Single Courses

Try a course and enter the world of producing or DJing

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Electronic Music Production

Ableton Live Core I - Learn to produce, create, arrange and mix in today's standard for music production.

Music Fundamentals - Learn the building blocks of music - beats, melody and harmony for the modern day producer.

Synthesis - Learn the fundamentals of creating the sounds you love with vintage and modern day hardware and software.

Electronic Music History - Explore the hardware and pioneers who created hundreds of genres of music that we all enjoy today.

Mixing & Mastering - Learn the tools of EQ, compression, panning, level balancing, and basics of mastering your tracks.

Sound Design - Learn to record, create and manipulate audio with modern tools and effects to create your own unique sound.

Ableton Live Core II - Go deeper into creating, arranging, producing and mixing your music.

Keyboard Fundamentals - Learn the basics of keyboard technique, chord voicing and scales.

Live Performance - Understand how Ableton Live works with hardware and live recording to create an engaging and authentic performance.

Music Business - Today’s music industry is changing constantly and understanding the business side is key to making music a career.

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DJ

DJ 101 - learn how to successfully perform one of the most fundamental skills in DJing: beat matching. Learn basic gear setup and get an introductory look into the Serato DJ software.

DJ 201 - Learn to record, create and manipulate audio with modern tools and effects to create your own unique sound.

DJ 301 - Go deeper into creating, arranging, producing and mixing your music.

DJ History - Learn where it all started and who were the pioneers and how the craft of DJing became what it is today.

Ableton for DJs - Learn how to make edits, mixes and DJ related production techniques in Ableton Live.



Prerequisites

Students are required to have the following hardware and software prior to beginning the EMP or DJ program at Beat Drop:

Computer:
MacBook Pro or PC with the following minimum system requirements:

8GB memory and 256GB HD (512GB HD 16GB Ram recommended).

Native Instruments Komplete 12 (EMP only)

Ableton Live 10 Suite (Educational Version can be purchased through Beat Drop at a discount.

Serum (Can be rented for the months it is required). (EMP only)