Intro to music production (remote)
One-to-one tuition (4 x 2 hour lessons)
Start as a complete beginner and make your first track
Intro to music production (remote)6 x 1 hour lessons, Taught 1-2-1 online
Initial consultation to set up the video software
1-2-1 with a tutor who specialises in your genre
Choose your own lesson time
All lessons recorded and sent to you for revision
£££'s off on production software
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In this introduction to music production course you will learn from the ground up how to make music on your computer.
You will learn how to use the software and equipment required to produce music, as well as basic music theory to help you better understand how music is crafted.
With guidance from your course tutor, you will put together your first track using synthesisers and sampling audio. Finally, you will learn how to utilise effects processors such as EQs, compressors and reverbs to make it sound great.
You will learn how to set up and work with your preferred music creation program (DAW)
You will learn the so called “audio language” so that you have a complete understanding behind the meaning of terms such as sample rate, bit rate, decibels, gain, buffer size and more.
You will start by teaching what Midi tracks and Audio tracks are and how they differ. You will also learn what different audio formats are and how they are used in production.
MIDI will affect the souds and music that your virtual instruments will produce, and knowing how to record and edit MIDI is a fundamental skill that is required. You will learn what it is, as well as all the different ways you can record and edit MIDI.
You will learn how to create any sound you want and utilise it for your own productions using various virtual instruments.
You will learn how to use audio samples and loops so that they work fit in your productions perfectly.
You will gain an understanding of basic music theory so that you can understand the way music is built and structured. You will also learn how to use programs and plugins that help you compose musical rhythms and chord progressions to help you get started with making music!
To finalise your synthesis training we will take you through defined formulas for creating the most sought after bass, lead, pad and drum sounds using all the techniques you will have learnt thus far.
You will learn how to specific techniques which will help you chose the best drum sounds, as well as how to create the perfect drum rhythms for your tracks.
There are certain secrets related to sequencing drums known only to the top music producers. We teach you all of these secrets so you can apply them to your own productions.
EQs are a vital part of music production. You will learn what they are, how they work and how you can use them to enhance the tonality of any track. You will also learn how to use EQs to “unmask” instruments and produce a “clean” sounding track.
An equally important processor as EQs is compressors. You will learn how to use them in detail, as well as very advanced techniques used to enhance the tonality of any sound.
You will learn how to create incredible sonic textures and sounds using virtual synthesisers. These sounds include bass, guitars, pads, pianos, effects and much more.
You will learn how to set up microphones in order to capture a perfect recording with a vocalist or instrumentalist.
Most frequent questions and answers
If you’re taking lessons in the studio, then you don’t need any equipment at home.
If you’re taking remote lessons, or want to practice at home, then you’ll need some equipment. For music production, you’ll need a suitable computer. We recommend a laptop or desktop with at least 4GB of RAM and an Intel i5 (or equivalent) processor. For DJing, you’ll also need a DJ controller which can be connected to your computer. If you’re unsure whether you have the right equipment, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Remote lessons have a duration of one hour. In-studio lessons have a duration of two hours.
Lessons can be scheduled for any available time throughout the week. Available times range daily from 10am to 10pm. You can either schedule them yourself via our calendar system (you’ll receive an email after purchasing a course), or you can get in touch with us via email or the contact form and we’ll schedule them for you.
After graduating a course, you’ll get a certificate.
Some of our courses come with additional help. This can include networking events with record labels. It can also include support with landing your first DJ gig.
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