Scott Storch

Discover the hitmaking workflow that made him a legend

The 8x Grammy-winning producer
in his first-ever Masterclass

Dr.Dre, 50Cent, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé and Trippie Redd, are just a few artists he's made hits for.

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Want Scott Storch to hear your new beat?

As part of this Masterclass, you’ll get the opportunity to submit one of your beats or tracks to showcase your skills — Scott will then pick out his favorite ones and give feedback in an exclusive Live Listening Session.

The Scott Storch Live Listening Session is happening on June 16 at 5PM EDT. Submit your music, join the live session, and get direct feedback from Scott Storch.

Scott Storch Masterclass

Get inside his hits

Learn from the mastermind producer behind hits like Dr. Dre’s ‘Still D.R.E.’ and 50 Cent’s ‘Candy Shop’. You’ll discover everything from his keyboard techniques to keeping things simple, composing strong melodies that make great tracks, looking for the perfect imperfection and finding that one sonic element which makes a track special.

Watch him create step by step

Follow his workflow for the first time as he lays out how to create a track from scratch. Watch him progress quickly and follow his range of techniques – how he lays the foundations, the plugins he uses when picking the sounds, how he defines the song’s structure and chooses the right tempo, and adds 808s to his beat.

Grasp the keys to his sound

Pick up on the valuable insights from the 30-year career of one of the most famous record producers of all time. Discover his methods for working with labels and major artists, dealing with egos in the studio and building a good vibe to get the best results from a session.

Listen to some of the tracks Scott Storch produced and wrote

What will I learn?

Becoming Scott Storch

Get inspired by listening to Scott Scorch’s story told by himself, since he started as a kid until he became a professional musician and producer. Discover what steps he took during his career and some of his biggest accomplishments that brought him where he is now in the music industry.

In the studio

Learn what it means to work with a big artist and all the steps that Scott takes into account when planning for the process. How he prepares the sessions and chooses his team, and also how he communicates with the big artist and his methods to find the best ideas until you get the foundations for a song. 

Learn how to keep a good environment in the studio and deal with different kinds of people.

My signature sound

Discover how Scott learned how to play the piano and how that influenced the techniques Scott uses nowadays when composing patterns and melodies in the piano, some of which he shows us in this chapter.

Learn what kind of sounds are important to Scott and what tools he usually uses to produce them. Also how he looks for more specific and special sounds.

In this chapter Scott tells us about how he has searched for drum sounds in the past and how he chooses and works with them now, and prepares his drum loops.

Creating a track from scratch

Learn some of Scott’s best tips to define the structure of a song, to make it unique and have its own personality, and watch and listen to some examples.

In this chapter, Scott talks about several aspects you need to take into account when creating your bassline. Listen to his tips and examples to choose the correct sound and make it energetic by using different notes and variations.

Understand the importance of choosing a correct tempo for your track. Also, learn tips to make it progress by adding different kinds of elements depending on the kind of flow you are looking for.

Discover how Scott collaborates in the studio with other artists to create a track from scratch. See how different members contribute during the process, having their own roles and complementing each other. And watch how Scott deals with different moments of the track, recording different parts of the track himself or finding them among different samples, and then editing them in detail.

Track Reviews

Scott tells us about one of the most iconic accomplishments in his career when he worked on the record ‘Still D.R.E.’ with Dr. Dre. He shows us the formula he used to create the keyboard line and why it worked so well in the song.

Scott also tells us the story behind the record ‘Candy shop’ for 50 Cent. He tells us how he composed it and produced it, and how the recording was with the artists.

In this chapter, Scott tells us how he got to produce such a different style for him as pop-rock, on the track ‘Fighter’ with Christina Aguilera. He tells us about the process it was working with her and the song, and the challenge and pressure he felt about it.

Inside the industry

Learn Scott’s tips to have a good relationship with record labels and make a good impression on them.

 

In this chapter, Scott talks about what it was to produce music back then compared to now, and gives us his opinion on certain aspects that have changed very much because of the evolution of technology, including what he thinks the audience expects now.

Tips for new producers

Discover Scott’s experience working with new artists and what he thinks can be the advantages but also the challenges of working with artists that are not known yet, and listen to his tips to overcome them.

In this last chapter, Scott gives us what he considers from his experience to be the 10 most important tips to be a successful producer. It is very valuable advice that will help you advance your career faster.

Scott Storch

Legendary producer

When Scott Storch ’The Piano Man’ is on the keys, he delivers hit after hit. Some of the biggest turning points in popular music stem from one lifelong musician behind a piano.

Grammy Awards

With eight Grammy Awards and sales of 100 million-plus to his name, he’s one of the top producers in the business.

Timeless hits

Scott Storch’s discography spans dozens of chart-toppers, including Justin Timberlake’s ‘Cry Me a River’, Beyoncé’s ‘Baby Boy’, and Mario’s ‘Let Me Love You’.

Becoming a hitmaker with Scott Storch

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Choosing sounds

Learn what kind of sounds are important to Scott and what tools he usually uses to produce them. Also how he looks for more specific and special sounds.

Duration: 03:00

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Vocal chains & processing

Learn how The Alchemist deals with the vocal chains and what plugins he uses.
Take note of his tips in order to achieve full sound without overprocessing it.

Duration: 08:28

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