The beginner producer course is perfect for total beginners or self-taught producers and will build a foundational understanding of music production, teaching you to produce comfortably with Ableton Live. The course offers a chance for you to learn what is necessary to build a track to completion and at the end of the month you will have a picture of what producing music is all about, as well as your own first track, mixed and mastered by us.
Session One – Intro to Ableton + Music production
Introduction to production & Ableton Live, session & arrangement workflow, file management, sequencing, editing, listening skills, track analysis.
Session Two – Beat creation & Using vsts
Ableton DAW workflow, understanding EQ, drum programming, quantization, working with VSTs, listening skills.
Session Three - Fx, returns, understanding eq
Workflow skills, FX, return channels, EQ, automation, composition.
Session Four – writing melodies & Sampling
Workflow skills, chords & melodies, what is pitch, warping, time stretching, sampling audio, industry & artist direction
Session Five - programming + arrangement
Drum programming, transient shaping, track arrangement.
Session Six - EQ + Sound Design
EQ, basic sound design, basic synthesis, music composition
Session Seven - The art of Remixing + Tuning Drums
Tuning drums, remixing, working with stems, remix composition.
Session Eight – Modulation & FX - Industry
Modulation, effects, sending demos, composition showcase.