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Advisory Board Member Releases New Solo Album

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Gregory Taylor, longtime electronic musician and Madison radio host, releases new solo album, “Randstad” As a live improviser, Gregory Taylor has been recording electronic works since the late 1970s, but is also well known for his radio show, RTQE, on Madison’s WORT-FM since 1986. Currently, Taylor works for Cycling ’74, developer of the widely used […]

Cool Stuff To Do This Hot Summer

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Summer Camps, programs, and more begin in July and August We are feeling the heat now in Minneapolis, so here are some great opportunities to cool off with us inside. Youth Camps ~ Sound Design ~ Hip Hop Producer ~ Open House ~ Free Classes For the summer of 2018 we’ve expanded our summer offerings to include two camps: first, the Young Producer […]

A Day at SoundSet: How Music Affects Us

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By Grace Wethor (Guest Blogger, Slam Academy Student) For me personally, music wasn’t just something that I enjoyed; I truly believe it saved my life. As a 16 year old currently fighting a brain tumor, music is one of the only things that brings me relief. Mixing beats on my laptop and attending festivals quickly […]

Slam Academy Founder Releases New Book

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Dr. J Anthony Allen, Founder and ACT, writes book on music theory for electronic music producers Slam Academy Founder, Dr. J Anthony Allen has taught music theory and composition at many universities and private schools all over the world. Allen is known for spearheading the Music Theory Online Program at Slam Academy, which got enough attention […]

Greg Grease joins the Slam Fam

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New Hip Hop Instructor at Slam Academy Last Fall 2017, Slam Academy launched the new Hip Hop Producer Program that was written, developed and taught by producer, King Karnov (Dr. Dre, Lauren Hill, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes).  The first run of classes went so well, hitting full capacity, that there was no question the program […]