Many Bands have been recorded here at the Cape Audio College over the years. Although we posses a huge amount of musical diversity from within our student body it is always a pleasure to see some experienced rockers taking the floor. The Bootleggers blues band (Just The bootleggers is fine) is a 6 piece blues rock outfit that have been around for quite some time and have been playing Cape Town festivals, clubs and music venues for a number of years. Our student this time round is Oliver Stutz, who recorded this band in our fantastic main studio facility, using some of the best tools in the trade. Enjoy! Read more »Share
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The following article was written by Cape Audio College second year student Warren Fisher and is an excerpt from his and Michael Clarks experiences as independent live sound engineers on one of his very first events. Live sound is a hugely buoyant part of the sound industry with many employment opportunities. It is great to see some of our students getting involved and going out and doing it for themselves, and as an institution that supports and guides after a student has finished studying, we were more than happy to let the guys test out our new JBL rig.
It all started while the college was on a week long break, when Michael Clarke and I were contacted again by the event organizers of the collaborative YOH! Parties. The theme for this one was “Early Halloween”. Having organised a smaller live rig for one of their events a few weeks prier, we knew this Read more »Share
Open day is here once again! If you havent had a chance to come on down and have a look for yourself then this is your opportunity. The tours will begin at 10am with a talk from our very own head of institution Mr. Rae de Jager who will be answering questions relating to the college, audio training in general and employment opportunities within South Africa. Everyone is welcome so pull in and be blown away with the Cape Audio College experience. Read more »Share
This Product got released yesterday and as far as i can tell there are no reviews yet but this seems to be the 1st real fully functional DAW that runs on a tablet. This is not a DAW controller or some cheap imitation according to Wave machine labs this is the real deal with everything from Read more »Share
In case you missed it, the Cape Audio College Live and Direct party took off last weekend at none other than Cape Towns new Zula Bar. Although a huge venue to fill, the crowds packed themselves in to enjoy our annual college party. On offer were 5 Bands, 7 DJ’s, promo girls, Disco Marv and the now legendary Kill or be Killed MC battle. The bands were great! The night kicked off with Llevado, a four piece rock outfit from Read more »Share
Its time for another Cape Audio College Open Day! 10th September 2011! To find out more about the exciting possibilities within the the sound industry come on down and pay us a visit at Unit 8b, The Waverley Business Park, Mowbray, Cape Town. We are opening our doors at 10am, and closing at 2pm. There will be guided tours of the facility, as well as an industry talk presented by Terrence Adendorff of Kfm/Primedia. Make sure you don’t miss out on this opportunity!
Last week Friday, the Cape Audio College course director, Gaston Roulstone, was asked to head through to Bellville Studios to help Theo Crous with some technical issues he was having in his studio, so Gaston organized two Cape Audio College students to join him, giving them the opportunity to chat with South Africa’s biggest selling rock producer. Both Noel Kriegler, a first year student, and Daniel Brieter, one of our second year students, were very happy to be chosen to join Gaston on his Visit. Read more »Share
The next official Cape Audio College open day is coming soon. Yes, on Saturday the 10th of September Cape Audio College will be opening its doors to one and all. So if you’re interested in finding out more about Cape Audio College, the programs offered, or just the exciting possibilities within the the audio industry in general, you better come and check it out. If you can’t handle the wait until September, just pop in for a full tour anytime between 9am and 5pm on weekdays.
Please feel free to give us a call and arrange a date and time.Share
Always good to hear what our Cape Audio College graduates are doing. The Cape Audio College has been producing quality sound engineers for the past 16 years. Our graduates are working in all aspects of sound production in all corners of the globe. This time we catch up with Kyle Sanders who has been “making waves” with his band Wolftown. We thought we would catch up with him to see how things are going.
Jim Petrak is an ADR recording engineer and 5.1 surround sound mixer specializing in Dolby digital for film, and a recent AMAA(african oscar) winner. Jim kicked off his career in audio post production after graduating with a Cape Audio College Diploma in Sound Engineering. Jim started his first full time job in audio at Chris Fellows Sound Studio’s in Johannesburg, where he progressed from foley recording to ADR recording and sound design. This progression allowed him to gain intimate knowledge of the audio design process, ultimately leading him on to becoming the head re-recording mixer at Kwazi Mojo in 2006. Read more »Share