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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.
Mat Keselman (CAN-TO)
I am a producer, engineer, and drummer based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. My work has helped artists enjoy features on networks such as MTV and Oxygen, as well as achieve FM and XM radio exposure, reaching a worldwide audience of millions. As a Producer, Recording Engineer, and Mix Engineer I have had the fortune of making music with some of my favourite artists both locally and around the world. As a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and writer, I am able to communicate and envision every element of the production, as well as the big picture with you. When I am not Producing or Engineering, I am teaching Production and Engineering at Durham College in Ontario, Canada. Communicating and going over the process is one of my favourite things.
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.
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.
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.
George Valentin Pane (Bucharest)
(Bucharest) I own a music producing studio for about 3 years now and have collaborated as consultant for INES Studios, one of the biggest music production and recording studios in Romania.
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.
La Keenan Ealy (USA-MI)
La Keenan “Time Out” Ealy (T.O.) is known for his tenacity and gifted ability to create one of a kind productions that form to the artist. He has created sounds for artists The Fray, Lil Boosie, Murphy Lee, Skinny Pimp, County Brown, Aye Verb, Bo Dean, Tef Poe, and Black Spade to name a few. Understanding the needs of his clients and matching them with sounds that fit their personalities and music style is definitely a strong point for this artist. “Creating quality music that speaks to the person listening is a passion and quality over quantity is must,”
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.