Learn to compose original music, in 3 months.

With this 3 months course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of Ableton Live and will be able to successfully Produce and Perform music using Ableton Live 10.

Next batch starts Sept 2018. We only accept limited students per batch.

Electronic Music Production with Ableton Live 10

Our Approach to learning music production is very practical oriented focusing on fundamental knowledge meaning a student is first taught a concept or technique and then taught how to apply and modify it within Ableton Live this gives the student a mature understanding of core production concepts which can be applied to any platform.

Course Details
  • Class Time : 72 hours
  • Studio Time : Unlimited
  • Fees : INR 60,000/-
  • Maximum Batch Size: 5 students
  • Next Batch : September 1st 2018

DJP Media Course Overview

Course Details
  • Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Apple or Microsoft operating systems
  • Grade/Level: Basic/Intermediate
  • Objective: Understanding Ableton Live in-depth and be able to successfully Produce and Perform music using Live 10
  • Duration: 3 months

Modules

  • Introduction to Digital Music
  • Introduction To DAWs
  • Configuring your workspace/Studio
  • Digital Audio Fundamentals
  • Understanding Signal Routing
  • What Is MIDI
  • Arrangement & Session Layout
  • Preferences and setting up your session
  • Clip creation and Clip Editing
  • Clip View & Device View
  • Browser Window
  • Mixer Section
  • Arrangement Automation
  • Navigation Shortcuts & Zooming
  • Recording Audio & MIDI
  • Monitoring Options
  • Quantization Settings
  • Grouping Tracks
  • Follow, Punch in/out, Automation Arm, Overdub
  • Edit Menu
  • Other Clip View Functions – MIDI note Quantizing, Warp Marker Quantizing, clip automation etc.
  • File Management: Collect all and save, Save a Copy, Saving Midi data, Saving instrument and effect presets
  • What is Music Composition
  • Traditional Music Composition Vs. Digital Music Composition
  • Basic music theory with learningmusic.ableton.com
  • Breaking down Song Structure (Melody, Harmony and Rhythm)
  • Introduction to Digital Instruments
  • What is mixing and its importance
  • Understanding Balance, Headroom and Dynamic Range
  • Understanding Bussing and Grouping
  • What are signal Processors/Audio Effects
  • Dynamic Effects
  • Time Based Effects
  • Modulation Effects
  • What are MIDI effects
  • Effects in series Vs. Parallel
  • Techniques and Good Practices
  • Resampling
  • Record, Warp, Launch Preferences
  • Session Clip Automation Clip Launch settings
  • Introduction to Ableton’s Audio Effects
  • Introduction to Ableton’s midi effects
  • Audio Effects Rack
  • Instrument Rack
  • MIDI Rack
  • Groove Pool
  • Musical Applications of Side Chaining Processors
  • Freeze & Flatten
  • Creating your own Instrument Rack, MIDI Effect Rack, Audio Effects Rack
  • Loading and managing packs
  • What are VST’s and how to manage/Install them
  • Understanding and using MIDI controllers
  • History Of synthesis and its role in modern electronic music production
  • Understanding Fundamental & Harmonic frequencies
  • Breaking down simple and complex Wave Types – Sine, Saw-tooth, Square, Triangle, Noise
  • Additive and Subtractive Synthesis
  • Using Envelopes – ADSR
  • Modulators
  • MIDI Protocol
  • FM Synthesis – Modulator & Carrier
  • AM Synthesis
  • Wavetable Synthesis
  • History of sampling
  • The role of sampling in modern electronic music production
  • Sampling techniques and good practices
  • Understanding your hardware and the tools available
  • Intro and overview of simpler
  • Intro and overview of sampler
  • Building custom samples and instrument racks
  • Intro and overview of Operator
  • Intro and overview of Analogue
  • Intro and overview of Wavetable
  • Building Custom Sounds and instrument racks
  • Incorporating samples and synthesis into your workflow

All our courses include a free licensed copy of Ableton Live 10 Suite worth INR 49,800/-

meet the trainer

Dawn John Philip

Dawn is a musician, music producer and founder of DJP Media. He has over 15 years of experience as a studio producer, advertising consultant and live sound engineer.

Dawn is an Ableton certified trainer. You may view Dawn’s profile on Ableton Website

expertise

music producer

stage performer

sound engineer

creative consultant

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Next batch starts Sep 2018