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Music Production, Electronic and Multi-genre Mixing, Mastering

A music producer has one of the most important roles in music creation. Either solo or working with a band, he/she is responsible for framing musical ideas for a project, which can be a song or full album.
When working with a band, he/she oversees the entire process of the recordings and pre-production in order to help them develop their music.

This class will touch several topics and subtopics (see bellow), depending on the student's level and objective. It can be focused on a specific topic, like working with compressors, mastering a song, as well as, the entire music production course (from composing to mastering).
It can also target a specific genre in dance music, like dubstep, house, trap, or cover general aspects in order to produce/mix music solo or for a band.

- Music Production and Electronic Dance Music:
Instruments and plugins (drum machines, synthesizers)
Recording
Composing
Arrangement
Instruments (Percussion and Melody)
Sound Design
Dance Music and other genres

- Multi-genre Mixing "in-the-box":
Musical balances and Tonal balances
Arrangement
Headroom and Clipping
Gain Controllers (EQ, Compressor, Limiter)
Ambience Generators (Phaser, Chorus, Delay, Reverb, etc.)
Equalization (focus)
Compression (Sidechain and Parallel Compression)
Saturation & Distortion
Panning and Widening
Automation techniques
Vocal processing
Effects
Summing

- Mastering:
Equalization
Dynamic Equalization
Multiband Compression
Saturation & Distortion
Limiting

The goal here is to make each student & artist produce original music, on his own.

Extra information

Laptop with Ableton Live, good headphones or studio monitors.
Midi keyboard (optional). Decent internet connection for smooth audio stream.

Location

At student's location: Around Porto, Portugal
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Portuguese

About Me

Music Producer from Portugal. Was part of several projects with a wide range of genres, including soundtrack composition for theater shows, short videos, and live & radio performances, both solo and with other musicians. Had the chance to step onto the stage several times and appear in many forms of local media/press. In addition, conducted several music workshops, aimed to live performances, including experimentation, musical interaction and improvisation.

Education

Solid knowledge and experience in sound and music production, composition, sound editing techniques, mixing, "summing" and mastering in-the-box. Sound treatment, post-production, audio repair and noise reduction.

Knowledge and live experience in numerous percussion instruments (mainly Drums / Drum-kit, Darbuka, Indian Tabla, Udu Undongo) and wind & rhythmic instrument Didgeridoo, through several live shows and workshops. Live & studio recording of audio. Manipulation of analog/digital equipment (synthesizers, gain controllers and ambience generators).

Experience in execution and production of live sound, using MIDI controllers, keyboards, DJ equipment.

Experience / Qualifications

Portuguese multi-instrumentalist musician who worked with different genres of music, from pop/rock to electronics, on both production, mixing and mastering. I participated in several projects, bands, and did the soundtrack for a few theater shows. I got involved with different groups and projects with several live appearances, not only in music but also in theater.

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