WEEK 2

Recording Studio
Never Hesitate To Ask Questions
Image by John Schnobrich
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Music Producers
Lesson 1: Your New Template

Your New Template

  • Mixing on autopilot

  • Efficiency

  • Workflow

 

Task: Update your template

 
Music Recording
Lesson 2: Melody Loops

Melody Loops

  • Kill writer's block

  • Spark inspiration

  • Expand horizons

  • Learn from them

  • No judgement

 

Task: Start melody idea

 
Wooden Drum Set
Lesson 3: Adding Drums

Adding Drums

  • Sound selection

  • Don’t overthink

  • Start simple

 

Task: Add drum loop

 
A White Bass Guitar
Lesson 4: Adding Bass

Adding Bass

  • Lock with kick

  • Root notes

  • Fills sparingly

 

Task: Add bass

 
Music Sheet
Lesson 5: Song Structure

Song  Structure

  • Basic parts

  • Structure first

  • Sense of direction

  • Details later

 

Task: Structure your song

 
Music Recording
Lesson 6: Further Development
 

Further Development

  • Details

  • Layering

  • Mix as you go

 

Task: Develop your song

 
Music Equipment
Lesson 7: Keeping It Interesting

Keeping It Interesting

  • One new element

  • Remove to enhance

  • Change up patterns

 

Task: Keep on enhancing

 
 
DJ Producing Music
Finishing Touches

Keeping It Interesting

  • One new element

  • Remove to enhance

  • Change up patterns

 

Task: Keep on enhancing

Congratulations!
  • Congratulations on finishing week 2! 

  • You will feel more comfortable and confident with these techniques over time.

  • Remember that real growth comes through challenge, so keep pushing through.

  • Onto week 3 where you will learn unique sampling and sound design.

  • Transformation awaits you!