Monthly Archives: January 2012

Music Business DIY'r Dan Israel Visits IPR

By Cheyenne Brandt Friday, January 20th 2012 – Music Business DIY’r and award winning singer/songwriter Dan Israel offered DIY onlookers an acoustic set featuring songs spanning his 15 + year career. Not only is he unabashedly honest in presentation, Israel’s songs pair pleasant hooks with lyrics rooted in real life industry experience. And the life of a
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Winter 2012 Producer's Review Sign-ups have started!

Attention IPR Producers……. Sign-ups for The Producers Review start this Monday, January 30th. There is a limited number of time slots available so make sure to stop by The Student Services Department to sign-up. This time around the industry panel is STACKED with amazing minds including Steve Hodge, Eric Olsen, and Dik Shopteau. This is
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It is time to Register for Spring 2012!

It is time to Register for Spring 2012! Monday, January 30 – Registration for students in fourth quarter or higher and Evening Only Students. Monday, February 6 – Registration for everyone. Avoid $50 Late Fee.  Register before Friday, February 24. PREPARING TO SCHEDULE: Pick up a Spring 2012 Scheduling Booklet and your personal tracking sheet. 
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Attention IPR Students! “Hip Hop Essentials with Rhymesayers Entertainment” is back!

  Attention IPR Students!  “Hip Hop Essentials with Rhymesayers Entertainment” is back! If you are… -Interested pursuing a career in label management, artist management, touring or Hip Hop production? -On the lookout for opportunities to collaborate with some of the most influential people in the industry? -A diehard fan with an insatiable thirst for all
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Audio Production Class Records Indie Group Bella Ruse

Audio Production 282: This week Kevin Bowe and class were working with Minneapolis based duo Bella Ruse. Impressively skilled, Kay Gillete (vocals), Joseph Barker (piano and guitar), and Alex Young (Drums, percussion) performed all basic tracks together live. Overdubs forthcoming, Bella Ruse used no click track and evidenced focus on song as art: a treat
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IPR's Paul Bolen Opens AGM Studios

Many of you know Paul Bolen as an IPR Pro Tools Instructor, but did you also know he is now the proud owner of a new recording facility in downtown Minneapolis? An IPR faculty member since 2007, Paul has been searching a long time to find studio space that meets his expectations. AGM Studios is
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Music Business DIYr's Black Church Service Visit IPR

By Cheyenne Brandt Friday, January 13th – Today’s music business installment, filled with rock hair and loud guitars, shook the walls of Robinson Hall to the sound of Minneapolis rock ‘n’ roll quartet, Black Church Service. These rockers pull from a wide-ranging blend of influences to craft their unique sound that is part rock ‘n’
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Audio Production Legend Peter Asher Visits IPR

Audio production Instructor Kevin Bowe arranged for another IPR first: a visit from legendary Grammy-winning producer, performer, artist manager, and record executive Peter Asher. Often known for his work with such diverse artists as James Taylor, Cher, Linda Ronstadt and 10,000 Maniacs Mr. Asher was in town for two nights @ Minneapolis’ famed Dakota Jazz
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Learning Center open for Winter Quarter!

Learning Center open for Winter Quarter! The Learning Center – your free resource for extra help in writing and math (now including ACCOUNTING!) – is now open.  Bring in a paper for any class, and a writing tutor will help you improve it; bring in your math homework, and our math tutors will help you
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