Weekly Facebook Group Recap - 8/5 thru 8/11

Aug 12, 2018

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

  • More steps were taken by students to listen to lectures and apply their new knowledge in exercises and groove making strategies.
  • Zion announced a new low price for upcoming students into Triple Threat
  • Recap of the week was posted
  • Office hours on Tuesday: An amazing group on the call today. We spent time checking in, talking about DAW's, cowrites, and projects we were working on. Then we talked about the use of Gates in our productions. Zion demonstrated how he uses them, and what scenarios they come into play. We also talked about side-chaining a gates.
  • Jeb shared a victory in how he found a creative way to finance a new MacBook for his recording studio
  • New event annouced, Q&A with Producer Alex Helton! Woohoo this Wednesday at 10am for all Triple Threat students. Alex is going to hang out, tell his his story and give open the floor on how he produces, equipment he uses, and maybe a trick or two in the studio!
  • 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 49FORLIFE.

The Access Course

  • Nick offered his services as a team member and/or rapper, rather than continuing to pursue producing for the moment.
  • Victoria presented the new Renault ad featuring Ghost by Jeremy Messersmith, for Monday Music Breakdown. Very interesting and once again, illustrates the points made in class.
  • Various people presented music for feedback and comments from the group
  • Mark posted an article from Billboard about the NARAS involvement in the Music Modernization Act. Read the article. Contact your Senator
    Allison requested information about the finer legal points of co-writing splits, for a situation she is facing.
  • Ceri requested information about doing cover songs for the assignments
    Sonnet posted a very important video about billing. Be sure you check it out.
  • Jamila posted an article about musicians getting 12% of a $43 billion industry from Business Insider.
  • Sonnet posted an invitation to Hunter Scott interview on Wed, August 22
  • Victoria posted feedback from the live event assignments
  • Victoria announced the picks from the TV Show Search, and the almost-made-it music
  • Victoria posted the replay of Staci Sllater ad Shelby Wellema interview. You should go see it, if you haven’t. Very informative.
  • John asked about doing lead vocals and harmonies as separate stems, and was told yes, they should be separate
  • Victoria posted the 8/9 Office Hours replay. Great questions, great answers.
  • Victoria posted the replay of Cathy’s August class from 8/10. Song feedback and useful information, as always.
  • Andrea had a question about whether or not to add a singer as the artist when registering a song with a PRO, if the singer was a work-for-hire situation.
  • Victoria invited everyone to follow the new Catch the Moon Instagram page
  • Jamila posted a very interesting article about the music on Handmaid’s Tale from the LA Times


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

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