• Free Class: Recording,Layering and Mixing Vocals with Nicolas Nami
    Note: This meet-up is limited to 75 attendees. You have to RSVP! There will be a waiting list if the RSVP list is full. If you can't make it to this meet-up, you have to take yourself off the RSVP list to free up the spot for somebody else who wants to attend. Please note that we will be more strict with no-shows, from now on: If you are pulling no-shows at multiple meet-ups, expect to be excluded from future events! Thank you! 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 This is an essential part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time! 7:00 pm - Class: Recording, Layering and Mixing Vocals with Nicolas Nami Experienced producer Nicolas Nami will show us how to properly record, layer and mix vocals. 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. Please do not interfere with them. Just 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 (http://www.shopirvinecompany.com/centers/irvine/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: Alcohol is not allowed on the premises! 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 ports. 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. 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. Don't see a drawn map here? If you see a link instead, please click on it to view the map. If nothing is here, please check if it is hiding in a slide show on top of this posting. (Meetup.com changed the way they display pictures in newer versions.) Please not, that Google Maps is not accurate enough to find the entrance. 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. 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

    2 comments
  • Free Producer Hangout: Talking VSTs
    Note: This meet-up is limited to 75 attendees. You have to RSVP! There will be a waiting list if the RSVP list is full. If you can't make it to this meet-up, you have to take yourself off the RSVP list to free up the spot for somebody else who wants to attend. Please note that we will be more strict with no-shows, from now on: If you are pulling no-shows at multiple meet-ups, expect to be excluded from future events! Thank you! 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. 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 - Producer Hangout: We talk about our favorite VSTs. If you are a fan of a specific VST and consider it as your secret weapon in production, you are encouraged to hare this with the community. 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. Wait outside for them, if you have any questions. 10:00 pm - Room will be locked: 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 (http://www.shopirvinecompany.com/centers/irvine/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: Alcohol is not allowed on the premises! 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 ports. 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. 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. Don't see a drawn map here? If you see a link instead, please click on it to view the map. If nothing is here, please check if it is hiding in a slide show on top of this posting. (Meetup.com changed the way they display pictures in newer versions.) Please not, that Google Maps is not accurate enough to find the entrance. 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. 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

    7 comments
  • 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 http://www.garygrayproductions.com 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 (http://www.shopirvinecompany.com/centers/irvine/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 Meetup.com 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

    3 comments
  • CuBase Crash Course with Nicolas Nami - Cost: $10 (donation through Eventbrite)
    COST $10 Donation To The Group through Eventbrite only! Ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cubase-crash-course-with-nicolas-nami-tickets-46201520993 ---- RSVP AND NO-SHOW POLICY Even though you buy your ticket on Eventbrite, you should RSVP here, also. We will not refund your ticket, if you do not show up. ---- SCHEDULE Between 6:30 and 6:00 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. 7:00 pm - Official start: Express introduction round This is an essential part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time! 7:15 pm - Class: CuBase Crash Course with Nicolas Nami Experienced producer and Nicolas Nami will show us how to produce Music in the popular DAW CuBase. 10:00 pm - Official End (we may go longer) Please take out your trash and leave the room. ---- FOOD AND BEVERAGES You can bring your own light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Avoid spills and make sure, that you do not leave crumbs or trash. ---- LOCATION This class will take place at Nami's private studio. Please pay attention to the local parking regulations. ---- 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. ---- 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!

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    Nami Pictures

    25675 Taladro Circle Unit F · Mission Viejo, ca

    9 comments
  • Free Classes: 1. Marketing for Musicians; 2. Chords, Scales, Motifs with Keith
    Note: This meet-up is limited to 75 attendees. You have to RSVP! There will be a waiting list if the RSVP list is full. If you can't make it to this meet-up, you have to take yourself off the RSVP list to free up the spot for somebody else who wants to attend. Please note that we will be more strict with no-shows, from now on: If you are pulling no-shows at multiple meet-ups, expect to be excluded from future events! Thank you! 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. 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 This is an essential part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time! 7:00 pm - Class: Marketing for Musicians with Keith Kehrer How to market your music and yourself as a musician. 8: 15 pm - Class: Chords, Scales, Motifs with Keith Kehrer How to use music theory to get your tracks to the next level. 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. Please do not interfere with them. Just 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 (http://www.shopirvinecompany.com/centers/irvine/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 all the trash out, even if it is not yours! LOCATION We will meet in the Irvine Ranch Water District Community Meeting Room. Please refer to map we added to the photo section of this event, as it will help you find the room. Google maps is not accurate on the premisses. Enter the parking lot from Sand Canyon Ave and turn left. Park close to the car ports. 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. 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. 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

    3 comments
  • Free Class: Synthesis and Sound Design with Riley Nance
    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! ---- 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 This is an essential part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time! 7:00 pm - Class: Synthesis and Sound Design with Riley Nance Experienced producer and sound design expert Riley Nance will show us how to create unique sounds using popular synthesizer plug-ins like Massive, Serum and Spire. OC EMP members Riley Nance and Spencer Davidson are collaboration in the project Fake Feathers. You may want to check out their music video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/QaYBgUblyY4 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. Please do not interfere with them. Just 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 (http://www.shopirvinecompany.com/centers/irvine/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: Alcohol is not allowed on the premises! 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 ports. 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. 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

    10 comments
  • Free Class: Music Theory Fundamentals and Why You Need Them 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! ---- 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 This is an essential part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time! 7:00 pm - Class: Music Theory Fundamentals and Why You Need Them with Gary Gray Introduction into music theory for producers of electronic music and other genres. About Gary Gray Producer, audio engineer and multi-instrumentalist Gary Gray is in the music industry for many years, which includes music for licensing. He is also voting member of "The Recording Academy" (Grammy) and the author of "The Home Recording Bible". Producers from all over the world attend his educational programs such as the California Dreaming Retreat. https://youtu.be/q1Kfjn7sd1o More on his website: http://www.garygrayproductions.com 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. Please do not interfere with them. Just 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 vacate and lock 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 (http://www.shopirvinecompany.com/centers/irvine/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: Alcohol is not allowed on the premises! 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 ports. The entrance is hidden around the corner on the left of building 15500. There is usually a chain spanning over the road. You have to walk around it. The entrance is right there. 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

    1 comment
  • Free Class: Radio and Club Ready Mixing and Mastering with Riley Nance
    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! ---- 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 This is an essential part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time! 7:00 pm - Class: Radio and Club Ready Mixing and Mastering with Riley Nance Riley Nance will show us how to achieve the profesional transparent, fat and open sound using Ozone and other popular tools. OC EMP members Riley Nance and Spencer Davidson collaborate in the project Fake Feathers. Check out their music video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/QaYBgUblyY4 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. Please do not interfere with them. Just 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 (http://www.shopirvinecompany.com/centers/irvine/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: Alcohol is not allowed on the premises! 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 ports. 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. 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

    2 comments
  • Electronic Music Producer Meet-up at the Studio
    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 We get together to network, help and learn from each other to produce amazing tracks of any genre. We share tips and tricks and hang out as friends. Advanced and professional producers help you with your projects. We encourage the attendees to collaborate. Let's make amazing music together! ---- WHAT TO BRING required: - $10 in cash (see cost) strongly recommended: - A folding chair (so you can sit, if we run low on chairs) - Your Notebook - Headphones recommended: - Headphone splitter (makes it easier to collaborate) - Extension cord / Multi-plug (if you need to juice for your computer) - Your music ---- SCHEDULE 7:00 pm : Doors open While we set things up, you can come in and start networking with the other early bids. 7:30 pm : Official Start and quick Introduction round 7:45 pm : Music Listening with Constructive Criticism and Help 8:00 pm : Open Format - Collaboration - Helping each other / get help from experienced producers - Networking - Hanging out 9:30 pm : Official End - We are packing up - Please take your trash out - Make sure, that the room is nice and orderly 10:00 pm : Room needs to be vacated. ---- LOCATION, FOOD, WIFI and SAFETY We meet at the Sound Matrix Studios, Room 4. Verify at the reception and go directly to it. Do not open the doors of any other room, and stay quiet in the hallway. The room is audio proof and has a double door to prevent bleed. If we like, we can play our music a little louder, as long we keep both doors closed at all times. Feel free to bring your own beverages and snacks. The organizers may bring food and drinks on occasion, but do not count on it. The venue has vending machines for snacks and non-alcoholic beverages located in the lobby. If you need to go potty, the door to the bathroom is in the lobby. around the corner, diagonal from the vending machines. The venue provides WiFi. The login information is posted at the reception. Don't rely on it too much. Please keep the place clean and orderly. We got an exceptional deal on the room and plan to maintain a healthy long term relationship with the venue. No alcohol and no smoking or vaping in the venue. As safety precaution, please move all tables directly to the walls and stay with your chairs close to the walls / tables. This way, we maintain a obstacle free escape route in the middle of the room. About the Venue: Since 1996, Sound Matrix Studios has been home to some of the biggest artists and companies in the world. It provides eight Rehearsal rooms, a professional Recording Studio and two Large Production Stages perfect for Video and Photography shoots. http://www.soundmatrix.com/ ---- COST (bring cash) For this meet-up, we are asking for a minimum donation of $10. This will help us to cover the rent of the room. Donations, which are not spent for the room, will be added to the group's account. ---- 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 warnings!

    Sound Matrix Studios

    18060 Newhope Street · Fountain Valley, CA

    $10.00
  • Free Class: Creative Djing in Traktor and Ableton with Keith and Slater
    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! ---- This event is hosted by the Dance Music Initiative (DMI) and the Electronic Music Producers Association (EMPA). ---- SCHEDULE 6:00 pm - Express introduction round 6:15 pm - Part 1: Stems and Remix Decks in Traktor with Slater Rubin (DMI) Experienced DJ Slater Rubin likes to control the dancefloor with groovy basslines and catchy melodies. He enjoys spinning a wide variety of dance music styles, from dub and house to drum and bass. Learn how he uses the remix decks as well as STEMS in Traktor to create cool mash-ups on the fly. 7:00 pm - Break to change setup 7:15 pm - Part 2: Live DJ Sets in Ableton with Keith Kehrer (EMPA) Expert producer, multi instrumentalist and DJ, Keith Kehrer, has been professional musician for many years. He is an innovator in the use of live performance technology and loves to share his knowledge with you. In his class, Keith will show us how to use Ableton for creative DJ sets. 9:00 pm - Official end ---- COST Attendance is free! Donations to the DMI and EMPA (OC EMP) are appreciated. ---- FOOD AND BEVERAGES You can bring your own light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Reminder: We will leave the room in clean and orderly condition! Take your trash out! We appreciate, if you also grab the trash others may leave behind. ---- LOCATION This class will take place in the sound stage of the international media and content agency Schiefer ChoSshop (SCS) in Irvine. http://www.schieferchopshop.com ---- 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. Bring a chair, if you need to sit. We may run low on chairs. --- 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!

    Schiefer ChopShop

    17922 Fitch #100 · Irvine, ca

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