney in collaboration with Studios 301, we’ll be sharing some of the team’s collective thoughts, ideas and perspective to give insights into what we do and teach. Within the Abbey Road Institute family we have a united vision of the importance of music production, the […]
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Get Music Industry Access through Abbey Road Institute

Music is your passion. And you are certainly not alone; one in five people play or create music in Australia, while 40% nominate making music their number one passion. A passion that supports a vibrant industry, affecting every aspect of society and culture and making Australia part of the top 10 largest recording music markets […]
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Abbey Road Institute Australia to open at Studios 301 Sydney

We are delighted to announce that Abbey Road Institute Australia is moving from Melbourne to Sydney to partner with the nation’s largest and most prestigious recording studio, Studios 301, in 2021. Our new home will unite two titans of the music industry, bringing the best of British specialist music production schooling – developed in the […]
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Music Production People

Alumni Interview – Lauren Dimech

Meet the multi-talented Lauren Dimech Lauren Dimech is a passionate, hardworking musician, artist manager and sound engineer who has been gaining a substantial amount of industry experience since the age of 15. Her firsthand experience has allowed her to develop the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the ever-growing industry. She completed the Advanced […]
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Top 5 Plugins We Cannot Live Without

THE LIST We’ve got one of the largest plug-in collections of any educational institution in Australia. As such, we’ve got more than enough to choose from. Yet time and time again, we find ourselves returning to some of our fond favourites. We thought we’d take some time to explain what we love, and what our […]
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Music Production People

Alumni Interview – Joel Robinson (Staygo)

Joel Robinson graduated from the Advanced Diploma of Music Industry at Abbey Road Institute Melbourne in 2017. We caught up with him to find out what he’s been up to since graduating. Hi Joel, can you start by introducing yourself? Hello, I am Joel Robinson, I go by Staygo (my artist name). Before joining Abbey […]
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