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Slam Academy: Minneapolis

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1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
6122937526 www.slamacademy.com

March 2019

DJ Program [week 6]

March 20 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Our DJ program will take you through every step of what it takes to become a pro, from the foundations of the genre to the most current and advanced techniques. You will learn to beat and key match, manage the elements of musical arrangement, understand musical tension and release cycles, and combine the right track types to create effective and powerful sets. The class will use Traktor, one of today’s most cutting-edge DJ performance tools. By the end of the class, you will be harnessing the power of your favorite tracks and ready to perform them live.

Find out more »

Music Industry Program [week 3]

March 20 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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We live in an attention economy. What can differentiate your sound from other releases? The Music Industry course will focus on a myriad of aspects related to marketing and promotion in the modern music industry while also covering critical topics like copyrighted, sample clearance, Business registration, taxes, and emerging revenue sources.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 3]

March 21 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 3]

March 21 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

[FREE] Intro to Recording Arts

March 21 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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FREE 2-hour introduction to Slam Academy's Recording Arts Program.

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Open Decks

March 22 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Friday 4-6pm
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Come down to Slam Academy any / every Friday 4-6pm for open decks - Free & Open to the Public!

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Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony

March 23 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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5pm: Doors; New Student Meet & Greet

6pm: Graduation Ceremony

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Spring 2019 Alumni Reception

March 23 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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8pm: Alumni Reception & Mocktail Hour

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Ableton Live Program [week 17]

March 25 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 17]

March 25 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Sound Design Program [week 11]

March 26 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In the Sound Design Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis. Apply that knowledge to modern synthesis types (FM, wavetable, granular, and physical modeling), sampling, re-sampling, and finally advanced signal processing. Create, observe, sculpt, sample, and process sounds using the same exact tools and techniques of the world’s leading sound designers.

Find out more »

DJ Program [week 7]

March 27 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Our DJ program will take you through every step of what it takes to become a pro, from the foundations of the genre to the most current and advanced techniques. You will learn to beat and key match, manage the elements of musical arrangement, understand musical tension and release cycles, and combine the right track types to create effective and powerful sets. The class will use Traktor, one of today’s most cutting-edge DJ performance tools. By the end of the class, you will be harnessing the power of your favorite tracks and ready to perform them live.

Find out more »

Music Industry Program [week 4]

March 27 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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We live in an attention economy. What can differentiate your sound from other releases? The Music Industry course will focus on a myriad of aspects related to marketing and promotion in the modern music industry while also covering critical topics like copyrighted, sample clearance, Business registration, taxes, and emerging revenue sources.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 4]

March 28 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 4]

March 28 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Recording Arts Program

March 28 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Slam Academy’s Recording Arts Program is unlike any other recording program. We don’t focus on the Hollywood studio, the million-dollar consoles, or the "industry standard" version of Pro Tools. Instead, we focus on capturing great recordings and getting the best results in our home studio, with great people and real-world equipment.

Find out more »

Open Decks

March 29 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Friday 4-6pm
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Come down to Slam Academy any / every Friday 4-6pm for open decks - Free & Open to the Public!

Find out more »

April 2019

Ableton Live Program [week 18]

April 1 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 18]

April 1 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

[FREE] Intro to Producer

April 2 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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FREE 2-hour introduction to Slam Academy's Producer Program.

Find out more »

Sound Design Program [week 12]

April 2 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In the Sound Design Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis. Apply that knowledge to modern synthesis types (FM, wavetable, granular, and physical modeling), sampling, re-sampling, and finally advanced signal processing. Create, observe, sculpt, sample, and process sounds using the same exact tools and techniques of the world’s leading sound designers.

Find out more »

DJ Program [week 8]

April 3 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Our DJ program will take you through every step of what it takes to become a pro, from the foundations of the genre to the most current and advanced techniques. You will learn to beat and key match, manage the elements of musical arrangement, understand musical tension and release cycles, and combine the right track types to create effective and powerful sets. The class will use Traktor, one of today’s most cutting-edge DJ performance tools. By the end of the class, you will be harnessing the power of your favorite tracks and ready to perform them live.

Find out more »

Music Industry Program [week 5]

April 3 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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We live in an attention economy. What can differentiate your sound from other releases? The Music Industry course will focus on a myriad of aspects related to marketing and promotion in the modern music industry while also covering critical topics like copyrighted, sample clearance, Business registration, taxes, and emerging revenue sources.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 5]

April 4 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Recording Arts Program [week 2]

April 4 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Slam Academy’s Recording Arts Program is unlike any other recording program. We don’t focus on the Hollywood studio, the million-dollar consoles, or the "industry standard" version of Pro Tools. Instead, we focus on capturing great recordings and getting the best results in our home studio, with great people and real-world equipment.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 5]

April 4 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Open Decks

April 5 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Friday 4-6pm
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Come down to Slam Academy any / every Friday 4-6pm for open decks - Free & Open to the Public!

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 19]

April 8 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 19]

April 8 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Sound Design Program [week 13]

April 9 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In the Sound Design Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis. Apply that knowledge to modern synthesis types (FM, wavetable, granular, and physical modeling), sampling, re-sampling, and finally advanced signal processing. Create, observe, sculpt, sample, and process sounds using the same exact tools and techniques of the world’s leading sound designers.

Find out more »

Producer Program

April 9 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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MAKE RECORDS ALONGSIDE HIT PRODUCERS AND ARTISTS.

In the Producer Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis.

Find out more »

DJ Program [week 9]

April 10 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Our DJ program will take you through every step of what it takes to become a pro, from the foundations of the genre to the most current and advanced techniques. You will learn to beat and key match, manage the elements of musical arrangement, understand musical tension and release cycles, and combine the right track types to create effective and powerful sets. The class will use Traktor, one of today’s most cutting-edge DJ performance tools. By the end of the class, you will be harnessing the power of your favorite tracks and ready to perform them live.

Find out more »

Music Industry Program [week 6]

April 10 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

We live in an attention economy. What can differentiate your sound from other releases? The Music Industry course will focus on a myriad of aspects related to marketing and promotion in the modern music industry while also covering critical topics like copyrighted, sample clearance, Business registration, taxes, and emerging revenue sources.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 6]

April 11 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Recording Arts Program [week 3]

April 11 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Slam Academy’s Recording Arts Program is unlike any other recording program. We don’t focus on the Hollywood studio, the million-dollar consoles, or the "industry standard" version of Pro Tools. Instead, we focus on capturing great recordings and getting the best results in our home studio, with great people and real-world equipment.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 6]

April 11 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Open Decks

April 12 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Friday 4-6pm
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Come down to Slam Academy any / every Friday 4-6pm for open decks - Free & Open to the Public!

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 20]

April 15 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

[FREE] Intro to Mix & Master

April 15 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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FREE 2-hour introduction to Slam Academy's Mixing & Mastering Program.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 20]

April 15 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Sound Design Program [week 14]

April 16 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

In the Sound Design Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis. Apply that knowledge to modern synthesis types (FM, wavetable, granular, and physical modeling), sampling, re-sampling, and finally advanced signal processing. Create, observe, sculpt, sample, and process sounds using the same exact tools and techniques of the world’s leading sound designers.

Find out more »

Producer Program [week 2]

April 16 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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MAKE RECORDS ALONGSIDE HIT PRODUCERS AND ARTISTS.

In the Producer Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis.

Find out more »

DJ Program [week 10]

April 17 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Our DJ program will take you through every step of what it takes to become a pro, from the foundations of the genre to the most current and advanced techniques. You will learn to beat and key match, manage the elements of musical arrangement, understand musical tension and release cycles, and combine the right track types to create effective and powerful sets. The class will use Traktor, one of today’s most cutting-edge DJ performance tools. By the end of the class, you will be harnessing the power of your favorite tracks and ready to perform them live.

Find out more »

Music Industry Program [week 7]

April 17 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

We live in an attention economy. What can differentiate your sound from other releases? The Music Industry course will focus on a myriad of aspects related to marketing and promotion in the modern music industry while also covering critical topics like copyrighted, sample clearance, Business registration, taxes, and emerging revenue sources.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 7]

April 18 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Recording Arts Program [week 4]

April 18 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Slam Academy’s Recording Arts Program is unlike any other recording program. We don’t focus on the Hollywood studio, the million-dollar consoles, or the "industry standard" version of Pro Tools. Instead, we focus on capturing great recordings and getting the best results in our home studio, with great people and real-world equipment.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 7]

April 18 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

[FREE] Intro to Making Music

April 18 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Thinking about making music?
Here's everything you need to know before you get started!

FREE 2-hour introductory class

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Open Decks

April 19 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Friday 4-6pm
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Come down to Slam Academy any / every Friday 4-6pm for open decks - Free & Open to the Public!

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 21]

April 22 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Mixing & Mastering Program

April 22 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In today’s competitive music industry, poorly mixed or mastered music gets lost in the fray. To stand out from the crowd, having the sonic clarity, punch and polish that is achieved through the processes of mixing and mastering is a must.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 21]

April 22 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Sound Design Program [week 15]

April 23 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

In the Sound Design Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis. Apply that knowledge to modern synthesis types (FM, wavetable, granular, and physical modeling), sampling, re-sampling, and finally advanced signal processing. Create, observe, sculpt, sample, and process sounds using the same exact tools and techniques of the world’s leading sound designers.

Find out more »

Producer Program [week 3]

April 23 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

MAKE RECORDS ALONGSIDE HIT PRODUCERS AND ARTISTS.

In the Producer Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis.

Find out more »

DJ Program [week 11]

April 24 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Our DJ program will take you through every step of what it takes to become a pro, from the foundations of the genre to the most current and advanced techniques. You will learn to beat and key match, manage the elements of musical arrangement, understand musical tension and release cycles, and combine the right track types to create effective and powerful sets. The class will use Traktor, one of today’s most cutting-edge DJ performance tools. By the end of the class, you will be harnessing the power of your favorite tracks and ready to perform them live.

Find out more »

Music Industry Program [week 8]

April 24 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

We live in an attention economy. What can differentiate your sound from other releases? The Music Industry course will focus on a myriad of aspects related to marketing and promotion in the modern music industry while also covering critical topics like copyrighted, sample clearance, Business registration, taxes, and emerging revenue sources.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 8]

April 25 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Recording Arts Program [week 5]

April 25 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Slam Academy’s Recording Arts Program is unlike any other recording program. We don’t focus on the Hollywood studio, the million-dollar consoles, or the "industry standard" version of Pro Tools. Instead, we focus on capturing great recordings and getting the best results in our home studio, with great people and real-world equipment.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 8]

April 25 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Adult Producer Workshop Weekend

April 26 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 28, 2019

Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

During the Adult Producer Workshop Weekend, students will be walked through all of the fundamental concepts and practices of the modern producer. Starting with beat and loop-making, students will be quickly acclimated to the simple and fun workflows within the celebrated Ableton Live software environment. Once the groove is assembled, we will build upon our rhythms with basslines, melodies, harmonies and effects. The class completes with several tunes and a lesson about distributing them to the public via Soundcloud, Bandcamp, and more!

Find out more »

Open Decks

April 26 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Friday 4-6pm
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

Come down to Slam Academy any / every Friday 4-6pm for open decks - Free & Open to the Public!

Find out more »

Adult Producer Workshop Weekend

April 27 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 28, 2019

Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
+ Google Map

During the Adult Producer Workshop Weekend, students will be walked through all of the fundamental concepts and practices of the modern producer. Starting with beat and loop-making, students will be quickly acclimated to the simple and fun workflows within the celebrated Ableton Live software environment. Once the groove is assembled, we will build upon our rhythms with basslines, melodies, harmonies and effects. The class completes with several tunes and a lesson about distributing them to the public via Soundcloud, Bandcamp, and more!

Find out more »

Adult Producer Workshop Weekend

April 28 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 28, 2019

Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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During the Adult Producer Workshop Weekend, students will be walked through all of the fundamental concepts and practices of the modern producer. Starting with beat and loop-making, students will be quickly acclimated to the simple and fun workflows within the celebrated Ableton Live software environment. Once the groove is assembled, we will build upon our rhythms with basslines, melodies, harmonies and effects. The class completes with several tunes and a lesson about distributing them to the public via Soundcloud, Bandcamp, and more!

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Ableton Live Program [week 22]

April 29 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Mixing & Mastering Program [week 2]

April 29 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In today’s competitive music industry, poorly mixed or mastered music gets lost in the fray. To stand out from the crowd, having the sonic clarity, punch and polish that is achieved through the processes of mixing and mastering is a must.

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Ableton Live Program [week 22]

April 29 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Sound Design Program [week 16]

April 30 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In the Sound Design Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis. Apply that knowledge to modern synthesis types (FM, wavetable, granular, and physical modeling), sampling, re-sampling, and finally advanced signal processing. Create, observe, sculpt, sample, and process sounds using the same exact tools and techniques of the world’s leading sound designers.

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Producer Program [week 4]

April 30 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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MAKE RECORDS ALONGSIDE HIT PRODUCERS AND ARTISTS.

In the Producer Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis.

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May 2019

DJ Program [week 12]

May 1 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Our DJ program will take you through every step of what it takes to become a pro, from the foundations of the genre to the most current and advanced techniques. You will learn to beat and key match, manage the elements of musical arrangement, understand musical tension and release cycles, and combine the right track types to create effective and powerful sets. The class will use Traktor, one of today’s most cutting-edge DJ performance tools. By the end of the class, you will be harnessing the power of your favorite tracks and ready to perform them live.

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Music Industry Program [week 9]

May 1 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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We live in an attention economy. What can differentiate your sound from other releases? The Music Industry course will focus on a myriad of aspects related to marketing and promotion in the modern music industry while also covering critical topics like copyrighted, sample clearance, Business registration, taxes, and emerging revenue sources.

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[FREE] Intro to DJ

May 1 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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FREE 2-hour introduction to Slam Academy's DJ Program.

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Ableton Live Program [week 9]

May 2 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Recording Arts Program [week 6]

May 2 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Slam Academy’s Recording Arts Program is unlike any other recording program. We don’t focus on the Hollywood studio, the million-dollar consoles, or the "industry standard" version of Pro Tools. Instead, we focus on capturing great recordings and getting the best results in our home studio, with great people and real-world equipment.

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Ableton Live Program [week 9]

May 2 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Open Decks

May 3 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Every Friday 4-6pm
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Come down to Slam Academy any / every Friday 4-6pm for open decks - Free & Open to the Public!

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Ableton Live Program [week 23]

May 6 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Mixing & Mastering Program [week 3]

May 6 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In today’s competitive music industry, poorly mixed or mastered music gets lost in the fray. To stand out from the crowd, having the sonic clarity, punch and polish that is achieved through the processes of mixing and mastering is a must.

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Ableton Live Program [week 23]

May 6 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Sound Design Program [week 17]

May 7 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In the Sound Design Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis. Apply that knowledge to modern synthesis types (FM, wavetable, granular, and physical modeling), sampling, re-sampling, and finally advanced signal processing. Create, observe, sculpt, sample, and process sounds using the same exact tools and techniques of the world’s leading sound designers.

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Producer Program [week 5]

May 7 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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MAKE RECORDS ALONGSIDE HIT PRODUCERS AND ARTISTS.

In the Producer Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis.

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Music Industry Program [week 10]

May 8 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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We live in an attention economy. What can differentiate your sound from other releases? The Music Industry course will focus on a myriad of aspects related to marketing and promotion in the modern music industry while also covering critical topics like copyrighted, sample clearance, Business registration, taxes, and emerging revenue sources.

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Ableton Live Program [week 10]

May 9 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Ableton Live Program [week 10]

May 9 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Open Decks

May 10 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Friday 4-6pm
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Come down to Slam Academy any / every Friday 4-6pm for open decks - Free & Open to the Public!

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Ableton Live Program [week 24]

May 13 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Mixing & Mastering Program [week 4]

May 13 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In today’s competitive music industry, poorly mixed or mastered music gets lost in the fray. To stand out from the crowd, having the sonic clarity, punch and polish that is achieved through the processes of mixing and mastering is a must.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 24]

May 13 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Sound Design Program [week 18]

May 14 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In the Sound Design Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis. Apply that knowledge to modern synthesis types (FM, wavetable, granular, and physical modeling), sampling, re-sampling, and finally advanced signal processing. Create, observe, sculpt, sample, and process sounds using the same exact tools and techniques of the world’s leading sound designers.

Find out more »

Producer Program [week 6]

May 14 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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MAKE RECORDS ALONGSIDE HIT PRODUCERS AND ARTISTS.

In the Producer Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis.

Find out more »

Music Industry Program [week 11]

May 15 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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We live in an attention economy. What can differentiate your sound from other releases? The Music Industry course will focus on a myriad of aspects related to marketing and promotion in the modern music industry while also covering critical topics like copyrighted, sample clearance, Business registration, taxes, and emerging revenue sources.

Find out more »

DJ Program

May 15 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Our DJ program will take you through every step of what it takes to become a pro, from the foundations of the genre to the most current and advanced techniques. You will learn to beat and key match, manage the elements of musical arrangement, understand musical tension and release cycles, and combine the right track types to create effective and powerful sets. The class will use Traktor, one of today’s most cutting-edge DJ performance tools. By the end of the class, you will be harnessing the power of your favorite tracks and ready to perform them live.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 11]

May 16 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

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Ableton Live Program [week 11]

May 16 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live is the premier production and performance software on the market. Our Ableton Live Program is a six-month plan designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of this powerful and versatile tool. Every student leaves with the ability to produce music in any genre, under any circumstances.

Find out more »

Open Decks

May 17 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Friday 4-6pm
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Come down to Slam Academy any / every Friday 4-6pm for open decks - Free & Open to the Public!

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[FREE] Intro to Making Music

May 18 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Thinking about making music?
Here's everything you need to know before you get started!

FREE 2-hour introductory class

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Open House

May 18 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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[FREE] Intro to Ableton Live

May 20 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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FREE 2-hour introduction to Slam Academy's Ableton Live Program.

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Mixing & Mastering Program [week 5]

May 20 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In today’s competitive music industry, poorly mixed or mastered music gets lost in the fray. To stand out from the crowd, having the sonic clarity, punch and polish that is achieved through the processes of mixing and mastering is a must.

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[FREE] Intro to Ableton Live

May 20 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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FREE 2-hour introduction to Slam Academy's Ableton Live Program.

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Sound Design Program [week 19]

May 21 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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In the Sound Design Program, you will be guided through everything you need to know to create incredible sounds from scratch. The course begins at the heart of sound creation with an in-depth study of the nature of both acoustic and electronic sound through analog and modular subtractive synthesis. Apply that knowledge to modern synthesis types (FM, wavetable, granular, and physical modeling), sampling, re-sampling, and finally advanced signal processing. Create, observe, sculpt, sample, and process sounds using the same exact tools and techniques of the world’s leading sound designers.

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