Anna Lakatos (aka ANNA DISCLAIM) is a London-based electronic musician, singer, trained audio engineer and educator.
- London United Kingdom
Anna has been working as a recording and mixing engineer and music producer since 2014, using various DAWs and analogue outboard gear.
She studied audio engineering in London, where she specialized in object-based 3D sound for motion picture, as well as commercial music production. Later, she started producing electronic music (downtempo, electronica with a touch of R&B and drum ‘n’ bass) and dived into live performances, embracing Ableton Live and Push into her setup both live and in the studio.
Anna works as a university lecturer and module leader in London, where she teaches on a Music Production and Sound Engineering BA(Hons) degree. She regularly creates educational content for the university and major pro audio companies.
The educator role took her to festivals like Dimensions and Outlook in Croatia, Sonar in Barcelona and Amsterdam Dance Event, as well as various cities around the UK. She has provided training and tech support to numerous artists from Universal Music, Ministry of Sound (Sony Music), Rinse FM, BBC Radio1 and more.
Anna has been teaching traditional music production with large scale mixing desks and outboard gear as well as electronic music production and audio post-production for motion picture.
She helps students to start and finish their tracks, and covers a wide range of topics, including recording techniques, arrangement, general production techniques and mixing. She also enjoys teaching creative production techniques, demonstrating how to misuse plug-ins to achieve genre specific sounds and employ a more creative approach to twisting sounds, bending genres and breaking the rules.
Lessons are taught via Zoom, where Anna and the students can both share their screens and computer sounds. Students can purchase discounted blocks of lessons customized to their level of knowledge, approach and needs, or book individual shorter lessons to get quick help with specific projects.
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