When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Jonathan Higgins
  • Course Code W24MPPG03A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Gain an insight into the techniques and sounds used by top electronic and urban producers. Learn how to build and arrange a track from the ground up and apply effects to take your music to the next level. Program beats and basslines and use audio samples and loops creatively.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of a variety of styles of electronic and urban music
  • Sequence beats using Logic's drum machines in different styles and feels
  • Sequence basslines, singing leads, and smooth strings
  • Work with audio: sampling, loops, timestretching
  • Build arrangements and making your music flow
  • Use EQ, FX and compression to enhance your tracks

Class format and activities

Demonstrations and explanations from Tutor Practical Class exercises, observed by tutor Individual exercises & tasks (each learner will have a music workstation each) Individual work, observed by tutor

Entry requirements

Access outside of class to Logic Pro, Ableton Live or other sequencing software is recommended. A strong interest in music. Basic computer skills, file management etc…

What you need to know before you enrol

Due to the nature of the instruments/content of the course you might be exposed to high volume levels. We strongly encourage everyone to bring a pair of ear plugs to every lesson.

What you need

Pen and paper to take notes A USB memory stick to save your work Handouts and materials given by the tutor

What you can do next

Electronic Music Production 2, Mixing and Mastering Level 1 or 2 Logic Pro: Intermediate or Advanced