• Free Class: Hearing and Essentials of Electronic Music with Alex Cima

    Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

    Note: This meet-up is limited to 50 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 and announcements This is an essential part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time! 7:00 pm - Class: Hearing and Essentials of Electronic Music with Alex Cima (Emeritus) Professor of Music Technology, Alex Cima, will talk about hearing and the essentials of electronic music. More about Alex Cima on his website: alexcima.com 9:30 pm - Official End: Leave the room. Make sure to take out your trash. Do NOT talk to organizers or speakers when they pack-up. 10:00 pm - Room will be locked: Everybody has to be out of the room! - No exceptions! We are required by the venue to lock the room at 10 pm sharp. 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! LOCATION We will meet in the Irvine Ranch Water District Community Meeting Room. See the attached map and directions.. 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. 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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  • Free Class: The Successful Home Studio and 3D Reverb with Gary Gray

    Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

    Note: This meet-up is limited to 50 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 and announcements This is an essential part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time! 7:00 pm - Class: The Successful Home Studio and 3D Reverb with Gary Gray Award winning music producer and author of the "Home Studio Bible", Gary Gray, will be talking about to topics. 1. How to run a successful home studio 2. Create 3D-Reverb using solely free plugins More about Gary Gray on his website: garygrayproductions.com 9:30 pm - Official End: Leave the room. Make sure to take out your trash. Do NOT talk to organizers or speakers when they pack-up. 10:00 pm - Room will be locked: Everybody has to be out of the room! - No exceptions! We are required by the venue to lock the room at 10 pm sharp. 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! LOCATION We will meet in the Irvine Ranch Water District Community Meeting Room. See the attached map and directions. 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. 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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  • Free Class: Music Production Orientation Class with Riley

    Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

    Note: This meet-up is limited to 50 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 and announcements This is an essential part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time! 7:00 pm - Class: Music Production Orientation Class with Riley This class is for everybody, who wants to get into music production. We are outlining the soft and hardware you need. Finally, wegive you a glance of the curriculum, we plan to implement this year. 9:30 pm - Official End: Leave the room. Make sure to take out your trash. Do NOT talk to organizers or speakers when they pack-up. 10:00 pm - Room will be locked: Everybody has to be out of the room! - No exceptions! We are required by the venue to lock the room at 10 pm sharp. 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! 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. See the attached map of the premises, as Google Map's pin 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. 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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  • Free Class: Making Money With Your Music In Streaming with Spencer

    Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

    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: Making Money With Your Music In Streaming with Spencer Many musicians find it hard to create a decent income through streaming services. Spencer will show us how to generate enough plays to get enough plays to generate descent payouts. The focus is on Spotify. More information about this class, soon. 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!

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  • Free Class: Recording,Layering and Mixing Vocals with Nicolas Nami

    Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

    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!

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  • Free Producer Hangout: Talking VSTs

    Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

    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!

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  • Free Class: Compression and 3D Reverb with Gary Gray

    Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

    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!

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  • 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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  • Free Classes: 1. Marketing for Musicians; 2. Chords, Scales, Motifs with Keith

    Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

    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!

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  • Free Class: Synthesis and Sound Design with Riley Nance

    Irvine Ranch Water District Community Room

    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!

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