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  • Music Production: Encouraging Girls and Young Women
    by Kelley King on October 5, 2022 at 6:06 pm

    The world of music production has always been, and continues to be, the ultimate boys’ club. In fact, according to a 2021 study by Stacy Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Institute, women make up only 2.6% of music producers. I asked five women at various stages of their music industry careers for advice they... The post Music Production: Encouraging Girls and Young Women appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

  • Vanity or Viability: How Musicians Should Think About Their Streams
    by José Valentino Ruiz on October 3, 2022 at 6:55 pm

    Many musicians look at their stream numbers during the annual Spotify Wrapped campaign and celebrate. They shouldn’t. Too many musicians are chasing stream stats instead of fair compensation for their work and Spotify’s annual marketing campaign, which packages listeners’ top artists, songs and genres and musicians’ respective stats, encourages this misguided focus through the release... The post Vanity or Viability: How Musicians Should Think About Their Streams appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

  • Meeting the Needs of All: Creating Projects with Flexibility
    by Abby Casey on September 6, 2022 at 2:52 pm

    Whether you have two, twelve, twenty-two, or more students in your classroom at a given time, the issue of meeting the needs of individuals while teaching the whole has probably come up. While working together at Watertown Middle School, we (Abby Casey and Morgan Schneider) wanted to make our classroom the best place to learn... The post Meeting the Needs of All: Creating Projects with Flexibility appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

  • Bringing Emorap to SEL
    by Meaghan O’Connor-Vince on September 6, 2022 at 2:25 pm

    One particular class discussion really changed my outlook on some of today’s current music: emorap. Emo rap by definition, according to a Genius News video, “takes influences from the trap beats of Metro Boomin and the lyrical raw teenage angst of bands like Taking Back Sunday to create what people are calling ‘emo rap.’” Once I explained the idea of catharsis, my students instantly agreed that emo rap was a way for them to release feelings of sadness, loss, and angst. Using music as a cathartic outlet was a display of self-awareness and self-management. My students have also voiced that listening to emo-rap, and Lil Peep specifically, provides opportunities for self reflection and a cathartic experience. During these trying times, we need to validate and acknowledge what students are truly feeling. We all need to know that it’s ok to be sad sometimes, and there is space in life for that. The post Bringing Emorap to SEL appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

  • Music Production: Four Ways to Bring it to Your School Now
    by Kelley King on August 15, 2022 at 2:23 pm

    Music production presents an incredible opportunity to breathe new life into music programs and STEM programs alike. One of the most obvious benefits of teaching music production is fostering high student engagement. Given that teenagers are avid consumers of music in their personal lives, music production is a powerful motivator. The post Music Production: Four Ways to Bring it to Your School Now appeared first on The Association for Popular Music Education.

News Archive - AES Audio Engineering Society

  • AES New York 2022 Convention Exceeds In-Person Expectations, Continues Online October 26 – 27
    by Corey Walthall on October 24, 2022 at 6:52 pm

    — From the moment the Convention opened, right up until the close, AES New York 2022 was packed with professionals and students alike, all confirming that “If It’s About Audio, It’s at AES” — The AES made a triumphant return to in-person international-scale events in New York from October 18-21. Registration for the 153rd International… Continue reading AES New York 2022 Convention Exceeds In-Person Expectations, Continues Online October 26 – 27 The post AES New York 2022 Convention Exceeds In-Person Expectations, Continues Online October 26 – 27 appeared first on AES.

  • Multi-Award Winning Producer/Songwriter/Instrumentalist/Singer Jack Antonoff to Give Opening Day Keynote at AES New York 2022 Convention
    by Corey Walthall on October 8, 2022 at 2:44 pm

    On Wednesday October 19th, Jack Antonoff will offer insights into his GRAMMY®-winning career from both sides of the glass and his workflow on projects with some of today’s top artists. As a songwriter and producer, Antonoff, who, in 2021, was credited by the BBC for having “redefined pop music,” has collaborated with the likes of Diana Ross, Taylor Swift, Lorde,… Continue reading Multi-Award Winning Producer/Songwriter/Instrumentalist/Singer Jack Antonoff to Give Opening Day Keynote at AES New York 2022 Convention The post Multi-Award Winning Producer/Songwriter/Instrumentalist/Singer Jack Antonoff to Give Opening Day Keynote at AES New York 2022 Convention appeared first on AES.

  • The Twists and Turns of a Career in Audio Examined in AES New York 2022 Convention Heyser Lecture by Dr. Gilbert Soulodre
    by Corey Walthall on October 4, 2022 at 2:24 pm

    — This year’s popular Heyser Lecture series presentation will examine the many facets of a multi-disciplinary career in audio — With less than two weeks to go, as excitement for the AES New York 2022 Convention ramps up the Audio Engineering Society has announced that this year’s Heyser Lecture will be given by AES Fellow… Continue reading The Twists and Turns of a Career in Audio Examined in AES New York 2022 Convention Heyser Lecture by Dr. Gilbert Soulodre The post The Twists and Turns of a Career in Audio Examined in AES New York 2022 Convention Heyser Lecture by Dr. Gilbert Soulodre appeared first on AES.

  • AES Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee to Launch Latest Term of the AES Mentorship Program
    by Corey Walthall on September 29, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    The Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) Committee is excited to announce the AES Mentorship Program Fall 2022 Semester. Any AES member can be a mentor and any member can be a mentee, across any audio discipline within the AES. Consider becoming either a Mentor (Español) or a Mentee (Español) and help shape the future of… Continue reading AES Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee to Launch Latest Term of the AES Mentorship Program The post AES Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee to Launch Latest Term of the AES Mentorship Program appeared first on AES.

  • Full Tech Program and Event Details Announced for AES New York Convention
    by Corey Walthall on September 16, 2022 at 6:44 pm

    — The AES gives attendees “All Access” to the latest in audio technology and practice along with the hottest names in music, games, live events and more this October — The details are now online of the content-packed, in-person All Access Technical Program for October’s eagerly-anticipated AES New York 2022 Convention. Early Bird pricing is… Continue reading Full Tech Program and Event Details Announced for AES New York Convention The post Full Tech Program and Event Details Announced for AES New York Convention appeared first on AES.