How To Remix a Song in Eight Easy Steps

Learn how to re-imagining your favorite tracks from an experienced music producer
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Instructed by Colin Warn Music / Production
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 37 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2015 English

Course 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!

What are the requirements?

  • A basic understanding of your Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

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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Section 1: Getting Started

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.

Remix vs. Bootleg
1 question

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


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

1 page

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

Section 2: The Remix Process

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


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.


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.


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.

Section 3: Releasing The Remix and Wrap-Up

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.


Wrapping up what we learned!

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Instructor Biography

Colin Warn, 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.

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