Tim Penner Masterclass

Fundamentals of Electronic Music: Making a Track from Scratch

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Embark on your journey for creating electronic music from the ground up following a step-by-step guide to finish your first tracks

Tim Penner Masterclass

Learn the foundations

Discover a new perspective on electronic music by learning its foundations from the ground up: understand the keys of your track, learn how to take advantage of all the tools at your disposal such as EQ, compression and reverb, and familiarize yourself with key concepts like velocity, automation, or ADSR.

Shape your sound

Identify the purpose of each element of your track, make your sounds stand out and learn how to shape them the way you want: break down percussion and make it sound real, experiment with baselines that groove, and create melodies that take people away into euphoria.

Create a track from scratch

Follow every decision he makes to create a track from start to finish from the creative ideas to the final master. Grasp the techniques and learn how to build its structure step by step: at the end of the Masterclass, you’ll have a whole track that you can enjoy.

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Learn the fundamentals of electronic music and follow every step Tim Penner takes to create a track from start to finish

Beginner’s Handbook
Download this handbook to follow every step Tim takes to create a track from start to finish, and familiarize yourself with all the tools that you need to become a well-rounded artist. You’ll discover a new perspective on electronic music, so you can bring out those ideas from inside your head. 
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What will I learn?

Introduction to Electronic Music (6 chapters)

01. Introduction to Electronic Music
02. Fundamentals of A Track
03. You Are The Band
04. Learn Your Strengths
05. What You Will Need
06. The Four Food Groups

Getting Started With Percussion (6 chapters)

07. Overview of the DAW and Understanding Layers
08. The Kick
09. The Percussion
10. Creating Depth and Width
11. Applying Velocity
12. Creating Longer Loops

Building Your Bass (4 chapters)

13. Getting Into The Groove
14. Expand Your Bass With Layers
15. Introduction to EQ
16. Making Things Interesting With Your Bass

Creating Your Melody (5 chapters)

17. Introduction To Melodies
18. Familiarize Yourself With Keys and Chords
19. Layering Different Types of Melody
20. Shaping Synths with ADSR
21. Complex Simplicity / Call & Answer

Adjusting Your Sounds (4 chapters)

22. Physics of Sound
23. Organizing and Structuring Groups
24. Shaping Sounds with Effects
25. Complexifying Sequences and Simplifying Melodies

Your Arrangement (5 chapters)

26. Duplicating Channels and Layering Sequences
27. Expanding on Kicks
28. Composing For Your Song Style
29. Track Arrangement
30. Starting On Automation

Practice And Play (4 chapters)

31. Detailed Structure and Arrangement
32. Transitions, FX Samples, and Layered Percussion
33. Adding Textured Layers
34. Finishing is Half the Battle

Submitting Your Track (6 chapters)

35. Refresh Your Ears
36. Mixdown and Clean Up
37. What is Compression?
38. Final Mixdown and Premaster Prep
39. Final Premaster with Group Stems
40. Feedback, Final Words and Conclusion

Tim Penner

Tim Penner is a reputable artist who has been involved in nearly every aspect of the digital music industry over the past 20 years. He has written music for film and television, the gaming industry and large public events. Fueled by his passion for music coupled with his diverse experience, Tim teaches his students how to build music with innovation and creativity.

Tim’s passion has led him to share his experience with others. He has also collaborated with well recognised labels such as JOOF, Cycles, Sudbeat, Black Hole, Proton Music, and his own Slideways Music. His iconic live performances have seen him behind the decks at a plethora of clubs, events and festivals across both North and South America, Australia, and continental Europe.

Learn the fundamentals of electronic music

Create a track from start to finish with Tim Penner
  • 40 Chapters
  • Subtitles : Spanish, English, German, French & Portuguese
  • +6h
  • English
  • Lifetime access
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Fundamentals of Music Production

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