Advanced Music Production (MSR4106.01)

David Baron

We will examine pop hits, arrangements, and track programming.  We will study beat programming.  How to fill out an electronic arrangement. Fake a string section. What plugins are useful? How do you tune a vocal to sound natural or unnatural? How do you make a mix pump like Daft Punk?  What’s the sonic difference between digital and analog synthesizers?  We will explore the plugins, synthesizers, drum machines, and applied methods for making modern pop-music tracks. This is a hands-on recording course with the ultimate goal of making your own ‘programmed’ hit tracks (requires knowledge of Pro Tools).

Music, audio production, popular music, musical arranging, synthesizers, drum machines, mixing, mastering.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Pro Tools; permission of instructor
Credits: 4
T 8:10am - 12:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 10
Course Frequency:
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