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The Recording Arts Academy, is a school for students preparing for a creative career in the field of music recording and media arts.Our audio engineering courses are designed to help each student develop production and engineering skills needed for industry success.

Our philosophy is to provide each student access to industry standard facilities and equipment, and a top-notch faculty of working professionals. We provide extensive hands-on training, on a wide range of recording production equipment, that will help you learn to become a qualified recording engineer. As part of our program, you will produce a professional digital resume that will be sure to get you acknowledged in your field . 

For more information take a look around on our website or give us a call at (512) 466-4866 and schedule a tour.

Established in 1982, Ben Blank Audio is an award winning
recording studio that specializes in :

Music Production Services

Digital CD / Vinyl Mastering,

24 Track- 2" Analog Multitrack Recording,
and Pro Tools 10 Multitrack Digital Recording.

Ben Blank Audio has produced hundreds of national, regional
and Texas bands over our last thirty years in business.

Ben Blank Audio's production have successfully earned Seven Gold Records,
Billboard Top Ten chartings and many happy clients.

Our CD Mastering has demonstrated proven industry results,
 for the artists that have chosen our award winning mastering services.
Our mastering turnaround time is normally 48hrs. for most projects.

We uniquely offer 24 track Analog recording and mixdown,
at a time when pro analog recording is in great demand by the pro industry.
We offer a prized selection of vintage analog outboard gear
                  vintage microphones, and the latest Waves Mercury Plug- ins.               

Call us at 512.466.4866 for more information on how to get started.

We provide complementary musician referral services for your recording project.

Ben Blank Audio is discretely located on beautiful Lake Austin, in Austin, Texas.
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Much Love chose Ben Blank Audio to produce and record their upcoming CD release!

Much Love is an vocal orientented, acoustic band featuring the songs of Matt Creaton.

Matt Creaton-Guitar/Vocals

Matt Houston-Saxaphone

Jason Blank-Drums/Percussion

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Kids In A new Groove chose Ben Blank Audio to produce and record Scarecrow Birdie, for their upcoming EP release!

SB is an alternative pop band featuring the songs of Josh Moore.

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Degaurre Records, a Houston based production company, 

chose Ben Blank Mastering to enhance and master their latest, upcoming release!

Artfully crafted songwriting , laden with hooky vocals and memorable melodies!

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Peter Stopschinski is an Austin composer/performer.

Peter has chosen Ben Blank Mastering to put the final touch on his first full length album project,

"Now Would Be A Good Time"

Musically it is a blend of alt-classical, rock, jazz with a healthy touch of psychedelia and good humor!

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Nina Starsong is an extraordinary vocalist and performer.

Nina has chosen Ben Blank Audio Productions to produce and record songs for her soon to be released album project.

Nina is wealthy in talent. She is classically trained in vocal operatic performance and loves to perform a wide variety of styles.

Nina is available for session work! She is currently living in Kauai, Hawaii.

Contact her at: www.ninastarsong.com

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Erin Ivey recorded "Anchor ", at BBA, featuring Cam Rodgers and Rydawg Johnson.
It is her latest composition and will be released in Feb. to coincide with Valentines Day! 
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Obscured by Echoes chose Ben Blank Mastering to master their latest nine song vinyl release!!
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Check out the new David Garza CD that I had the pleasure of recording, mixing, mastering and co-producing.
Featuring Abra Moore, Mike Hale, Gumby, and Donny Silverman.
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Check out the new Buddy Miller CD that I had the pleasure of contributing to.
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Mastering upcoming full CD release, "Black Matter Manifesto
. Awesome vibe,Super cool, psychedelic rock.
Great band!!!
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Latest News Guest House has chosen Ben Blank Audio to master their latest release for Guest House Records!

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Just finished tracking nine, very funky songs with D Madness. 

Mike Hale -Drums and Vocals, 

Dwayne Jackson ( D Madness )-Bass,Vocals, Piano, B3,

Rydawg Johnson-Guitar,

Carter Arrington-Guitar,

Claude McCaan-Vocals

Mixing and Mastered by Ben Blank at BBA.

Published Feb 20, 2012 - 08:31 AM

Latest News Chris Ellis,a.k.a., Organic Chemistry D.J.is mixing his latest four song music project in the studio.
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..is an alternative rock band based out of Austin, Texas.
The four member band is made up of lead singer Shane Blake, drummer Mark Griffor,
lead guitarist Paul Devassy and bassist Christian Palacio.
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Cheryl Kaderli and the HeroinE Farmers
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With a sound that is self-described as “early 90’s alternative with traditional singer-songwriter roots”
 the band is a product of the contributions and experiences of its members.
Comprised of the aforementioned Kaderli on lead vocals and guitar,
Matt Howard on bass, Joe Brindley on drums and Cody Coppin on guitar,
the band lists an mélange of musical influences, including Janis Joplin, The Pixies, Willie Nelson, and Radiohead.
Published Jan 14, 2012 - 11:10 AM

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 Melding Funk, Jazz , R&B and Soul, Dwayne Jackson, a.k.a., D Madness, delivers
an impressive volume of work in his latest ten song CD release.
Featuring D Madness, Rydawg Johnson, and various select musicians from the Austin area.
 The Austin Chronicle has dubbed D as the "Stevie Wonder of Austin"
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Featuring Jimmie Vaughn, Bill Carter, Kim Wilson, Sarah Brown, Chris Layton, Angela Strehli, and
many more of Austin's finest musicians!
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