Next Meetup

Free Class: Compression and 3D Reverb with Gary Gray
RSVP AND NO-SHOW POLICY You are required to RSVP, as slots are limited! NO-SHOWS WON'T BE TOLERATED and may be excluded from future events! - If you change your mind, you need to update your RSVP, immediately! ---- ABOUT This is a free class for producers of all skill levels. ---- SCHEDULE Between 6:00 and 6:30 pm - Doors open: The organizers usually arrive 15 to 30 minutes before the meet-up to set things up. If you like, you can hang out and talk to the other early birds. Networking is encouraged. 6:30 pm - Official start: Express introduction round. 7:00 pm - Class: Compression and 3D Reverb with Gary Gray Award Winning Songwriter, Producer and Mixing / Mastering Engineer, Gary Gray will talk about dynamic compression and 30 reverb techniques. More about the speaker on 9:30 pm - Official End: Please take out your trash and LEAVE THE ROOM. The organizers and speakers have to pack up all equipment quickly. Do not interfere with them. lease wait outside for them, if you have any questions. 10:00 pm - Room will be locked: Everybody has to be out of the room! - No exceptions! We are required by the venue to vacant the room at 10 pm. ---- COST Attendance is free! ---- FOOD AND BEVERAGES You can bring your own light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. The venue has a Microwave. So you can warm-up food. Please avoid strong smelling food (like fish), as well as leaving drips and crumbs. The Sand Canyon Plaza (, next to the premises on Irvine Canter Drive, provides a variety of food options. Food can only be consumed in the kitchen area! Again: No Alcohol! Reminder: We will leave the room in clean condition! Take your trash out! We appreciate, if you also grab trash others may have forgotten. ---- LOCATION We will meet in the Irvine Ranch Water District Community Meeting Room. Enter the parking lot from Sand Canyon Ave and turn left. Park close to the car port row. The entrance is hidden around the corner on the left of the building. There is usually a chain spanning over the road. You have to walk around it. The entrance is right there.. Please refer to the hand drawn map in the photo section of this event page. The pin on the map, which is added by is not accurate. Do NOT call the organizers at the day of the event. Thank you! IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT NEITHER SUPPORTS NOR ENDORSES THE CAUSE NOR ACTIVITIES OF ORGANIZATIONS WHICH USE THE DISTRICT’S MEETING ROOMS THAT ARE MADE AVAILABLE AS A PUBLIC SERVICE. ---- WHAT TO BRING Most importantly, bring a friendly and positive attitude! We encourage you to ask meaningful questions, heckling of any sort won't be tolerated. Feel free to bring your fully charged laptop with your DAW and a pair of headphones. ---- ABOUT THE GROUP The OC EMP (Orange County Electronic Music Producers) meet-up group is part of the EMPA (Electronic Music Producers Association), a non-profit organization focusing on helping music producers of all skill levels to connect and improve their skills. We meet to network and maintain contacts as well as to exchange knowledge and help each other to improve our music. You will meet a lot of talented individuals. Many of them are open for collaborations. ---- COMMENTS BELOW If you post something in the comment section below an event, please make sure, that it is directly related to the topic of the event or the event itself. If you want to post classified ads or have general questions, please use the appropriate section in our forum (under "Discussion" in the menu). We will delete unrelated comments without prior warning!

Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

15500 Sand Canyon Avenue · Irvine, CA

What we're about

We are a group for those individuals interested in music production using the computer or other electronic devices and instruments.

Music producers of all skill levels, from beginner to highly professional, are welcome! We are not tied to specific software or hardware and encourage learning and collaborating across platforms and genres. There is always something we can learn from each other.

Our program comprises classes, as well as collaboration and networking meet-ups. Most events are free or require small donations to cover expenses.

We provide a fun environment, where you can improve your technical and musical skills, as well as learn to navigate the music industry and most importantly making like-minded friends.

The Orange County Electronic Music Producers (OC EMP) group is part of the Electronic Music Producers Association (EMPA), a tax exempt non-profit organization, which was founded to create a legal entity for the group.

Feel free to donate to us directly at our meet-ups or online under:

Donations are highly appreciated. They help us to cover operational costs, purchases of presentation equipment and other expenses.

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