Music Prodigy Course

COURSE BENEFITS

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All-Access Pass

Get free and unlimited access for a year to more than 30 recorded courses in multiple languages covering more than 100+ hrs of training in Western and Bollywood Music Production, Mixing & Mastering, Audio Engineering & Music business. Get free access to our Ear Training games which will save you hrs of guesswork with EQs, Compression, music theory, and much more. Train your ears to identify chords, intervals, panning, boosts and cuts, and a lot more with over 10 games and 100s of examples.

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Hooktheory membership (6 months)

Upon signing up for the Music Production PRODIGY course, each student receives exclusive access to Hooktheory (6 months access). This helps students to better their technical and production skills in Music Theory. Using Hooktheory, students can apply advanced music theory concepts in their songs and write catchy hooks with ease.

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Access to Recorded sessions

Zoom sessions are recorded and also made available to all the students for 1 year, at no extra cost. Students are also provided access to additional self-paced courses for free. (All Access Pass)

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Demo drop

We offer feedback on assignments in real-time during live sessions along with demo feedback after the completion of the courses. Our long-term support system helps students to constantly elevate the quality of their tracks.

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Music Placement opportunity

We do our best to connect our students with industry professionals who could provide them with work based on the quality of work submitted to them and the opportunities present with them.

SYLLABUS (COURSE MODULES)

1-All About Ableton Live 11 Basics

Learn the basics of Ableton Live and take your first steps understanding the DAW. Topics for beginners include introduction to Ableton Tools, Ableton Sound Effects, Ableton MIDI Effects, and Ableton Live racks. In the following, you will also learn more about the Session and Arrangement view. A brief idea of ​​how to align the first track using audio warping and music theory.

  • Ableton Live 11 DAW training

    File Management, Navigation Workflow, Session View, Arrangement View,Tempo/Time Signatures, Using Markers,Song Arrangement

  • Intro to Ableton instruments

    Simpler, Sampler, Operator and Basics of sampling and synthesis, Impulse and instruments rack. Understanding Tension and Wavetable from ableton 11

  • Intro to Ableton’s audio effects

    Introduction to Ableton Audio effects and its applications including Delay, Dynamic, EQ, Drive and Color, Modulators and Pitch and Modulation etc.

  • Intro to Ableton’s midi effects

    Introduction to Ableton MIDI Effects : Chord Triggers, Envelope, Exprssion control, MIDI monitor, MPE Control etc

  • Intro to Ableton Live racks

    Using Drum racks, Instruments racks, using MIDI triggers and Groove Pool, Creating racks and understanding Macro controls

  • Session / Arrangement view in detail

    Audio and MIDI editing and MIDI Clip properties with advanced features. Arrangment loops, resizing, clip properties and audio editing basics,understanding clip stop buttons and track status fields etc.

  • Advanced MIDI and Automation

    MIDI Mapping and Automation, Drawing and editing automation, drawing and editing envelopse, editing breakpoints, Automation shapes and its usage, re-riding automation and locking envelops etc.

  • Audio vs Midi tracks

    Recording Audio, Audio Routing,Sends and Returns and I/O, MIDI tracks sequencing Overdubs, Comping, track lanes,MIDI step recording, audio record arm, Loop record etc

  • Audio warping

    Introduction to Audio Warping in Ableton 11, tempo parameters, Quantizing and time warping, Understanding strecthing qualities and Modes like Stretch, tone, texture, REX etc.

  • Using music theory

    Basics of Music Theory to be used in MIDI editing and sequencing. Understanding Scales / chords to be used in a song and Live’s editing tool for arrangements and MIDI Edits

  • Arranging your first track

    Arranging first track by understnding the structure of a song. Using the Automation, Effects , Racks, samples and clips to arrange your first demo song

  • Intro to Mixing

    Introduction to Mixing Process using Ableton Live effect rack and processing, Audio Fact sheet, MIDI Fact Sheet and Basics of Max for Live

2-All About Ableton Live 11 Advance

Master Ableton Live 11 by gaining in-depth knowledge about Advance Midi Devices, Audio Devices, Compressor, Ableton Live Routing, Reverb & Delay, Simpler, Sampler, Max for Live Devices and much more.The topics in this module work with Ableton Live projects to help students improve their knowledge by exploring different areas.

  • Advance Midi Devices

    Exploring the MIDI connections and routing along with the external synth daisy chain with ableton, understanding MPE and MIDI 2.0 Protocol with ableton Live 11

  • Advance Audio Devices

    Understanding the Audio devises and racks with advanced concepts of EQ,Compression and saturation, Through and Parallel Processing

  • Simpler/ Sampler

    Exploring the concepts of syntheis using simpler and sampler and advanced sampling using sampler

  • Advance Ableton Live Racks

    Exploring the racks to understand the use of it in tracks along with mapping the racks to controllers for performance

  • EQ and Filters

    Understanding Parametric, Quasi Parametric and Graphic EQ and its applicatio

  • Mono Vs Stereo

    Understanding the difference between Mono / Stereo tracks and Mix, Spectrum analyser, Phase correction and Co-relation analyser

  • Ableton live Reverb and Delay

    Reverb and Delay parameters, Diffusion, Pre-delay and setting up right texture for the track. Using delay sync with tempo, reverb and delay automation and parallel processing using return channels

  • Advance Ableton Live Routing

    Routing matrix in ableton and clip view vs arrangement view for live performance. Using external devises to show the routing

  • Advance Compressor

    Parameters of compressors : Threshold, Ratio, Knee , Attack and Release. Upward and Downward compression

  • Audio warping and Remixing

    An introduction to warping in Ableton Live,How to warp song, How to use warp to change tempo of the sample, using Pitch effects on samples to fit the song

  • Max for LIve devices

    Covering the Buffer Shuffler and Convolution Reverb, the LFO and Envelope Follower, and drum synths etc

  • Arranging your first track

    Arrange your first demo track with the skillset achived during the course and feedback review for the same

3-Advance Music Theory, Song Writing

Fundamentals of music theory, Melody Writing, and Lyric Writing, Practical Music Theory, Chord Progressions, Melodies, Song Structure, Lyric Writing, Creativity, Songwriting Tips & Tricks, and more will all be covered in this course.This module covers basic and advance concepts in detail such as track arrangement, using music theory inside Ableton Live to write melodies and chord progressions,

  • Introduction to Advance Music Theory

    Introduction to advance music theory and understanding the intervals and rules of intervals. Undertanding Diffrent types of scales( Diatonic and Pentatonic).

  • Chords and Chord Progression

    Understanding Chords(Dyads, Triads, Tetrads, Pentads) Creating Chords and Chord Progression.

  • Functional Harmonies and Cadences.

    Understanding Functional Harmonies and Famous Chord Progression and Why They Work? and Understaing the relationships between them.

  • Voice Leading, Circle Of Fifths and Key Signature

    Understanding the colouration of harmonies and how they move throught the musical section. How to construct and learn various uses of circle of fifths.What is key signature and how is it helpful for musicians?

  • How to Borrow chords and Change Scales.

    How to Sound Unique with the composition and use diffrent techniques to Borrow Chords and Change the Scale.

  • Musical Modes

    Understanding diffrent types of modes like Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, and Locrian. What is the diffrence between Modes and Scales and How to use them.

  • Rhythms

    Understanding Tempo and Time Signature in depth. How to breakdown a rhythms and Learn difffrent types of rhythms.

  • Introduction to Songwriting

    Introduction to songwriting and Understanding how to deliver a story and how to get started for writing your first song.

  • Compositional Elements

    Introduction to compositional elements like Number of lines, Length of lines, Rhyme Schemes and Pro tips and tricks for writing lines in your song.

  • Rhymes and Rhythms

    Understanding diffrent types rhymes and their emotions and How to use Lyrical Rhythms is your song.

  • Writing a Song From Scatch

    Writing lyrics and composing a song from a scratch by only using the techniques we learned in previous sessions.

  • Feedback and Final Tips

    Final tips, tricks and indepth feedback on your tracks to create a popular hits.

4-Advance Sound Designing

Learn how to design sounds from scratch using some of the most famous third party plugins such as Xfer’s Serum, NI’s Massive X, Faceplant, Slate Digital’s ANA2 etc. This module takes you through the fundamentals of using and virtual instrument for sound layering, sampling and sound designing in detail. At the end of this module, you will be able to create basic and complex sounds using a plugin of your choice.

  • Basics of Synthesis

    Synthesis and types of synthesis : Introducing Oscilators, Filters and Envelops and LFO. Understanding the signal flow and types of synths based on construction

  • How to use Wave Tables

    Using Wave tables to undersand additive and subtractive synthesis. Understanding Wave forms and its nature and how sounds can be identified to have each parent waveform for synthesis

  • Serum Part 1

    Introduction to Subtratctive synthesis. Understanding the use of oscilators, LFO, and Amps to create the modular signal flow for subtractive synthesis

  • Serum Part 2

    Advanced Wavetable and Additive Synthesis. how to achieve it within Serum, and ends with a discussion about how to create with intention and put additive synthesis to use in your production workflow.

  • ANA 2 by Slate Digital Part 1

    Advanced level subtractive synthesis. Learn drag and drop reordering,polyphonic step arps, chord progressions with CMD, modulation matrix

  • ANA 2 by Slate Digital Part 2

    Intrduction to AM synthesis and Modular Synthesis. Macro Controls for and advanced modullation matrix and FM oscillators using ANA

  • How to use Phaseplant (FM Synthesis)

    Advanced FM synthesis and making sounds from scratch. Generator Area, Modules, Modulation scaling, Min-Max Modulation, Macro mapping and ADSR with analog oscillators etc.

  • How to use Massive X

    Introduction to formant Synthesis, Wobble sound making and ADSR with noise shaping. Routing within Massive X, Understanding Massive for its assignment of modulators and imports from Raktor Racks

  • Design sounds from scratch

    Modular synthesis and Routing with Modules. Designing the sounds identical to the given sample : Kick , Snare, Violin, Lead Synth etc. to understand and design self made sounds to be used in songs

  • VCV Racks

    Advanced Modular synthesis with VCV Rack and understanding module connections. Designing panels, SVG standards and understanding Digital Signal Proessing

  • Layering sounds

    Understanding the layering of synth sounds and correction of LFO phase issues. Understanding the tempo based changes in LFO, mapping manually and synthesis based on genre and automation

  • Daisy Chain and External MIDI Synths

    Brief introduction to daisy chain and using external synths into DAW. Understanding the routing and assigning for master / sleave synths and MIDI for daisy chain. CC message mapping and learning the ineage of Moog, Korg, Roland Etc.

5&6-Advance Mixing and Mastering

Learn how to achieve the right balance between the core elements of your mix and elevate the overall quality of your track which translates well across different platforms. This module covers how audio effects such as EQs, Compressors, Limiters, Saturators, Reverb and Delay are used in different ways during mixing and mastering to achieve more depth, clarity, fullness, width and loudness, making your track commercially ready. Learn how to apply the most famous methods used by artists and sound engineers around the world.

  • Preparing session for mixing

    Learning to understand mixing using Session Arrangement, Buses, Auxes and Grouping for Miixng and use of templates. Understanding the interrelation of the tracks to start with fader balance as a first step towards mixing

  • Gain Staging

    Understanding the gain staging with and without the plugins in the mix chain. Understanding analog vs digital gain staging and exploring the terms like RMS, Peak and LUFS. Floating Point and non Floating point gaain staging, dynamic range, dBFS and soft clipping

  • Dynamic Processing 1 : Compressor

    Philosophies of why to compress ? Explaining multiple parameters for compressors like threshold, knee, ratio etc. and exploring different types of compressors like VCA, Opto, FET, Tube etc.

  • Dynamic Processing 2 : Compression Techniques

    Exploring the world of parallel and through compression and sidechain.Understanding upward and downward compression with genre specific demonstration and usage. Understabding Glue compression

  • Noise Gate and gating processes

    Understanding the parameters of noise gate, attenuation with hystersis and cleanup for mic bleed within the tracks. Understanding Attack and Release along with the Hold parameters to gate tracks. Using gates for Reverb and Delay to create multi timbral layers for mix

  • Multiband Compression, De-essing and Limiter and Maximiser

    Understanding Frequency based compression and using de-essers to tame the esses in the vocal tracks . Using the multiband compression to manipulate the buss compression for Rhytyhm, Vocals and backing vocals etc. Understanding Limiters and its parameters like threshold and ceiling along with upward limiting and maximising

  • EQ in Detail Part 1

    Understanding the fundamentals of EQ in additive and subtractive approach. Understanding the parametric EQ with in-built EQ and Console EQ. Understanding EQing techniques with waves and slate digital EQ

  • EQ in Detail Part 2

    Understanding Semi Parametric EQ, Quasi parametric EQ and emulations based on Neve, SSL, API and Pultec

  • Saturation and Distorion

    Understanding the saturation and distorion using Ableton Saturators, Understanding soft clipping and clipping and analog warmth using emulation plugins like VTR tapes, Vinyl distortion and tube saturation. Exploring the need for saturation in a mix.

  • Tape emulations, Soft Clipping and Aliasing Filters

    Exploring the varirty of tape emulations by waves and slate digital to utilise them as a blend in tracks for creating analog like warmth and saturation. Understanding aliasing filters and measurements for floating point and how a plugin can change the harmonic structure of a track

  • Reverb and Spatial treatment

    Understanding Reverb and its parametere. Reverb Types like convultation and algorythmic. Parameters of a reverb liike Decay, Pre-Delay, Damping etc. Exploring impulse response and calculation for IR using Waves IR. Understanding spatial treatment methods using reverbs and types of reverbs suitable for a song eg. Plate, Spring, Hall etc.

  • Time Based Effects : Delay

    Time Basd effects processing with delay, Delay Time mpping and automtion. Typs of delay like Tape Delays, Mono Delays, Stereo Delays , Ping Pong etc.

  • Time Based Effects : Chorus, Modulation and flanger

    Understanding the need for Chorus, Phaser, Flanger and modulations. Exploring the basics. of these effects to be used in a song for creative effeccts on vocals and synths to make harmonically rich content

  • Mixing Approach , Fixing common problems

    Explorng different philosophies in Mixing : London, New York and Nashiville to understnd the mixing approach by mix engineers and genre based mixing for tracks. Fixing issues like resonance and glue / Buss compression in detail to demonstrate mixing approaches

  • Layering , Grouping and replacing samples

    Understanding replacement layering, Sample layering to enhnce the mix and approach to use imager, spectrum analyser, rectify phasing issues with linear phase and phase invert, exploring the noise reduction and noise shaping

  • Automation to create the movement in the mix

    Understanding the automation and balancong using automating volume, Pan and understanding the 3dB Pan Law. Automation mapping on controllers and fader ports, drawing automation vs automation using controllers etc.

  • Approach to get clean, punchy and dynamic mixes

    Gain Matching, Buss processing and Additive EQ to understand tight and punchy EDM mixes, exploring the details of parallel buss processing and routing matrix to add the flexibilty and. punch to mixes

  • Metering : Analog vs Digital

    Exploring VU, LUFS, LKFS, dBFS, dBV, dBu, durrough metering. Callibarations of meter for mixing at different levels, understanding Izotop insight and spectral analyser. Understanding co-relation metering and exploring the concept of “loudness” vs ” Levels”. Understanding dBFS Vs dB SPL

  • Introduction to Mastering

    Understanding the need for Mastering and why we have master songs based on mix. Mastering Basics : Mastering Plugins, Mastering philosophies and utlising the loudness concpets of modern day masters

  • Mastering for CD and for Streaming Services using Ozone Izotope Ozone

    Difference between mastering for CD’, Tapes and Vinyls vs modern day mastering for streaming purposes. Exploring izotope Ozone for mastering : Imager, Exciter, Maximiser, Vintage Cmpressors and EQ

  • Dither, Aliasing, Quantization errors and Noise

    Understanding the need for Dither and Nosie shaping Post Mix. Understanding the Mastering proxess for conversion of sample rates for files, Stems Mastering vs Stereo Master using one track, Aliasing filters and EQ Shelving as a part of mastering process,

  • Mastering using Plugin alliance

    Hybrid EQ, Digital EQ and Maag EQ. Using Brainworks Mastering Chain to understand the buss procesing. Elyssia Bus conditioners and Mastering rack ertc.

  • Learn Fab Filter Plugins

    Exploring the fab filters plugins like Pro EQ, MB, Compressors etc. Understanding the effects like volcano and Saturn for spatial treatment and masteering process and also for buss processing

  • Learn Slate Digital Plugins

    Virtual Mix Racks, FG digital Mastering Compressor, Opto Compressors and Revival for master processing, Tape emulations by slate digital, Mastering EQ by Eliosis and Kilohearts-Series pugin bundle eg. Multipass, Hass effect , Formant EQ etc. Understanding the different Plugin emulations of companies like SSL, Neve, API etc.

7-Music for Film and TV

This module provides extensive knowledge of music composition and it’s elements meant for film and television production. It includes learning the orchestral arrangements and composition practices for films and visual media. Understand the music production for ads, jingles and for Television Production. We dive into the world of understanding how music comprehends the art of film making and plays a crucial role of providing in depth knowledge of how music helps film deliver a paired product for people to get attached to.

  • Intro to Film Music

    Evolution of Film & Music over time. Understanding Video formats, frame rates, working with 2 types of timelines, Difference between Music in Indian Cinema and rest of the World.Different roles of people involved in the project. Getting to know the team and each person’s responsibility. How to compose a Film Score – understanding the intention of the filmmaker.

  • Getting started with Orchestral Music

    Intro to orchestral Programming – theory (voices, sections, articulations, arrangement, etc), types of instruments and the moods they evoke. How the music is different for a feature film, an indie film, a TV Jingle, a social media advertisement or a promotional video.

  • NI Kontakt

    Using NI kontakt and creating score using libraries like Symphony essential, LA strings etc. Understanding Kontakt as Standalone vs VST plugin, Using Automation in Kontakt, Exploring multi-timbral kontakt libraries

  • Advanced orchestral scoring module Part 1

    Creating a Mock Orchestration. Setting up the session. composing a piece of music. Using Chamber Orchestral Sounds Vs a Full orchestra . Understanding Harmoisation with Horns, Woodwinds and Brass Section

  • Advanced orchestral scoring module Part 2

    Layering SATB and understanding Motif with harmony writting. Study of Motif and themes to understand the music for cinema and its occurance for scenes

  • Layering sounds

    Adding Synths and unconventional instruments to create a hybrid sound. Using sfx and ambience to create emphasis and de-emphasis. Understand different automation techniques to create movement and a sense of realism.

  • Exporting Files for Recording and Mixing

    Finalizing a composition. Exporting Individual files and 16 tracks Stems for Recording and Mixing in post. Learn how to use Musescore to generate music notation for recording.

  • Scoring a Thriller theme

    Learn how to create spine tingling eerie atmospheres. Understand what type of sounds can be used to build tension.

  • Scoring a Film Trailer Part 1

    Music and sound design for trailer. Sampling and processing organic sounds and layering artificial sounds for impact.

  • Scoring a Film Trailer Part 2 Looking at examples and concluding the Module

    Synthesis, Brams and Layering for transitional points, Understanding the concpets of motion cuts for transitional effects and sound design for sequence

  • Composing a Jingle and Small format content Part 1

    Why are jingles so catchy? writing a catchy hook, creating a 60-90 sec song around the hook melody. Coming up with short jingles with brand study and showcasing the brand ideology for ad campaign

8-Sound Design for Film and TV

In this module you learn the application of sound engineering basics to film making and television production. Learn the mixing methods and techniques for film mixes including surround sound. Understand the basics of sound design for films using sound effects and learn the art of Foley and using synthesis as a modern day tool to be used for sound design for visual media. You will learn about film edits and how to apply the knowledge of synthesis for films, actions sequences , trailers and dialogue editing and clean-up.

  • Intro to Film Sound

    Fundamentals of sound for feature films, tv series and Advertisements. Setting up the session. Learn how sound and music for film differs from conventional music recording. Different roles of people involved in the project. Getting to know the team and each person’s responsibility.

  • Sync Sound

    Understanding how audio is captured on film sets, and learning how it is recreated in a studio. Learn why we do this and the limitations of sync sound.Overcoming these challenges in post production. Understanding the responsibilities of a sound designer.

  • Getting started with Izotope RX

    Using Izotope RX for repairing audio (Izotope module part 1 of 4)

  • Automated Dialogue Replacement / Dubbing

    Understanding ADR. Who is a Dubbing artist, dubbing co-ordinator and a dubbing engineer. Checking tone and ambience. How to record dialogues at home.

  • Foley and SFX

    Understanding Foley Sound Design. Recording Foley, Layering sounds, creating ambience/atmosphere, creating realistic sounds, creating overly dramatic sounds.

  • Synthesizing SFX

    Using Synths and signal generators for sound design. Layering Music with Foley sound. Using SFX for more impactful music and emotive.

  • Izotope RX deep dive 1

    Izotope RX for cleaning ambience, isolating specific sounds and creating new ambience. (Izotope module Part 2 of 4)

  • Izotope RX deep dive 2

    Izotope RX for cleaning Music and Isolating elements. Balancing the elements and Creating stems for remixes. (Izotope module part 3 of 4)

  • Izotope RX In the DAW

    Using Izotope RX plugins in DAW and tips for better workflow and managing latency

  • Surround sound and film mix

    Responsibilities of a Sound Editor. Tips for better project hygiene and efficient asset management. Preparing the project for Mixing. Responsibilities of a mixing engineer. Understanding the process of mixing for film. Intro to surround sound and ambisonics. Loudness standard and audio formats for for Film TV and streaming services.

  • Atmos and Binuaral

    Understanding the basics of atmos and binuaral mixes and down mixing using waves. Understanding the difference between Stereo Vs Atmos Spatial Down mix, Need for binuaral in AI and VR, Interactive films etc.

  • Looking at examples and concluding the Module

    Looking at examples from iconic film sequences and breaking down the sound design process. How to recognise good sound design. How to search for opportunities in the industry.

9-Bollywood Music production and Remixes

This in-depth music production module, with a focus on different Bollywood music styles and genres, and is meant to help producers gain a better understanding of the Bollywood music production techniques and track arrangement. The module is the ideal guide for anyone who aspires to establish a firm foothold in India’s music industry and want to focus on Bollywood style of music production, remixes and edits. If you are into Bollywood Music or want to learn about this fastest growing music industry in the world, this Module is for you.

  • Intro to Bolllywood Music

    Comparing Bollywood to world music. Dissecting popular songs. Looking at popular Remakes and remixes. Indian Music theory and song structures.

  • Indian Music History and arrangement practices

    Understanding the history of indian music, inflences and compositional practices and song arrangments to explore the indian music style of song writting and compostions

  • Sampling Old Songs Part1

    Learning the art of sampling. Using old songs and sampling the content for new edge production with tools like warping and Flex

  • Sampling Old Songs Part 2

    Flipping the song to make it sound more modern and contemporary. Production Techniques for a song approach in MIDI, Using formant synthesis, multipass etc to create bollywood sampling for old songs with newer textures

  • Bollywood Track Constructions Part 1

    Compose and produce a song from start to finish. Using sampled Indian Instruments, Understanding the use of percussions, complesitites of time signature and layering it with modern day production sounds. Using Indian instruments from Kontakt on Portamento and Gliando for Gliding notes

  • Bollywood Track Constructions Part 2

    Layering Indian instruments with synths and samples. Blending in the indian isntruments by synthesising them suitable to production approach and understanding the dynamics of Indian classical and folk instruments

  • Bollywood Track Constructions Part 3

    Creating Indian melodies and layering with percussions and recording for intro and outro parts with bollywood style arrangements with Verse / Chorus AB Pattern, ABC Patterns etc.

  • Mixing and mastering the track

    Understanding how contemporary bollywood mixes are different from other pop genres.Influences in bollywood film mix and understanding the context of the storyline for production and mix for the bollywood songs

  • Creating an Acoustic pop Ballad version of the song 1

    How to flip the song into an acoustic pop ballad. Understanding the production design needed for a ballad track in Indian film industry domain

  • Creating an Acoustic pop Ballad version of the song 2

    Creating a Pop ballad orignal from reference track. Understanding and disecting a ballad to recreate it from scratch and making use of indian elements to fit in the same

  • Bollywood Lofi and Downtempo

    Flip the song into a Lo-fi or downtempo track. Explore the concepts of sadtrap, trap and using them to create lofi versions of the songs. learn to make trendy lofi versions and promotinal aspects for them on social media

10-Audio Engineering essentials

This module gives an overview about audio engineering and how to correctly operate pro-audio equipment. The module is particularly beneficial for technical employees who have some practical experience but lack a fundamental understanding of sound and audio theory. The module has been deliberately developed from the outset to be a self-paced, step-by-step approach, so you won’t require any prior expertise with home studio setup, miking techniques, analog emulation plugins and sound recording.

  • introduction to Audio

    Basics of Sound, Behaviour of Sound, Human ear functioning, Waves theory, Psychoacoustics, Localisation, Fletcher Munson and concpets of frequency, amplitude and wavelenght and its relation with each other

  • Sound Propagation and hearing

    Waves Theory, Localisation, Psychoacoustics, Fletcher Munson and basic undersstanding of human hearing and speech. Using fletcher munson to understanding audio reception and exploring the modes of sound propagation and inverse square law

  • Studio Protocol

    Studio Etiquestes, understanding of studio signal floe, rooms and equipemnts. Understanding the studio routing and cabling for Recording and control rooms. Patch bays and tie lines. Cabling for audio / MIDI and Data routing and Daisy chaining

  • Computer Fundamentals

    Working Principles of Modern day computers and fundamentals to make your own PC for home studio setups. Understanding how RAM and Processor play a key role along with storgae capacities for a DAW to function smoothly. Exploring the basics of Mac OS and Windows for Core Audio and ASIO routings for DAW

  • Cables and Connectors

    Analog and Digital AES approved cables and connectors that are being used in industry for audio signal flow and data management. Understanding the cable connection and making your own cables for audio routing. Understanding balanced and unbalanced audio.Exploring the new edge technolocgy like DANTE

  • Analog Console / AToD Convertors

    Types of analog consoles and signal flow in channel strips and audio routing, introduction to sampling, buffer size and AD conerters and interfaces. Understanding Clocking and word clocks, exploring the AD/DA conversion by industry standard equipments and understanding the concpet of jitter

  • Microphone and Miking Technique

    Types of Microphones and its working principles. Miking techniques : Mono and Stereo, Understanding polar patterns and its usage while recording, Construction of microphones and its use for vocals and instruments. Recording techniques using room Mic, Glen John and Deca Tree etc. Stereo Recording Techniques like XY, MidSide, ORTF, AB etc

  • Audio Format / Streaming

    Types of Audio Formats and streaming principles, introduction to audio streaming process and broadcast. Streaming using OBS and Live streaming facilities for shows. Understanding the concept of TV vs Web Streaming

  • Speakers and Amplifers

    Types of speakers and amplifiers and its usage. Construction principle of speakers for studio and live. Studio Monitoring and placement principle

  • MIDI

    Introduction to MIDI Protocol, CC messages, MPE, Daisy Chain and MIDI devices. MIDI 2.0 and controller mapping. MIDI Daisy Chain and MIDI Ports etc.

  • Acoustics

    Acoustic Principle, RT60, Studio Setups using acoustic treatments and Home Studio DIY setups. Understanding IR for rooms and Using sonarWorks to understand room response for studio monitors

  • Audio Routing Principles, Outboard Routing

    Learn to route and use the outboard equipment with DAW and utilising analog console to multitrack and mix, Eploring the concept of analog traacking and routing

11-Music Business

Acquire all the knowledge to kickstart your music career better by knowing all about the music industry and its practices. Learn how to get a label deal, understand how about multiple avenues to earn income from music, get an in-depth knowledge about royalties, contracts, music publishing, music distribution, sync licensing and much more about Music Business in this module. This module will provide you with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to begin a career in the music industry as an artist, manager, agent, or producer.

  • Music Copyrights

    Learn about copyrights, trademarks & patents. Understand the different music copyrights, the exclusive rights every copyright holder gets, if registering copyrights is necessary and the procedure to the same. Understand the difference between songwriters and recording artists

  • Record Labels

    Learn about the types of record labels and deals, the roles and responsibilites of record labels, the advantages and disadvantages of signing up with a record label.

  • How to get signed – Music Distributors vs Record labels

    Learn about the key difference between record labels and music distributors, how to get a demo signed with a record label, which distributor or which label is the right fit for you.

  • Music Publishers

    Learn about the types of publishers and deals, the roles and responsibilites of rmusic publishers, the advantages and disadvantages of signing up with a music publisher

  • How to get signed – Tradional vs Modern Music Publishing

    Learn about the key difference between traditional and modern publishing deals, how to get a publishing deal, which publishing deal is the right fit for you. Learn how the leading music publishers work.

  • Music Royalties

    Learn about PROs, MROs, interactive and non-interactive streaming platforms, performance, mechanical & synch royalties, how they flow from different streaming and download platforms to the artists and song writers and how to collect and the royalties.

  • Master & Music Publishing Contracts

    Learn about the key clauses, terms and conditions included in master and music publishing contract, what they mean and how to negotiate them with record labels and music publishers. 3o

  • Remixes & Cover songs

    Learn about the key difference between remixes, covers, bootlegs and edits. How to officially release cover songs and remixes on youtube and other platforms. How to secure licenses and collect royalties.

  • How to license your music for TV & Films

    How to pitch your demos to music supervisors, A&Rs and production houses for TV and Films. How to find the right project that fits your music, how to organise lmusic libraries and key metadata for submission.

  • Career Opportunities in Music Industry

    Learn about the career opportunities and avenues in the modern music industry. How to find and apply for music jobs, the platforms and resources every musician should know.

  • Artist Management & Bookings

    Learn about the roles and responsibilites of Artist management companies, booking and music managers, how are they different and how to sign up with them.

  • Case Studies

    Examples of copyright infringements, case studies of disputes between record labels, artists and song writers

12-Music Marketing & Social Media

In this 1 month module, You’ll study modern music marketing techniques and adopt novel digital strategies in this comprehensive seminar. You’ll learn how to use social media, playlists, live-streaming, online advertising, press, PR, and radio to your advantage. We’ll help you define, develop, and promote a totally authentic and significant music brand. Learn how to grow your online engagement, understand insights, Branded Promotions, how to market your music & much more in this module.

  • Importance of social media for musicians

    Learn the importance of social media presence, selecting the right social media tools & platforms for music promotion and how it can help artists get discovered by record labels, music publishers and other music industry executives.

  • YouTube guide for musicians

    Learn about the best practises for setting up and using YouTube as a marketing platform to promote your music. Learn how to use analytics to grow and increase engagement with your audience and monetise your content.

  • Music Marketing Strategies

    Learn how to plan your release properly and reach a wider audience with a limited budget. Learn about different online and offline marketing strategies such as influence marketing to promote your track and how to allocate a budget for the same. Learn about barter deals which musicians can use while starting out with limited or no budget.

  • How to grow your fan base

    Learn how to organically grow your online and offline fanbase through social media and offline marketing campaigns. Learn how to frequently and correctly engage with your fans and handle constructive criticism on social media platforms. Learn how to market your shows and get people to attend it.

  • Platforms & tools every musician should use

    Learn how to use different social media platforms and tools (free & paid) to plan your activities for a release and how to reach a wider audience every time you release music. Learn how to use and take advantage of social media analytics when releasing music. Learn about different tools and platforms to plan and list your upcoming shows and sell tickets.

  • Sponsorships, funding and endorsements

    Learn how to find sponsorships for live shows, how to associate with a brand to promote your release and your tour. Learn about brand endorsements and types, how you can stand a chance to get one and what do brands specifically look in an artist before saying yes.

  • How to release music without Record Labels

    Learn about different music distribution deals and the services they offer and how to choose the right one for your release. Learn the importance of owning your masters and how to make money by submitting your music to libraries and through sync music placements.

  • Block chain & NFTs overview for musicians

    Learn what are NFTs, the types and the platforms to mint and sell NFTs and how it can help musicians earn extra income. Learn about blockchain technologies, it’s importance and how it is revolutionising the modern music industry.

  • Short form content for musicians

    Learn how short form content can help a musician become famous or make a song go viral. Learn about different platforms that support short form content and which is the right fit for you. Learn how musicians can create reels and YouTube shorts consistently and keep their fans engaged.

  • How to keep your audience engaged

    Learn how to consistently release music and keep your social media active and relevant if you’re a musician. Learn how to adapt to the evolving trends, things to do and not do for fan engagement.

  • Live streaming for musicians

    Learn about different live streaming platforms and how musicians can use them to their advantage. Learn about different things musicians can do on different live streaming platforms and how it can help them even make an extra side income.

  • Case studies

    Learn how musicians have used social media to promote their music, how and which musicians were discovered on social media and how musicians make a living with the help of social media.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

A student who aspires to become a music composer, music producer, score arranger, music director, studio assistant, mix engineer, mastering engineer, post-production engineer, sound designer, sound editor, artist relations manager, and music business Liaison. This course is for those who wish to begin their career in Music Production from scratch and get a step-by-step approach that includes learning Ableton Live both basic and advanced levels, Understanding the creative aspects of songwriting, and technical intricacies of sound design. This course also includes Advanced Mixing and Mastering to enhance the quality of music production and learn the technical as well as creative aspects of mixing and mastering your songs so as to make them ready to release. This course also includes Music-making for Films, Bollywood Music Production, and Sound Design for Film and TV to acquire knowledge to work in the Music Industry in India and abroad. This course also includes Music Business and Social Media Marketing to make you aware of the music business and how to grow as an artist/producer.

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY?

There’s no minimum age requirement to join the courses we offer.

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OUR ALUMNI

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ADMISSION PROCESS

Music Production to Music Marketing, we have it all covered in detail in our offline courses conducted in Mumbai.

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1. Course Enrolment

The course is conducted online using Zoom. The student receives a confirmation email about the course enrolment as soon as we successfully receive the fees.

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2. Live Online Sessions

To attend the sessions, students are provided with Zoom meeting details. Students are requested to join using their laptop to take important notes during sessions.

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3. Support Program

Once all the modules are successfully completed, the students keep in touch for continuous feedback on their work from our faculty.

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4. Artist Promotion

Once students have tracks ready for audience consumption, we offer free promotions across all LSA social media platforms.

WHY CHOOSE US

One-Stop Shop For Music Education

Lost stories are a name synonymous to Dance Music in India and South Asia. Ranked #52 on Dj mag 2016 and labelled the “Scene Starters” by DJ Mag, Rishab and Prayag began their journey in dance music in 2008 earlier producing Trance and Progressive House and garnering support from heavyweights like Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, BT, Markus Schulz etc. They then evolved their sound with their debut album – Music for the # Generation (Universal Music) in 2012 which was the no 3 Album on Top 100 Dance Albums iTunes Charts.

Ever since, they’ve had 3 #1 singles on iTunes and remixed the likes of One Republic, Afrojack, Alan Walker with releases on Universal Music, Interscope Records, Sony Music and Spinnin’ Records.

Lost Stories are the biggest Dance Music exports with Performances at Tomorrowland (2015-2019), Global Citizen Festival, Mysteryland, New Horizons Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Sunburn, VH1 Supersonic etc.

They’ve done extensive club and local festivals tours in India, UAE, China, Europe, Mexico and multiple South Asian countries.

Lost Stories Academy, an initiative by Lost Stories has been a pioneer in electronic music education since 2015. Lost Stories are India’s most renowned export from India to the world in the field of electronic music production. From representating India at world’s largest festival, Tomorrowland for five times to working with world renowned artists such as KSHMR, Marshmello, U2, One Republic, Alan Walker, etc. They have steadily raised India’s flag on world stages for over a decade.

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Online Course

Music PRODIGY

12 months

  • Ableton Live 11 training complete
  • Advance Music Theory
  • Advance Track Arrangement
  • Song Writing & Composition
  • Advance Sound Designing
  • Advance Mixing and Mastering
  • Bollywood Music Production & Remixes
  • Music for TV, Radio & Films
  • Sound Design for TV, Radio & Films
  • Audio Engineering essentials
  • Music Business & Royalties
  • Social Media & Music Marketing

Our Online classes come with the following set of advantages​

  • All-Access Pass (1 year membership)
  • Ableton Live Projects
  • Hooktheory membership (6 months)
  • Access to Recorded sessions (1 year)
  • Sample banks & bundles
  • Demo drop
  • Track Promotion
  • Music Placement opportunity
  • Music business & social media guides

    Rs. 240,000

    Rs. 120,000

  • 360 training hrs
  • 3 sessions/week
  • 144 Virtual Sessions
  • Beginner level - 70hrs
  • Advance level - 290hrs

Frequently Ask Questions

What is an online live class?

An online live class is an interactive class conducted in real time over Zoom software with experienced instructors at LSA. There are multiple courses offered through online live classes covering Ableton Live training, sound designing, mixing & mastering, sound & audio for TV and films, audio engineering, music business etc

How are Live classes conducted?

Live classes are conducted on Zoom, a cloud based video solution software. Live classes cater to students across the country and furthermore, different countries.

How many students are there in one Live class?

Live classes do not have a maximum cap on the number of students per batch.

How do I confirm my seat or enrol in the Live class?

In order to confirm your seat, a non-refundable advance payment of 1st instalment or 50%of the course fee is payable via bank transfer. The student receives a confirmation email about the course enrolment as soon as we successfully receive the transfer. The pending instalments or 50% fee is payable within 1-2 months of the course commencement. Students can also choose to pay online on our website via Razorpay through easy EMI facilities.

What happens if I fail to clear the pending fees?

In case of some students failing to clear the pending fees, their access to all the course benefits will be revoked and they will not be allowed to attend the remaining sessions. Furthermore, their access to the recorded live sessions and all access pass along with other benefits is revoked too.

Do you offer EMI and instalments?

Yes. If you wish to pay via bank transfer, we offer 2 to 3 instalments depending on the course you select. If you wish to avail of the EMI facility, you can speak with our representative.

Which DAW is used for in the Live Class?

Students are requested to have a laptop/desktop with an active internet connection, a studio quality headphone, Zoom video solution software and Ableton live Suite installed.

What happens if I miss a session?

In case you miss a session, you can go through the recorded live session video which is made available to the students in the membership area on our website on the same day of the live session.

Do you offer demo sessions for Live class?

We do not offer demo sessions. We suggest students to get in touch with our Online course Alumni or go through testimonials on our website, talk to our representative in case of any doubts and to get an idea about the quality of education we provide, before enrolment.

Are there any pre requisites to join the Live classes?

Students are requested to have a laptop/desktop with an active internet connection, a studio quality headphone, Zoom video solution software and Ableton live Suite installed.

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