Learn How To Make Your First Hip Hop Track - No Experience Required!
Course last updated 11.27.2016
Learn the basics of making your first hip hop track from Colin: A professional music/ghost producer with 4+ years of experience. With a discography of over 200 dance/hip hop tracks, his productions has received acclaim from the likes of Studio DMI, EDM(dot)com and many more.
In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals, shortcuts and best resources for learning concepts such as:
......and much more!
So whether you're a rapper looking to make beats for your rhymes, or a hip hop enthusiast looking to make some beats to impress your friends, there's something in this course for you.
Find out who this baby-faced instructor is. Learn that he ghost produces, has been making hip hop/dance music tracks for over 4 years, tours with vocalist Jordan Riley, and why he talks about himself in the third person so much.
Learn what FL Studio is, which big producers use it, and what to say when people give you a hard time about using it.
Learn about what mistakes I made when I was starting out, and how you can avoid them.
Learn how to draw in your own drum patterns in FL Studio.
Learn how to add instruments into FL Studio, in addition to learning about some resources that can help you create your own.
Learn how to tell FL Studio what melodies to play, when, and where.
Get a brief overview of what can be legally sampled, and what can't.
Learn how to sample in FL Studio.
Learn what mixing is and my take on it.
Get a small taste of the variety of cool plugins you can throw on your tracks to give them a unique sound/feel.
Learn how to make an element louder/quieter throughout the track, and how to automate any knob in FL.
What mastering is, how to approach this dangerous stage as a beginning producer.
Another method for adding elements/ear candy into your productions.
You've made the track, now let me show you how to show it to the world!
A quick review to make sure you've grasped the core concepts of this course.
Some free, cool plugins I use in many of my tracks.
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.