WEEK 3

Recording Studio
Mindset To Overcome Perfectionism
 
Sound Board
Lesson 1: Gathering Samples

Gathering Samples

  • Household sounds

  • Percussive/pitch

  • Think out of the box

 

Task: Gather samples

 
Music Recording
Lesson 2: Working with Samples

Working With Samples

  • Manipulation

  • Assign roles

  • Experiment

 

Task: Design your sounds

 
Wooden Drum Set
Lesson 3: Composing The Main Loop
 

Composing The Main Loop

  • Chords/melody

  • Drums/bass

  • Utilize samples

 

Task: Compose Main Loop

 
A White Bass Guitar
Lesson 4: Structuring

Structuring

  • Roadmap

  • Details later

  • Big picture

 

Task: Structure your song

 
Music Sheet
Lesson 5: Layering & Synthesis

Layering & Synthesis

  • Oscillators

  • Waveforms

  • ADSR

  • Effects

  • LFO

 

Task: Create a synth layer

 
 
Music Recording
Lesson 6: Layering & Synthesis (continued)

Layering & Synthesis

  • Oscillators

  • Waveforms

  • ADSR

  • Effects

  • LFO

 

Task: Continue developing

Music Equipment
Lesson 7: Finishing Touches

Keeping It Interesting

  • One new element

  • Remove to enhance

  • Change up patterns

 

Task: Keep on enhancing

 
Congratulations!
  • Congratulations on finishing week 3! 

  • 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 4 where you will learn how to record and mix vocals.

  • Transformation awaits you!