The Core Producer Package includes all techniques and training from the Beginner and Intermediate Producer Courses, giving students the necessary level of training and experience in music production. Broken in to two modules students will be assessed along the way to ensure the practices have been completely absorbed.
Students will be working in Ableton Live for the duration of the course. Live is software used for music production, creation and performance. With Live’s revolutionary session view making it possible to produce and perform your ideas in real time. Here we introduce sampling, synthesis and sound design, essential tools to add to your skill set.
MODULE 1: Beginner Producer (4 x 90 minute sessions)
Learn to be comfortable with Live. In this module we develop practical skills to help with your workflow in producing music. Students will be exposed to essential tools, begin developing their musical ideas and shown how the creative process can be sped up using a few simple techniques. Students will be delving into Live’s session view, building all their musical ideas from scratch.
- Overview of Ableton Live platform
- Audio and MIDI tracks
- Drum racks, building beats and percussion
- Basic audio and MIDI effects
- Basic music theory
- Clips, scenes and workflow
MODULE 2: Intermediate Producer (8 x 90 minute sessions)
Further your skills as a producer as you start to discover your sound. Students will be introduced to the world of synthesis and design to start building an arsenal of interesting sounds. Learn the power of Live’s on board instruments and audio effects as you build on your ideas. Start arranging your music and working more with audio. This powerful module will unleash some of Live’s hidden gems including all of lives instruments and introducing Max for Live.
- Working in Arrangement view
- Sampling techniques
- Advanced audio effects
- Introduction to synthesis and sound design
- Expression and automation
- Introduction to Max for Live
- Working with audio
- Producing with PUSH