Music Production: How To Make Tech House Track In 2023 TUTORIAL
Class OverviewIn this class, we will delve into the world of dance music production. You will learn the basics of creating a dance track from start to finish using most popular digital audio workstation Ableton Live.This music production class will teach you everything you need to know to be able to make professional sounding house tracks that you’ll be proud of.We will begin by discussing the essential elements of a dance track such as beat, bassline, and melody. Next, we will explore different techniques for creating and arranging these elements to build a cohesive track.You will learn how to use various software instruments, samples, and effects to create sounds that are unique and engaging. We will also cover the mixing and mastering to give your track a professional sound.Throughout the class, you will have the opportunity to work on a track of your own, putting the concepts and techniques you learn into practice. By the end of the class, you will have the knowledge and skills to create your own dance tracks and take your music production to the next level.This class is for:Someone who would like to learn from an actual artist that regularly signs music to record labels, has his music charting on Beatport and generates hundreds of thousands of streams on Spotify.More advanced music makers who know the ins and outs of a digital audio workstation of their choice but struggle to finish their tracks.Beginners also but if you get stuck at some point, note what is that you need to learn, go and research that topic online, and then come back and continue with the class. By the end of the class you will have a great understanding of what it takes to make dance music.You will learn:How to synthesise a punchy kick that you can edit and re-use in future projectsHow to construct original drums from scratch without using a single splice loopHow to make a bouncy baseline using FM synthHow to layer a massive hook synth sound and get more out of it using unique resampling techniqueHow to easily turn an 8 bar loop into a full trackHow to add huge amount of tension to your breakdownHow to smooth out transitions between sections and add ear candy with cool unique soundsHow to creatively and effectively mix a track using groupsAnd finally how to master the track so it’s loud and ready to played in a clubWhy should you take it?If you been watching endless tutorial on YouTube about random music production tricks, tips and techniques but still not finishing your songs due to the lack of concrete guidance I highly recommend you giving this class a shot. I’m certain you will finish songs if you follow along from start to finish.All you need is:A computer or a laptopSet of headphones of monitor speakersAbleton Live or a DAW of your choice, methods will apply to any DAWPlug-ins like Serum, Spire, Sylenth1, FabFilter Total bundle, etc is good to have but not necessary by any means, similar results can be achieved with stock plug-ins that come with your DAWSo, what are you waiting for?Join me in this class and let’s make some dance music together!
What you’ll learn
- Start by setting the tempo, making a kick drum and creating a basic beat around it using a drum machine or drum samples. Make sure to use a 4/4 time signature
- Add a bassline using a synth or a sample. It should complement the beat and provide a solid foundation for the track.
- Add a lead melody using a synth or samples. It should be catchy and memorable, and it should stand out over the beat and bassline.
- Use effects like reverb, delay, and compression to create a sense of space and depth in the track.
- Use automation to add movement and variation to the track. For example, you could use automation to bring in and out different elements of the track over time.
- Finally make sure to mix and master your track to ensure it sounds polished and professional.
- Good understanding of how Digital Audio Workstation works
- A computer or a laptop
- Set of headphones of monitor speakers
- Ableton Live or a DAW of your choice, methods used will apply to any DAW
- Plug-ins like Serum, Spire, Sylenth1, FabFilter Total bundle, etc is good to have but not necessary by any means, similar results can be achieved with stock plug-ins that come with your DAW