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Introduction to Music Production Masterclass

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  1. Welcome & Overview

    Introduction
  2. What We Will Cover
  3. What is an Ableton Certified Trainer?
  4. How to Use This Class
  5. A Brief History of Digital Audio
    Analog Audio
  6. The Oldest Known Recording of a Human
  7. Edison
  8. Bell Labs and Max Mathews
  9. Advances Since Mathews
  10. The Difference Between Analog and Digital
  11. Hardware: What Gear Do I Need?
    Mac or PC?
  12. Laptop or Desktop?
  13. The ADC and the DAC
  14. The Audio Interface
  15. Speakers or Headphones?
  16. Microphones
  17. External Hard Drives
  18. My Setup at Home
  19. Software: The DAW
    What is a DAW?
  20. What to look for in a DAW
  21. A Highly Opinionated List of Common DAWs
  22. For the Money...
  23. The 4 Sections in Every DAW
  24. The Timeline
  25. The Mixer
  26. The Effects Section
  27. The Transport
  28. Nearly Universal Key Commands
  29. Care and Feeding of Your DAW
  30. Working on the Grid: Rhythm and Meter
    What is the Grid?
  31. Horizontal = Time
  32. Vertical = Tracks
  33. How DAWs Handle Meter
  34. Vocabulary: Downbeats, Upbeats, and Offbeats
  35. Elements of the Beat: Kick, Snare, Hi Hats
  36. Building the Worlds Most Basic Beat
  37. Placing the Kick
  38. Placing the Snare
  39. Placing the Hi Hats
  40. Having Fun with Hi Hats
  41. Looping and Consolidating
  42. Working with Audio
    Audio is Finicky.
  43. Looking at Waveforms
  44. Sine Waves
  45. Clipping
  46. File Formats
  47. The Sample Rate
  48. The Nyquist Theorem
  49. What Frequencies Do We Really Need?
  50. The Bit Rate
  51. Standards for Sample Rate and Bit Rate
  52. A Brief History of MIDI
    The Dawn of Electronic Instruments
  53. The Theremin
  54. What Happened to Leon?
  55. The Moog
  56. Wendy Carlos
  57. What Happened in 1981
  58. The MIDI 1.0 Spec is Born
  59. MIDI Instruments Today
  60. MIDI Guitars
  61. Other Uses of MIDI
  62. What is MIDI?
    MIDI is a Protocol
  63. MIDI is Not Audio
  64. MIDI Channels
  65. Anatomy of a MIDI Message
  66. Note On Errors
  67. Velocity Tracing
  68. Advantages of MIDI
  69. Adjusting Notes
  70. MIDI Effects
    What are MIDI Effects?
  71. Arpeggiator
  72. Chord
  73. Note Echo
  74. Note Length
  75. Pitch
  76. Random
  77. Scale
  78. Quantize
  79. Can you use Audio Effects on a MIDI track?
  80. "Printing" MIDI effects
  81. Here is that Goofy Track
  82. Working on the Grid: Incorporating MIDI
    MIDI and Audio Are Friends
  83. Velocity Editing
  84. Automation
  85. Panning Automation
  86. "Binary Automation"
  87. Audio Effect Automation
  88. MIDI Effect Automation
  89. Tempo Automation
  90. Automating Anything
  91. Walkthrough of a Whole Track
  92. Working with Loops
    Finding Loops for Free
  93. File Types
  94. Automatically Warping Loops
  95. Fixing A Poorly Warped Track
  96. Let's Do That Again....
  97. Transients
  98. Breaking a Loop for Fun
  99. Flattening Loops
  100. Stacking Loops
  101. Making Your Own Loops
  102. Creating a Loop Library
  103. Introduction to Synthesis and Sound Design
    Sound Design in Ableton Live
  104. Workflow: Working with Live’s Instruments
  105. Quick MIDI Refresher
  106. MIDI Clips
  107. Fold To Scale
  108. Important Key Commands
  109. Sound Design Basics
  110. Synthesis Types
  111. Synthesis Elements
  112. Live’s Analog Synth
  113. Basic Outline
  114. Programming Analog
  115. The LFO
  116. Saving And Loading Patches
  117. Analog Patch from this Section
  118. Synthesis with Samplers
    The Sample and the Sampler
  119. Exploring Samplers
  120. The Simpler and the Sampler
  121. Using Simpler (Classic Mode)
  122. Simpler in 1-shot mode
  123. Simpler in Slice Mode
  124. Using Sampler
  125. MultiSamples and Zones
  126. Sampler Orchestra Library Example
  127. Starting from Scratch
    Let's Make a Track.
  128. Where do we Start?
  129. Using a Guide Track
  130. Programming The Drums
  131. The Harmony
  132. Adding Strings?
  133. The Bass
  134. The Super Top Secret of Making Tracks Quickly
  135. Wrap Up
    What Comes Next?
  136. Thanks for Watching!
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