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Beat Making in Ableton Live

Master the processes and techniques for programming professional-grade electronic drum beats in Ableton Live.
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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.
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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.
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Unlocking the Emotional Power of Chords

Produce more compelling music by harnessing the underlying emotional power of chords and harmony.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Modern Pop Vocal Production

Learn how to produce vocals at home that sound modern, polished, and professional.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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RJD2: From Samples to Songs

Learn how to create and arrange original, sample-based music with sampling pioneer RJD2.
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Ryan Lott: Designing Sample-Based Instruments

Inject a new dose of creativity into your music by composing with your own custom-made digital instruments, with Son Lux's Ryan Lott.
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Jlin: Rhythm, Variation, & Vulnerability

Learn how pioneering producer Jlin creates deeply complex rhythmic tapestries of sound, brimming with emotion.
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Com Truise: Mid-Fi Synthwave Slow-Motion Funk

Blend nostalgic synths with driving beats and retro production techniques to create sci-fi-inspired electronic music.
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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.
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Orchestration for Strings

Arrange and compose your own original pieces for the string section of an orchestra.
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Introduction to the Composer's Craft

Write more interesting pieces of music by better understanding the foundational elements of composition.
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Intro to Scoring for Film & TV

Learn how to write, orchestrate, and produce cues for TV, films, and other media, and start building a professional portfolio.
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Kiefer: Keys, Chords, & Beats

Learn how to marry theory, improvisation, and beat making to become a better pianist and producer, with Grammy-winner Kiefer.
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The Pocket Queen: Moving At Your Own Tempo

Learn the secrets behind The Pocket Queen's approach to drumming, groove, production, and creating inspiring content.
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Elijah Fox: Impressionist Piano & Production

Take the piano to new places by exploring how Elijah Fox plays, writes, improvises, and produces textured piano music.
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Ian Chang: Warped Rhythms & Abstract Beats

Learn how to play warped and off-kilter rhythms, and how you can use them to craft more compelling, head-turning beats.
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The Business of Uncompromising Art

Learn how to make a living as a musician without compromising your art from Ben Weinman of The Dillinger Escape Plan.
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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.
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