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Archives: James Cortes

Field Recording also known as Location Recording is an area of the audio industry that may often go unnoticed. Independent content creation is on the rise and location recording plays a strong role in all of the following types of content: narrative, documentary, reality, and (especially) web. Here are some key components to getting you […]

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The height of the silent era (from the early 1910s into the late 1920s) was a thriving time period full of artistic innovation. From the very beginning, music was always an essential contribution to the atmosphere, giving the audience an emotional experience. During this era, each individual theater would provide its own musical experience. This […]

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One of the most significant tools in the independent musician’s arsenal in the early 21st century are data metrics as they apply to music. A sturdy amount of data is collected about an audience’s tastes, listening habits, location, and many other useful data points that are then interacted with in all sorts of meaningful ways. […]

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What Is Foley Art? Foley is a unique sound effect technique that involves creating and “performing” everyday sounds for movies and television shows. Foley artists create these sounds in a recording studio during post-production, in synchrony with the picture, to enhance the quality of the audio. Foley sound got its name from Jack Foley, the […]

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Digital Media Management is the process of bringing together all of the components of a digital production. Having an education in business and marketing as well as a good knowledge of digital media is essential. Digital media managers will manage the platforms and prices and make sure that as many viewers as possible get to […]

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Working as a computer programmer is an occupation that many people find both personally and financially rewarding. It’s a field that intrigues folks who have analytic minds, and the skill translates well to a variety of tasks outside of what is traditionally considered the purvey of a computer programmer.   If you’re looking to get […]

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Interested in a career as a project manager? If a career in the creative arts or a tech start-up is appealing, a Bachelor of Administration degree from a creative arts college might be right for you.   Historically, the main quality or skill of great project managers is being a good team leader. Becoming an […]

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Finding a mentor is something that everyone pursuing a career in the creative arts may want to do at some point. Even the best artists need to have someone at their side who can give them advice on what to do, why they are doing what they are doing, and how to move on to […]

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Brainworx releases Oberheim synth emulation plugin, bx_oberhausen;  Brainworx plugins have long enjoyed an excellent reputation in the audio community. Their focus has been unique plugins, plugin versions of boutique hardware and officially endorsed emulations of classic hardware recording studio processors. They put sonic quality as top priority, and have introduced features such as emulating the […]

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