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Music Business Empowerment with The Sessions Panel

How do I protect myself as a musician/artist? What is the best way to market my record label? Why is networking important in this industry? These are only a blink of the many questions to be answered (and asked) at The Sessions Panel. MediaTech Institute – Dallas will be hosting the talk panel next Monday, May 11th from 1pm – 6pm in our Live Sound area. The event will include a variety of speakers, ranging from Saturday Night Live saxophonist, Christine Ohlman to entertainment lawyer, Paul Quin. Although the event is F-R-E-E and open to the public, you HAVE to Read more
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Miking Acoustic Guitars

As I’ve watched some young engineers record acoustic guitars (or any acoustic instrument such as a mandolin, ukulele, etc), I’ve discovered that very little thought seems to go into this process. So I’ll briefly share some techniques that I personally use which will undoubtedly yield you some great results! These aren’t new or groundbreaking techniques by any means, but I’ve noticed that a shockingly large number of engineers do not get good captures when it comes to these instruments. So here we go; let’s start with two quality small diaphragm condenser microphones. And no, they do NOT need to be Read more
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Student Testimonial- Johnny Cromer

Check out what our student Johnny Cromer has to say about his experience at MediaTech Institute: What can I say about MediaTech Dallas? For beginners, I can say “Creativity Is Welcome Here” because it surely is. Case in point, I helped a classmate out with his large band project, and we had to have drums and 15 tracks in all. After mixing the drums, we still needed seven more tracks to call the project complete. I added four more tracks by playing acoustic guitar, harmonica, kazoo, and sang. My classmate thought of using handclaps and finger snaps, so that added Read more
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Tha Kracken! coming to MediaTech Institute Dallas- Friday, June 27th at 2:00 PM

Please join us in welcoming Tha Kracken to MediaTech Institute Dallas! He will be guest speaking on Friday, June 27th at 2:00 PM! Please find his bio below: When you look up the definition to the word “Chameleon” you very well may see the name “Tha Kracken!” The hard work that Tha Kracken put into his Chameleon styled production has paid off as he has found himself working with nationally known artists as Mya, Jermaine Dupree, Jagged Edge, Cherish, Lloyd, Young Joc, Bow Wow and Omarion, KeKe Palmer, Pleasure P., and Lecrae. The multi-talented producer considers himself an music producer Read more
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Memorial Day Mash Up!!!

Memorial Day MASHUP presented by Modern Misfitz @ the Elm Street Bar in Deep Ellum. A cool spot 2 land on May 31st at 8pm!!! Local stars, drinks and music… Plus a $100 footlocker giftcard raffle!!! Doors open at 8pm Performances start at 9pm $7 after 10 it’s $5 Hosted by: HoneyMonroe Bry Jones Performances by: C. Polk Franco Perry JPZ Mike Mula T-Ryde Charles K. Duney Groove Bumps Modern Misfitz Read more
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Careers in High Demand

  Have you ever wondered about where all of those great images, animations and visual effects we love have come from? A great digital animation and visual effects school in Dallas TX like MediaTech Institute is where it all starts. We live in a world where multimedia arts play a role in everyday life. Driving to work, we listen to the newest songs humming from our speakers. We see familiar faces of celebrities on our television screen as we watch our favorite shows at night and we spend hours a week on our iPhones, adding pictures to social media sites while downloading Read more
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Jimmy Page Receives Honorary Doctorate From Berklee College of Music

Jimmy Page Doctorate ‘Music has so much power across so many avenues,’ guitar legend says as he receives degree   By MIRIAM COLEMAN MAY 11, 2014 7:45 PM This weekend was a grand one for honorary doctorates. On Friday, the evening before Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs delivered the commencement address and received an honorary degree in humanities from his alma mater Howard University, Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page received a similar honor at Boston’s Berklee College of Music. The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time: Led Zeppelin “What a spirit there is here,” the guitar legend said in his brief remarks after receiving the doctoral degree in Read more