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With the decline of record labels, even fairly successful artists are finding that they’re having to record and release their own albums. This, while being very tempting in the digital age, is something that is very easy to do badly and many are the stories of boxes and boxes of beautifully made and recorded albums shamefully cluttering up talented artists lofts.

The Institute of Music and Technology in conjunction with Hurricane Studios are offering a programme to help you avoid this terrible fate, covering everything from recording/mastering tips, through CD manufacture and artwork, to professional release into the market place – including press and radio campaigns and distribution.

The programme is designed to accommodate those who want to be fully involved and to learn the processes for themselves We believe this is a one stop service that is most definitely needed, and, for any upcoming artist, is money and time well spent.

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Courses start at regular intervals throughout the year.

How do I apply?

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This is a group program, with between 6 and 8 in each group. Artists will have their own workspace and relevant software and internet connection and will work through the process of release one day length session at a time. For many, this will be the most concentrated time they have ever allowed themselves to spend on the vital work of finding an audience for their creativity. They will also have the opportunity to continue to ask questions of their tutor/mentor in between sessions via email.

The weeks will roughly work as follows:

Units 1 and 2 Preparation

Unit 3 Release

Unit 4 Everything again!

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