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Patchwerk Recording Studios

Patchwerk Recording Studios has cemented itself as one of the premier recording studios in the South, having recorded 60 gold and platinum albums since its inception in 1994. 

Mastering Engineer

Producing an album is essentially a four-step process: recording, editing, mixing, and mastering. Mastering refers to the process of refining and transferring the final mix of audio tracks to a data storage device (the master) that will serve as the source for all future duplication; this may be a CD, vinyl record, or digital file.

Music Publishing Coordinator

When a music supervisor or other client is searching for the perfect soundtrack to accompany a television episode, film, or advertising campaign, they often turn to boutique music publishing companies that offer services for sourcing existing songs and producing original scores. The music publishing coordinator works directly with the owner and senior management of the company to perform administrative and creative functions in relation to music publishing activities.

Songwriter

It was once the dirty little secret of the recording industry that many artists did not write their own music, but today consumers understand that behind a teen pop queen or platinum-selling group, there is often an unsung hero who receives only a brief mention in the fine print of the album’s credits.

Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, born out of an acquisition of CBS Records Group. At the close of 2010, SME counted more than 30 record labels to its roster.

Managing the Iconic Emblem of Weirdness: Scott Booker

When Scott Booker began managing a ragtag group of freaks called The Flaming Lips in 1990, the odds were impossibly against him. The band had more charisma than musical ability, and they were from Oklahoma City, which in terms of the record industry might as well have been Pluto.

Media Library Assistant

Similar to the work of a tape logger for a television production company or film studio, the media library assistant works within a music publishing company, record label, or similar organization to maintain and track the enormous digital and hardcopy inventory of music compositions.

Sequencing Programmer

A musical score for film, television, or a video game endures several stages between the composer’s pen and the live orchestra recording. One of the final checkpoints is with the sequencing programmer, who converts sheet music to a simplified digital track.

Advertising Music Director

From simple jingles to fully orchestrated original compositions, visual advertising is far more impactful when accompanied by a soundtrack. Advertising media companies are hired by clients to contribute original songs to promotional materials and rely on the expertise of music directors to guide production of soundtracks that seamlessly support commercial advertisements and engage audiences.

Transcriber

Transcription, in musical terms, formally refers to the process of writing musical notation based solely on a recording of the song. Recording artists are not in the habit of composing sheet music for all instrumental parts on a track, nor do contemporary musicians always play a song precisely how it was written. A transcriber can take a commercially released album or recording of a live performance and put written notes to each musical part.