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Music Production Live Course – Flagship June 2024

Learn Music Production like a Professional. Start from the basics and go all the way to producing high quality music for your clients.

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Music Production Live Course – Flagship June 2024

Learn Music Production like a Professional. Start from the basics and go all the way to producing high quality music for your clients.

What will you Learn

  • You will understand Music Theory and How to apply Music Theory
  • You will learn Beat Making and Melody Production
  • You will understand Song Structure
  • You will learn techniques of Audio Recording
  • You will start to build your own Music Arrangement
  • You will be able to start composing your own Music
  • You will have a clear idea on Instrumentation and Orchestration
  • You will learn post processing skills like Mixing & Mastering
  • You will learn the process to Release your own music
  • You shall see multiple project breakdowns and case studies
  • You shall get live feedback on your music during Music Labs
  • You shall Interact with Clients and eventually work on Projects
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Early Registration Offer Price

39,999.00
* Prebooking offer closed for this course
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This course includes

  • 80 hours Live Training
  • Tests & Assignments
  • Lifetime Class Recording access
  • Paid Client projects
  • Completion Certificate

Requirements

  • You must own a PC / Mac
  • Any DAW can be used
  • Strong Internet connection recommended

Who can Learn

  • Aspiring Music Producers
Please Read Carefully the Terms of Service Agreement before proceeding. By Proceeding further towards enrolment of the course from this point onwards you accept you have read and agree with the Terms of Service Agreement.

Course Details

This Flagship Music Production course offered by AMS Academy teaches you  the whole range of theories, practicals and hands-on trainings required to become an expert in Music Production. There are 40 sections divided into 12 categories filled with theories, practicals and hands-on challenges.

Getting Started

– Mic Setup
– MIDI Keyboard Setup
– Audio Interface Setup
– I/O Setup inside DAW
– Plugin Setup inside DAW
– Acoustic Treatment
– Syncing and backing up of projects online

– Music Terminologies
– Production Terminologies
– Audio Production
– MIDI Production
– How Musical Production has changed over time
– Tools for Music Production

– Generic Song Structure Case Studies
– Mukhada, Antara, Sanchari, Aabhoga
– Prelude, Interlude
– Arrangement Structuring
– Layered Arrangement Processes

Music Theory & Composition

– Scales, Harmony, Chords,
– Octaves, Time Signature
– Tone Frequencies
– Discordants
– Advanced Chords
– Musical Modes

– Identify Scales of different English and Indian songs
– Identify Chords of different English and Indian songs
– Apply chord inversions for better suiting the melody
– Complex Chords
– Complex Time Signatures

Audio Mastery

– Microphones and its types
– Polar Patterns
– Mono vs Stereo Mics
– Choose suitable mic for different situations

– Gain Staging
– Demonstration of Different Micing techniques
– Recording Vocal Audio in DAW
– Recording Instrumental Audio in DAW

– Audio Comping
– Different Techniques for
– Jitter Removal
– Noise Reduction
– Pitch Correction
– Time Warping
– Manual vs Auto Tuning Demonstration

MIDI Mastery

– MIDI introduction
– VSTi Soft Synth Introduction
– MIDI Controller Keyboards and Control Surfaces
– Sample Libraries – Kontakt, Komplete Kontrol
– Quantized Recording
– Layered Recording

– How to use MIDI channels
– Preparing MIDI Multi Sample Instruments
– Understanding different MIDI modes
– Demonstrating MIDI control messages CC

Melody and Beat Production

– Main Melody vs Fillers vs Counter Melody
– Melody based on Chord Progression
– Melody Harmony
– Percussive Melody Production
– Strings Section Melody Production
– Wind Melody Production
– Incremento-Decremento Melody Pair Production
– Obligato Production

– Genre based Beat Styles – KHSH, HipHop, Pop, Blues, Rock
– Beat Styles in 4/4, 2/4, 3/4, 6/8, 7/8
– Beat Variations
– Beat Fills
– Drum Section Production
– 808 Production

Sound Design and Synthesis

– Synthesized vs Sampled Sound
– Sine Wave, Square Wave, Triangle Wave
– Oscillators
– ADSR Filters
– Low Frequency Oscillators
– Detuner, Chorus, Modulation, Phaser
– LFO Binded Filters

– Creating a Lush Pad sound from Scratch
– Creating a Percussive Stab from Scratch
– Creating Filter Automated Pad sound from Scratch

Plugins and Effects

– Types of EQs – Parametric, Graphic
– Which EQ to use in which situation
– Types of Filters – High Pass, Band Pass, Low Pass
– Types of Curves – Bell, Shelf, Cut
– Curves vs Notches
– Disturbing Frequency Identification
– Additive vs Subtractive EQ
– Clarity, Air, Bass
– Static vs Dynamic EQ

– Variation in Gain to create Amplitude based separation
– Manual gain variation
– Gain variation using volume automation curves
– Compressor as a volume adjustment tool
– Gain Staging vs Gain Adjustment
– Post vs Pre Gain Filtration
– Gain in FX channel
– Gain control through Mixer

– Dynamic Range
– Dynamic Range vs Expressive Range
– How compression affects perceived audio quality
– Fundamentals – Knee, Attack, Gain, Release
– Treating different Musical Instrument with Compression
– Over Compression vs Distortion
– Parallel Compression
– Bus Compression

– Understanding Ambience
– Exploring 3rd dimension using Reverb
– Types of Reverb – Hall, Plate, Chamber, Convolution etc
– Some Free Reverb Plugins
– Parallel Reverb vs Dry Wet

– Delay vs Reverb
– Echo vs Delay
– Quantized Delay and Non Quantized Delay
– Stereo vs Mono Delay
– Types of Delay – Ping Pong, Slapback
– Convoluted Delay

– Chorus as a thickener
– Chorus vs Parallel Distortion
– Phaser for pseudo chorusing on stereo field
– Flanger vs Phaser
– Auto Filters
– Manual Filters

Advanced Production Techniques

– How automation helps in production and mixing
– Modes of Automation
– Creative automation curve for Reverb and Delay

– Double Tracking (Manual)
– Artificial Double Tracking
– Stereo Harmonies
– Artificial Harmonies
– Vocal Chops
– Manual Delays and Echos
– Manual Reverb tracks
– Compressed Reverbs and Delays
– Phased Doubles

Mixing and Mastering

– Mixing Fundamentals
– Gain based Mixing
– Frequency based Mixing
– Mixing in Mono
– Mixing Drums, Bass
– Vocal Mix
– Bus Grouping for submixes

– Why we need Spectral Analysis
– Types of Spectrums
– Mixing – Ears vs Eyes / Ears and Eyes

– Gain setup for Master
– Master Bus processing in
– Mixing Session
– Multi Band Compression for Mastering
– Loudness Meters and VU Meters
– Limiters vs Compressors
– Ozone as a Mastering Suite

Song Release

– Music Streaming vs Video
– Streaming platforms
– Comparison of popular platforms – YouTube, Spotify, Saavan
– Theatrical Release Fundamentals
– Mixing and Mastering for Theatrical Release

– Hands On Release Process

Music Labs

– Notes Identification
– Chords Identification
– Scale Identification
– Octave Identification
– Time Signature Identification
– Genre Identification
– Thaats Identification
– Taals Identification
– Aalaap Identification
– Exercises on Music Theory and Ear Training

– Instruments Memory
– Chords Memory
– Other Memory games

– Melody Line Composition
– Progress on an Incomplete Segment
– Other Composition Hands on Works

– Rhythm Identification
– Rhythm building on different Time Signatures
– Creating Pitched Rhythms
– Genre based Rhythm Creation
– Indian Percussions Rhythm Creation

– Audio chopping
– Vocal sample tempo alignment
– Noise reduction
– Vocal pitch correction
– Audio Quantize
– EQ based Tone Shaping
– Resonance Detection
– Removal of unwanted frequencies
– De-essing and Dynamic EQ
– Compression and Volume Automation
– DT Matching of vocal sample

– Prepare Bussing
– Gain Stage for Mixing
– LCR Panning
– EQ the given sample
– Compress the given sample
– Treat Rhythm section using EQ & Compressor
– Treat Strings section using EQ & Compressor
– Send to Reverbs and Delays
– Re-Send Send Busses to further Send Busses

Challenges

Compose, Instrumentalize and Produce a structured song in 40 minutes – Production Challenge

Recreate a song as it is with little to none differences – Complete Production, and Mixing Challenge

Jingle to be made for a given company product – Production, Mix, Master challenge

Build a commercially structured song production. Create Rhythms, Hooks and Melody lines – Production and Mixing challenge.