Kick start your music production career into action with this essential introduction to the theoretical, practical and history of electronic and computer based music. This jam packed 4 hour session covers all the computer music basics from choosing a digital audio workstation to the key elements of music production and the fundamentals of a multi track mix down. After completing this session you will have the knowledge and confidence to start professionally producing your very own tracks from hip hop to electronic dance.
Brief history and evolution of computer music
Introduction to essential studio components, hardware and basic configuration
Introduction to Digital Audio Work Stations (DAW’s) and basic overview of
Introduction to MIDI and MIDI controllers
Introduction to the primary DAW workspaces
The basics of digital signal flow and audio plug ins
Basics of track structure
The basic recording essentials
Introduction to track automation
Introduction to compression and side chains
The basics of structuring your mix
Bouncing, exporting and introduction to audio formats
Class hosted and instructed by Simon Apex Simon was born in the UK and has been producing computer based music for almost 20 years. He has over 100 single releases & multiple worldwide licenses with global media companies including Warner Bros, Dance Speed and The Ministry of Sound. His music career has led to global performances for huge crowds including a 5 year residency for the coveted Electric Daisy Carnival. Simon was Head of Technical Support for Avid and Digidesign’s Pro Tools UK distribution partner and has trained almost every major European government agency from Morocco to Sweden in audio and video production for surveillance and special ops.