N-DMP201: Digital Music Production 201

N-IDM19: Intermediate Digital Music Production

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Digital Music Production 201 is designed to fast track your music production skills. On completion of this course, you will be able to make use of more advanced production, arrangement and processing techniques that will enhance the quality of your own tracks.
 This course takes a hands-on approach that will allow you to learn by making music with the assistance and guidance of an experienced industry expert. You will have produced a second musical production at the end of this course. The main software used for the course is FL Studio.

 

COURSE DETAILS

COURSE CODE | DMP201
DURATION | 12 Weeks
STARTING DATE | 06/06/2020
REGISTRATION | OPEN

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

This course is ideal for people who want to take their music production skills to the next level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

   Successful completion of the Introduction to Digital Music Production Course
   Computer Literacy
   English Language aptitude: speaking, reading, writing and comprehension

RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS:

   A Passion for music
   Diligence, punctuality and dedication
   An inquisitive attitude
 

ABOUT CLASSES

This course allows for only 16 students per intake to secure maximum contact with the students. Each student will work on a dedicated DAW workstation during the course. Classes consist of practical hands-on class exercises, demonstrations and assignments.

 

   The Digital Music Production 101 course must be completed to apply for this course.
   Classes are presented over 12 weeks on Saturdays from 9:00 until 13:00.
 

PRESCRIBED MATERIAL

TEXTBOOKS

All course notes and exercise material are included.

SOFTWARE

The course is presented on the latest version of FL Studio augmented by Native Instruments Komplete.

HARDWARE

Everything you need to successfully complete the course is provided for you on Campus during your sessions.

All enrolled students can book and use the Institution's fully equipped studios and practice rooms to complete their practical projects during the course.

If you want to gain more experience in music technology, excel at the software used in the course and be able to complete assessment tasks at your leisure, it is strongly recommended that you have access to your own DAW setup.

 

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COURSE CURRICULUM

WEEK One:Drum Programming II

Drum Styles
Advanced Rudiments

 

WEEK Two: Electrtonic Drum Programming

Battery
Urban Beats

WEEK Three: Bass Programming II

Synth Basslines
Acouistic Bass

WEEK Four: Percusion Sequencing

Percussion Patterns
Sound selection

WEEK Five: Sampling

Edison Wave Editor
Drum Sampler

WEEK Six: Synthesis I

Sound Design
Synth FX

WEEK Seven: Vocal Production I

Pitch Correction
Creative Editing

WEEK Eight: Song Writing

Arrangement
Remixing

WEEK Nine: Music Business

Copyright
Royalties

WEEK Ten: Mixing II

Automation
EQ Techniques
Compression Strategies

WEEK Eleven: Mixing III

Sound Effects
Parallel Processing
Creative FX

WEEK Twelve: Mastering

Mastering
Delivering a Mix
Mastering for Digital Release

 

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