Getting that pro sound
Developing compositional concepts, technical skills and collaborating
Essential skills for the music producer
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This 12 week course is designed to introduce the tools and concepts necessary to create any sound imaginable. Beginning with the fundamentals of sound, the course evolves into practical application of concepts in areas such as synths, recording, post production, modular synthesis, contact microphones, and experimental techniques. Students will finish the course being able to create their own sounds from scratch, produce and remix for other artists in different genres, design sounds for film/video game scoring, and apply their skills to a multitude of hired production projects. Recommended Software (Student Discounts Available): – Ableton Suite/Logic Pro (Any DAW will work) – Paul Stretch X – Fab Filter Suite (Optional) – Xfer Serum (Optional)
Our DJ program will be a 12-week comprehensive DJ course designed to provide students with a fundamental and holistic foundation of skills along with knowledge upon which to build their craft as a modern DJ. In addition to learning the core skills of mixing and creating a live DJ set, students will learn viable music business skills necessary to being a working DJ in today’s industry, including how to navigate and network in the Los Angeles music scene, getting booked, and branding. Finally students will cover advanced DJing techniques including making mash-ups and custom edits, harmonic mixing, recording demos, and adding live elements and custom controls to their performances. Our course is geared towards producers looking to expand their skills and take their music to the stage, as well as beginners looking to learn how to DJ for the first time, and finally for intermediate DJs looking to take…
Who is this course for? This course is for music producers who want to improve their music theory knowledge and pick up modern piano tips and tricks. We are huge believers of the power of musicianship. So, we decided to open a full course that is designed especially with the modern producer in mind. You don’t have to play 500 years old classical pieces to develop piano skills for the studio. This course takes a modern approach in teaching you how to play with techniques for modern styles. In this course, you will learn how to play the keys, in the studio while working on your productions, and/or collaborating with other musicians, whether you have little to no piano experience. Music Theory Skills: Scales, Chords, Intervals, Extended Chords, Voicing, How-to Write and Play Melodies, Chord Progressions, and Basslines. Right-Hand Skills: Major and Minor Scales, Exotic Scales, Developing Melodies, Soloing and…
Making it a Career
Courses Included: Program Details: Our 4-month Beat Lab Online Certification program offers you the tools to become tomorrow’s super producers through the powerful software, Ableton Live. You will experience your music journey from beginner to advanced in the comfort of your own studio. You will get access to an extensive resource of exclusive videos, articles and guides. You will learn Music theory, drum programming, synthesis, sampling, utilizing instruments, plugins, effects, sound design, live performance and mixing strategies to hone your craft. After polishing and practicing throughout the program, you will learn how to take that experience and translate it into a musical career in the audio industry. As a Beat Lab Online Certification Program student, you will get full length Mastered tracks of your production, help booking shows, Live Performance, production tools gather throughout the program and access to Beat Lab’s Student Network. Whether it’s Music Production, Post Production, Recording, Engineering, Songwriting, or even Managing, we…
Why Serum? Serum is a wavetable synthesizer with a truly high-quality sound, visual and creative workflow-oriented interface to make creating and altering sounds fun instead of tedious, and the ability to “go deep” when desired – to create / import / edit / morph wavetables, and manipulate these on playback in real-time. Serum has a Wavetable editor built right in – you can create your own wavetables in a variety of ways. Import audio directly from audio files and even images! Might be the “most visual synthesizer on the market”, Serum makes learning and using synthesis into a fun and inspiring process. Beat Lab Serum Online Class We fell in love with Serum and decided to make a full in depth course focusing only on this magical synth. In this course, you will learn the fundamental of synthesis while mastering every possible feature of this awesome synth. If you are…
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