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Music Production I – Learn to be a Music Producer!

Learn how to become a recording/music production engineer with little to no knowledge! Record music like a pro!
Instructor:
Mitch Houston
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Record, mix, master and share your music with the world as a Music Production engineer!
You will be able to automate and edit Audio Plugins and enhance your Music Production workflow.
You will know how to mic various different instruments in the studio environment.
You will be able to use a basic Music Production DAW such as Logic Pro X.
You will be able to use MIDI Controllers and Software Instruments within the Music Production environment.
You will know how to produce music.
You will be on your way to having a successful career in the Music Production Industry!

This course is designed for the beginner, who has no previous knowledge in the Music Production field. Although this course will benefit those of you who have little to much knowledge with Music Production as well! In this course, you will learn how to become a music producer and a recording engineer, and how to take the sound production quality of your music production studio to the next level. Although we us a free DAW in this course, you will learn the basic tools you need to be able to start working in the powerhouse DAWs like Logic Pro X and Avid Pro Tools!

You will learn things like…

  • equalization 

  • compression

  • mic placement

  • plugins

  • audio editing

  • effects processing

  • how to import and export your tracks

  • how to record audio

  • how to produce music

  • how to record audio on a PC

  • how to record audio on a Mac

  • how to use basic functions within any DAW such as Logic Pro X!

  • and much more

Even if you have never worked with audio equipment before, or words like equalization mean nothing to you, by the end of this course you will be well on your way to starting a successful career in the music industry, and taking your talents to the world!  You will learn the best practices for music production, so that “music making” can be your career! By taking this course you will learn how to record your masterpiece from scratch starting with what computer you should have all the way up to mastering and releasing your own music. You will learn how to become a recording engineer and how to produce music like a pro! Thanks for checking out my course, Music Production I, and I hope to see you inside!

Introduction to Music Production

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Introduction

Welcome to Music Production (From Scratch). If you have any questions throughout the duration of this course, please feel free to ask away! I want to be able to help you excel and one of the best ways to do that is for you to communicate with me! Let me know your concerns and comments, as well as questions. This will make both of us better at what we do! Thanks for joining the class!

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION!
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Free DAW!

Free Music Production Software (DAW). Create Music with Studio One Prime.

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Google Drive

You will be able to share your music with others via online storage protocols.

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Free Loops!!!!
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Here We Go!

The Science Behind What You Hear

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Introduction to Audio Science

In this section you will learn the science behind Audio Engineering and Music production.

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Audio Terms
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What is Audio?

You will learn how to define Audio, and the basic things that make up audio.

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Frequencies

You will learn about audio frequencies.

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Wavelength
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Amplitude
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Out of Phase...
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Audio Science Quiz

3 EASY and fun questions!

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Science Conclusion

The Digital Age

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Introduction to Digital Audio
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Digital Audio Terms
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Digital Audio
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Working With Frequency
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Sample Rate
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Bit Depth
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Converters
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Digital Age
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Conclusion

What You Need... And Some Other Things!

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Introduction to Studio Equipment
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Computers
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Software
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Interfaces
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Microphones
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MIDI Controllers
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Rack Gear
8
Hard Drives
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Cables and Misc.
10
Sound Treatment
11
Furniture
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Basic Needs For Music Production

2 Questions

Computers

1
Introduction to Audio Computers
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History
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PC
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Apple
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Hard Drives
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How To Check Your Specs! (Mac)
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How To Check Your Specs! (Windows PC)
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Computers
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Conclusion

Software

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Introduction to Recording Software
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Types of Software
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What I use and why
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DAW Basics (Using Studio one Prime)
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Software
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Conclusion

Interfaces

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Introduction to Audio Interfaces
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How to set up Interfaces (Hardware)
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How to set up Interfaces (Software)
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Common Features
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Conversion
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What you need to know
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Interfaces
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Focusrite Scarlett Solo
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Conclusion

Cables and Miscellaneous

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Introduction to Audio Cables
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XLR
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Instrument
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Headphone Adapters and Miscellaneous
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Cables and Miscellaneous
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Conclusion

Studio One Prime Beginner Tutorials

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Introduction to Studio One Prime
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Installation

You will learn how to download and install Studio One Prime Music creation software.

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Creating A New Session

You will learn how to create a new session and insert tracks so that we can create music in Studio One Prime.

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Studio One Prime Toolbar
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Inserting Plugins and Basic Editing

You will learn how to edit audio as well as use plugins to enhance your music production.

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Record Something!

This is the first recording exercise! Record audio, and play around with the Plugins.

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Using Loops
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Practice Loops Time Stretching
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Time Stretching
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Adding Effects to Loops
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Using Equalization
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Using Reverb
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Sequencing Your Song
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Adding Melodic Synth Loops
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Automating Plugins 101
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Mixing Down Your Tracks
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How to Convert Tracks to MP3
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Download iTunes
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Uploading Your Tracks
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Conclusion

Plugins

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Introduction to Audio Plugins
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What is EQ?
3
Basic Types of Plugins
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Definition of EQ
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