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LECTURE vs. ONE-ON-ONE LEARNING

LECTURE vs. ONE-ON-ONE LEARNING which can impact students more? All students are not similar, and each has their own unique way of processing how they learn something new. The main teaching and learning methods in our world today are Lectures and One-on-One Learning. Both of these methods are signif...

The 10 Step Method to Getting an Internship in the Music Business

Trying to break into the music business is no easy task. The amount of people trying to do the same thing can make it seem almost hopeless. Fear not there is a way! Now don’t get me wrong it will be hard work and the industry has changed over the years making the methods to get in a little tougher...

Guitar Session Recording Tips

Recording guitar is an art form. At TRCoA we always tip students to split a guitar's signal path so we have a clean DI track that can later be re-amped or processed through a digital amp simulation. For guitar recordings that I do at home and send out to artists, I like to go one step further. I use...

What are Impulse Response Loaders?

What are “Impulse Response Loaders”? Digital emulations of a speaker cabinet, a speaker, a microphone, and the placement of the microphone. When discussing all of the options on the table for direct guitar recording like we have in the past: digital amplifier simulations, desktop tube amps, and...

A Guitarist's Guide to Inserts & Sends

In our studies learning how to use plugins: What is a processor? What is an effect? What is an insert? What is a send? These are all things TRCoA students will learn in BRT and Pro Tools classes. Plus, you'll learn the order in which plugins are implemented has a huge effect. If you're a guitarist, ...