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Specialists in EDM Production, Mixing & Tutoring

New Courses This Month

How to Write Deep House: 4

In the fourth part of our course on how to produce deep house we continue working with the vocal samples, this time adding vocal chops and splashes, and performing some final cleaning up before moving onto the bass… 

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How to Write Progressive House: 2

In the second part of our Dark progressive house course we introduce the noise hats, add some atmospheric effects, build out the intro, work on the bass and and lead into the first breakdown of the track.

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How to Write Psytrance

For this course we investigate how to write psytrance in Ableton Live. Starting with an 8 bar loop, we build the bass and squelch before moving onto sculpting a basic arrangement and programming synthesizer runs.

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Our Most Popular Courses

Learn how to use, listen and identify compression, noise gates, de-essers and other dynamic processors.

Drums: 11 Hours
Learn how to create percussion, program kicks and howto build and process professionaldrum loops.

Chill Out: 7 Hours
Learn how to produce a commercially released chill out/pop crossover track from start to finish.

How to Mix EDM: 4 Hours
A complete course on how to approach a mix an EDM track for commercial release, from EQ to compression. Its all here.

Do the math.

Nobody starts producing EDM with the intention to fail, but if you learn from the wrong source you’re setting yourself up to do just that.


Of beginners who rely on hints and tips for music production fail in their music to soon complain they are missing “something”. A direct result of unstructured education.


Currently teaching EDM production have no qualifications in the subject, have a limited experience and a poor understanding of the theory.


Offering EDM mixing and mastering services are working from their bedrooms, using limited equipment in untreated spaces with nothing more than software. 

Our courses are structured and created by qualified professionals who are responsible for the leading textbook that is required or recommended reading by universities worldwide. We’ve been in the business 30 years, are EMTAS certified, and had an online presence for the past 16 years.

We also run a successful recording studio dedicated to EDM production, mixing and mastering that you can visit to learn and play. Featuring the latest software alongside hardware from Manley, TubeTech, Crane Song, API, SSL, Neve and Chandler, you can sit and learn next to industry professionals.


“It has completely revolutionised the way I think about and make music. In under 12 months I’ve had 8 tunes signed up and had tracks played out by the likes of Hernan Catteneo and Guy Mantzer. This stuff is the f*cking nuts.”

“DMP know their job. Techno tutorial is a piece of art on how a single bar can be optimized. The reverb tutorial and delay also a must without counting the fundamentals, creative juices.”

“Such a relaxed atmosphere, Rick has a way of teaching that brings your own creativity to the fore after laying down the processes and foundations to the nth degree. An incredible experience, if you ever feel the need to learn music production. Go.”

“My 2 weeks at Altar were unmatched. Its a professional studio run by fun, experienced and friendly staff. Anyone looking to fast track their career in music production should seriously consider this great opportunity!”

“Thank you for all the work and information you have shared throughout the tutorial series. Each has been easy to follow and the results to my production levels have noticeably grown, so much that I was asked to remix a track for a label and they have accepted it!”

“Great content, best course I ever had.
I had a lot of courses from different sources like Loopmasters, Groove3 and ADSR but this one is really the best I ever had. Very detailed and extensive.”

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If this is your first time to our website or even the first time you’ve heard our name, you’re probably wondering what all the fuss is about? Here’s a little bit about Dance Music Production that should hopefully help.

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Learning online can be a great experience with the right teacher. However, it can never replace personal tuition, either online or in person. With courses bespoke to you, its the fastest way to enhance your skills.

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Enjoyed the Dance Music Manual? The sub club is the perfect compliment. Over 190+ hours covering a wide range of topics & genres. With regular new monthly content, you can consistently develop your skills and improve your music.

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