Alumni

In-Focus: Music Production After The Clubhouse

You, our alumni, built your beat-making and audio engineering skills in The Clubhouse, and now it’s time to make a living. Here are some resources to help you sharpen your toolset and step up your game.


1. Digital Distribution

Article: WHO IS THE BEST DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION COMPANY FOR MUSIC
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Not all distributors are the same and not all of them are the best for you. Musician and author Ari Herstand compares Distrokid, Tunecore, and some you may never heard of, to help you find the service that’s best for you.

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2. FREE Apps

Article: 10 best free beat making software for windows and mac
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At the Clubhouse, you likely had access to tools like Logic Pro X and Pro-tools. Now that you’re an alum, you might find yourself looking closer at the price tags. Here are 10 FREE sequencing and audio tracking apps for Windows AND Mac so you can get to work without waiting for that first paycheck.

SEE THE LIST


3. Music Mastering

“It’s about how we interact with sound.”

Music Mastering: It’s one of the most misunderstood steps of the audio engineer process. In this video, Mandy Parnell, veteran mastering engineer to Björk, Aphex Twin, Snoop Dogg and White Stripes, speaks in-depth about her process and what makes for a successful master.

WATCH THE INTERVIEW


We hope you find these articles and videos helpful! Look for future round-ups about photography, digital illustration, entrepreneurship, and much more.

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