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TRACK 1

"Recording 101"

 Track 1 Description

 

Through hands-on instruction, you will leave this track able to create and record in your DAW of choice (Pro Tools or Logic). Your instructors will move at a pace that allows you to build a strong foundation for your skills as a producer.​
 

Who is this track for?

  • Creatives wanting a hands-on introduction to music production.
     

  • Beginner producers looking to build a solid foundation for their production journey in Pro Tools or Logic.
     

  • Songwriters looking to learn how to create their own demos.

Materials

Required: 

  • Functioning email address

  • WiFi / Internet

  • A computer with DAW

  • A separate device set up for video conferencing (Zoom)

  • DAW (Pro Tools or Logic - depending on Instructor choice)

  • Audio Interface

  • Instrument or Microphone 

  • Headphones / Speakers

 

If suggestions are needed: (Mic & Interface Recommendations for Beginners)

 

Suggested (Optional):

  • A document for note-taking (physical or digital)

  • Video recording device

Session Length

  • One 60 minute session per week

  • Four consecutive weeks

 

*Sessions are not recorded.

**Lack of attendance does not warrant a refund.

Pricing

  • $250 per learner

 

Instructors & Times

​LeBron Arnwine (Pro Tools)

Wednesdays @ 9:30 pm EST

Ronnie Longoria (Logic)

Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm EST

Content Overview

Lesson 1

Getting Started

 

  • Recommendations

  • Definitions & Details

  • Homework Assignment

Lesson 2

Up & Running

  • Signal Flow

  • Creating a Session in Your DAW

  • Homework Assignment

Lesson 3

Workflow Inside Your DAW

  • Recording

  • Plugins

  • Inserts

  • Homework Assignment

Lesson 4

File Management

  • Basic Mixing

  • Bouncing and Organization

  • Final Assignment

Track Instructors

Grading & Rewards

Grading

Yes, we do grade aspects of this course. The highest point value you can earn is 1,000. Listed below are the highest amount of points you can receive for each assignment/action as well as what you can redeem with your points after the 4 weeks. 


 

  • Attendance: 75 points awarded per session attended
     

  • Midweek Check-Ins: up to 25 points per Check-in
     

  • Homework/Final Assignment: up to 150 points per assignment

    • Points are given based on:

      • Completion

      • Effort

      • Accuracy

Tier 1 Rewards

150 - 299 points

  • 1 Free Song Review

Tier 2 Rewards

300 - 499 points

  • Tier 1 rewards

  • 1 Discounted Consultation with your Instructor (15%)

Tier 3 Rewards

500 - 799 points

  • Tier 2 rewards

  • 1 Discounted Writing Rounds Academy Track (15%)

Tier 4 Rewards

800+ points

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