Review: Producertech Melodic Deep Tech House And Techno Production

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Price £29.95 Contact Producertech This massive new seven-hour course from Producertech sees veteran producer Simon Shackleton (whose aliases include Elite Force, Zodiac Cartel and Lunatic Calm) create a deep melodic tech-house track from scratch using Ableton. There are 47 videos in total, with the early chapters covering building up and processing the drums and bass […]

Audible Genius develops Building Blocks to teach beatmaking and composition

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Five years after creating the fantastic Syntorial, Audible Genius introduce the next edition of its music production course. Building Blocks uses an interface reminiscent of MIDI piano rolls in DAWs to teach you how to create drum patterns, basslines and chord progressions by ear. The lessons are split up into different exercises, imploring you to […]

Review: Groove3 Songwriting Theory Explained

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      Price $35 download or $15pm access to whole site Contact Groove3 Songwriting Theory Explained sees Eli Krantzberg dissect the art of songwriting across nearly three hours and 20 videos. There are four sections that cover chord patterns, melody, and song structure, with a final section featuring techniques to help get the creative […]

Review: FaderPro Creating Disco House In Logic Pro X

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      Price $49 Contact FaderPro Production maestro and in-house mastering engineer for Cr2 Records Larry Holcombe presents this four-hour-long course from FaderPro that shows the process of creating a warm, disco house track from scratch using just the native effects in Logic Pro. The first eight chapters cover the composition and arrangement, including […]

Review: ADSR Sounds Music Theory And Functional Harmony

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Price £14.97/$19 (download) or £11/$14 (pm subscription to whole site) Contact ADSR Sounds Music theory is second nature to some, but a mystery to others. This new online course from ADSR Sounds is written and presented by professional musician and certified music teacher Jor van der Poel and aims to teach both theory basics and […]

Ableton presents “Learning Synths” browser based synth teaching tool

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Ableton has decided it’s time for us to learn all about synthesis in a delightfully simple and colourful way. Learning Synths is a browser based interactive sound generating tool that takes you through all of the synth basics – and it’s brilliant. Learning Synths It takes all the basic concepts and breaks them down into […]

ROLI wants to teach you music with the LUMI lighted keyboard

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After much speculation, ROLI has revealed the LUMI lighted keyboard. ROLI LUMI is an integrated learning system that consists of the keyboard and an interactive app. It’s gorgeous-looking, but is it really the kind of product that ROLI’s fans were hoping for? Apparently yes: The Kickstarter campaign, which ROLI has launched to finance production of […]

Review: Producertech The Art Of Sampling

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      Price £19.95 Contact Producertech This new course from Producertech sees Rob Jones tackle the fundamentals of sampling across 22 streamed videos, with topics covering pitching and time-stretching, looping, envelopes, modulation, multisampling, keyboard zones and more. Once again, Jones manages to condense a whole topic into bite-sized chunks with a logical and easy […]

Review: FaderPro Synth & Sound Design w/ D.Ramirez

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      Price $74 Contact FaderPro This extensive six-and-a-half-hour course from FaderPro finds dance-music veteran D.Ramirez working through the topic of synthesis across 28 chapters. The opening 90 minutes gives a solid and thorough walkthrough of oscillators, filters, modulation types and also a basic intro to FM, before moving on to 12 sound-design chapters […]

Bjooks Push Turn Move Review

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      Price £63 Contact Push Turn Move Push Turn Move key features: Electronic-instrument and interface-design book Covers vintage designs and cutting-edge gear 352 pages Hardcover 45 artist and designer interviews Written by Kim Bjørn Foreword by Jean Michel Jarre There are plenty of books that look at classic synths, but none that really […]