Overview To Audio Mentor

Audio Mentor’s Course Overview

Hello & welcome to Audio Mentor. This is an updated version of the course overview and what’s going to be covered when you are a premium member.

Of course these are just the overview of the Audio Mentor. The music & business world changes everyday, so we have updates nearly every week. New videos, tutorials, downloads & more.

Lesson 1: Getting Started

  • Registering With Paypal
  • Signing An Author Account in Audiojungle
  • Requirements For The Course – Software & Hardware
  • Three Stages Of Music Production
  • Studio Setup – Hardware & Software
  • Workshop: The Recording Process & Your Demo Song 

Lesson 2: Music 101 - With The Keyboard

  • Rhythm & Music
  • Pitch & Theory
  • Treble Clef & Bass Clef
  • Playing The Keyboard
  • The Grand Staff
  • The Black Keys
  • Theory Basics & Music Notes
  • Playing The Piano
  • Major & Minor Chords
  • Different Piano Playing Styles
  • More Chords: Advanced | 7th 9th 11th
  • Workshop: Playing A Favorite Song w/ Tabs or Chords

Lesson 3: Utilizing Music Softwares (DAW)

  • Hardware & Software Check
  • MIDI sequencing on Software – Introduce Quantization & Volume
  • Creating Basic Drum Tracks
  • Music Loops & Utilizing Them
  • Recording Audio In Your Software
  • Workshop: Creating your style and analyzing your demo song
  • Workshop 2: Recording/creating your first sound effect to upload on AJ

Lesson 4: Recording & Editing(DAW)

  • Basics To Recording
  • Your Recording Setup
  • Microphones
  • Recording techniques
  • Slicing & Pasting Audio (Audacity)
  • Cleaning Up Audio
  • Record, Edit & Upload to Audiojungle

Lesson 5: Music Arrangements & Song Ideas

  • Music Arranging – The Generic Band Arrangement (Pop, Rock & Jazz)
  • Basic Song Arrangements
  • Drum | Bass | Keyboards | Guitar | Lead
  • Creating Musical Ideas
  • Composing your first piece of music
  • Identifying Music That Sells & Potential Audience
  • Workshop: Finalize your music and review

Lesson 6: Composing

  • Motif
  • Chord Progressions
  • Memorable Melody
  • Collecting Ideas
  • Utilizing Loops
  • Workshop: Finish a song, send in for review & upload to Audiojungle

Lesson 7: Business Pit stop

  • How much are you making?
  • The duplication process
  • Internet Marketing & Website Building
  • Hiring extra hands & managing a team
  • Production Music VS Fan-Based Music

Lesson 8: Advanced Midi Recording & Audio Editing

  • Advanced Midi Programming & Editing
  • Recreate real sounding instruments
  • Flex Time & Time Based Editing
  • Audio Reverse
  • Automations
  • Utilizing a full song with Midi
  • Using 3rd party software synths

Lesson 9: Mixing

  • Getting started: The hardware you’ll need.
  • The steps of mixing
  • EQ | Compression | Limiter | Reverb | Chorus | Expanders | Gates | Sidechain
  • Echo | Delays | Modulation
  • Different genre + different mix
  • Mixing Practice for commercial

Lesson 10: Mastering

  • Introduction to Mastering
  • The Mastering Process
  • Mastering Techniques: EQ
  • Mastering Technique: Compression
  • Mastering Techniques: Limiting
  • Mastering Techniques: Dither, Noise Shaping, and Other Mastering Effects
  • Assignment: Your Recording… Mastered

Lesson 11: Business & Money

  • Time to get down to business
  • The secrets of being successful
  • Uploading music to audiojungle, audiomicro & Tunecore
  • Legal And Copyrights
  • What’s next?

Lesson 12: Final Goals & Directions

  • Where can you get more?
  • What can you do this month?
  • Other opportunities await you.
  • Work together with Audio Mentor!