Digital Music Production Course

Sound Gallery Studios
In Exeter

£125
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Important information

Typology Short course
Level Intermediate
Methodology Inhouse
Location Exeter
Class hours 10h
Duration 5 Weeks
  • Short course
  • Intermediate
  • Inhouse
  • Exeter
  • 10h
  • Duration:
    5 Weeks
Description

This course is an introduction into building, composing and producing electronic music in the context of contemporary and modern genres, including Dubstep, Drum & Bass, Hip-Hop, Electronic Dance Music.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Exeter
Sound Gallery Studios, Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street, EX4 3LS, Devon, England
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Starts On request
Location
Exeter
Sound Gallery Studios, Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street, EX4 3LS, Devon, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

Aims · To provide participants with the opportunity to compose an original electronic music track in the genre of their choice. · To introduce participants to the principles of electronic music creation and production. · To enable participants to explore music creation and production skills. Objectives By the end of the course participants will: · Have produced their own electronic music composition. · Understand how to create beats. · Understand the basics of dance music construction. · Learn about the principles of mixing. · Explore electronic music software.

· Who is it intended for?

This course is aimed at DJs, Producers, Beat Makers looking to start producing their own music from the ground up.

What you'll learn on the course

Music
Music Technology

Teachers and trainers (1)

Duncan Chave
Duncan Chave
Sound Gallery tutor

Course programme

This course is an introduction into building, composing and producing electronic music in the context of contemporary and modern genres, including Dubstep, Drum and Bass, Hip- Hop and electronic dance music.

Learn about the musical elements involved in building and structuring music within a modern DAW, such as Logic Pro. Participants will create, build and produce a song in 10 hours in a logical step-by-step process.

This course is aimed at DJs, Producers, Beat Makers looking to start producing their own music from the ground up.

This course is taught by Music industry professionals with over 20 years of experience in the Music, Music Production and Sound Engineering Industries who still work daily in the music industry producing electronic music, soundscapes, sound design, bands, singer/songwriters and more.

The course is supported by some of the top software companies in the Music Industry, such as Native Instruments, Time + Space and Ableton Live, who provide us with the very best and most up to date production software available, giving you the best tools to learn with.

Aims
· To provide participants with the opportunity to compose an original electronic music track in the genre of their choice.
· To introduce participants to the principles of electronic music creation and production.
· To enable participants to explore music creation and production skills.

Objectives

By the end of the course participants will:

· Have produced their own electronic music composition.
· Understand how to create beats.
· Understand the basics of dance music construction.
· Learn about the principles of mixing.
· Explore electronic music software.

Course delivery

Sound Gallery courses are run in the Exeter Phoenix Media centre and are taught on iMac computers. Certain course content is taught at Sound Gallery Studios. Sessions are delivered in small flexible groups allowing more individual interaction between participants and tutors. If there are further areas outside the course content you would like to explore do not hesitate to contact us as courses can be tailored to suit individual needs.

Media Centre Software

All computers are fully stocked with a range of audio and imaging software for all multi-media needs. Software is regularly updated due to our unique relationship with our educational partners Time and Space and 2Twenty2 Agency (Native Instruments, Teenage Engineering, Bitwig) who create innovative hardware and software for music production and performance for producers, guitarists, sound designers and DJs.

Software currently installed: Logic Pro, ProTools 9, Reason 4, Ableton Live 9, Komplete 7 (Native Instruments), Omnishphere, AAS plugins, Rob Papen eXplorer bundle, Rob Papen rp-delay, rp-reverb, Ohmforce bundle, Toontrack EZ Drummer, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop.

Facilities

Sound Gallery Studios is a professional, purpose built, acoustically treated and fully air- conditioned recording studio situated in the basement complex at Exeter Phoenix in the cultural heart of Exeter in Devon. The studio complex is well equipped with a range of classic analogue mics, pristine valve pre-amps and both soft and analogue synths (including the legendary Neumann U47, Prism Sound Maselec MMA-4XR, 1" tape machine, Juno 6 etc) alongside the best in digital effects processors, soft synths and plug-ins.We offer a wide range of integrated recording solutions, based around an Apple Mac Pro, Pro Tools and Logic Pro system with clean and high end AD/DA conversion and clocking from the SSL (Solid State Logic) Alphalink and Prism Sound Orpheus.

Membership Scheme

An annual membership fee of £75 allows access to the Sound Gallery computers in the Media centre on Mondays and Fridays. This membership provides an opportunity for participants to spend time working on their skills and techniques they have learnt from the courses. (Term time only, 2 hours per week, Mondays or Fridays).

Bookings: Maria Peters
T: 01392-495301
E: marketing@sound-gallery.net

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