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RECORDING, ELECTRONIC MUSIC, & TECHNOLOGY

Unlocking the Emotional Power of Chords

Produce more compelling music by harnessing the underlying emotional power of chords and harmony.

with Ethan Hein

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The Creative Power of Advanced Harmony

Move beyond cliché chord patterns by understanding how to apply more complex harmonic concepts to your music.

with Ethan Hein

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Faders Up I: Modern Mix Techniques

Learn the basics of how to create better mixes of your music with insights from top sound engineers.

with 9 Top Sound Engineers

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Beat Making in Ableton Live

Master the processes and techniques for programming professional-grade electronic drum beats in Ableton Live.

with Dan Freeman

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Faders Up II: Advanced Mix Techniques

Become a quicker, more versatile mixing engineer by exploring how pro mixers approach real songs in different genres.

with 4 Top Sound Engineers

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Intro to Making Music in Logic Pro X

Learn how to create and record music using the powerful production capabilities of the digital audio workstation Logic Pro X.

with Martin Fowler

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The Art of Hip‑Hop Production

Learn the nuances of producing beats, arranging tracks, and creative sampling, drawing on the rich history and influence of hip-hop.

with Charles Burchell

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Advanced Synths and Patch Design for Producers

Learn how to move beyond presets and create a wide array of scintillating synth sounds for your productions.

with John Hull

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Songwriting for Producers

Take all those unfinished ideas and half-developed loops and transform them into fully fleshed out, compelling songs.

with Will Marshall

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Modern Pop Vocal Production

Learn how to produce vocals at home that sound modern, polished, and professional.

with Sırma Munyar

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Theory for Producers

Theory doesn't have to be a bad word. Learn how to use theory in your own music in our free series made in partnership with NYU's MusEDLab.

3 Course Series

13625
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Any Sound Will Do

Learn how to turn any sound into a musical instrument with Ableton Live.

2 Course Series

5270
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Demystifying Synths

What do all those mysterious buttons and knobs actually do? Check out our free intro series on subtractive synthesis.

5 Course Series

5156
FREE

Chiptune Crash Course

Love old video game sounds? Learn how to make full songs using the sound chips of Nintendo's Game Boy and a piece of software called LSDJ.

3 Course Series

2925
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Making Realistic MIDI Strings

Get more mileage out of your string sample libraries with these simple production techniques used by the pros.

2 Course Series

2829
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Demo Recording 101

Learn how to record a professional-sounding demo quickly and effectively using minimal gear.

with Vishal Nayak

3066
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How to Make Your First Beat in Ableton Live

Learn how to program a simple MIDI drum beat using Ableton Live's presets and Drum Rack instrument in 15 minutes.

with Dan Freeman

2198
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Synth Bass for Bass Players

Expand your low-end sonic palette by learning the ropes of synth bass setup and performance.

with Grant Zubritsky

2007
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Live Clicks & Backing Tracks

Learn how to add live click tracks and backing tracks into your performances using Ableton Live.

with Alex Wilson

1628
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