Music & Entertainment
Lesson time 16:44 min
Adding percussion can turn a simple dance beat into a rich and complex groove. Learn how Armin adds loops and layers to his drum tracks.
Topics include: The Groove Is in the Details • Adding Percussion Layers With Ableton • Fitting Percussion Details Into Your Mix • Groove Case Study: "You Are" • Tell a Story With Your Drum Fills
Every week, Armin van Buuren puts 41 million listeners into A State of Trance on his radio show. In his first-ever online class, the platinum-selling DJ breaks down his hits and builds a track from scratch to show you how he produces, performs, and promotes dance music. You’ll learn his technical process for using samples and plug-ins, mixing, recording vocals, and how to DJ a set. Your crowd is waiting.
I learned what some important considerations for music production as well as some tools. The most important thing for me was that the whole purpose of music production is just to have fun. The best master class that I have taken!
This masterclass in particular has helped me understand some of the techniques and mixing strategies behind trance music. The information was well needed and it has inspired me to continue on further with my music aspirations.
Clear answer to my curiosity about music making progress
Great instructor, learned writing, producing, mixing electronic music. And also a few quick performance tips