In todays digital era, the computer is now an instrument. Whether it is used as a medium to create music or a supplemental tool to produce music, there is no doubt the computer is an essential tool for any aspiring musician or hobbyist. This is where the course comes in. BeatsBlueprint is a step by step beginner level video series course on music production. There is no pre-requisite knowledge required. The goal is to not only teach students how to tap into the potential of a computer, but also, to help facilitate the creative process for students to craft his or her own sound. Using the digital audio software, Ableton, as a medium, students will learn the technical concepts of music theory and how to apply their knowledge to create music across a span of genres. What sets Beatsblueprint apart is our project based approach. By the end of the course, the student will be able to create his or her own track from start to finish. In order to complete the course, you must have access to Ableton. Ableton is a powerful software music sequencer and digital audio workstation. It offers a generous demo that allows you to access and utilize its full range of tools completely FREE. After 30 days, however, the trial ends. However, this does not mean you stop making music. BeatsBlueprint specifically designed this course to work across a variety of platforms. Music theory is music theory. Production is production. Regardless of what you choose to use, your knowledge can be adapted to any music software. – WHAT’S INSIDE: Audio Design Variety is the spice of life. From pop to house, dubstep to hip pop, learn fundamental concepts to create music from an array of genres. Music Theory Take the guesswork out of producing. Learn basic structures of scales, chords, and rhythms to craft smooth melodies with complimentingharmonies. Project Based Approach From the intro, beat drop to the chorus, learn how to craft an entire song alongside the instructor from start to finish. Mixing and Mastering Learn how to take a composition to a crisp radio ready jam. From EQ techniques to special effects, learn how to craft quality professional tracks. Technical Concepts MIDI vs Audio? Loops vs Virtual Instruments? Learn the technical know how and basic techniques of music production. Creative Inspiration From synth linesto music samples, learn how you can integrate melodies to help facilitate the creative process and sculpt your unique sound.