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One-Minute Weekly Songwriting Tips
One-Minute Weekly Songwriting Tips breaks down the secrets of great songwriters. Get a weekly dose of songwriting inspiration and technical insights for writing better songs and making it in the music business.
Audio Mixing Master Class
Become a master audio mixer. Get a master class in audio mixing from one of the music industry's most admired teachers, Bobby Owsinski. Tune in for a new tip every Thursday.
Hip-Hop Vocal Production
In this course, producer and mix engineer Sean Divine demonstrates vocal recording and mixing techniques that can help your hip-hop track stand out. Sean covers a few initial concepts in the tracking process, walks you through the mixing process, and explains basic mastering concepts.
Songwriting Techniques with Chords
In this course, musician Julian Velard demonstrates the many ways to write songs with chords, and how altering those chords can add excitement and depth to your music. Julian shows how to harmonize a melody with chords, form an entire song using chords, and use chord extensions as melody notes to create a more complex melody.
In this course, Garrick Chow helps you get up and running in Audacity. Learn how to install the program and use it to record and edit audio files, remove unwanted background noise, work with multitrack audio projects, split clips, automate volume changes, and more.
Music Production Techniques and Concepts
Learn how to turn a demo recording into a fully mastered song with Grammy-winning writer/producer/mixer Scott Jacoby.
Understanding Audio and Music Production Careers
Learn about the jobs, equipment, DAWs, and training you need to get started down an audio learning path.
Ableton Live 9 Essential Training
Create music in real time, on stage, or while producing in the studio, with Ableton Live.
Using MASCHINE with Ableton Live
Learn how to use MASCHINE as a plugin for your favorite DAW. Start recording live performances and MIDI and creating loops for use in Ableton Live.
Learning Music Notation
Learn music notation. Find out how to notate pitch, duration, time signature, scale, rhythm, and chord progressions and produce easy-to-read sheet music that clearly expresses your musical ideas.
Insights from a Professional Songwriter
Ever wonder what it takes to be a professional songwriter? Cliff Goldmacher shares his insights on the business of songwriting, including getting a publishing deal and writing a hit.
Mandolin Lessons with Mike Marshall: 2 Soloing Ideas and Kickoffs
Learn how to play the mandolin. Get practice exercises to stay motivated, increase your speed and dexterity, and build your repertoire of solo and kickoff material.
Mandolin Lessons with Mike Marshall: 3 Simplifying Difficult Tunes
Learn how to break down popular but challenging songs like "Ride the Wild Turkey" and build your speed, dexterity, and ability to improvise, in these intermediate mandolin lessons.
Mandolin Lessons with Mike Marshall: 4 Favorite Advanced Tunes
Instructor and master mandolin player Mike Marshall introduces his favorite advanced tunes. He breaks down classics like "Silent Night" and "Auld Lang Syne" and then offers some variations that will keep the tunes fresh for years to come.
Mandolin Lessons with Mike Marshall: 1 Fundamentals
Learn the fundamentals of bluegrass, classical, and Brazilian mandolin. Learn basics such as holding and tuning a mandolin, positioning your hands and fingers, and playing simple chords.