Gray Spark Audio Academy's Blog

Recording Techniques
Students Speak

The Academy Experience: Tushar Verma

Our alumnus Tushar Verma was kind enough to write a small piece about his experience at Gray Spark Audio Academy. We believe this will help a lot of prospective students understand what being a part of the academy is really like. He wrote about his journey through the nine modules. This guest post documents his

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Tutorials / Masterclass

Finding your Signature Sound as an Audio Engineer:

We recently had a small workshop at the studio to discuss career opportunities in the field of sound and how new audio engineers can find their niche in such a diverse field, to build a solid career for themselves. The panel we had invited, spoke on the subject of every sound engineer finding their own signature sound,

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Producer
Industry Updates

How to choose the right Music Producer for your Project

There are a lot of singer-songwriters who come to the studio in order to choose the right music producer to get their songs out. Choosing the right producer can be extremely crucial for your project, and its hard to figure out the right individual for your project. Keeping this in mind, In this blog post

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Application
Miscellaneous

Application Process for Gray Spark Audio Academy – Stepwise Guide

We are really glad to hear that you are interested to join Gray Spark Audio Academy. We often get enquiries from different parts of the country, and prospective students have many doubts about our application process. Here’s a short piece that clearly explains our admission process: Admissions for the year of 2019-20 close by March

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Tutorials / Masterclass

A New Approach To Getting Great Guitar Tones

In today’s blog we will have a small discussion about recording driven/distorted guitars through amps and find the right tone/sound for your recording. Before we begin first let’s understand what is distortion, overdrive and a clean amp sound. Distortion is an effect that cause a growling sound due to a increased gain on the input

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Amps
Uncategorized

6 Ways To Market Your Music And Grow Your Audience

The music business has gone through a substantial change over the last few years. If you want to be a successful musician, one skill that is paramount is your ability to market your work. Your success in the contemporary music business hinges on your ability to get your music heard by as many people as

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DAW-Choosing-Guide
Software and equipment

An Essential Guide – Which DAW should I learn?

Let us first understand what a DAW is, DAW stands for Digital Audio Workstation. It’s essentially a software program that lets you access, record, edit and playback audio. Different DAWS serve different purposes and each has its own set of pros and cons. Today we will discuss some of these software and which one you

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Audio Mixer
Careers

Career Opportunities in the Field of Sound Engineering

Before starting out, students often think about the different spheres in which they can add value, with the skill sets they have acquired through the course. Though I believe in being open to everything and not having any preconceived notions, I do think that having a basic game plan will help you choose your career

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Compressor-for-Recording
Software and equipment

Analog Vs Digital Recording

This is the Topic that has been widely discussed amongst audiophiles, engineers and industry reps for decades, So last week, when this came up at the studio I thought this could be something that’s addressed in my next blog post. What’s better? Analog or Digital? In this article I attempt to explain the pros and cons of analog and

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