“I enrolled in Home Recording Academy just wanting to record my own songs, but because of everything I've learnt inside, I've now been awarded £3,000 to record my music from home!

SAM CRANE

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HOME RECORDING ACADEMY

Stories of Transformation

Real Stories from Women In Music Who Decided It Was Time to Redefine What’s “Possible” and Make Their Big, Bold Music Dreams a Reality

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“I’ve added the word PRODUCER to my website now, I can’t tell you how amazing it feels! “Home Recording Academy has been life-changing.”

SAMIA MALIK

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“Before enrolling in Home Recording Academy, I was 'winging' it with music tech. But this programme has totally enhanced my confidence and I'm excited about all the amazing possibilities for my music. ”

SINÉAD O'NIELL-NOCHOLL

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“Because of Home Recording Academy, there’s nothing stopping me from getting my music out myself - I no longer have to ask for (male) help or owe people favours for recordings I might not even like.”

TRACY HEATHER JOHNSON

Since Home Recording Academy, I’ve released an album and made back all the costs of production when I put it up for sale on Bandcamp. Thanks to HRA I’ve been getting noticed by other musicians and getting booked for new opportunities and commissions.”

ANNIE BALL

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SUNITA JOHAL

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“I can now say with confidence that I am a music producer! Home Recording Academy has changed my life.”

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“Because of enrolling in Home Recording Academy, I can now record and release my music and I could learn without getting overwhelmed because the community was non-judgmental. I feel like a whole new world has opened up.”

ANOU

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“Because of Home Recording Academy I now don't have to spend money on recording studios and just leave it all to the guys! I trust my ears and believe I can do this!”

SOPHIA CASSON-SMITH

“My new, self-produced EP has just been made track of the week on BBC introducing and it’s all been possible because of Home Recording Academy!”

JENNI WELCH

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“Because of Home Recording Academy, my confidence has grown and my voice within a studio environment is now heard. The self doubt has gone and now I'm in control of the sound I want to create.”

LAURA MCKAY

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“Before taking Home Recording Academy, I was scared to experiment with recording and production. Since taking the programme I'm now confident using EQ, Reverb and compression and I can trust my ears.”

KATE FURGUSON

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“Home Recording Academy has given me freedom and boundless possibilities. I’m now planning to record and release my own music and my confidence has gone through the roof!”

DAWN MAXWELL

“Before enrolling in Home Recording Academy I was surrounded by male musicians who told me how my music should sound. Now, I have complete ownership over my music and I feel like the sky’s the limit! HRA has been truly life changing.”

MARIANNE BAL

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If learning to record and produce your music feels equivalent to climbing Kilimanjaro, listen up... 

Every journey starts with one step. If the questions “who am I to record my music?” or “where do I even start?” are coming up for you, know that they came up for every single female musician you see on this page.

Whether you’ve never recorded a note before, haven't felt welcome in other music tech learning spaces before, or you’re totally allergic to tech — we ALL start somewhere. What matters most is your willingness to put one foot in front of the other.

Each of these women bossing it with home recording started with one thing: THE COURAGE TO TRY

Ready to do the same?

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