Sign Up Now for 40 hours of intense, in-person recording instruction with world-renowned producers Eyal Levi and Joey Sturgis.

Youll learn more in four days than a year of recording school.

NYC: SEPT 24-27, 2015

@ Cannon Found Sound Studios

Join Eyal Levi, Joey Sturgis, Jesse Cannon and a few more special guests and get immersed learning about career strategies, recording, mixing, and mastering during these action packed four days. And since this will take place in New York you can expect some great guests to stop by. ALL TBA, but as of now we can confirm that the guests are in the works as is a group rate on a hotel.

We are capping this one off at 12 people only!

*Registration is on a first come, first served basis, and space is extremely limited.

Special discounts for groups of 2 or more.
1 - $1099 2 - $999 per person 3 or more - $950 per person

How many RSVPs? (Max 4)

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Get a first-person look behind the scenes of world-class modern metal production when Eyal Levi and Joey Sturgis take over a studio near you. The dates will be intense, hands on, comprehensive immersion style experiences. Think of it as bootcamp for producers In just a few days, we will cover what would take a year or more in traditional school. 

You will learn real-world, cutting edge techniques used on artists like The Black Dahlia Murder, Asking Alexandria, Chelsea Grin, Of Mice And Men, and Monuments.


  • 40 Hours of intense instruction
  • Access to Bootcamp Attendees private forum
  • Six months followup training. 30 min per month via Skype, Eyal will check your progress and help you continue improving ($600 value)
  • Students will each have the opportunity to record a signed artist giving them the experience of what it's like to record an A-level musician (priceless). Past artists include Matt Heafy from Trivium, Keith Merrow, Rob Arnold of Chimaira, and Anup Sastry
  • Certificate of completion
  • 20% off any purchase at the UKM webstore
  • Dinner with Eyal and guests (seperate checks and schedule permitting)
  • Snack and drinks


Basic skills that will supercharge your recordings

  • EQ training
  • How to listen musically
  • Simplifying signal flow
  • A/B ing for maximum results
  • Developing you 85% Pile
  • Understanding the Tone Pie
  • and more

Mixing with Joey Sturgis

  • Basic signal processing
  • eq/comp/reverb/delay
  • Setting up your mix
  • Advanced signal processing - (parallel comp, sidechaining, multiband)
  • Post production tricks
  • Dialing guitar and bass tones with amp sims
  • Vocal mixing
  • Mastering your mix

Getting The Pre Pro Right

  • Setting up a pre-pro template that can easily be adapted for a pro recording session
  • Intricacies of tempo maps
  • Proper track organization
  • The right way to lay a midi bassline
  • Getting the most out of your virtual drums
  • and more


  • How to get great raw drum tones. Everything from head selection, to microphone selection and placement, and how to coach a drummer for maximum results.
  • How to dial in great guitar and bass tones with an amp or a sim
  • Getting great vocal tones regardless of the style vocalist
  • Different techniques for punching in. Everything from loop to slip record
  • How to make sure your tracks don't sound "punched"
  • Troubleshooting common issues such as tuning problems
  • Keeping the artistic vision for the song alive
  • Doubling, tripling, and even quadrupling guitars and vocals tightly
  • and more


  • Advanced use of shortcuts to save you hours per song
  • A detailed look at beat detective, manual editing, and elastic audio
  • How to loop record and comp takes effectively
  • How to make sure your tracks don't sound over edited
  • Different ways to editing approach drums, bass, guitars, synth, and vocals
  • And more

About Eyal Levi

Eyal Levi

Eyal Levi is a critically acclaimed educator, musician and producer. After attending the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Eyal cut his teeth as the guitarist and primary songwriter in Daath, a progressive death metal band that released albums on Roadrunner and Century Media. In the studio, he has worked with such artists including The Black Dahlia Murder, Monuments, The Contortionist, Chelsea Grin, Carnifex, Demon Hunter, August Burns Red, Reflections, Motionless In White, and Firewind. An accomplished speaker and educator, he has logged hundreds of hours teaching the next generation the craft of music production.

Find him on the internet:
UKM Tone Store
Eyal Forum
CreativeLIVE courses
Metalsucks Blog
Gear Gods Articles
Eyal's Used Gear

About Joey Sturgis

Joey Sturgis

Award-winning producer, recording/mixing engineer, programmer, writer, performer & software developer Joey Sturgis has forged a revolutionary new wave of American metal since his appearance on the scene in 2007. Working with The Devil Wears Prada, I See Stars, We Come As Romans, Attack! Attack!, Of Mice & Men, Attila, Bless the Fall, and many more, Joey has produced a decorated string of albums that have pushed modern metal in groundbreaking directions, including a Gold-Certified release from Asking Alexandria. With less than a decade of credits under his belt, Joey has only begun to leave his mark on music and will be a monumental figure for decades to come.

Find him on the internet:
JST Store
Joey Sturgis Facebook
Joey Instagram
Joey Tumblr
Joey Youtube
Joey Forum
JST Facebook
Joey Sturgis Drums
Drumforge Store
Drumforge Twitter
Drumforge Instagram
Drumforge Youtube