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Music Production
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Exclusive Production Workshop In-House at Island Studios
Take Your Audio Production Skills To The Next Level!

The Lowdown 

Ready to take your production skills to the next level?! Expressions of interest are now open for our brand new Art of Music Production Class led by our Head Engineer and Producer, Joseph Cheek. 


With over 15 years of music production experience, Joseph will be sharing his knowledge on recording techniques, production tips and tricks, mixing, mastering, and more. By attending this 3-Session Workshop Series, you'll have the chance to learn techniques that would otherwise take years to learn yourself and piece together from online tutorials and other sources. Plus, the content will be tailored to the small group, giving you the perfect opportunity to have your questions answered and equip you with the knowledge to take your productions to the next level.


Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to learn from the best - submit your application today!

We will be running one Workshop series each month.

Fill out this application form to get started! 


Course Overview


  • Getting setup and going​

  • Assigning I/O

  • Signal Flow

  • Microphone Basics - Understanding the different types and when to use them

  • Recording Techniques

  • Production Tips and Tricks


  • Vocal Tuning​

  • Vocal Alignment

  • Drums Editing

  • Instrumental Editing


  • Balancing Levels​

  • Panning

  • The Basics of EQ

  • The Basics of Compression

  • Using Effects - Sends vs Inserts

  • Busses and Bus Processing


  • The Purpose of Mastering​

  • The Main Elements in Mastering

  • How to Perform a Basic Master on Your Music

Courses will be based on this overview, however we will tailor them to each individual group. 

What You'll Also Get

  • Stems to practice mixing from a song that we'll record during the sessions

  • Our comprehensive Art of Music Production Manual to help you with everything you'll need in your productions

  • A Mix Critique for any mix you've been working on

  • Snacks and Drinks - gotta keep those brains fuelled!

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About Us

Island Studios is a proud South Australian destination for no-compromise music production and outstanding artist support, located just 15 mins south of the Adelaide CBD.


With a diverse range of skills and experience, our team is ready to support you through each step of your music production journey - from songwriting through to release strategies. 


Our team specialise in huge-sounding indie, pop and rock productions, and we’re well-known for helping artists transform demos into fully-fledged, radio-ready singles. That’s thanks in part to the state-of-the-art gear on offer at Island Studios - our hybrid analogue-digital setup provides all of the glorious warmth that comes from classic analogue gear, combined with the flexibility of cutting-edge digital technology. 

Now for the first time we're thrilled to be offering exclusive Art of Music Production Workshops - to share our combined decades of knowledge with you! Our goal is to help you create the productions you've dreamed of, but in the comfort of your own home. 

We have a range of the world's most renowned outboard gear at our fingertips, as well as industry standard recording software, and a huge selection of the best plugins money can buy. 

We can't wait to have you in and share our knowledge, which has seen us craft productions for artists around the world for over 10 years. 

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World-Class Music Production and Support for Pop and Indie Artists.
From Songwriting through to Release Strategies.

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