Make professional-sounding recordings of your songs in your home studio. Learn the essential techniques and processes of recording and mixing. Get the best sound quality from the tools studio space you have. Choose the right mics and other gear for your style. Understand what home studio tools exists, and choose what is right for you. Use loops, virtual instruments, and other contemporary strategies to enhance your creative songwriting process.
SHANE ADAMS (Nashville, TN) is a twice GRAMMY-nominated music educator and an award-winning producer and songwriter. Shane is president of Artist Accelerator and a founding lyric/songwriting instructor for Berklee Online, the online education division of Berklee College of Music. Shane is a featured songwriter and instructor for the Taylor Swift Education Center at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum where he received their Top Ten Hitmaker award for 2014. He co-developed their groundbreaking Words and Music curriculum, which has enabled over 100,000 (and counting!) elementary through high-school students to learn the craft of songwriting. Shane is recognized internationally as a groundbreaking songwriting lecturer and music production panelist. He is a regular columnist for iSing Magazine and is co-host/co-producer for iTunes featured podcast, Studio Soundtrack: Music We Live By. He is a Las Vegas native, a Berklee College of Music alumnus, and currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.