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The Jimmy Douglass Workshop DAW Software
Old 7th September 2011
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The Jimmy Douglass Workshop

The Workshop aka “The Hang” is located at Jimmy Douglass’ studio “Magic Mix Room” in Miami’s music district. It is a 14-day intensive workshop gathering with a focus and emphasis on Mixing Production and Audio as a profession. It is an outreach workshop to identify and connect the bright up and coming music professionals of the future.

It is designed with the purpose of the meet & greet sharing method as well as connecting the top applicants of the workshop with co-workers and industry professionals who might help them move closer to achieving their goals as successful audio professionals. It will feature A-list guest mixers, producers and engineers. Applicants gain a new perspective of the music industry in terms of how, why and when to use the skills they have learned during their stay.

Applicants receive hands on experience while observing Jimmy Douglass and guests, mixing and completing songs for major label artists. They will observe and take away the secrets of professional mix engineers and apply them to their vision. They will also get an opportunity to have their work critiqued and possibly approved for a major label release. This workshop will allow them to take advantage of years of knowledge and experience being personally handed down. It is intended to be a finishing workshop that will give applicants a unique edge as they move forward in the music industry.

The intensive schedule will extensively cover areas such as songwriting, composing, production and the art of mixing. There will also be a brief and final session in mastering. Emphasis will be placed on honing the applicant’s intuitive skills while creating records in a fast paced environment using real time scenarios.

1 Live analog recording day, alignment, tape compression, levels, properties of the medium, distortion
2 Basic beat making 101 using Pro Tools, Ableton Live & Logic Pro
3 Songwriting and vocal preparation, vocal correction using Melodyne
4-5 Music and Record Production methods, reasons, applications from a historical necessity)
6 Mixing basics – observe Jimmy Douglass mixing a major label record
7 Mix critique and dissecting Jimmy’s mix from the previous day
8 A-list guest mixer – observe mixing style for major release
9 Guest A&R listen to product and song offering to mix
10-13 Mixing individual product and a major label record
14 Mastering – quick overview, computer setup and maintenance

The workshop will have strict entry requirements and qualifications. Space will be limited to six applicants who will be divided into groups of two and placed into one of the following categories:

• 2 Writers/Producers
• 2 Artists/Producers
• 2 Engineers/Producers

Please visit to apply.
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