🌊 Facebook Group Recap - 1/13 thru 1/19

Jan 21, 2019

Here is a recap of facebook group information for one or more courses you're a part of. Disclaimer. This recap by no means replaces the information in the Facebook Groups. Always refer to them for the most current and accurate information. We do our best to relay what we think is the most important details, but it's very possible for us to overlook something or make a typo in the process. This is just to be used as a quick reference and outline. Enjoy!

The Triple Threat Artist

  • Chelsey shared news of her purchase of Logic X, and excited to dig into it
  • Sem shared a workaround fix for the hum he was getting in his guitar chain
  • Mikey shared a video instructing and announced a webinar on guitar training
  • Alex shared a great video mashup video
  • Rebecca started a convo about using a VI solo strings instrument
  • In Office hours,we discussed types of MIDI instruments, breaking drum racks into separate tracks for rendering, recording audio specifically guitars with dynamic vs condenser mics, and reminded everyone about the Q&A with Josh Doyle tomorrow.
  • On Wed we we had an amazing Q&A with producer / songwriter / artist, Josh Doyle! He truly is a triple threat, and is making a living full time with his music. Replay was given.
  • A new Q&A was announced for 2/20 with producer composer Dirk Ehrert
  • More steps were taken by students to listen to lectures and apply their new knowledge in exercises and groove making strategies.
  • This next week's office hours will be held on Tuesday at 10am, where we will deconstruct famous production of hit songs, as well as get questions resolved for any production projects students are working on.
  • If you are in the Access Course and have interest in joining the Triple Threat Artist group, please let Zion know, we've got an amazing discount waiting for you.. Now $49/m, with coupon code ACCESS49. There's no installment plan, and you can quit anytime!

The Access Course  

  • Paul asked for clarification of what “hook” means. Very interesting discussion.
  • Serge and others posted music for feedback.
  • Jennifer and others bid us farewell as their respective years ended.
  • Jim posted his confusion about reference tracks and got lots of feedback
  • Alex posted replay of production and mix reviews
  • Brittany seeks producer
  • Susan and others posted about their successes
  • Victoria posted results of the Film Cover Search
  • Moana seeks a producer
  • Marty asked for a hard date for the year ending in January, and was told the week of January 28th.
  • Victoria asked for info about Songtrust
  • Joe is looking for lodging during the live event in March
  • Susan requested info about who got into the ACCESS Group
  • Danny asked for a show of hands for the live event
  • Zion announced his Q & A with Josh Doyle
  • Mikey announced his “guitar and songwriting” live chat
  • Cathy asked for feedback on Songtradr
  • Jamila asked about supes creating TV stings for the artist.
  • Paul asked for people’s experience with The Artist’s Way
  • Alex posted another Mix & Production Review video
  • Emily posted about the January Happy Hour Meetup on 1/26 at 7 pm
  • Rachelle is looking for lodging in Anaheim during NAMM where she is performing.
  • Serge posted about his dissatisfaction with Songtradr
  • Cathy posted a replay of her “Fun announcement”.
  • Emily posted the replay of her listening session
  • Levi shared an event
  • Michelle asked for opinions regarding Songuard.com(part of Masterwriter)
  • Jan posted about her new book/cd project and the love it’s getting at an Austin bookstore.
  • Emily asked about the rescheduled Chop Shop session
  • Bev requested information about GarageBand, or a class in it.


Huge thanks to Jan Seides for her help in summarizing the Access Course. 💙

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