Jason Herd Making Minimal Tech & Garage TUTORIAL
Join world renowned producer and DJ Jason Herd as he creates a polished minimal tech/garage track and shares his music production secrets.
Supercharge your music production knowledge and join globally renowned producer and DJ Jason Herd (Juan Kidd, Herd & Fitz, Cabarza and Pirate Copy) for a complete education in building a fully fledged track from scratch. Using electronic musicians’ favourite DAW Ableton Live, Jason constructs a minimal house/garage track from thin air, revealing modulation and synthesis secrets that you can use in your own projects to totally transform samples and make them your own.
This course is a unique opportunity to dive right into a studio session with a dance music producer with over 25 years in the game, who has put out releases with some of the world’s biggest record labels including Defected, One Love, Sondos, Subliminal, Size, Toolroom, CR2, Azuli, Moody and many others. Jason is also an experienced music production instructor with multiple courses on FaderPro, and the scope of this particular course covers the full range of his talents, including sequencing, tracking, arranging, mixing and mastering and much more.
Over the course of hours, watch Jason build a beat and share drum programming techniques, design and modulate bass lines, create rhythmic vocal chops, craft arrangements and prepare his track for mastering. He’ll also share with you his Ableton Live template, giving you a firm understanding of a professional workflow and a surefire way of kick starting any project.
You don’t always need a great studio to make great music, but it certainly helps, and Herd is more than happy to welcome you into his gear-packed studio to explore his range of plugins and hardware. Each piece of equipment and software has been road tested over a 25 year career making music that’s graced the biggest clubs and festivals around, making Jason supremely qualified to show you how to put them to work in a track. Whether it’s the Moog Sub 37 or Fab Filter Pro Q3, you’ll get tons of insight into the way top producers use the resources at their disposal to shape and hone their music.
DAW: Ableton Live
Total runtime: 7hrs 32mins
Includes the Session Project for the song DJ Jason Herd uses in the course.
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