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Innervoice Media (USA-CA)
I've been in the music business for almost 30 years, first as a performer, then as an engineer, producer, educator and publisher. My company offers a variety of consulting, from music business and marketing to studio install and mix/remix/master services for the web and NorCal indie music community.
Johnnie Truesdale (USA-Nashville)
I am a Grammy Award winning audio engineer. I have been engineering professionally for 9 years. I have engineering part time for over 20. I have been a guitar player for 26 years.
Ted Mason (USA-NYC)
In addition to playing in multiplatinum British rock/pop band Modern English Mr. Mason has worked as a producer/musician with such artists as AKON, Chris Brown, Mary J Blige, Pharrell Williams, Common, Jeff Beck, Robert Plant, Santana, Dead Prez, Midge Ure, Bob Geldoff, the Verve, Jesus and the Mary Chain, Prince, Papa Wemba, Khaled, Youssou N'dour, Macy Grey, Thomas Mapfumo and Peter Gabriel. He has successfully released back catalog and obscure Modern English tracks through his label as well as a huge roster of artists from Hip Hop to Africa Soukous. He now performs as a solo artist in the United States Europe and Africa blending British Rock with world and African music.
Steve Riggs (UK-Birmingham)
I'm Steve Riggs. A Producer, Composer, Engineer, DJ, Live Act and Music Production Mentor from Birmingham, U.K. I’ve been producing for 18 years and have covered many different genres, under many different names. My main production name at the moment is dharkfunkh, focusing on the deeper side of tech house, deep house and techno. Under this name, I have had releases on labels such as Suara, Nervous Records, OFF Recordings, Glasgow Underground, Pacha, Interscope, Bunny Tiger, Milk & Sugar and Kevin Saunderson’s KMS Records and have had tracks featured on over 100 albums on Beatport. I have engineered tracks for many artists that have been signed to labels such as Sony, Perfecto Records, Armada, Cr2, Ministry of Sound, Black Hole Recordings and many more. I have also remixed for deadmau5, Yolanda Be Cool, Robbie Rivera & Preditah which have been supported on BBC Radio 1, Radio 1Xtra and Capital FM. Previous gigs as dharkfunkh include the legendary Tresor in Berlin, Ritter Butzke in Berlin, Trackside on the Moonlight 2 at the 2013 Abu Dhabi Formula 1 and Sankeys Manchester as well as many dates in the Ibiza and UK scene.
Iain Booth (CAN)
Worked at Studios Picollo, Studio Victor, Studio Frisson in Montreal on high profile Quebec artists (Jean Leloup, Cirque de Soliel, JP Ferland, Gilles Vigneault, MarieDenise Pelltier, Manon Brunet, Zebulon, Robert Marcel Lepage, Sylvain Cossette, Daniel Belanger etc). Worked as Senior audio for 15 years at GlobalTV and CTV doing live to air audio including live bands. Been owner/operator at Soundbooth Production and Studio Le Shoppe in Montreal since 1997. Teaching recording/mixing at Musitechnic for almost 7 years.
Itchy Brain Recordings (USA-ATL)
With an in-depth knowledge of acoustics, analog signal paths, outboard gear, computer hardware and software, Steve is ready to use his knowledge of both recording worlds to make the best records possible. Whether it's an analog or digital recording Steve will ensure it will sound it's best.
Ethos Sound Studios (USA-ATL)
Ethos Sound Studios offers a fully functioning creative space with control room, vocal/iso booth, and live room; perfect for capturing those sudden bursts of inspiration.
Erik Aldrey (UK)
Over 25 years of experience as a live and studio Producer and Mix engineer. Worked Lived and Toured in US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. 5 Times Grammy and Latin Grammy nominee for Recording, Mixing and Mastering since 2000.
I love to teach and explain how things work because It feels great to share and I always learn something myself by repeating what I once learned.
Wes Yoakam (USA-GA)
Professional summary: Performed right at 3000 professional gigs with signed original bands, guitar accompianist with classical/opera/pop style group, and as entertainer around the country. I have produced and released 4 full length albums plus 5 eps. I have produced done vocal coaching music for many local artists around Atlanta. Studied and worked with grammy award winning producers Phil Tan, Jan Smith, Billy Hume, and John Keane among many others. Proficient in Protools, Reason, midi applications and software, Ableton live, and many more. I specialize in helping solo artists finish and produce their songs with a full arrangement. I am a lead singer quality vocalist/backup singer; I play guitar, keyboards, program bass and percussion, and have experience arranging for strings etc. I can also score to picture within ProTools.
Jason Richmond Sound (USA-NC)
Jason Richmond is a North Carolina based engineer, mixer, and producer. He's amazed and grateful every day that he gets to wake up and work with talented musicians, in beautiful studios, and be a part of the creative alchemy that brings forth a record. Some credits to date include: Nnenna Freelon, Kate McGarry, Cyrus Chestnut, The Bad Plus, Shirley Caesar, The Ciompi Quartet, The Foreign Exchange, Bombadil, Regina Belle, Dom Flemons (Carolina Chocolate Drops) , and Mamadou Diabate.
Billy Gewin (USA-ATL)
I'm a studio owner, multi-instrumentalist, producer, engineer and singer/songwriter.
I call my small-but-mighty facilty Cave Cricket Studio. I record bands, soundtracks, singer-songwriters, voice overs, sing harmonies, play parts on different instruments, mix, master... I play live and write lyrics and music as well... let me show you what I can do for you in the studio, as an engineer, producer or studio musician.
Shark Tank Productions (CAN-ON)
Mark Plancke is responsible for fuelling and guiding projects through the studio. His 25+ years of record making skills are put to use daily; recording, mixing and producing some of the best music from creative minds.
Fractal Sound Studio (USA-GA)
Our purpose is to take an artist's idea and transform it into a tangible, but accurate representation of the artist's vision.
David Stagl (USA-ATL)
David Stagl is an independent audio engineer currently based out of the Atlanta area. Over the last 25 years he has built a reputation as a highly versatile engineer deftly transitioning across the multi-faceted world of audio production serving as a mixing engineer, FOH engineer, recording engineer, and performer with projects ranging from the studio to the world of live sound to audio post-production.
Joe Vegna (SWE)
Hi, I'm Joe Vegna. I'm a mixing engineer and music producer based in Sweden. I have my own small studio outside of Stockholm and travel all around to work in different studios with different artists. Even though I work a lot with artists recording and producing, most of my clients I have never met. We work over the internet sending files back and forth and there's a lot of Skype. With my classes at Profound Studio I want to dig into specifics and really give hands on advise that the students can start using straight away. I like small classes so there's time for questions for everyone. Themes I'm hoping to dig into are mixing, recording, producing, mastering & delivery formats for streaming services. I've been working in the music industry for 20+ years and started my own label 5 years ago.
Ken Gregory (USA-ATL)
Ken Gregory is an Atlanta-based trumpet and guitar player, studio owner and composer, playing professionally since 1968. In my studio I compose, arrange, record and edit music for various international companies, artists and local talents. My clients include Warner Brothers, CNN, The Weather Channel, various national advertising and industrial companies, and for many colleagues in the Atlanta area.
Sascha Ottenburg (ZH-SUI)
I am a Audio Engineering Student at the SAE Institute Zurich. I first came across the world of music production 7 years ago. Till now I gained a lot of experience. Here are the points where I am working on since a long time: -Music production -Post production -Live sets (in term of performing as a electronic musician live. -Recording Since about a year I started with listening book recording, sound design + production. I use Logic Pro 9 + X since 7 Years. Nowadays I use Logic for Composing + Pre Mix, Pro Tools for the Mixdown + Master and Ableton Live for Live performances.
Alexandre Perron (CAN-MTL)
From my father's home studio as a kid to working in incredible recording studios, I have had the chance to experiment the different aspects of music production through the years. I have long been offering professional services as a recording, mixing and mastering engineer for every music genre, and I am constantly refining my editing and processing skills and techniques. Since 2012 I have been studying Digital Musics and Electro-acoustics at the University of Montreal, and spent a year in Music Technology at De Montfort University. In the UK, I worked as a research assistant in 3D sound engineering and as a recording engineer in the studios. In Montreal, I have have been involved in the studio facilities. Today I research on the relationship between colours and timbre and its importance in composition.
Luke Moorer (USA-GA)
Luke has worked with #1 Billboard charting artist Casey J, MajorSeven (produced "Devil Is A Lie" Rick Ross), Carlos Cahee (produced "Down Town" August Alsina) and Toney Homer (Mindless behavior, Coko, Jessica Reedy). In 2015, Luke received two nominations for the 37th annual covenant awards in Canada. Additionally, in 2015, Luke started using his knowledge of audio engineering to teach at Tara Simon Studios.
James Mulvale (CAN-TO)
I write, record and produce music for TV, film and video games. Everything in the box with credits from BBC, GemsTV, Cineflex (American Pickers etc), Infamous Quests, Worthless Bums LLC. I specialize in music programming, MIDI, live recording, arrangement, orchestral score. I've been professional in this field for 6 years. I recently won Best Soundtrack in the AGS video game awards 2015.
Teaching Experience: I currently teach songwriting, music production and a making-music course at Singer's Edge Music School, Toronto.