Music Technology - Sequencing & Music Production

In this course you will be introduced to Music Production using MIDI and Audio techniques with Logic Pro X. Learn about effects, sampling, learn to remix, mix, and even compose music for film and TV using Logic Pro X.

This course will be taught using Logic Pro X, but the broad skills learned will be transferable to other DAWs such as ProTools, Ableton Live and Cubase.

The course will include one-to-one advice from your tutor, a practising musician and music technology expert, and lots of practical exercises.

This is a practical hands on course which also builds your knowledge and understanding of Logic Pro X and music production.

Course Content

We will be recording and editing MIDI using Logic's Piano Roll and Hyper Editor.

• Advanced Audio Editing. Manipulating pitch and time with flex time, time stretch and transient marke

• Environment guru. Understand and harness the power of Logic’s powerful 'environment' engine.

• How sound works. Understand sound engineering theory. Sample rate, bit depth and more.

• Intermediate mixing. Learn more advanced mix techniques, including bass routing, NYC and parallel compression, sidechaining and more.

• Speed up your Workflow. The tricks the pros use, including shortcuts and timesaving tips.

• Troubleshooting common problems. Save hours of frustration by learning how to solve common problems.

• Intermediate songwriting and basic music theory – writing hooks and hit arrangemen.

• Advanced rhythm and groove technique – tempo and groove editing, working with transients.

The course will have an aspect of peer review where you can share your finished productions with fellow students and get critical feedback.

Entry Requirements

No qualifications required, just enthusiasm for the subject. You must be able to use a computer to a competent level.

First Class Requirements

Pencil, notebook.

Attendance Requirements

Attendance throughout the course will help you gain maximum benefit from the course.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed informally as you progress through the course, and by the completion of your personal music project.

Additional Information

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