Electronic Music Production Specialization

In the Electronic Music Production specialization, you will learn the tricks of the trade to create high-quality, professional sounding music. You’ll begin by learning about the nature of sound and how a signal flows through a home studio setup. Additionally, you’ll learn how to create your own custom musical sounds through music synthesis. You’ll explore how to record MIDI and real instruments into the flexible and agile Digital Audio Workstation, Ableton Live. You’ll also learn to professionally record, produce, edit, and mix a vocal track with the Grammy-winning producer, Prince Charles Alexander.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

T​he nature of sound and how natural sound is transformed into an electronic signal that we can record

H​ow to record, edit, and mix live instruments and MIDI in Ableton Live

H​ow to create custom sounds using a synthesizer and how to integrate those custom sounds for your musical compositions

H​ow to record, edit, mix, and add effects to vocal tracks for your electronic music productions

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The Technology of Music Production (Coursera)

Learn about the music production process—including recording, editing, and mixing—and the tools available to you to create contemporary music on your computer. With the recent introduction of high-quality-low-cost software and hardware, the tools of music production are now available to the masses. Albums are made in bedrooms as well [...]
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Electronic Music Performance Techniques (Coursera)

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Electronic Music Performance Techniques (Coursera)
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From the Moog analog synthesizers in the 1960s to the contemporary usage of computers, performance controllers, and mobile devices, Electronic Digital Instruments (EDIs) have long been capable of offering artists a new range of musical expression. In this one-of-a-kind course, you'll learn the essential skills you need to perform [...]
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Creating Sounds for Electronic Music (Coursera)

What you’ll achieve: In this project-centered course*, you will create sounds and use them in your own musical compositions. Whether you're an aspiring producer, composer, or hobbyist, this course will help you gain skills in music production and confidence using software synthesizers. Along with your classmates, you will create [...]
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Introduction to Ableton Live (Coursera)

In the past, Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) were programs used only by audio engineers with a highly specific knowledge base, on machines inaccessible to most people. But over the past 10-15 years, DAWs and the act of recording music have evolved from being a luxury of the few to [...]
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