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Posts by Blake James

In the Studio with Bruce Swedien

In the Studio with Bruce Swedien

By on Sep 13, 2013 in Music | 0 comments

Ever heard of the album “Thriller”? Or, how about the artist known as Michael Jackson?  Of course you have!  Thriller is the number one selling album on the planet, and I had the honor of spending a day in the studio with the man who mixed and recorded Thriller… and every other Michael Jackson album, plus many more incredible artists. Bruce Swedien...

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2013 Graduation – Bachelor of Science Degree in Recording Arts – Full Sail University

2013 Graduation – Bachelor of Science Degree in Recording Arts – Full Sail University

By on Sep 13, 2013 in Full Sail University | 0 comments

I started at Full Sail University with the goal of graduating as one of the top students in my class. I had the opportunity to surround myself with a great group of students, who were all committed to helping each other succeed.  When the time finally came, and after a ton of hard work, it was extremely rewarding to graduate with a 4.0 as the class Valedictorian. On...

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Music Producing & Arrangement

Music Producing & Arrangement

By on Jun 28, 2013 in Full Sail University, Music | 0 comments

Well… I just finished my last day of Music Producing & Arrangement class. That means only 2 months left, and I still have managed to keep my 4.0. But, let me just say that this month has been one of my favorite classes at Full Sail. My instructor, Rick Navarro, is an incredible guy. He made music theory seem so easy, and he also managed to make a personal...

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