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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Intro to Music Production in Ableton Live

Learn how to make music with one of the industry's most versatile DAWs, and explore features of the latest release, Live 11.

with Claire Marie Lim

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Kimbra: Vocal Creativity, Arranging, & Production

Learn from Grammy-winning pop artist Kimbra how to harness the full creative potential of your voice in your music.

with Kimbra

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RJD2: From Samples to Songs

Learn how to create and arrange original, sample-based music with sampling pioneer RJD2.

with RJD2

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The New Songwriter's Workshop

Go from performing other people's music to writing your own by exploring the fundamentals of creating great songs.

with Oli Rockberger

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Orchestration for Strings

Arrange and compose your own original pieces for the string section of an orchestra.

with Ian Davis

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Introduction to the Composer's Craft

Write more interesting pieces of music by better understanding the foundational elements of composition.

with Tim Hansen

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The Music of Boy Bands

Explore the ins-and-outs of some of the most commercially successful pop music in history.

with Mahea Lee

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