Grammy Award-Winning Producer David Bottrill to Break Down Studio Preparation for Artists in NWC's September Webinar

On September 23rd, 2021 at 2 PM Eastern Time, NWC Webinars and Professional Sound will present a free, career-building webinar, Record Ready: Hit the Studio with Confidence and Clarity.

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Entering the studio is an exciting time for any musician; it is a creative sanctuary and an incubator for inspiration and delightful new ideas. However, it can also be a daunting undertaking if you're unsure of what to expect. Of course, the same can be said for producers and engineers as well; no two sessions are the same.

Hosted by producer, engineer, mixer, multi-instrumentalist, and Professional Sound Assistant Editor Andrew Leyenhorst, this webinar will break open the wide world of studio recording, the many moving parts and pieces involved in a session, and best practices for showing up prepared as an artist ready to record; and what to expect from musicians as a producer or engineer.

Leyenhorst will be joined by three-time Grammy Award-winning producer David Bottrill, whose decorated career has seen him produce and mix records for a plethora of high-profile artists including Tool, Rush, King Crimson, Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, Peter Gabriel, Crown Lands, Stone Sour, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and many others.

L-R: Andrew Leyenhorst, David Bottrill

Bottrill's approach is driven by music with a strong identity and elements of originality; it is this focus on identity and potential that inspires Bottrill to push artists to curate the best of themselves and make music that defines who they are in that moment.

Since 2009, Bottrill has also sat on the board of directors for Make Music Matter, a non-profit that uses music and socially conscious art to foster growth and healing in communities around the world affected by extreme poverty.

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Andrew Leyenhorst is the Assistant Editor for Professional Sound and Professional Lighting & Production, and related online channels.
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