COMPLETE PRODUCER COURSE MONTH 2

Class 1 : Cables (engineering)

  • Balanced and unbalanced cable

  • Diff between mic level, line level, instrument level

  • Why to use di box for electric guitars 

  • What is phantom power? And where and when is used

  • Different types of cables and their purpose (Ts, Trs, xlr,  thunderbolt ,RCA, Adat, digital, midi, power cables)

  • Different types of jack connectors and application

    (1.4inch, 3.5mm mono/ stereo Spdif / aes,ebu connectors

Class 2 : Musicality Part II (Instrument)

  • What is concert pitch?

  • What is Harmony?

  • What is Dissonance?

  • what is unison?

  • Extended Chords techniques (Diminished, Augmented etc)

  • Understanding different inversions

  • Slash Chords

Class 3 : Notation (Instrument)

  • Introduction to notation

  • Basic notes

  • Value of each note

  • Sharps and flats

  • What are rests?

  • Understanding General music terminology

Class 4 : Basic Effects (Engineering)

  • What is reverb?

  • Types of reverbs

  • Overview of silver verb/ space designer

  • What is delay?

  • Types of delay?

  • Overview of stereo delay/ delay designer

  • Adding reverb and delay to busses

  • Using Busses Effectively

Class 5 : Composition 1 (Instrument)

  • What is Tonic?

  • Understanding different compositional structures

  • Using the help of lyrics to ascertain the genre (Romantic, Party, Sufi)

  • Thinking of a basic melody using scales

  • Using chord progression to extend composition

  • Creating a hook line

Class 6 : Creating a Bass Line (Production)

  • Introduction to Bass

  • Difference between synth and live bass

  • What is a bass line?

  • What is Sub bass? 

  • Creating a melodic Bass line

  • Creating a groovy Bass

  • Using Fretless Bass

  • Using Double Bass

  • Sub Bass

  • Bass pulls and effects

Class 7 : Adding Bass line to Groove (Production)

  • Finding the right bass sound for the genre

  • Finding Optimum Bass  Frequency under Groove

  • Deciding what kind of Bass to use(Synth or Live)

  • Tips to create a Groovy Bass line

  • Sharing Sub Space

  • Minimising Sub Boom

Class 8 : Compression & Limiter (Engineering)

  • What is Compression?

  • Understanding of Threshold, Attack, Release, Ratio

  • Difference between Gentle Compression and Over Compression

  • What is Hard Compression?

  • When and when not to use Compression?

  • How Different Colours can be achieved with different Compression styles

  • What is Limiting?

  • Uses of limiting during mix down and master

  • Difference between limiter and compressor

Class 9 : Ear Training (Instrument)

  • Identifying Instruments by their sounds

  • Differentiating between Major and Minor Chords

  • Identifying Intervals(Thirds, Fifths)

  • Formulating Relative Pitch

Class 10 : Automation (Production)

  • What is Automation?

  • Accessing Parameters through Automation Menu( Volume, Pan etc)

  • Achieving Automation through Physical Knobs

  • Adding/Removing Break Points

  • Disabling automation

  • Using multiple automation in one track

Class 11 : Editing Automation (Production)

  • Moving

  • Copy/Paste

  • Automation Modes -  Read, Touch, Latch, Write

  • Automating Effects

  • Multiple Simultaneous Automations

  • Removing Automation

Class 12 : Coherence-Raghav Sachar

  • Create a new groove

  • Use eq and compression on the groove

  • Create an optimum bass line

  • Record vocals

  • Use eq and compression on vocals

  • Add other relevant instruments

  • Mix down