Music Production

Music Production People

What is a Portfolio Career?

Modern producers are always on the go, constantly juggling multiple projects and roles in and out of the studio. Being able to create your own path in this ever-changing industry is a necessary attribute that all great producers have, so having a ‘portfolio career’ is often the norm amongst industry professionals. But what is it? […]
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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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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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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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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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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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Alumni Interview – Phoenix Manson

Phoenix Manson – Introduce yourself Hey, my name is Phoenix Manson and I am a 19 year old artist/music producer from Melbourne. I make Hip Hop and R&B music that infuses an old school vibe with the modern new wave sound. You graduated 18 months ago. Where are you now and what are you currently […]
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Alumni Interview – Emily Toner

From student to record label owner A business owner and the driving force behind Wye in the Sky Records, Emily understands the importance of having a flexible skill set and being adaptable in the ever-changing music industry. One year after graduating from our Advanced Diploma of Music Production, she made space in her busy calendar […]
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Alumni Interview – Alex Mraz

Alex Mraz graduated in early 2018 and is moving swiftly from jobs in record stores to live events – probably some that you’ve been to. Maybe you saw her shadowing Front of House in Rod Laver Arena, or she sold you a record at Basement Discs in the CBD. Either way, she’s a name you […]
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