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The World Is Your Sample Pack

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Chrissy Tignor (Data Child)
Audio engineer, Producer, Educator, Writer and Musician

Chrissy Tignor is an audio engineer, producer, educator, writer and musician. Her YouTube audio production tutorials have been viewed over 400,000 times, and her free Coursera course ProTools Basics has reached over 28,000 students worldwide.  She is the founder of Audio Upcycle, a project where she built a recording facility entirely out of donations at El Conservatorio Nacional de Música in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  Chrissy produces music under the pseudonym Data Child, and offers mentorship and educational content through her production company, Data Child Music.  She is also a course author and instructor for Berklee Online.


Chrissy’s credits, clients and collaborators include:

JUNO, Kamille, Spotify, Bastille, Julien Baker, Sylvia Massy, Alex Clare, Gary Go, TLC, Discovery Channel, Guster, Phosphorescent, Remo Drive, Good Old War, Lauren Hashian, Choppa Dunks, Tin Pan Alley Studio, The Canvas Room, Sanctum Sound, Eastcote Studios, Notting Hill Music and Rollover Music.  

Chrissy has shared her knowledge at educational institutions:

  • The Americas & Caribbean
    • Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)
    • Berklee Online (Boston & Worldwide)
    • University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO)
    • MakeMusicHappen (Puerto Rico) 
    • El Conservatorio Nacional de Música (Dominican Republic)
    • Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

  • Europe
    • Berklee Valencia (Spain)
    • Beauville Arts (France)
    • The Uppingham School (UK)
    • Kings College School (UK)

  • Asia
    • The Baron School of Music (Hong Kong)
    • The Shanghai Conservatory (China)
    • School Of The Arts Singapore (Singapore)

What’s more unique than making music out of the sounds from your own sonic world? Using everyday items and pre-existing sonic spaces, you can create a unique palette of colors and textures that no other producer has access to. This session will focus on how you can spice up your sounds with field recordings.