FALL 2019 WORKSHOPS

You can register online via credit card or PayPal.  If you would prefer to register by check or cash, email us at info@lalunarecording.com, or call us at 269-743-6777. Registration fees are refundable if canceled with at least two weeks’ notice.

We also offer private lessons, both at La Luna and on location. Contact us for more details.


MON SEPT 9
7pm-10pm

MASTERING
with Ian Gorman

The final polishing step in production before releasing your music to the world. Learn how to make a mix release-ready. Techniques for EQ, compression, limiting, loudness, and translatability.

 
 
30.00
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MON SEPT 23
7pm-10pm

Live sound for musicians
with Ian Gorman

A workshop geared more towards gigging musicians than engineers. We’ll discuss basics of live sound gear, working with soundpeople, preventing feedback, and ways you can improve your sound (and playing!) on stage.

30.00
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Tues Oct 8
7pm-9pm

Booking & Promotion
Round table Discussion
(Participants TBD)

We’ll bring together a collection of experienced musicians and venue bookers to discuss the ever-so-crucial job of booking and promotion. We’ll share ways to land successful and rewarding gigs, spread the word about your art and your performances, keep your fan base growing, spread the reach of your music, and increase the money you’re making off it while staying true to your creative vision.

Free
(No registration NECESSARY)

 

Mon Oct 21
7pm-10pm

Vocal Production
with Michael Fuerst

Vocal tracking and mixing approaches to get the best out of your singer and gear. This course will cover setting the right mood for the perfect take, mic and performance techniques, editing/comping, effects, and harmony/arrangement ideas as well as coaching tips for the producer during tracking sessions.

30.00
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TUES NOV 5
7pm-10pm

ANALOG TAPE RECORDING
with Ian Gorman

Time to get old school! We’ll discuss and demonstrate analog tape recording, and show you how time-honored vintage techniques can be incorporated into the modern DAW studio. Students will learn basics of tape machine operation & care, learn how you can use tape in tracking, mixing, and mastering, and everyone will get hands-on time with our MCI JH24 2” 24-track.

30.00
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Mon NOV 18
7pm-9pm

RELEASING AN ALBUM
Round table Discussion
(Participants TBD)

Now that your fantastic new album is finished, how best to get it out into the world? We’ll bring together a collection of experienced musicians and industry professionals to discuss how building a timeline for your release, submitting your masters to CD and vinyl pressing plants, getting your music online, promoting your new album, organizing release shows, copywriter/legal issues to consider, and much more.

Free
(No registration NECESSARY)

 

TUES Dec 3
7pm-10pm

Microphone selection & placement
with john campos

Maybe the most important choice you'll make in a studio. Luckily, ears are more important than dollars. Benefits and drawbacks of different mics, critical decisions of placement, and how these options impact every aspect of production.

30.00
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Mon Dec 16
7pm-10pm

Mixing Techniques
with Ian Gorman

Mixing is all about creating space, balance, and showcasing the elements of a song that bring it to life. We’ll dissect a finished mix and show how different elements and decisions come together to create a cohesive and dynamic mix, and how the artistic choices you make can allow you to bring your own personality and creativity to your work. Topics will include EQ, compression, panning, volume automation, reverb, delay, and more.

30.00
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