How To Remix a Song in Eight Easy Steps
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How To Remix a Song in Eight Easy Steps

Learn how to re-imagining your favorite tracks from an experienced music producer
3.2 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
532 students enrolled
Created by Colin Warn
Last updated 2/2015
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $95 Discount: 89% off
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Includes:
  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • The ability to correctly define what a remix is
  • The ability to find stems for your remix ideas
  • An understanding of the remix creation process
  • The ability to release your remix with the correct formatting
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Requirements
  • A basic understanding of your Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Description

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The "How To Make a Remix in Eight Steps" Udemy course was created to introduce new producers to the process of remixing and to give intermediate producers a few new tips to bring their remixes up to the next level. Taught by a rising DJ/Producer who's been doing this for 2-3+ years and counting, this course is filled with tips and tricks that he wishes he would've known when embarking on his quest to re-imagine his favorite artists' tracks.

This course is structure to be a no-nonsense introduction to the foundations of remixing, which is why it has been designed to take no longer than an hour to complete. Each lecture is either a 2-6 minute narrated slideshow or a short .pdf with bullet points filling you in on everything you need to know.

This course is structured to teach you the concepts of remixing, whether you create hip-hop, R&B, or EDM. That being said, as the instructor produces EDM music on a daily basis, if you produce EDM you may benefit from a few EDM-specific insights.

So if you want to learn how the remix process works quickly or want to take your remixing skills up another level, then the "How To Make a Remix In Eight Steps" Udemy course is the course for you!

Who is the target audience?
  • New producers who are looking to understand the remix creation process
  • Intermediate producers who are looking for a few additional tips to improve their remixing capabilities
  • Music lovers who want to gain an appreciation for the remixing process
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Curriculum For This Course
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Getting Started
4 Lectures 09:06

A general overview of the "How To Make A Remix" Udemy Course. We also define what a remix is, and how it differs from a bootleg.

Preview 04:22

Remix vs. Bootleg
1 question

In this lecture, you'll learn how to find the right track to remix.

Preview 01:59

In this lecture, you will find out the original key of the track you are remixing.

Preview 02:45

Some DAW-specific links to help you get your stems/vocals synced up.

Step 3: Syncing Your Stems
1 page
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The Remix Process
4 Lectures 13:14

In this lecture, you'll learn some insights as to how I create melodies/chords.

Step 4: Creating the Melody
02:33

In this lecture, I'll give you some tips on how to create your own "sound", as well as supply you with some good resources to get you started.

Step 5: Sound Design and Layering
01:57

In this lecture, I'll show you the common method of structuing tracks, and then give you some tips on how you can develop your own track structure.

Preview 06:20

In this lecture, I'll introduce you to the conceptof mixing/mastering, and give you some good resources that you can go to to learn about about these respective fields.

Step 7: Mixing and Mastering: An Overview
02:24
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Releasing The Remix and Wrap-Up
2 Lectures 13:47

A little slide with some bullet points of things you'll want to know when releasing your remix in terms of formatting, where to post, etc.

Step 8: Releasing The Remix
12:19

Wrapping up what we learned!

Summary
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About the Instructor
Colin Warn
4.3 Average rating
294 Reviews
5,051 Students
12 Courses
Music Producer, Ghost Producer, Composing 1-2 Tracks a Week

Colin Warn is a dance music producer and a Middle8Studio ghost producer, hailing from Seattle.  For some reason he also enjoys talking about himself in the third person.

Alter ego DJ Veaux. He's been teaching music production on forums from the legendary Laidback Luke production forums to the Max Vangeli "The Lab" forums for over four years.  His productions have received praise from the likes of Studio DMI, recording studio for artists like Diplo and Borgeous. He's made about 200+ tracks as of writing this bio from hip hop to dance music, and he continues to make 1-2 tracks a week.

Currently touring with Jordan Riley, so while he isn't on the road he's sitting down to figure out how he can help his fellow producer become the best artist they can be.