Please spread the word for our next Orange County, CA meeting, we have a speaker!! DAVID (Rainman) BANTA.

Monday, August 16th, 7 - 9 pm Fountain Valley Music Center

DAVID BANTA is a producer/engineer/composer/ and hosts "Dave Banta's home recording tips and advice" on "Samm Brown's FOR THE RECORD" every Sunday at 2PM (P.S.T.) 90.7FM Hollywood/L.A. 98.7 FM Santa Barbara (The most powerful radio station west of the Mississippi) Listen live at www.kpfk.org. (Bio Below)


Dave's a really nice guy, down to earth, and helpful. You will learn a lot whether or not you want to record soon. If you think you ever might want to put your song on a recording, or re-produce a song, or want some feedback on an already recorded song, he can help!


He will talk a little and answer questions. His bio is below. Dave will share a little about his experiences, and answer questions related to things such as:

Getting ready for recording, Home Recording on Mac or PC,

Producing and what to look for, How to make recording affordable,

What can you record by yourself, Recording live, etc.

Bring recordings you've made that you want feedback on, or questions you have on producing a specific song, etc. Depending on time, we'll draw from a hat and play some music for him.

Thanks for the help. If we get a good showing, it increases our chances of getting more speakers in the future!

Fountain Valley Music Center, 8740 Warner Ave, Fountain Valley, CA. Tel: 714-963-2010. Off the 405 at Magnolia. West on Warner. FV Music is between Magnolia and Newland.


DAVID BANTA's BIO:

David “Rainman” Banta has been working as a full time recording engineer/producer in Hollywood for more than 2 decades. His engineering credits include (first engineer) Tupac, "Thug Life", Sting, Michael Jackson, “The Roots”, Tracie Spencer, “ Take That” (Robbie Williams group) Mark "Marky Mark" Wahlberg, Eazy E., Ice T., M.C.Ren, "Digital Underground", "The Pharcyde", Rodney O’ and Joe Cooley, and Coolio. He is currently mixing/producing several projects for the “Bone Thugs N Harmony”,

As well as engineering he created and produced a video series entitled “The Basics of Home Recording” which went to several thousand stores and has been a standard in the industry for more than 10 years. Volume 4 “The Complete Guide to Mixing” is used in many recording schools in the U.S. as part of their mixing curriculum. He taught a course based on the video series at UCLA Extension in Hollywood called “The Complete Guide to Home Recording’” for over 10 consecutive years. David also taught Cubase/Nuendo, Reason, and mixing at "The Musician's Institute" in Hollywood for one year. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from “The King’s College” New York, NY.

David is also an accomplished Composer/Producer. His credits include composing/producing and recording Fox’s “Nascar Highlights Theme” and he is currently writing and producing for Fox on an ongoing bases. He also produced music for the WB’s “Jack and Jill”, and MTV’s “Undressed”

Dave writes:

I do affordable mixing and mastering for independent artists/labels. For rates and availability email us: http://www.myspace.com/DAVIDBANTA

my public facebook is www.facebook.com/dave.banta and my twitter is www.twitter.com/ThaRainman


Listen live to "Dave Banta's home recording tips and advice" on "Samm Brown's FOR THE RECORD" every Sunday at 2PM (P.S.T.) 90.7FM Hollywood/L.A. 98.7 FM Santa Barbara (The most powerful radio station west of the Mississippi) Listen live at www.kpfk.org

Thanks everyone,

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Linda Kraemer

Chapter Coordinator

Just Plain Folks - Orange Couny

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