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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

May 2017

Open House

May 6, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Art-A-Whirl Day 1

May 19, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Slam Academy is turning 5 this year and we’ve put together 3 days of live music, open studios, hands-on gear experiences, and special event-exclusive class discounts, all during Art-A-Whirl to celebrate!

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Art-A-Whirl Day 2

May 20, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Slam Academy is turning 5 this year and we’ve put together 3 days of live music, open studios, hands-on gear experiences, and special event-exclusive class discounts, all during Art-A-Whirl to celebrate!

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July 2017

Graduation Ceremony

July 22, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Alumni Reception

July 22, 2017 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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October 2017

Beat Battle Series

October 8, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Attention Producers, MCs, and beat makers - We want your Beats!          No entry fee - Free to participate; free to attend! Submissions are now closed! Producers competing  10/8/17: Oaken Ox AKKO Infinity ~ Suite Buddy Madison The Arch-E-Tect DJ Mickey Breeze PFunkus Rumor Sam Paquette Drip-$even Visit our Facebook event page here

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Beat Battle Series

October 15, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Attention Producers, MCs, and beat makers - We want your Beats!          No entry fee - Free to participate; free to attend! Submissions are now closed! Producers competing  10/15/17: Soul Reflect Dave Kellner D.Lee DieSynn BEEN REZA Tastik j.kantos Orion Sage Cut Lewis shrimpnose Visit our Facebook event page here

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Beat Battle Series

October 22, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Attention Producers, MCs, and beat makers - We want your Beats!          No entry fee - Free to participate; free to attend! Submissions are now closed! Producers competing  10/22/17: Milosh AKWIUS Drado Tanto InztraMENTAL N3iL! Zarndog TOMMY KARATE ChocVillah Symphony's Dad Visit our Facebook event page here

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November 2017

Open House

November 11, 2017 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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January 2018

Open House

January 13, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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February 2018

Open Decks

February 2, 2018 @ 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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Football-Free Superbowl

February 4, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Tired of football this, and superbowl that? Maybe you wanted to watch the Superbowl, but could care less now that the Vikings aren't in it? Too many tourists hitting up your favorite local coffee shop?

Come on down to Slam Academy on football Sunday for a football-free safe place! Studios open for students and public alike with non-football screenings, like Purple Rain, in Studio A / the main performance hall. Doors open at 11am.

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March 2018

Open House

March 10, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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May 2018

Art-a-Whirl 2018

May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Open House and DJ Sets
We'll be opening our doors for our weekly Slam Jam! Live performances and DJ sets by Slam Academy beat ninjas on our world-class sound system in Studio A. Come through and enjoy some tunes with us! (Growlers encouraged!)

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Art-a-Whirl 2018

May 19, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Open House + ABLE BREWING TAKEOVER!
We're spreading the love across the street to Able Brewing where we'll have our Synth Petting Zoo and Live Performances throughout the whole day. Get your hands on some unique hardware while listening to great tunes and (age permitted) drinking great beer! Live performances and open house tours will be happening throughout the day at Slam Academy as well, so pop back and forth

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Open House

May 19, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Art-a-Whirl 2018

May 20, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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KID'S DANCE PARTY! 
It's a sock hop for the little ones! DJs playing funk, disco, and rare grooves from 2pm - 6pm! All ages welcome, great for the family to groove out together, bring your dancing shoes

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June 2018

Free Branding/Marketing Consultations with Hydrah

June 26, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on June 28, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on July 3, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on July 5, 2018 at 5:00pm

Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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We're extremely excited to announce the newest addition to our SlamFam, Hydrah! Katie just moved back from LA and will be helping our Slam ninjas with their branding and marketing strategies! Her recent music features recorded sounds from the California kelp forests to showcase her passion for ocean conservation 🌊

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July 2018

Open House

July 21, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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September 2018

Fall 2018 Graduation Ceremony

September 21, 2018 @ 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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Fall 2018 Alumni Reception

September 21, 2018 @ 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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October 2018

Ableton Live Program [week 23]

October 29, 2018 @ 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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Mixing & Mastering Program [week 3]

October 29, 2018 @ 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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Sound Design Program [week 17]

October 30, 2018 @ 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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November 2018

Ableton Live Program [week 11]

November 1, 2018 @ 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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Ableton Live Program [week 24]

November 5, 2018 @ 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 »

Mixing & Mastering Program [week 4]

November 5, 2018 @ 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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Make Money with Your Songs Workshop

November 5, 2018 @ 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 Music Industry Program.

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Sound Design Program [week 18]

November 6, 2018 @ 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 7]

November 6, 2018 @ 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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Hip Hop Producer Program [week 12]

November 7, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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You're an MC - you know that you could do so much more if you could produce your own beats. This 12-week program is designed for you by King Karnov (producer for Dr. Dre, Miss Lauryn Hill, and many others), and taught by Greg Grease of ZULUZULUU.

If you are already a producer, but looking for that edge that will make your beats pro, this is it. If you want to sell your beats, collaborate, and dominate the field -  you need to be working along side someone already doing it.  Enter Greg Grease, DJ Adatrak, and the Slam Academy Hip Hop Producer Program.

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DJ Program [week 4]

November 7, 2018 @ 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 12]

November 8, 2018 @ 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 [week 5]

November 8, 2018 @ 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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[FREE] Intro to Ableton Live

November 12, 2018 @ 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]

November 12, 2018 @ 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 »

Music Industry Program

November 12, 2018 @ 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 »

[FREE] Intro to Ableton Live

November 12, 2018 @ 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]

November 13, 2018 @ 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 8]

November 13, 2018 @ 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 5]

November 14, 2018 @ 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 13]

November 15, 2018 @ 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 [week 6]

November 15, 2018 @ 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 »

[FREE] Intro to Electronic Music

November 17, 2018 @ 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

November 17, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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Ableton Live Program

November 19, 2018 @ 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 »

Mixing & Mastering Program [week 6]

November 19, 2018 @ 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 »

Music Industry Program [week 2]

November 19, 2018 @ 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

November 19, 2018 @ 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 20]

November 20, 2018 @ 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 9]

November 20, 2018 @ 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 6]

November 21, 2018 @ 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 2]

November 26, 2018 @ 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 »

Mixing & Mastering Program [week 7]

November 26, 2018 @ 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 »

Music Industry Program [week 3]

November 26, 2018 @ 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 2]

November 26, 2018 @ 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 21]

November 27, 2018 @ 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 10]

November 27, 2018 @ 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 7]

November 28, 2018 @ 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 14]

November 29, 2018 @ 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 [week 7]

November 29, 2018 @ 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 »

December 2018

Ableton Live Program [week 3]

December 3, 2018 @ 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 »

Mixing & Mastering Program [week 8]

December 3, 2018 @ 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 »

Music Industry Program [week 4]

December 3, 2018 @ 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]

December 3, 2018 @ 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 22]

December 4, 2018 @ 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 11]

December 4, 2018 @ 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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[FREE] Intro to Hip Hop Producing

December 5, 2018 @ 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 Hip Hop Producer Program.

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DJ Program [week 8]

December 5, 2018 @ 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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Ableton Live Program [week 15]

December 6, 2018 @ 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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Recording Arts Program [week 8]

December 6, 2018 @ 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 4]

December 10, 2018 @ 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 9]

December 10, 2018 @ 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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Music Industry Program [week 5]

December 10, 2018 @ 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 4]

December 10, 2018 @ 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 23]

December 11, 2018 @ 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 12]

December 11, 2018 @ 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]

December 12, 2018 @ 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 »

Hip Hop Producer Program

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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You're an MC - you know that you could do so much more if you could produce your own beats. This 12-week program is designed for you by King Karnov (producer for Dr. Dre, Miss Lauryn Hill, and many others), and taught by Greg Grease of ZULUZULUU.

If you are already a producer, but looking for that edge that will make your beats pro, this is it. If you want to sell your beats, collaborate, and dominate the field -  you need to be working along side someone already doing it.  Enter Greg Grease, DJ Adatrak, and the Slam Academy Hip Hop Producer Program.

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Ableton Live Program [week 16]

December 13, 2018 @ 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 [week 9]

December 13, 2018 @ 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 »

Ableton Live Program [week 5]

December 17, 2018 @ 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 »

Mixing & Mastering Program [week 10]

December 17, 2018 @ 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 »

Music Industry Program [week 6]

December 17, 2018 @ 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]

December 17, 2018 @ 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 24]

December 18, 2018 @ 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 10]

December 19, 2018 @ 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 »

Hip Hop Producer Program [week 2]

December 19, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Slam Academy: Minneapolis, 1121 Jackson St NE, Suite 142
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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You're an MC - you know that you could do so much more if you could produce your own beats. This 12-week program is designed for you by King Karnov (producer for Dr. Dre, Miss Lauryn Hill, and many others), and taught by Greg Grease of ZULUZULUU.

If you are already a producer, but looking for that edge that will make your beats pro, this is it. If you want to sell your beats, collaborate, and dominate the field -  you need to be working along side someone already doing it.  Enter Greg Grease, DJ Adatrak, and the Slam Academy Hip Hop Producer Program.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 17]

December 20, 2018 @ 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 [week 10]

December 20, 2018 @ 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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Open Decks

December 21, 2018 @ 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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January 2019

Ableton Live Program [week 6]

January 7 @ 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 »

Mixing & Mastering Program [week 11]

January 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 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 »

Music Industry Program [week 7]

January 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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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]

January 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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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 Sound Design

January 8 @ 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 Sound Design Program.

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[FREE] Intro to Sound Design

January 8 @ 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 Sound Design Program.

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DJ Program [week 11]

January 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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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 »

Hip Hop Producer Program [week 3]

January 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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You're an MC - you know that you could do so much more if you could produce your own beats. This 12-week program is designed for you by King Karnov (producer for Dr. Dre, Miss Lauryn Hill, and many others), and taught by Greg Grease of ZULUZULUU.

If you are already a producer, but looking for that edge that will make your beats pro, this is it. If you want to sell your beats, collaborate, and dominate the field -  you need to be working along side someone already doing it.  Enter Greg Grease, DJ Adatrak, and the Slam Academy Hip Hop Producer Program.

Find out more »

Ableton Live Program [week 18]

January 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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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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