Progressive House Music Production with Logic Pro

A step by step guide to producing Progressive House Music in Logic Pro
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Instructed by Mbase Music Music / Production
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  • Lectures 31
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Course Description

Learn how to produce a Progressive House music tune following my step by step instructions where we will start with a blank project and work our way through the stages of completing a tune. I will also provide information about what to do once your track is complete.

Essential production techniques for Progressive House

  • Mixing elements for balance
  • EQing elements for space
  • Fast arrangement technique
  • Chord progression patterns
  • Vocal sample placement
  • Layering samples
  • Sidechaining
  • Sound design for sound effects

Everything you need to take your music to the next level

We will start from a blank slate and guide you as we create a Progressive House tune together. Learn how to organize your projects to work more efficiently, create a balanced sound through panning and EQing, layer samples for a more interesting effect, create your own sound effects using Logic's ES2 and speed up your arrangement process with simple tips.

Content and Overview

If you’re new to music production or just need more information on how a progressive house tune is constructed, then this course is for you. I designed this course for beginners to easily understand the concepts of music production.

We'll cover basic mixing techniques to get your tune to sound balanced, use Logic's effects such as EQ, Modulation, and Delay to create space in your mix as well as go over creating your chord progressions and patterns.

Included in this course is a completed Logic Pro project file complete with all of the sample files as well as 5 additional chord progressions for you to use and learn from.  In addition, you will have access to a private Facebook support group to discuss, ask questions or get feedback on your progress.  

What are the requirements?

  • An interest in electronic dance music production
  • Some musical knowledge would be helpful, especially knowledge about chord progressions in general
  • Knowledge about general music production and basic understanding of midi
  • iMac or Macbook
  • Logic Pro 9
  • A midi keyboard controller
  • Desktop Speakers

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Be able to construct their own progressive house tunes from scratch
  • Use EQ and effects to create space and interest in your mix
  • Research the right record label for their music
  • Understand what mastering is and is not

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone interested in creating Progressive House Music using Logic Pro
  • This course is not suitable for those with limited knowledge in basic music theory such as chord progressions or for those who have no interest in creating electronic dance music.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Join the private Facebook Group for support

Hardware Requirements.

Section 2: Organizing Your Project
Naming your tracks
The Mixer
Coloring your Tracks
Section 3: Drums
The Kick
Snares and Claps
Section 4: Chord Progressions and Melodic Elements
Chord Progression Basics
Chord Progression Patterns
Adding and Importing Chord Progressions
Adding Bass
Adding a Lead
Adding an arpeggio
Add Pads
Adding a Piano Melody
Adding a Vocal Sample
Section 5: Sidechain and Sound Effects
Creating a Side Chain
Creating White Noise
Creating a Reverse Snare
Section 6: Putting it all together
Adding Markers
Basics of Mixing
Swinging Your Notes
Bouncing Your Mix
Section 7: Once Your Song is Complete
A word about Mastering
1 page
Information about Music Labels
1 page
Final Thoughts
1 page
Section 8: Resource Files information
1 page

The file contains the full project file along with all of the midi files and samples.  The file contains the presets needed for the Chord Progression, Bass, Arpeggio, Pads and Whitenoise used in ES1 and ES2.  The only preset needed for ES1 is the Mbase_Bass.pst file.  

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Instructor Biography

Mbase Music, EDM Producer

  • Hi this is Mbase. I’ve been writing and producing electronic dance music for over 7 years. My music is supported music labels such as Sunset Melodies, Elliptical Sun Recordings, Progressive House World Wide, and has also been supported by Chicane on his podcast. Electronic Music is my biggest passion and I want to help others to achieve their best when it comes to production.

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