ADVANCED ABLETON LESSONS - LEARN EDM PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES
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ADVANCED ABLETON LESSONS - LEARN EDM PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES

Learn how to make your EDM tracks sound REALLY PROFESSIONAL and EXPENSIVE with this advanced Ableton series.
4.6 (84 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
532 students enrolled
Created by Philip Harris
Last updated 2/2019
English
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Price: $199.99
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This course includes
  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Simply explained, easy to follow and understand. Enjoyable to watch!
  • Learn techniques your favourite artist use in their songs to make them sound PROFESSIONAL and EXPENSIVE.
  • Learn how to write amazing CHORDS, BASELINES, MELODIES with NO MUSIC KNOWLEDGE.
  • Learn BASIC MUSIC THEORY so your music is always in key.
  • Make INCREDIBLE BUILDS and HUGE DROPS!
  • Write complicated DRUM RHYTHMS in minutes.
  • Learn how to LAYER SOUNDS.
  • Learn how to SAMPLE VOCALS and do VOCAL CHOP-UPS.
  • Learn how to add INCREDIBLE GROOVES to your music. Amazing for inspiration!
  • Learn how to turn loops and ideas into FULL TRACKS.
  • Learn how to SIDE CHAIN PROPERLY with amazing techniques!
  • Create AWESOME TEMPLATES to speed up work flow.
  • ADD width to your music!
Requirements
  • You need to know the basics of Ableton. If you don't, go and check out my BEGINNER ABLETON COURSE.
  • Ableton Live or any DAW.
  • I ONLY use native Ableton plugins!
  • A love and enthusiasm for making music.
Description

This ADVANCED ABLETON COURSE is perfect for people who already have a great basic knowledge of Ableton Live. If you are not at this stage yet, I would recommend checking out my BEGINNER ABLETON COURSE.

In this course, I will teach you how to take your basic tracks and make them sound ten times better with simple tricks, tips and techniques.

You do not need any music theory to do this course and you certainly do not need any expensive plugins. I show you how to get INCREDIBLE SOUNDS with just the plugins that come with Ableton Live.

This course is great for anyone who is writing basic music in Ableton Live but is interested in taking their music to that next level and writing tracks that sound as good as the music you love!


BENEFITS OF THE COURSE

  • My course is simple to understand, easy to follow and enjoyable to watch.


  • I show you advanced techniques while only using Native Ableton Plugins


  • You learn an ethos to writing great music, not just "how to" so you will approach music writing differently after the course.


  • Learn how to make every track you write EXPENSIVE AND PROFESSIONAL!


  • Speed up your work flow so writing music is QUICK, ENJOYABLE and CONSISTENT!


  • Learn how to write BASS-LINES, MELODIES, CHORDS, DRUM RHYTHMS like your favourite artists in seconds!


  • Learn quick hacks that will ACCELERATE and REVOLUTIONISE your music making!


WHO AM I?

I am a YouTuber called Phil Harris. If you go to YouTube and type in "Phil Harris DJ", you will find me at the top. I have a channel which gets millions of view each month helping people to DJ and make dance music.

I help millions of people to learn DJing and dance music and now my courses are on Udemy for everyone to enjoy!


Make sure you follow me on YouTube for FREE TUTORIALS!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who understand the basics of Ableton but wants to take their music to the next level.
  • Anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of writing dance music.
  • Anyone who wants to be inspired to write better music.
  • Anyone who lacks confidence in writing chords, bass-lines, melodies.
  • Anyone who simply wants to make their music sound more like the music they love.
Course content
Expand 25 lectures 06:14:55
+ Introduction
25 lectures 06:14:55
Tracks used on course
00:02

In this video I show you how to organise your samples.

Preview 07:53

In this video I show you how to create a template for your music.

3. Creating your Template
09:51

Hey Guys, download my template folder with this link here...


https://drive.google.com/open?id=16YU3LhA4UAx6WgV-Rg1vGZ046frmKjTZ


Scroll over "Phil Harris Template" and click the download button (black arrow)


Any problems let me know.

Download My Template (With Explanation)
15:05

Hey Guys, download my template folder with this link here...


https://drive.google.com/open?id=16YU3LhA4UAx6WgV-Rg1vGZ046frmKjTZ


Scroll over "Phil Harris Template" and click the download button (black arrow)


Any problems let me know.

Download my template
00:06

In this video I will show you how to steal chords from your favourite musicians and explain some music theory.

4. Music Theory and Stealing Chords
26:57

In this video I show you how to create a beat for a track.

5. Creating a Beat
13:06

In this video I demonstrate how I go about creating a bass line.

6. Creating a Bass Line
08:03

In this video I demonstrate different ways to write melodies.

7. Ways of Writing Melodies
07:13

In this video I show you how to use the Odesi and Captain plugins.

8. Odesi and Captain Plugins
17:01

In this video I show you how to layer your sounds.

9. Layering Sounds
15:12

In this video I show you how to use a Ghost Kick and Side Chain Lanes to improve your music.

10. Ghost Kick and Side Chain Lanes
21:56

In this video I demonstrate how to add a groove to improve your music.

11. Adding a Groove
18:55

In this video I demonstrate how to use a reverse swell effect in your music.

12. Reverse Swell Effect
10:58

In this video I show you how to sample vocals and how to incorporate vocals in your music.

13. Sampling Vocals
18:30

In this video I give tips on how to use a bass in your music.

14. Bass Tips
19:12

In this video I demonstrate how to turn loops into full tracks.

15. Turn your loops into tracks
22:45

In this video I show how to find out what key to write your music in.

16. What key should i write my music in?
10:53

In this video I show you how to use Tremelo and Vibrato to effect your music well.

17. Tremelo and Vibrato
11:24

In this video I demonstrate how to use white noise in your drops.

18. Use of White Noise
18:19

In this video I demonstrate how to add width to your music.

19. Add width to your music
25:39

In this video I explain the importance and demonstrate how to construct builds and drops in your tracks.

20. Builds and Drops
31:00

In this video I demonstrate how to create a space in your mix.

21. Creating a space in your mix
20:57

In this video I deconstruct one of my own tracks to show you each part of the song and how it comes together.

22. Deconstructing My Track
20:51