Foundation Course – Learn the Basics of EDM Production in 6 months.
Over the years, we have designed and delivered quality tutorials to thousands of new and experienced producers. Now, the Dance Music Academy is taking a step further. With a carefully structured approach, you can learn professional music production from start to finish.
The Course Structure
Learn about computer requirements, the different DAW’s, how to choose your headphones, speaker monitors, cables, audio interfaces, and an introduction to room acoustics.
Learn how to use the DAW, the piano roll and audio editing, sends and inserts, processors and effects, and how to develop the essential analytical and critical listening skills.
In week 3, you’ll learn how the professional create those pounding kick drums and percussion, and you’ll learn how to create and build professional drum loops, and then how to process them.
Creating a Groove
You’ll learn some fundamental basics of synthesis, and use this to create a bass sound. With an easy-going introduction to music theory, you’ll learn how to create basslines and groove.
For week 5, we delve more into music theory and learn how to use it to create melodies. You’ll develop a lead melody and then finally synthesize and layer instruments to create classic lead sounds.
Your First Track
In the final week, we’ll tie everything together to produce a track and the learn how to mix it to produce a track you can play to family and friends. We’ll also look at how to become creative in your own work.
Please note that due to course material improvements (to comply with the EMTAS standards), the weekly update sessions have changed to monthly.
Dance Music Production is committed to maintaining high educational standards and business practices.