
Welcome & Overview 4
Welcome to the class! Let's dive in!

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A Brief History of Digital Audio 6
Learning about analog audio, and how we transitioned to digital audio is a fascinating study, and something we will do in this section.

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Hardware: What Gear Do I Need? 8
Let's talk about hardware: What kind of computer do you need? Microphones? Synthesizers?

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Software: The DAW 11
The DAW, or Digital Audio Workstation, is the main tool we will use. It is the heart of any production studio.

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Working on the Grid: Rhythm and Meter 12
A big part of music production is understanding the grid.

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Working with Audio 10
It's time to focus in on audio  and learn how to build tracks using audio samples and tracks.

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A Brief History of MIDI 10
Let's focus in on MIDI for a bit, and talk about where it comes from, and how it works.

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What is MIDI? 8
Now that we know what MIDI is, let's look at how we use it to produce great tracks.

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MIDI Effects 12
Soon we will talk about Audio Effects and Plugins, but first we need to understand MIDI Effects, and why they are different.

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Working on the Grid: Incorporating MIDI 10
OKAY! Let's make something using audio and MIDI!

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Working with Loops 11
Loops are a fundamental element of electronic music production.

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Introduction to Synthesis and Sound Design 15
It's time to learn some sound design! This is where things really get fun!

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Synthesis with Samplers 9
Let's talk about sampling: This is everything from a drum beat sample, up to a whole track sample.

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Starting from Scratch 8
Let's start from scratch, and start making a new track.

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Wrap Up 3
That's all for now! But are you ready to go a little deeper?

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