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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
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
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
Unlocking the Emotional Power of Chords
Produce more compelling music by harnessing the underlying emotional power of chords and harmony.
with Ethan Hein
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
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
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
Songwriting for Producers
Take all those unfinished ideas and half-developed loops and transform them into fully fleshed out, compelling songs.
with Will Marshall
Modern Pop Vocal Production
Learn how to produce vocals at home that sound modern, polished, and professional.
with Sırma Munyar
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
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
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.
RJD2: From Samples to Songs
Learn how to create and arrange original, sample-based music with sampling pioneer RJD2.
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.
with Ryan Lott
Jlin: Rhythm, Variation, & Vulnerability
Learn how pioneering producer Jlin creates deeply complex rhythmic tapestries of sound, brimming with emotion.
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.
with Com Truise
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
Orchestration for Strings
Arrange and compose your own original pieces for the string section of an orchestra.
with Ian Davis
Introduction to the Composer's Craft
Write more interesting pieces of music by better understanding the foundational elements of composition.
with Tim Hansen
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.
with Soundfly Team
Kiefer: Keys, Chords, & Beats
Learn how to marry theory, improvisation, and beat making to become a better pianist and producer, with Grammy-winner Kiefer.
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.
with The Pocket Queen
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.
with Ben Weinman
The Music of Boy Bands
Explore the ins-and-outs of some of the most commercially successful pop music in history.
with Mahea Lee