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MIXING & MASTERING

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UPCOMING COURSES MEET WEEKLY 7-10pm CST

Summer Semester

Mondays (Online) 07/22/24 - 10/07/24 w/ Instructor VibeSquaD

Open - Enrollment Closes 07/10/24

Fall Semester

Thursdays (Minneapolis) 10/17/24 - 01/23/25 w/ Instructor Bionik

Enrollment opens 08/05/24

Winter Semester

Mondays (Online) 01/27/25 - 04/14/25 w/ Instructor VibeSquaD

Enrollment opens 10/28/24

Spring Semester

Thursdays (Minneapolis) 04/24/25 - 07/10/25 w/ Instructor Bionik

Enrollment opens 02/10/25

Summer | Mondays (Online) 07/22/24 - 10/07/24 w/ Instructor VibeSquaD | Open - Enroll. Closes 07/10/24

Fall | Thursdays (Minneapolis) 10/17/24 - 01/23/25 w/ Instructor Bionik | Enrollment opens 08/05/24

Winter | Mondays (Online) 01/27/25 - 04/14/25 w/ Instructor VibeSquaD | Enrollment opens 10/28/24

Spring | Thursdays (Minneapolis) 04/24/25 - 07/10/25 w/ Instructor Bionik | Enrollment opens 02/10/25

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Make your tracks stand out from the crowd.

In today’s competitive music industry, poorly mixed or mastered music gets lost in the fray. To stand out from the crowd, tracks need to have the sonic clarity, punch, and polish that is achieved through the processes of Mixing and Mastering. Our program takes students from the initial mixing stages all the way through the radio-ready master.

What Our Students Have To Say

Joshua Tolund (Motiz)

Motiz was already an experienced producer but wanted to get deeper into effects and sound design.

Mike Rieckenberg (Specks)

After one year, Specks is putting out finished, professional albums. “Slam is like hanging out with your best friend.”

Julie Thoreen

Julie talks about her creative process that she found in the Sound Design Program, and learning to find her sound.

Ben Gardner (Bolo)

Listen to Bolo talk about the resources he had access to as a student at Slam. Ben got from the classroom to the stage in no time.

Maggie Schultesis (Magnetik)

Getting that immediate feedback from instructors and classmates was a highlight for Magnetik during her time in class!

Rex

Rex was looking for a way to build connections while he learned, and a place he could make his own.

Ali Coyle (DJ Ali D)

DJ Ali D had always wanted to learn to DJ, ever since she was a kid. She found Slam and was able to turn that into a reality.

Mike Johnson (Michaelton)

Michaelton came to us after completing a traditional college music education. Hear what he has to say about the differences.

Jacob Butler

Check out student Jacob Butler talking about his experience in the Ableton Program, and his “Break-through A-Ha” moment.

Patrick Caye (Verum)

Check out Verum talking about his musical journey, finding confidence in his skills and a home at Slam Academy.

Renne Knott (Xeela)

After taking our program and learning some workflows and filling in those gaps, Xeela is finishing tunes and growing at a quicker pace!

Jason Soderlund

Jason is a guitar player who came to Sound Design to explore ways to extend his guitar techniques.

Alex (Moonshine)

Moonshine found a sense of community waiting for him on campus when he stepped through the door.

Michael Evalds

Walking in, Michael couldn’t even find the kick and the downbeat. Now he is making amazing tracks in Ableton Live.

Katie (K80)

K80 talks about her experience not even knowing how to open the program all the way to making her first tracks.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

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VIBESQUAD

Aaron Holstein is a multi-instrumentalist, music and video producer, and Ableton Live instructor based in Colorado, USA. He currently releases and performs music as VibeSquaD, BackPact, Aaron Holstein and occasionally with the band Zilla.

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BIONIK (STEFON TAYLOR)

Like the part-human, part-machine allusions of his nickname, Stefon Bionik Taylor is at one in both acoustic and electronic realms. As a composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and collaborator who brings out the best in those around him, that Bionik theory works.

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Instant access to course materials online
  • Exclusive Ableton Certified Training
  • 3 hours weekly class time online or in-person
  • 12 weeks of in-depth curriculum
  • 1-on-1 help guidance from instructors
  • Extra lab time available online
  • Personalized feedback on your tracks
  • Invitation to our private online community
  • Check out all the additional member benefits!
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PRODUCE

Navigate modern music-making tools with confidence to create your own sound and express your musical ideas.

PERFORM

Share your music with the world. In stage or streaming online, our programs include techniques for live performance.

INDUSTRY

Learn music industry standards, get expert feedback on your tacks, and build connections.

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