Matthew Shilling teaches creative and at-risk youth about sound engineering and music production at the New Orleans Youth Sound Experience.
Matthew Shilling gathers his students around a sound board talking about volume and distortion.
“So tell me again what does a fader do?” he asks.
“It takes away sound,” a student calls out.
“It fades the sound,” offers another.
“We’re not taking away sound, right?” asks Shilling. “We’re dealing with electricity still, right?”
“We’re taking away electricity,” a student guesses.