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FREE Avid Pro Mixing Webcast: Tracking with HD | Native and ICON | 5.9.2012 – Register Now!

Get great sound from the very first take Creating great sounding tracks all starts before you hit Record for the first downbeat. Does your DAW rise above latency distractions and deliver the best sound quality possible? Join Avid’s Tom Graham, Brian Carter, and Gil Gowing as they share their tips and insight into tracking and mixing a full rock trio—during the actual recording session—using a host-based Pro Tools|HD Native system and ICON D-Control™. See and hear Pro Tools|HD Native deliver great sound and performance Get advice on mic choices and how to mic drums and amps Learn techniques for session Read more
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MediaTech student, Kris Kitchen’s band ‘Let’s Talk’ featured in Warped magazine

Let’s Talk – Cheat Codes Are For Cowards And Cowards Don’t Make History Exclusive Interview Tell us about where you are from and how you got to this position today. Kris Kitchen is from all of the country. He was raised with his dad in the military so he moved around most of his life. After graduating high school in South Carolina he moved to Texas bouncing around Austin and Georgetown in hardcore bands playing drums, singing and songwriting for 3 years. Then he joined the army and got out 2 years and moved to Dallas and reconnected with Spencer Read more
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MediaTech Graduate Eric Mikulak aka ‘Click Clack’ Q & A

  Eric Mikulak, better known as rapper Click-Clack, could very well be the face of Austin’s ever-growing hip hop scene. The local artist finds inspiration from an assortment of groups, his do-it-yourself ethic bringing to mind alternative hip hop groups such as Death Grips and Odd Future, to name a few. Along with being a talented rapper, Mikulak is a great producer; he splices together ideas and sounds with the utmost precision and detail, his production moody and atmospheric. Having released his debut full-length album, Housework, Mikulak is ready to take Austin by storm. The artist spoke with The Daily Texan Read more
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MediaTech President releases ‘Wordy Birdy’ iPad app on iTunes

Owner and President of Recording Arts and Digital Film school MediaTech Institute, Russell Whitaker, releases ‘Wordy Birdy’ iPad app on iTunes! Teach your bird to talk! This is the most effective training device available! “Wordy Birdy” allows you to record in your own voice whatever you wish your bird to learn. A simple push of the button and “Wordy Birdy” will repeat your words or phrases over and over again at an adjustable training intervals, until your total time has completed! You can change your message anytime you wish.   MediaTech Institute’s President and founder Russell Whitaker has been at Read more
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‘SOCIALLY SOUND WITH SHAMA’ interviews MediaTech Institute’s VP, Tracy Terrell

CW33’s  Shauma Kabani is one of the world’s leading voices on social media and technology trends, and hosts weekly segments called “Socially Sound with Shauma” airing Saturdays at 9pm on CW33 KDAF. Kabani shares tech tips, new gadget reviews, and brings you the best of the tech and social media world. Shauma recently sat down for an interview with Mediatech Institutes’s Vice President, Tracy Terrell, for a segment called “Companies that are doing well by doing good”.  Watch the interview by clicking on the following link… Socially Sound with Shauma – MediaTech Institute Read more
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On Tour: SSL’s ‘Demo Truck’ makes a stop at MediaTech Institute’s Houston campus

Just a week old, the ‘SSL Broadcast Truck’ made a stop on it’s World Tour at Recording Arts School, Mediatech Institute in Houston, Texas.  Manufactured in San Antonio, this is Solid State Logic‘s first ever equipment demonstration vehicle. SSL’s Broadcast Equipment Demonstration Vehicle is a custom designed mobile production facility which is able to handle a broad range of an on-air audio productions. The vehicle is equipped with the C10 HD compact digital audio console, MORSE Router and the SSL Broadcast I/O range. The vehicle is also equipped with a Miranda multivi-vewer video monitor system, full Genelec 5.1 audio monitoring, RTS Read more
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Oceanside’s BOM Instructor joins judges panel for new reality series, Totally Packaged

MediaTech Institute Oceanside’s Business of Music Instructor, C. Michael Brae, joins the judges panel for a new reality series for independent artists called, Totally Packaged. Joining him on the judges panel is Grammy Nominated Producer, Roger Ryan, Super Star Stylist, Tiffany Dean, and Powerhouse Publicist, Scott Samson. Mr. Brae brings a lot of industry experience to the table. He began his career on NYCs Wall Street after graduating with a double Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Advertising from the University of San Francisco. Mr. Brae began Hitman Records in 1991 and solidified a joint venture with SOLAR (Sounds of Los Read more
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Film Grad, Cory Parker, produces promo video for

Mediatech Dallas Film Graduate, Cory Parker, produced an excellent promo video for When Sean Speaks is organization that was created by Sean Carter and his mom, Jenny Carter, after Sean overcame severe brain injuries sustained as a passenger while in a drunk driving crash. Sean was in a coma and paralyzed. He couldn’t walk. He couldn’t talk. Doctors gave Jenny scary details about the worst-case scenario. They told her that her job was to hope for the best.”I just felt like I couldn’t let those negative thoughts enter the picture,” Jenny said. “They couldn’t be part of the story.” Sean’s progress Read more
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OH SNAP! FESTIVAL | An Austin music, food, & variety festival unlike any other | 50 Bands | 2 Stages | Jan 27–28th, 2012

Catch all 50 bands on two stages at The Parish and Beale Street Tavern in Downtown Austin, Texas sponsored by Sailor Jerry & MediaTech Institute. For more info, to purchase tickets, or see bands and pics from the past festivals click HERE! You can also keep up with festival info and updates by following their FACEBOOK and TWITTER pages. In memory of Sergio Machado, a dear friend and musician who was killed in a car accident in his home country of Mozambique. Every year we throw a festival to raise funds for the Sergio Machado Memorial Scholarship. Jan 27–28th, 2012 – Read more
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Houston grad headed out on tour with band, Solomon.

  Houston graduate, Naasson Alvarado, is heading out on tour with his band, Solomon. Solomon, is a Christian metal band from Houston, TX. “We like to play heavy and fast and at the same time have catchy breakdowns for the people to dance to at shows”, says Naasson. “We do this for one purpose only and that’s to spread the name of Jesus Christ without shoving it down their throats.” The band will be touring with, Doomsday Brigade, a deathcore band from Katy, TX. The six city tour called, ‘BRING YOUR SWEATour!’ will start in Lafayette, LA and end in Read more