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11 Videos (51m)
    • Free Lesson: Controlling the Frequencies Inside Your Studio

      9:48
    • Introduction

      1:21
    • Contest: Enter by December 22, 2015!

      0:42
    • Class Project

      1:39
    • Working with Your Room

      4:44
    • Sound Conditioning Part I

      4:27
    • Sound Conditioning Part II

      8:10
    • Controlling the Frequencies Inside Your Studio

      9:48
    • Equipment

      5:19
    • Mic Placement

      4:30
    • Thank You

      0:18

About This Class

Go behind-the-scenes with Jay Z’s audio engineer Young Guru as he breaks down how you can capture professional sound quality in a DIY recording setup. In this 45-minute class, you’ll learn how to identify your audio needs, set up your space, avoid common mistakes, and create a great track.

This class is perfect for aspiring audio engineers, producers, musicians, and enthusiasts. Learn what you need — and what you don’t — so you can make the music you want.

As an added bonus towards building the ideal home studio, students who submit their self-recorded tracks have the opportunity to win a microphone and pair of headphones courtesy of Audio Technica and a personal consultation with Young Guru himself! Check out the "Class Project" tab for details.

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Learn from your peers. If you want to obtain the knowledge of one of the greatest teachers and one of the most popular sound engineers in the world, sign up, and listen to what only someone who has had success in there passions can provide you with. Young Guru is by far hands down, one of my favorite people to listen to. Enjoy.
Will Laberge

Working on never "working" again

Guru just made me jump up and pull my reflection filter waaay closer to the mic. Great class!

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Young Guru

Grammy-Nominated, Legendary Audio Engineer

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Throughout his illustrious, decorated career, Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton has resoundingly earned his reputation as one of the most renowned recording and mixing engineers in music today , having worked with artists such as Jay-Z, Beyonce, Rick Ross, Drake, T.I., Kanye West and Eminem.   Wisened after years of successful endeavors (multi-platinum albums, and multiple Grammy nods) Young Guru has recently been working tirelessly to elevate the discourse of audio engineering philosophy, science and technology, emerging onto the college lecture circuit as one of the subject’s most distinguished and dignified speakers, and further proving why he is one of audio’s most important minds and essential voices.  Traveling the country, Guru’s intellect and eloquence have been tapped by a broad variety of impressive venues, garnering him recognition from such media outlets as CNN, Fox News, Billboard and Village Voice.

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