Women’s Audio Mission are back for an EPIC IN-PERSON WAMcon in Los Angeles
Learn from live sound, recording, and mix engineers, songwriters, & more
Women Audio Mission’s conference series for women and gender-expansive individuals is back. The two-day event takes place on Friday, October 7 & Saturday, October 8, 2022. WAM has partnered with The Record Plant and CMNTY Culture. Tickets available here.
The October 7th workshops will take place at 1534 N. Highlands Avenue in Los Angeles, California (US):
- Live Concert Sound Panel: Featuring Engineers for Lizzo, Phoebe Bridgers, Cat Power, Bikini Kill, Starbenders, and the Roxy Theatre
- Recording Prince Panel: The Engineers that shaped the sound of one of the most iconic artists: Susan Rogers, Peggy McCreary, and Lisa Chamblee
The October 8th workshops will take place at legendary record studios, The Record Plant. Conducted by engineers who have produced and engineered for Cardi B, Olivia Rodrigo, HAIM, Kanye West, Anderson Paak, LeAnn Rimes, David Byrne, k.d. lang, Jon Batiste, Fall Out Boy, Weezer and Panic! at The Disco, to name a few.
- Vocal Production
- Deconstructing a Mix
- Learn the SSL 9000J console
- Recording Techniques
Saturday will also feature intimate and informal “Mentoring” sessions, providing input and answer questions about careers in the audio field.
Women’s Audio Mission’s conferences —WAMcon — feature top talent in the music and audio industries, including award-winning music producers, recording engineers, songwriters, sound designers, sound for picture professionals, live sound engineers, game audio professionals, radio journalists, podcasters, beat-makers, educators, and record executives.
“We are so excited to bring together a phenomenal group of music professionals for another WAMcon LIVE in Los Angeles,” said WAM Executive Director Terri Winston. “WAMcon is such a rare opportunity for women and gender-expansive folks to be trained and mentored by the very best music producers, engineers and songwriters in the business and in one of the best recording studios in the world. We can’t wait to be back in person and connect with everyone!”
SIMONE TORRES – Vocal producer and engineer (Normani, Cardi B)
JASMINE CHEN – Engineer and Vocal Producer (Olivia Rodrigo, HAIM)
YANG TAN – Producer and mixer (Kanye West, J. Cole)
LOLA ROMERO – Recording/Mix Engineer (Andra Day, Anderson Paak, Kanye West)
JEN WATMAN – FOH Live Sound Engineer (Cat Power, Bikini Kill, Fitz & the Tantrums)
KARLA BARRERA – Live Sound Engineer (The Roxy Theatre, Touring Engineer Starbenders, Durand Jones & The Indications)
LYNNE EARLS – Engineer (LeAnn Rimes, k.d. lang)
SUSAN ROGERS – Engineer (Prince, David Byrne, Barenaked Ladies)
LISA CHAMBLEE – Engineer (Prince and George Duke /COO of Reftone Speakers)
PEGGY MCCREARY – Engineer (Prince, Van Halen)
LOREEN BOHANNON – Monitor engineer (Phoebe Bridgers, Lizzo)
SUZY SHINN – Engineer/Producer (Fall Out Boy’s last 2 albums, Weezer, Panic! at The Disco)
JACLYN SANCHEZ – Studio Engineer/Producer (Jon Batiste)
NAT YOUNG -Songwriter and Producer(Saweetie, Dreezy, Jason Derulo, Omi, Tricky Stewart, Nouri)
TRICIA FONTNEAU-RAMOS – A&R (Disney Music Publishing and Hollywood Records)
WAMcon LA is sponsored by Dolby, Sweetwater, iZotope, Academy of Country Music, Recording Academy, and Disney Music Group.