When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Jonathan Higgins
  • Course Code W23MPPG02B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Take your EDM production skills to the next level! Get creative with beat programming, synthesis, sidechaining, and sampling. Dissect tracks by top producers. Completion of Level 1 or intermediate experience required.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Sequence beats to advanced levels: Customise your drum sounds and incorporate layers, fills and syncopation
  • Write basslines that have groove and strengthen your track, shape the bass sound that you want to hear
  • Understand Synthesis: tweak those presets and create your own wobble and sub bass, pads, hihats and bass drops
  • Use advanced techniques: sidechain compression, Logic's Chord Trigger, vocal and FX processing
  • Incorporate production techniques used by producers you admire


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

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

    Entry requirements

    Completion of Electronic Music Production 1, Logic Pro Beginner, Home Studio Recording & Production, or equivalent experience. Access outside of class to Logic Pro, Ableton Live or other sequencing software is recommended. A strong interest in music. A basic understanding of how music is constructed. 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

    Note book Pen Portable USB memory device

    What you can do next

    Electronic Music Production 3, Logic Pro Advanced, Mixing and Mastering Level 1 or 2