Advanced Beat Making Skills

This is a comprehensive course on how to improve your beats.
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Instructed by Joseph Evans Music / Production
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  • Lectures 63
  • Length 6.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

Do you make beats?

Would you like to learn how to instantly get a competitive edge over the competition?

Would you like to save yourself years of time trying to learn the secrets to master the craft?

Would you like to improve your sound?

Well "Advanced Beat Making Skills For Beginners" is a comprehensive course that teaches the fundamentals of music production and making beats in detail. You will essentially get 3 courses with added value all in 1 course that will quickly help you elevate your skills as a beat maker / music producer. Below are the main subjects you will learn.

  • Music Theory
  • Beat Making Techniques
  • Mixing Tips

Most of the lectures are between 2 and 5 minutes so the various concepts are easy to follow. 

You will now be able to get all the training you need in one course to grow and develop into an amazingly talented beat maker/ music producer. Instead of searching for the right information without knowing what you need or not, enroll in this mega course and save yourself hours of wasted time trying to learn on your own!


"And Joseph Evans WILL help you make better beats. Right from the start, he covers why most youtube tutorials fail in teaching how to make professional music in that they ALL cover the same ultra-basic method of starting with the kick drum, adding the snare, then the hi-hat. This is the musical equivalent of 'My name is -x- and I'm here to say'. If your foundation is bass/snare/hihat, then layer melody on top, you're never going to advance far. This is where Joseph stands out from the others. He gives you the insider knowledge gleaned from years of production that will give you the edge you're looking for. The best part of this course:You learn a solid understanding in the fundamentals of music theory. This ALONE (with practice) will give you the edge over other 'artists' who just randomly put notes together hoping to find a good sounding melody. Joseph gives you really valuable tips on how to build a song and even more important, you get to look over his shoulder while he creates a beat in real time. This course doesn't teach you how to use any software because you can use what he teaches in any production environment you may have, and honestly, with what I learned here, I can tell you it would only take away from the course. I only hope he creates a course on how to sequence drums because that last beat he drops...****! I wanna know how to do that!"

"I've been making beats for a long time and bought this course on sale just to see what it was about. I'm glad I did because I learned a few great things in here that I never knew about. The section about the chords was awesome! I got the most value from this section. The instructor definitely knows what he's talking about and shows in his beat making demonstrations. He has awesome piano and beat making skills! Anyone that can make beats from just a keyboard workstation has serious skills. I like the part about how music is spiritual and is something you feel, that resonated with me. This course is re-commended for beginners looking to take their beats to the next level. If you apply the lessons learned in this course you definitely will!"

"I think the course is Fantastic because he actually builds beats on the spot and they are.....FIRE!!!....The rhythms of today. I loved the course and will look to take all the courses you offer." 

Note: 30 day money back guarantee on information. Pricing subject to change based on promotions and discretion of instructor & or Udemy Policy. ENROLL TODAY! :)

What are the requirements?

  • You will need some type of production software.
  • You will need to come with an open mind

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Take your beats to the next level
  • Have a better understanding of music production fundamentals
  • Be able to build your own production studio
  • Learn from over 10 years experience making beats
  • Discover the truth about how to get better at making beats
  • Gain a deeper understanding of why certain techniques are applied to make your beats better
  • Your beats will sound more professional
  • Learn several mixing tips to help improve your sound
  • Learn from my mistakes and avoid the pitfalls that I have encountered
  • Learn how to make beats in garageband (added bonus $199 value free with this course)
  • Develop your own unique sound

Who is the target audience?

  • The course is meant for people who are passionate about pursuing a career in music production
  • You will need to know the basic music production fundamentals such as how to record tracks, build a beat from scratch, and general knowlegde of music production software operation
  • This course is not for established music producers / composers with major credits on successful projects. If you are already established you already know most of the techniques that are in this course.
  • This course is for anyone who produces music or wants to produce music and wants to take your skills in music production to the next level.
  • Please note that you must watch all the videos, take notes, and make a genuine effort to apply all of the techniques to be successful.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Introduction to the course (must watch lecture).
Getting the right tools to be successful
How to Download Garageband and a Brief Overview.
How to download and use FL Studio for free!
System requirements
How to Download (FL Studio on a mac)
1 page
Overview of Logic Pro X.
How to pick your DAW.
(Bonus) Step by step how to build your dream studio.
2 pages
7 Step Creation Process
Section 2: Improve your drums
Drum Technique Secret #1
Drum Technique Secret #2
Drum programming theory revealed!
Snare roll secrets
More on drum sequencing
Section 3: Create better melodies
Introduction to Music Theory
Understanding the Keyboard (Part 1)
Understanding the Keyboard (Part 2)
Half Steps and Whole Steps
The Formula To Play Any Major Scale
The Formula To Play Any Minor Scale
The right way to track out your beats
The Formula To Play Any Major Triad
The Formula To Play Any Minor Triad
Section 4: Produce a clean and more professional sound
My definition of mixing
Mix with your ears
Before you start mixing
Get organized
The purpose of buses and sends
Buses and sends (Part 1)
Buses and sends (Part 2)
Getting the proper levels (part 1)
Getting the proper levels (part 2)
Using presets
Eqing fundamentals
Subtractive Eqing
Frequency Range Chart
3 pages
Side Chaining to Make Your Kick Drum Standout
When you feel you're done...first do this!
Live example of me mixing a beat from scratch in Logic Pro.
How to Master Your Tracks Professionally
Section 5: (Bonus) Garageband Tutorial
Listen To The Beat We Will Make In Garageband.
Opening A New Project In Garageband.
Take A Tour of Garageband's Workspace.
Previewing Sounds in Garageband.
How to Use Pre-made Customizable Drum Patterns in Garageband.
Downloading Garageband's new sounds.
Building the Beat in Garageband.
How to make sure your tracks are on beat.
Making Edits as You Go in Garageband.
Adding More...
Tracking Out Your Beats (Part 1)
Tracking Out Your Beats (Part 2)
Tracking Out Your Beats (Part 3)
Basic Hip Hop Song Format Blueprint.
Mixing Your Beat in Garageband.
Exporting Your Track...Final Tips!
Learn 1 simple technique to brand your beats and stand out from the competition.
Section 6: (Bonus) Create your own custom drum kit in Garageband
Download A New Sampler for Garageband.
Loading your sampler
Editing your drum samples
Saving and loading your custom kit.

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Instructor Biography

Joseph Evans, Learn How to Make Better Music!

Joseph Evans Jr better known as EVAJ MUSIC is an ASCAP Accredited Music Producer, Composer, & Songwriter. His music is licensed to several major networks such as MTV, VH1, TruTV, Bravo, on shows such as "Real Housewives", "Love & HipHop Atlanta", "Fuse News", "Hardcore Pawn", and "Guy Court". He has also worked with several independent artists over the past 10 years.  

He is a Full Sail Graduate and an active NARIP Member. Currently residing in Atlanta, GA. Joseph is actively pursuing licensing opportunities in film, television, games, and advertising.    

"Enroll in one of my 17 courses on topics such as: Logic Pro X, GarageBand, Audacity, Music Production, Mixing, and Music Theory and learn what it takes to develop your craft and polish your music." - Joseph

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