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basic production

Learn how to produce original music of your own or remixes of your favorite tracks with this self contained Basic package

 

The is a virtually taught version of our on-site course.  The lesson plans apply accordingly.   

 

Sessions : 6

Duration : 2 hours

Total Hours : 12 hours

Fee : $850

Classes : By Appointment

Class size : 1 on 1

 

For group classes with your friends, do drop us a message for more details.

 

Instructions

1. Macbook or Windows Laptop (any model within the past 3 years) 

2. Headphones (will sound better than your laptop speakers)

3. Download and install the 90 day free trial of the Ableton Live 10 Suite software from https://www.ableton.com/en/trial (downloading and installation will take some time, so it’s better if you get it done before we start the session.

4. Download the free app ListenTo from the Audiomovers website https://audiomovers.com/ 

5. Download and install Zoom Client for Meetings for our video call, from the official website  https://zoom.us/download

6. Your own stationery for taking notes.

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TOPICS

Lesson 1: Introduction

•  Digital Audio Workstations

•  Navigating Ableton Live 10

•  Electronic Music genres and jargon

Lesson 2: Making Beats

•  How beats work – house, trap, hip hop, EDM & more

Lesson 3: Melody and Bass

•  Creating your own melody/riff

•  Creating your own bass line to drive your song

•  Add instrument layers

Lesson 4: Chord Progressions

•  Tips and tricks for using chord progressions in electronic music

Lesson 5: Audio effects

•  Classic effects: Filter, Overdrive, Delay & more

•  Unique Ableton Live effects: Frequency Shifter, Corpus, Resonators & more

Lesson 6: Automating effects

•  Automating effects to sculpt the sound of your song

Lesson 7: Arrangement

•  Structures for arranging common electronic music genres

•  Creating transitions and contrast

Lesson 8: Creating your unique sound

•  Introduction to synthesizers

•  Sourcing for additional instruments

Lesson 9: Basic Sampling

•  Chopping and playing samples in your song

•  Turning samples into beats

Lesson 10: Playing Live

•  Connecting pads and controllers

•  Jamming as a way of producing music

Lesson 11: Mixing and EQ

•  Mixing with pan, levels Basic EQ: shelving, adding air

Lesson 12: Finale

•  Final review of your track

•  Preparation for presentation

•  Presentation of final track

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