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How to Create a Grand Slam Music Marketing Plan

MediaTech Houston will be hosting the National Association of Recording Industry Professionals (NARIP) tonight at 6pm. There will be guest speakers and the topic will be “How to Create A Grand Slam Music Marketing Plan”.  The meeting is free to MediaTech students. Info about the event: NARIP PresentsHow To Create A Grand Slam Music Marketing Plan  WHEN Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 7pm WHERE Media Tech 3330 Walnut Bend Houston, TX 77042-4712 Near Beltway 8 and Richmond WHY ATTEND?   Get a music marketing plan started in one session and boost the effectiveness of the plan you already have. A great Read more
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Our students MAKE us !!!!

I believe we are possibly the busiest Admissions office in the city, here at MediaTech.   It is a beautiful thing to see the dedication of our students who work every day in the studios, producing music and film.  Their enthusiasm and love for their art is infectious, and as a result of their passion,  we have gotten many calls from friends of students who have graduated, or are currently attending.  These referrals have turned into applications toward our Fall start on Monday !  So now we are turning our attention to Winter quarter because our Fall classes are full with Read more
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Fall Fall Out

    Modern MisFitz present “Fall Fall Out” on Saturday, August 31st.  Ladies are free all night and gentlemen will have a cover charge of $5.  The venue features DJ Will Clinton on the mic and DJ Swerve on the 1’s and 2’s.  Other guests confirmed to be there are Say Cheese TV, The Jett Show, Duney, FE The Cat, and C.I.T.Y.  Inner Glory will be launching their new clothing line and much more!  Be sure to come enjoy the fun at Fall Fall Out!  The event will be held at MediaTech, located at 13300 Branch View Ln. Dallas, Texas Read more
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UNSIGNED GRIND – Hosted by 97.9 The Beat and ArtistsofHipHop.com

  We are proud to announce us partnering with ArtistsofHipHop.com and Radio One to host “The Unsigned Grind” showcase.  97.9 The Beat has teamed up with ArtistsofHipHop.com to bring awareness to HIV.  Winners of The Unsigned Grind online contest will compete for a chance to perform at the 6th Annual Hip Hop for HIV concert at the Fort Worth Convention Center on August 25, 2013. HIV testing will be free and available to anyone who attends the event. After you are finished with the test, you will find out the results within 1 minute! Anyone who takes an HIV test Read more
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Open House – August 3, 2013

YOU NEED TO GET IN HERE AND CHECK THIS PLACE OUT! Don’t miss this exciting chance to grab an up close and personal look at the sights and sounds behind America’s best place to learn digital technologies.  Fueled by talented students with initiative and drive, experienced faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities and resources, MediaTech is exploding with opportunity to make the best out of your education experience.  But it doesn’t stop there!  MediaTech continues to assist you with finding career jobs before and after you graduate Come and see your future in action at our upcoming Open House events!  We have Read more
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PureMix.Net Mixing Contest

Any of you who have ventured around on the internet have ran into various friendly sites that are friends to engineers, musicians, and producers around the world. A couple that quickly come to mind are Sweetwater and PureMix. PureMix, along with sponsorship from Sweetwater and Dangerous Music, has launched their GearFest Mixing Contest. Now PureMix definitely pats itself on the back as they call it,”The biggest mixing contest of all times,” which could be a bit of an embellishment, but nevertheless, the contest is a sure shot to give some nice gear to 16 engineers who come out on top, Read more
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MediaTech Houston Graduate Spotlight – Johnnie Moutra

Johnnie Moutra just recently graduated from MediaTech Houston, and has been working with local artist Marium Echo on her album, Letters & Numbers, as a producer. I recently sat down with Johnny to speak with him about the album and his time at MediaTech. Roy: First off, what made you want to go into audio engineering? Johnnie: It started off just as poetry, which then developed into songwriting. After some urging from a friend, I came across MediaTech as I looked up different schools and decided to check it out. Upon coming in, I instantly knew that this was for Read more
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Texas Music Project to Sponsor a Special Music Experience at Snowball Express 2012

Texas Music Project, along with a donation from the George A. Robinson IV Foundation, is sponsoring and producing a musical experience for their upcoming SnowBall Express 2012 event to be held Nov. 30-Dec. 3 in Dallas, Texas. Snowball Express (SnowballExpress.org) is a non-profit organization that helps children and the families of America’s fallen military heroes who have died while on active duty since 9/11. Snowball Express started in early 2006 with the idea of providing hope and new memories to these children. Since then, thousands of volunteers across America and prominent corporate sponsors such as American Airlines, Oakley, the Sheraton Read more
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NARIP Creates Alfred Schlesinger Scholarship Fund

NARIP is pleased to announce the creation of the Alfred Schlesinger Scholarship Fund. Al Schlesinger is the consummate record industry professional who has worked as a songwriter, record producer, publisher, label owner and music attorney for over 6 decades. He sets a high standard of conduct and achievement for others to emulate. During his career, he has helped and mentored hundreds of industry professionals, artists and other lawyers as well as thousands of music business students at Full Sail University where he has taught for over 30 years. Over 200 executives, artists and friends honored Mr. Schlesinger at a tribute Read more
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Austin’s own, Broken Records, Snags a MediaTech Graduate for Engineer Work

MediaTech Austin’s Admissions Rep, Roland Roberts, got the inside scoop on a new ad agency in town, Broken Records, from MediaTech graduate AND employee, . Shooting the breeze over lunch at Torchy’s Tacos, Justin chatted with Roland about his role at Broken Records and what they bring to the Music and Arts scene in Austin. –Roland Roberts: What is Broken Records? –Justin Schubert: We are an ad agency with our own “in-house” Post Production Studio. We also have our own green room and live sound stage/small venue. –RR: What do you do for them? –JS: I am their Lead Audio Read more