is an educational and outreach organization whose primary mission is to convince us that using pirated music production software is, well ... lame. Once a year, though, they hold a day of music production clinics, panels, and gear demos at the SAE Institute
, a recording and music production college that's literally across from the Macy's of "Miracle on 34th Street" fame in New York City. Editor Stephen Fortner attended, sat on a panel with rap luminaries Hank Shocklee and 9th Wonder and Jay-Z engineer Young Guru, and then made the rounds checking out the latest.
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