Composer, Sound Designer, Recording Engineer, Educator
Michele Darling is a music producer, sound designer, and recording engineer. A former classical flautist who studied at Indiana University, she discovered the world of music production and technology and went on get a master's degree from NYU Steinhardt's Music Technology program. Darling became a composer/sound designer for an Emmy award winning production team at Sesame Workshop. She does sound design, music, and ADR for such other companies as HBO Family, The Learning Channel, TocaBocoa, and 4Kids Entertainment (Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), among others. Since 2005, Darling has been an educator in the field of music production. A former Associate Professor of Audio at Long Island University - Brooklyn and Director of Education at Dubspot, she brings her knowledge of music production and education to Music Tech Collective! As an independent artist, Michele composes and designs audio environments for performance, film, and installations with composer Terry Golob under the name Aerostatic. Their work has been featured in shows and festivals throughout the world, including MIT's Computer Music Journal. Darling also is the founding member of NY based glam funk/house performance collective called Girls Like Bass. Her latest project is Chicago house influenced under the name Robot Super Model. The release of the first Robot Super Model EP is coming soon!