Music Lab: Composing for Podcasts with Nick DePrey

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Discover how to match the right music to your podcast during the final session of our Voices of Chicago Podcasts series. Producer Nick DePrey will demystify the process of composing music for podcasts. You’ll use the Notes app on iPad to dissect one his pieces, jotting down how the music makes you feel. Then you’ll use your iPad to pair music with a podcast and learn how to mix in GarageBand.

Nick DePrey


Nick DePrey is a composer and producer whose work has been featured in the NPR programs Up First, Invisibilia, All Things Considered, and more. He leads the product team at Chicago Public Media.

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