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Paul Zala


Paul Zala has over 25 years of musical experience behind him, covering training in piano, guitar, trumpet and voice through to performance in live bands and DJing. He’s been producing since 2007. As one half of Australian Dance outfit Denzal Park, he’s enjoyed a successful dance music career sporting dozens of singles, around 100 remixes, APRA Dance Work of the Year, Platinum Records, number 1’s on the US Billboard Dance Chart, Australia’s ARIA Club Chart and Beatport.com.

Subjects: Audio, Music

Biography

Paul Zala has over 25 years of musical experience behind him, covering everything from training in piano, guitar, trumpet and voice through to performance in live bands and DJ’ing. Coupled with training in Music Production at RMIT Melbourne, he’s been writing, producing, engineering and performing professionally since 2007. Finding his feet as one half of Australian Dance outfit Denzal Park, he’s enjoyed a successful dance music career sporting dozens of singles, around 100 remixes, international performances, not to mention accolades including APRA Dance Work of the Year, Platinum Records, number 1’s on the US Billboard Dance Chart, Australia’s ARIA Club Chart and the top spot on dance music’s leading outlet Beatport.com. Paul loves talking shop and sharing his ideas with anyone who loves making music. More recently, Paul has taken to sharing some of that knowledge through the book 'How To Make Great Music Mashups', along with a follow-along video tutorial series on YouTube.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Music Production, song-writing, audio engineering and recording, film score composition, audio mixing.

Websites

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Zala - Music Mashups - 1st Edition book cover

News

Pre-order now available: How to Make Great Music Mashups

By: Paul Zala

Pre-order for the book 'How To Make Great Music Mashups - The Start-to-Finish Guide to Making Mashups with Ableton Live' is now available from Taylor & Francis. Visit the pre-order page here.

Videos

1.1 - Decibels, frequency and equalisation

Published: Dec 19, 2017

1.2 - Getting familiar with Ableton Live

Published: Dec 19, 2017

1.3 - Warping

Published: Dec 19, 2017

1.4 - Effects and Automation

Published: Dec 19, 2017

2.1 - Setting up an Ableton Live mashup template

Published: Dec 19, 2017

2.2 - Mashup arrangement

Published: Dec 19, 2017

2.3 - Making do-it-yourself (DIY) acapellas

Published: Dec 19, 2017

2.4 - Editing intros

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.1 - An introduction to transitions

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.2 - Bringing new elements in

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.3 - High-pass filtering during transitions

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.4 - Added builds and samples

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.5 - Treating vocals

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.6 - Using low-shelf EQ to balance bass

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.7 - Reverse reverbs

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.8 - 'Hinting' and 'linking' sections

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.9 - Vocal loops, chops and drums

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.10 - Arranging tempo changes

Published: Dec 19, 2017

3.11 - Finishing your mashup

Published: Dec 19, 2017