Mainroom Techno in Live by Paul Maddox TUTORiAL
Following the huge success of his Tech House and Techno course, Paul Maddox returns with a superb follow up set up of tutorials, offering even more of his production knowledge and expertise. This time round, Paul’s focus is on tougher, straight up Techno, and instead of showing how to make a single arrangement, he demonstrates how a groove can be taken in two very different directions, with one having classic, melodic elements and the other a much more atonal sound.
With numerous label releases and support from huge DJs including techno legend Richie Hawtin, Paul’s depth of understanding and experience in the field of techno production extends far beyond most. The combination of this skill set and his passion for teaching make his tutorials a must-see for anyone wanting to truly master the genre. Packed with creative techniques, which utilise only Live’s internal and Max for Live devices, the modules cover both the essential fundamentals and divergent approaches to producing techno.
Starting with the drum groove, Paul creates the beats and bass, employing ingenious tactics for achieving the all-important, rumbling techno bass sound. Following this, he demonstrates how to add ambience and subtle rhythmic textures, before applying individual and group processing. The latter modules then cover the creation of melodic parts, including a modular-style, atonal lead, using M4L devices and a synthesised and resampled ‘vinyl’ lead, whilst teaching many advanced signal processing and macro-mapping techniques along the way.
This is my first contribution to the community that I had to purchase myself to be able to do so. Thank you to the audioz community for supporting me for a long time...this is me giving back!
Kadenze Sound Production in Ableton Live for Musicians and Artists Session 9 TUTORiAL
This course provides hands-on experience in producing, mixing, and sound design with a digital audio workstation. Students will learn the fundamentals (physics) of sound and digital audio, proper gain staging, where and how distortion enters recordings and mixes, how to set levels and panning, effective sub group mixing, and an introduction to signal processing such as equalization, compression, delay, and reverb. In addition to core audio and mixing concepts, students will learn various production techniques, such as sequencing, arranging, automation, using virtual instruments (e.g. synths, samplers, and drum machine plugins), working with MIDI, plugin formats such as VST/Audio-Units, and mapping digital USB controllers for the studio and live performance.
The material covered in this course will range from the foundations of producing music and sound design, to more advanced topics such as Ableton "racks" (Audio Effect Racks, MIDI Effect Racks, Instrument Racks, and Drum Racks), multi-band effects processing, advanced modulation, warping, time-stretching, and mangling audio, as well as taking advantage of Live's audio analysis tools for extracting grooves, melody, harmony, and drums from recorded sound.
Groove3 Advanced DJing with Ableton Live TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
GO DEEPER INTO YOUR SET
In this Hal Leonard Music Pro Guide, DJ extraordinaire Josh Bess continues where he left off with "DJing With Ableton Live" and explains how to go further when DJing with Ableton Live, along with providing advanced tips and tricks to incorporate into your live DJ performances.
Josh starts by demonstrating Techniques and essential Advanced Features to incorporate in a live DJ set, such as utilizing a MIDI Controller, customizing MIDI Controlled Parameters, and Audio Effects Processing.
Josh then demonstrates how to incorporate a Microphone, explains Advanced Dummy Clip tricks, Loops, Follow Actions, Creating a Custom Dj Template, and much more.
Wrapping it up, Josh discusses How to Apply Specific Ideas to Ableton Live to not only Perform a DJ Set live, but to Customize and Create Your Own Set, Performance Method, and Original Sound.
If you're looking to further your art of DJing with Ableton Live, this is the series for you.
Groove3 Producing House with Ableton Live Bass and Synth TUTORIAL
This series is presented by remixer extraordinaire Timothy Allan, whose remixes have reached #1 on the UK dance charts and placed high on US Billboard, DMC and Australia ARIA charts. His remix skills have even landed him a featured spot on an upcoming Madonna production.
The bassline is equally as important as the drums in House Music, and Tim takes you on a journey explaining it all step by step. He also goes over how to make cool synth parts to support your slammin beats and bass. Watch Tim bring the funk in this sub frequency, groove focused series.
23 in-depth Tutorials / Almost 2.5 Hours of Runtime
For all beginner to intermediate Ableton Live users and House Music producers
Tutorials by dance music super producer Timothy Allan
Simple to use video control interface for Mac & PC
Watch Online, Download, Stream to iPad, iPhone & iPod
Udemy The Ultimate Guide To Producing A Hip-Hop Beat For The Club TUTORiAL
Learn to make music like the top producers in today's music industry.
This course is the ultimate guide to create a hip-hop beat for the club. We start from scratch and move through every detail of every step needed to make a professionally sounding record.
We begin by going over recommended music gear to be used in the studio when producing modern music. We will cover both hardware and software and what to look for in each to adapt to your needs.
We move on to learning what qualities to look for in the sounds for each instrument, including the synth, bass, kick, clap, and hi-hat. This section is really important because knowing what types of sounds to use can either make or break you as a producer.
The next topic is song structure. We go over a brief history then lay out the top 5 most popular song structures used today.
We move on to building both the melodic foundation for the synth and bass as well as a detailed approach of how to build the rhythm section. We go bar by bar and explain how to use both melodic and rhythmic variation to keep your listeners interested and to create movement within the record.
We then end the course with some final touches and tips & tricks of what to do after your record is created to get it played in the club.
This course is for the producer that has some experience but wants to understand the details of every step of the production process so that they have more creative control of both their productions and their career.
This course is around 2 hours. I recommend that after going through the first time, to go back through to strengthen your understanding of topics that you don't fully understand. Repetition is the key to learning.
What are the requirements?
Students will need to have their own DAW and a working knowledge of how to use it
Students should listen to and understand the sound of modern hip-hop club records
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 37 lectures and 1.5 hours of content!
Understand the concepts and techniques used by today's top producers to make modern hip-hop club beats
Understand how to protect your music legally and how to network with others in the music industry
Train your ear to understand the qualities of sounds that are popular in hip-hop club music
What is the target audience?
Someone who is looking to break into the music industry by producing a club hit
They are taking my course to gain insight into the knowledge & techniques used by top producers today
They have put in the time & effort but are frustrated with the results of their beats
They are motivated to complete this course so that they can be on their way to making hit records for the club
This course IS for producers who are looking to make a career in the music industry
This course is NOT for beginners
This course is NOT for you if you do not have an understanding of how to use a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Udemy Drum Programming 101: How to Write Great Drum Parts TUTORiAL
Master the basics of great drum programming and take your beats from static loops to complete grooves
To me, there is a huge missing gap from online production videos with helping beginning electronic musicians go from being stuck in a loop to writing more full-fledged beats. So it was my intention with this first video to deliver you with the solid foundations of what makes for great programmed drums, and provide you with the skills needed to begin writing more interesting, musical drum parts for your tracks. By getting these very simple foundational ideas under your belt, you begin to understand more about how EDM is structured, how to make beats quickly, and you find yourself making much more creative beats. At least, that's my hope here :) The course is designed for those beginners who want to transition to an intermediate skill level but don't know how. I've made it fast so that you spend less time watching me build these ideas, and more time exploring how they work. In the series, I use examples from a wide variety of Genres-- from Hip Hop to Techno, House, and Future Bass-- to show that these core principles apply across styles. There is over 2 hours of content here, teaching you the core skill of writing beats regardless of which DAW you use. The idea here is to get your skills up to the next level as quickly as possible, and set you up for part 2 of this series, where we explore some of the more creative uses of these foundational ideas. These lessons took years of study for me to discover-- I hope that you take advantage of all that I've learned and boiled down here for you, and get your skills up and running quickly!If you have a computer, a DAW that you're familiar with, a few good drum samples and a way to hear everything, then I will show you how to make beats that make the rest of your music shine.
What are the requirements?
A computer with a DAW of choice (Logic, Live, Cubase, Studio One, etc.)
Speakers, Monitors, or Headphones that accurately represent the whole frequency range. Hearing bass will be important in this course, and laptop speakers are not advised
A working familiarity with the basics of your DAW
A basic level understanding of making electronic music; Knowledge of samplers, which drum sounds are which, what a compressor and an EQ is, and how to write a basic drum beat
A basic level understanding of rhythm theory; knowledge of quarter-notes, eighth-notes, and sixteenth-notes; understanding of what the beats of a bar are, what bars are, and what tempo is
A basic understanding of how to write basic beats in various genres; what a house beat is, what a hip-hop beat is, etc.
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 21 lectures and 2.5 hours of content!
Write more musical sounding drum patterns
Create a balanced sounding drum kit from samples quickly
Create Drums that "breathe" with the music in a subtle but pleasing way
Use Accents to spice up drum tracks and create fresh, new rhythms
Understand exactly how to write clear, focused drum phrases
Go from short loops to more developed drum parts
What is the target audience?
Beginner to Intermediate producers who are finding themselves "stuck" for new ideas of drum programming
Live Instrumentalists who are dabbling with programmed drums and want to learn more about it
Electronic Musicians who find that their drums lack excitement and movement
Electronic musicians who don't "Get" how to program great drum parts
Musicians looking the understand the underlying principles that make programmed drums sound great
ADSR - Deep Melodic House Production Course TUTORIAL
Are you ready to amp up your skills? In just a few intense hours, you can learn how to take a melody underground and gain the expertise to create a deep melodic house track from scratch.
This Deep Melodic House Production Course takes you through the entire production process including beats, vocals, production, arrangement, mix down and more.
Presented by an experienced House producer and sound designer this course features a full 2 hours of easy to follow video tutorials detailing tips and techniques for creating a Deep Melodic House track from beginning to end.