Introduction to Electronic Music

Explore the basics of producing and creating great songs with your computer
Course Created by J. Anthony
J. Anthony Allen has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. J. is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, J. performs on a set of “glove” controllers, which he has designed, built, and programmed by himself.

J. teaches at McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul, MN., and is an Ableton Live Certified Trainer. He is a co-founder and owner of Slam Academy, a multimedia educational space in downtown Minneapolis. Recently, Allen founded Hackademica – an innovative net-label for new music.

J. has a PhD in music composition, 2 Master’s degrees in music composition and electronic music, and a bachelors degree in guitar performance. Through his academic travels, Dr. Allen has received numerous awards along the way.

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Course Objectives

  • In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of audio signal processing and recording.
  • You will learn how MIDI works, where it comes from, and how to use it to produce.
  • You will walk through the history of these tools in a light and fun way.

Who Is This For?

  • Everyone interested in getting started producing, mixing, or DJing. This is the place to start.

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Digital Audio Production

  • Lesson 1
    Overview & Philosophy
    06:15
  • Lesson 2
    A Brief History of Recorded…
    23:25
  • Lesson 3
    Hardware & Software
    46:53

Chapter 2: All About MIDI

  • Lesson 4
    MIDI Basics
    42:01
  • Lesson 5
    Producing with MIDI
    18:27

Chapter 3: Putting it All Together

  • Lesson 6
    Working with Loops
    31:34
  • Lesson 7
    Reason, Rewire, & Exporting
    22:08
  • Lesson 8
    Synthesis
    41:37

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  •   Accessible via iPhone, iPad and Android (soon!)