COURSE OVERVIEW:This program guides you through the process of planning, creating, and finalizing a music project. To complete, the student will be required to create a 1 track single. we'll go into a series of in-depth mixing lessons covering the art of EQ, Space, Distortion, and Dynamics to help you make your music the best it can be. We'll finalize the music by designing and building your own custom mastering chains to prepare your music for the specifics platform you going to release on (Youtube, Spotify, Pandora, Soundcloud, CD, radio, Club etc...) For the final week, the students will create their artist bio, cover art, press kit, website, media package, and artist branding under the guidance of a music branding professional. The student is expected to release his/her EP independently or commercially through a label.
LEVEL IV CONCEPT PLANNING:Submit a concept plan for your project. Include:
- Name of Artist
- Name of Song/Track
- Concept Description (What is the EP all about? What vibe are you going for? Where do you think will be the ideal place to play the EP? The ideal time? Is there a culture, scene or specific style that you inspire from? Will the music be designed for headphone, car, club etc. environment? Is the production based on electronic or acoustic instruments or maybe a hybrid? if you plan to record real instruments like vocalists, drummers, guitarists etc.. do you know who will play on the album? do you need help to get connected to other instrumentalists, songwriters, sound designers, etc.?)
- A list of 10 labels that release similar style to your planned Song/Track
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No, you do not. Beat Lab Programs caters to students of all musical backgrounds and levels.
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If you’re just starting out check out our Foundation to Music Production
In most programs, we are using the latest version of Ableton Suite but any version of Ableton will work.
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Only a laptop and headphones are required.
Our latest recommendation for a laptop is a Macbook Pro M1
MIDI Controller is recommended but optional
The curriculum is available for life and continually being updated.
Yes, all of Beat Lab Programs are fully accessible on Mobile with our advanced student dashboard.
Yes, we do offer one-on-one sessions, during which, instructors will help you with any of your needs.
Want to learn about Sidechain Compression? Great!
Need help developing a practice routine for piano? No problem.
Want to cover the ins and out of the music business? We are happy to help.
As a Beat Lab student, you gain access to Beat Lab’s course curriculum. The curriculum contains tons of in-depth resources that will keep you learning well after graduating.
Students receive discounts on a plethora of different software and hardware, including Ableton Live.
Perhaps the biggest perk of being a part of Beat Lab is the community. As a student and alumni, you gain the opportunity to develop ties with many like-minded producers and industry professionals who are looking to collaborate and excel.
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