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Electronic music production course

Our Electronic Music Production course ensures you obtain the practical tools, skills and essential techniques required to create, mix and master your own music whilst exploring and refining your individual approach as a producer, beat maker or practicing artist.

 

Choose one of the following Industry leading Digital Audio Work Stations to complete your course in. 

  • Reason

  • Ableton

  • Cubase

  • Logic X

  • Studio One

The Digital Music Production Course consists of 24 lessons and each lesson is 1 hour long. The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Software Setup - Learning how to setup up your software of choice.

  • Software Overview - Taking a deep dive into the DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) World.

  • File Management – Learning how our software manages our files.

  • Music Theory Basics - Understanding Phrases, Bars and Beats and an intro to Piano Theory.

  • Genre breakdown - Understanding what makes up different genres.

  • Recording and overdubbing MIDI and Audio.

  • Warping Audio – Warping vocals and samples.

  • Virtual Instrument Overview - In depth look at virtual instruments.

  • Beat Programming - Working with drum machines and sequencers.

  • Synthesis - Understanding Synths and creating your own sounds.

  • Signal Processing – Working with audio effects.

  • Automation and Envelopes.

  • ReWire – Using another DAW to enhance your productions.

  • Producing your own track with our experienced trainers there to help guide you along.

 

  • Enroll anytime throughout the year - you could be starting your course within a week!

  • You set the start date and subsequent classes - fit the course around your timetable.

  • Pick your own class times - including evenings.

  • All students who complete the course, receive The Audio Room Certificate in Digital Music production.

R10,500

course price

MIXING course

Transform your recordings or electronically produced masterpieces into Sonically pleasing international quality mixes with The Audio Room Mixing Course. Learn the well-kept industry secrets of EQ, compression, panning, level balancing, reverb and special effects. 

 

The Mixing Course takes place over 16 Lessons and each lesson is 1 Hour long. The following topics are covered in this course:

 

Intro to Mixing

  • Session Prep - Getting your session ready for mixing.

  • Busing and Routing - Ensuring all signal paths are established.

  • Referencing - Selecting reference tracks to use while mixing.

  • EQ - Learning to EQ effectively and only when necessary.

  • Compression - Learning to use compression to shape, control and tighten your sounds.

  • Parallel Processing techniques - Learning the basic techniques of parallel processing.

  • Panning - Learning to place sounds in your stereo field.

  • Time based Effects - Using reverb and delay to liven up your mix.

  • Automation - Adding automation to bring your mix to life.

  • Stereo processing - Learning how to process your mix buss's.

  • Creating your mix Template to use with future mix's.

Advanced Mixing Techniques

  • Stereo up mixing. 

  • Vocal Processing tricks - Learn how to get your vocals to cut through your mix.

  • Parallel processing - Advanced techniques.

  • Sidechain compression - Learning advanced side chain compression techniques.

  • Sidechain Gating - Learn how to use gates to control reverb and and delay. 

 

  • Enroll anytime throughout the year - you could be starting your course within a week!

  • You set the start date and subsequent classes - fit the course around your timetable.

  • Pick your own study times - including evenings.

  • All students who complete the course, receive The Audio Room Certificate in Mixing.

R7500

course price

Mastering course

Mastering is the final step in the process of creating a song or album for commercial release. This involves making precise adjustments to a mixed audio file in order to achieve a world-class sound. The mastering stage is also where the track order and spacing is set, songs are treated in order to achieve a unified sound for the album and levels are raised to meet commercial standards. The course focuses on the techniques, equipment, and environment needed for professional mastering.

 

The Mastering Course takes place over 16 Lessons. The following topics are covered in this course:

 

  • Differences between recording and mastering studios.

  • How to build a professional mastering studio – Room inside a room.

  • Acoustics, Room Modes and affordable acoustic treatment.

  • Common equipment used in mastering studios.

  • The job of the Mastering Engineer.

  • Mixing for Mastering vs Mixing while Mastering.

  • Mastering software vs Recording Software.

  • Using iZotope 

  • Using Wavelab 7.

  • The Mastering Chain – How to master your track.

  • The CD manufacturing process, preparing albums for pressing.

  • Mastering for iTunes.

  • Mastering for streaming services.

  • Practical mastering sessions – Master your track from start to finish.

 

  • Enroll anytime throughout the year - you could be starting your course within a week!

  • You set the start date and subsequent classes - fit the course around your timetable.

  • Pick your own study times - including evenings and weekends.

  • All students who complete the course, receive The Audio Room Certificate in Mastering.

R6500

course price