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Abbey Road Institute Throw Down Remix Competition

Abbey Road Institute is super excited to welcome aspiring producers to our campus where they get to create a remix in our studio. We have assembled an incredible judging panel consisting of Australian Music Industry heavyweights to pick the winner. Many of the finest developers are found from coding competitions so we thought we would uncover […]
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ALUMNI ACCESS OCTOBER 6TH

Abbey Road Institute is about giving our alumni continuous support after graduation. We understand that any education doesn’t just end with a qualification but continual practice and refinement. This is why we strongly support our Alumni access program. The commencement of the next access in coming on October 6th and this occurs the first Saturday […]
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Masterclass Wrap-Up – Joel Quartermain

Our August masterclass was a great success. Joel Quatermain commenced the first half discussing his influences and his path with Eskimo Joe and his evolution into production. Joel earned his stripes by producing his own band and spoke about the role of a producer from recording techniques and songwriting, right through to mentoring the artist […]
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Masterclass Wrap-Up – Chris Corby

Chris Corby is currently the Audio Director at Channel Nine, former house engineer at Sing Sing studios and a founding member of commercial electronic group Deep Face. Earlier this month Chris hosted an illuminative masterclass where he discussed audio in broadcasting, songwriting, and applying production techniques. He talked about his foray into the world of […]
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Russell Goldsmith Masterclass wrap-up

Students and aspiring sound engineers, producers, songwriters and sound design thinkers rarely hear about the different pathways when looking at career options. But simply knowing your craft alone is usually not enough for building a successful career. We welcomed Russell Goldsmith who is a multiple award-winning Melbourne based Sound Designer, Composer, Producer and Audio System […]
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Mitch Cairns at The Abbey Road Institute May Open Day

Abbey Road Institute is so proud and excited to announce that ARIA award winning producer Mitch Cairns will be joining us on our Producer Panel at our upcoming Open Day on 13/5!   Mitch Cairns is an ARIA Award winning Producer, Mix Engineer, Writer and Musician. Mitch has a passion for tones, feels, textures and […]
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Which Chord Next? A Simple Approach to Chord Progressions

Which Chord Next? A Simple Approach to Chord Progressions. By Paul Edwards Planning to get a diploma in music soon? Are you checking out audio production courses and music production courses in Melbourne now? Several articles such as this one have been prepared to refresh your knowledge in music. Read on to familiarise yourself with […]
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Chris Corby Masterclass

Date: 7th September Location: Abbey Road Institute Australia Cost: Free Chris in an ARIA nominated producer, Audio Director at Channel Nine, former house engineer at Sing Sing studios and a founding member of commercial electronic group Deep Face. As a producer Chris has worked with You AM I, The Mavis’s, The Living End, Tony Lee […]
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Study For A Day – 22 September 2018

Our Study for a Day is the perfect opportunity to experience what it is like to be a student at Australia’s only Abbey Road Institute campus. You will sit through two separate sessions delivered by our academic staff where you will be exposed to our unique hands-on learning and teaching approach and we can answer […]
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Abbey Road Institute Australia invites you to join us at our Melbourne Campus on 25th August for our Open Day.

Come and tour our facilities, experience live music and live recordings and learn how our institute and curriculum has been shaped by the innovation and tradition of Abbey Road Studios. At Abbey Road Institute, our goal is to provide you with the highest standard of music production and sound engineering education, thoroughly preparing you for […]
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Joel Quartermain Masterclass

Friday 31st August 10.00am – 12.30pm Joel is a two time ARIA award winning producer / writer and founding member of Eskimo Joe. In his master class, Joel will explore the role of the producer in the recording process, particularly during pre-production. As a producer, songwriter and member of a band who self-produced several chart […]
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Russell Goldsmith Masterclass

17 August 2018 10am to 1.30pm Russell Goldsmith is a multiple award winning Melbourne based Sound Designer, Composer, Producer and Audio System Designer. He has a diverse body of work in Theatre, Film, Television, Commercial and Radio Production, Live Music and Installation Art. He has been a continual innovator in the field of creative sound […]
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ABBEY ROAD INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES STUDIOS 301 FUTURE GENERATION SCHOLARSHIP

Abbey Road Institute is excited to announce the “Future Generation Scholarship” to the value of $5,000.00 being provided by Studios 301. Studios 301 is Australia’s busiest recording, mixing and mastering studio complex, helping the Australian and international music communities to shape the future sound of music. 301 is the breeding ground for the next generation […]
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New Game? Audio technology for games in 2018

This Month. Abbey Road Institute’s David Weaver takes a look at how sound and music for gaming applications has evolved for the planet’s biggest media releases…   The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association released 2017’s figures on video game consumption in Australia – $3.23 billion, up nine percent from 2016. Sporting similar trajectories are Esports […]
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Lecturer Spotlight – David Weaver

Born and bred in Melbourne, David Weaver’s musical career began early when he first discovered the love of composition as a clarinet player. Expanding his instrumentation to include double bass, violin, saxophone and eventually piano, David soon began exploring a more diverse range of genres and styles. From art music through electro-pop and even punk, […]
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Graduate Spotlight – Charlotte Rochecouste heads to Studios 301

Abbey Road Institute Melbourne was thrilled with the news that recent graduate, Charlotte Rochecouste, has just secured an intern role at Studios 301 as assistant engineer to  Simon Cohen (Justin Bieber, Jessica Mauboy, Illy, Will.I.Am). Beginning her musical career as a vocalist at the age of 11, Charlotte’s repertoire expanded to classical instrumentation by way of the oboe and piano. While […]
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We’ve been busy!

It’s been a busy few weeks here at Abbey Road Institute Melbourne. As we gear up for our February intake we’ve opened the Institute doors for our first Mic Night, Open Day and Study For a Day for 2018. We kicked off January with our inaugural Mic Night– Not to be confused with an Open […]
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Student Spotlight – Alex Mraz

  Alex has been a busy lady lately building her work portfolio and industry network by working with the sound crew at the Northcote Social Club. She is busy on the networking side of things regularly meeting up with a group of like minded women called Soundgirls where they chat about all things music and […]
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OPEN DAY Producers Panel

On Saturday the 20th of January aspiring producers have the opportunity to get the inside scoop on what it takes to make a career in the Australian music industry at the Abbey Road Institute Open Day. Our panelists will be discussing the ins and outs of production and providing their own analysis and advice on […]
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UAD Part 1

As you may be aware, at Abbey Road Institute we have access to a huge list of plugins. This can be quite intimidating at first, so we thought  putting together a list of plugins every couple of weeks for you to check out and have a play with!   We will focus on a different […]
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Student Spotlight – Jaime Fuentes

Jaime is busy in the studio today working on a drum track for his latest single to be released in early 2018. Jaime began his production journey in March 2017 when he became a full time student at the Melbourne campus.  While learning the engineering, music production and business aspects of the curriculum, Jaime has […]
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Abbey Road Institute Announces Studios 301 Women in Music Scholarship

Melbourne 16/11/17- As part of an ongoing commitment and dedication to foster greater gender diversity in the production sphere of the music industry, Abbey Road Institute is proud to partner alongside Studios 301 and APRA AMCOS to offer this award to women who demonstrate their commitment and passion to music who are wishing to undertake […]
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London Graduation

October 2017 will be remembered as the first time students from Abbey Road Melbourne travelled to London for a graduation ceremony at the iconic Abbey Road Studios. Our students were buzzing with excitement as they entered the hallowed halls of Abbey Road Studios.  To be able to spend the morning touring one of the world’s […]
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Interview with Emily Toner

Recently we sat down with current Abbey Road Institute student Emily Toner and asked her some questions about her trip to London and what her experience was like walking the hallowed halls of the iconic Abbey Road Studios! Emily is a self-taught singer and guitarist who was looking to understand the whole of the music […]
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September Study for a Day Wrap-up

Last Saturday 16th of September, Abbey Road Institute once again opened its doors to Melbourne’s most enthusiastic, aspiring producers to experience life as an Abbey Road student at our Study for a Day event. The day was jammed packed with information and structured around hands-on, one-on-one mentoring work-shop styled sessions. The day started out with […]
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August Open Day Wrap up

Guests arrived early and eager to jump into the tour of our amazing purpose built studios. Lecturers Lance Krive and Paul Edwards introduced the industry standard recording and mixing equipment to the guests and were thrilled by the responsiveness of the crowd. After an informative address by ARI’s CEO Paul Ledingham and an extended Q […]
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Abbey Road Institute at the Spotjobs Melbourne Career Expo!

The first day of the Spotjobs Melbourne Careers Expo was a huge success for Abbey Road Institute. Abbey Road Institute Head Trainer and internationally renowned sound engineer, Lance Krivé, together with staff member and DJ Carly Gray, hosted an impressive display at this major event, the first stand to meet your eyes after entering the […]
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Producers Panel August 26!

Abbey Road Institute Australia is honoured to present Beau McKee, Alex Braithwaite and Jimi Maroudas as the speakers on our producers’ panel for our upcoming Open Day on August 26th. These three producers between them bring years of experience from multiple genres across the global music industry. Having earned numerous ARIA and Grammy nominations and […]
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Meet Jimi Maroudas at the Abbey Road Institute Open Day!

Abbey Road Institute is proud and excited to announce that multi platinum awarded, Aria & Golden Guitar nominated producer, mixer and engineer Jimi Maroudas will be joining us on our Producer Panel at our upcoming Open Day on August 26th! A multi-instrumentalist from childhood, Jimi’s skills on the guitar, bass, drums, singing and songwriting helped […]
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VINYLIZED WINNER ANNOUNCED

And the winner is… Abbey Road Institute would like to extend a huge congratulations to MIKI aka Aleks Mikić for winning the Abbey Road Institute Vinylized Production Contest with his original track, “Discussed”. A singer, rapper and producer hailing from Sydney, MIKI wowed the panel of judges with his creative use of the samples provided […]
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JUNE STUDY FOR A DAY WRAP-UP

Last Saturday 3rd of June, Abbey Road Institute once again opened it’s doors to Melbourne’s most enthusiastic, aspiring producers to experience life as an Abbey Road student for a day. The day was jammed packed with a new format designed to give attendees more hands-on, one-on-one mentoring in specialised areas of music production.   The […]
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APRA AMCOS MASTERCLASS WRAP-UP

On Friday the 26th of May, Glenn Bennie an APRA AMCOS writer services representative visited our Melbourne Campus and delivered an informative and interesting masterclass to our knowledge-thirsty Abbey Road Institute students. The presentation was designed by APRA AMCOS to assist writers and composers in all musical fields to better understand the different streams of […]
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OPEN DAY WRAP-UP

The Open Day at Abbey Road Institute on Saturday 13th of May was a huge success, with more potential students through the door than ever before.   A wonderful group of enthusiastic people of all ages greatly enjoyed meeting tutors, students, and producers. A special highlight was touring the facilities and experiencing demonstrations of our […]
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Expo day 2

Friday was another exciting day at The Age VCE Careers Expo with Kelli Wright and ARI students Sunshine and Alex manning the Abbey Road display.   Today’s expo attendees – VCE students and coordinators – were in for extra fun today, with ARI bringing along a Novation Circuit: a synthesiser and drum machine. Attendees declared […]
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Expo Day 1

The first day of The Age Careers Expo was a huge success for Abbey Road Institute.   Student Advisor and National Engagement Manager Kelli Wright hosted a high tech display at the in-demand event, alongside current Abbey Rd students Logan and Rochelle.   Thousands of high school students attended the event, and all three Abbey […]
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Kelli Wright Masterclass

ARI Melbourne are excited to announce one of our very own as our next guest masterclass presenter: Kelli Wright. Joining the list of experienced and well known industry professionals to present to the students of Abbey Road Institute, Kelli’s masterclass will be on Friday the 12th of May.   Kelli Wright has over 20 years […]
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Grow my Music

Grow my Music’s Managing Director Martin Brown is a rockstar when it comes to creative directives and resources for the music Industry via the phenomenal interactive platform that is Grow My Music. Abbey Road Institute was lucky enough to have Martin visit this week and what a great time was had by all.  So much […]
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Jane Elizabeth Hanley Masterclass Wrap-Up

Last Friday, 7th of April Jane Elizabeth Hanley stopped by Abbey Road Institute’s Melbourne campus to deliver a compelling masterclass to the students. Working under the moniker Kids at Midnight, Jane creates lovestruck electro-ballad romantic-jams that has gained her a worldwide audience and collectively over one million plays on spotify.   Jane covered many topics […]
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Abbey Road Institute Student Panel at our upcoming May Open Day

Abbey Road Institute is so proud and excited to introduce our student panel for our upcoming May Open Day! Students from all genre’s and trimesters of our Advanced Diploma Of Sound Production Course will present on a Student panel talking about their experiences with Abbey Road Institute, their learning experience and the facilities in Melbourne. […]
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Chris Arnott at The Abbey Road Institute May Open Day

Abbey Road Institute in conjunction with Studios 301 is so proud and excited to announce that Electronic superstar Chris Arnott will be joining us on our Producer Panel at our upcoming Open Day on 13/5! Chris has recently joined the legendary Studios 301 team in Sydney and is continuing his dominance of the Australian Electronic […]
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Jane Elizabeth Hanley Masterclass

ARI Melbourne are so excited to welcome our next guest masterclass presenter Jane Elizabeth Hanley. Joining the recent slew of talented producers who have delivered thrilling masterclasses for the students at Abbey Road Institute, Jane will present for Abbey Road student on Friday the 7th of April, 2017.   Working under the moniker Kids at […]
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Chris Pettifer Masterclass Wrap-Up

On Friday, 31st of March Abbey Road Students were treated to a masterclass from television and film producer, Chris Pettifer. Chris Pettifer is a prolific and accomplished screen composer, songwriter, musician, arranger, music supervisor and producer who also runs his own music business Ritzland Music, which has a label and publishing division. During the masterclass […]
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ELLIOT DUNN – ABBEY ROAD ALUMNI

Studying at Abbey Road Institute was one of the best decisions for me to get a solid push into the industry. It was all very overwhelming at first, as previously I had a more academic-based education but I found myself surrounded by people who have had extensive industry experience in their respective fields. As the […]
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Abbey Road Institute’s First intake of 2017

On the 6th of March, 2017 our first intake of students for the year was welcomed into the Abbey Road Institute family. Nine eager and excited students, all from extremely varied backgrounds, arrived on campus to enjoy a catered lunch together before beginning their orientation of what life will be like for the next year. […]
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Chris masterclass

On Friday 31st of March, Chris Pettifer will be delivering an exclusive masterclass to the students of Abbey Road Institute on the topic of producing audio for film and television. Chris Pettifer is a prolific and accomplished screen composer, songwriter, musician, arranger, music supervisor and producer and has been working in the Australian music and […]
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ARI’s Inaugural Australian Graduation

On Thursday, 23rd of February 2017,  Abbey Road Institute graduated it’s foundation cohort of students at the Malthouse Theatre in Southbank. Family, friends, and Abbey Road staff gathered together to celebrate the great achievements of the graduands completing their Advanced Diploma of Sound Production. The night kicked off with casual drinks as guests and students […]
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Study for a Day February

Abbey Road Institute was thrilled to have offered Study for a Day twice in the month of February due to unprecedented demand.  Last Saturday proved that once again, there’s certainly no shortage of passionate and talented lovers of music production in Melbourne!  Our students for the day were treated to a morning with rock royalty’s […]
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Alex Interview

Hi, my name’s Alex and I am an Audio engineer. I do mixing and mastering work. From a young age i was always exposed to music. My mother always jokes about having no musical talent whatsoever, except for a good shower voice I guess. But she would always play records to me. My father was […]
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