Foo Fighters/Muse producer to teach recording masterclass at Confetti

Wednesday February 9, 2022

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On Friday 25 March, Adrian Bushby will visit Confetti to teach a masterclass in recording for our degree level Audio and Music Technology students. The session will give students the opportunity to work alongside a world-class producer, learning tips and techniques that only Adrian knows.


About Adrian Bushby:

Adrian is a professional engineer, mixer and producer based in London, UK. He’s worked with countless internationally renowned artists throughout his career including the likes of Foo Fighters, Muse, The Darkness and many more.

In 2008, Adrian won his first Grammy for his work on the Foo Fighter’s ‘Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace’ before going on to win a second for Muse’s multi-platinum album ‘Resistance’.

What students can expect from the session:

Working directly with Adrian, our students will record a rock band from our Music Performance course, working through each stage of the recording process in fine detail. Adrian will share his knowledge on a range of creative and technical topics including, arrangement, microphone placement, getting the best performance out of the artist, compression, using eq and more.

The session will take place all day on Friday 25 March in Studio 1 (Metronome), giving students the time to really dive into the details, ask Adrian questions and experiment with different techniques in order to get the best possible takes and sounds. It’s not often you get the opportunity to pick the brains of a Grammy award winning producer, so we’re encouraging students to take full advantage of the session and learn as much as they can from Adrian. He’ll be happy to answer any questions!

After the recording session, the recordings will be exported to WAVs for any Confetti degree student to mix and submit to John Meredith. The winning mix will receive an audio interface made by Focusrite, who are one of the leading manufacturers of music recording equipment in the world.

Mixes can be submitted to up until 30 April. Files must be submitted in WAV format using If you didn’t receive any files, please contact John to access them.

Curriculum Lead of Music, John Meredith said “this is a real one off: you rarely get to witness the making of records at such close proximity with such a high calibre producer: Confetti’s students are in for a real treat”.

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