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You've made it through the class and learned all types of skills. Now here's Joel's advice for how to start putting it to use.

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deadmau5
Teaches Electronic Music Production
6 hours of instructions, 23 video lessons, and a downloadable course workbook.
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Well, I guess if there's one thing you should take out of this, it's all about experience and experimentation and developing your skill while doing all these other things in parallel with it-- like meeting people, connecting with like-minded individuals, and just being part of a community. Tomorrow, honestly, you should just go out and do some footwork. If you're exhausting the limits of your production ability in being behind the computer, well, get out on the street and start researching some more. Talk to your local radio station. Maybe they're hiring interns. Record stores. All that kind of scene. Be active in the music community as an actual human being and not some Gmail address that-- is basically, I'm trying to say is you have to go out there and get experience. And sometimes, it happens in five years. Sometimes, it happens in 10 years. Sometimes, it happens in 20 years. And sometimes, it doesn't happen at all, but it is it's definitely 100% not going to happen if you don't go out there and try it for yourself. Later.


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Before he was deadmau5, all Joel Zimmerman wanted for Christmas was old toasters to take apart. Now, you can watch him take his music apart. In his first-ever online class, Joel teaches you how he approaches melodies, mixing and mastering to make unique sounds you can't find in a cookie cutter sample pack. You'll not only get his lessons, you'll learn how to create your own music without spending money on million dollar gear.



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Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Viewing lessons, they are so effective that sticks in my head and I'm processing it with happiness, makes much more simple to understand. Thanks Joel!

Thought what you tell us? Starting Courses ASAP! =)

Major investment in modular synths (real ones)....thanks Joel!!

Outstanding. I have learned so much from this course.


Comments

Brandon H.

Amazing! The first time i saw the ad for this class, i lost it. now i can use this class in my productions! I learned a great deal of how to start a track, how to process drums and how to arrange your track! I cant wait to put out my album when it's finished! My artist name in Hypour (High Power). Take a listen when the album is out and listen to my old tracks to show how this class helped me!

A fellow student

The course was very good. It explained things in a frills and no fuss sort of way . The real thing Deadmau5 explained is that you have to show you and to be complete in your endeavours ....then you may stand a chance !!

Jerome T.

I actually liked the lesson very much! His style of teaching is a bit unorthodox, but I learned quite a bit! Also, the fact is, this guy knows his way around a synthesizer and he know DAWs very well! He is quite brilliant actually!

John S.

I really liked this course. I would recommend having at least a basic knowledge of music production skills/terminology beforehand but even you don't, I'm sure you could google the terms you don't understand. As a performer/Dj that has only been producing for a year, I feel like I got something from this course. I also appreciated his honest approach to teaching.

Martin L.

Hi, I am DJ MartyMart a 49 year old producer that started producing and mixing less that 2 years ago and I love it every day. Thanks for sharing your knowledge, your Masterclass really inspired me. Cheers :)

Felipe M.

I am a musician, drummer and I make songs for my project www.fm-trip.com This course has helped me to understand the work logic for the production of EDM and its business. Deadmau5 is an artist who I admire a lot for his sound design, musical approach and now more in his artistic approach. I will begin to incorporate your music production advice to my records. Thank you!

A fellow student

The thing I loved most about this class is that Dead Mau5 is being himself and brutally honest. I think it relates to people like me who didn't go to music school and want ourselves to be reflected in our music (instead of a ton of pre-made loops), and that mix and masters their own stuff. I have a lot of music just sitting on my desktop or in logic that I haven't put out because I don't feel it good enough or that I am not happy with in the mix that my wife and friends badger me that it is good and that I'm too much of a perfectionist. This class has inspired my way of making music and today I'm printing some long overdue songs for release. Reply | Like (1) | Report post | About 2 months ago

Robert P.

The course had some interesting bits, and kudos for Joel being brutally honest. But as a course on producing EDM, it fails. Joel is an artist of note, for sure, and his art is appreciated by many. But he's no teacher.

Emill S.

The thing I loved most about this class is that Dead Mau5 is being himself and brutally honest. I think it relates to people like me who didn't go to music school and want ourselves to be reflected in our music (instead of a ton of pre-made loops), and that mix and masters their own stuff. I have a lot of music just sitting on my desktop or in logic that I haven't put out because I don't feel it good enough or that I am not happy with in the mix that my wife and friends badger me that it is good and that I'm too much of a perfectionist. This class has inspired my way of making music and today I'm printing some long overdue songs for release.

A fellow student

I like it. I learned the inside life of a DJ... but.. I really want a more technical class... I know could be boring but I think it will be interesting. Next class could be. Anyway, Thanks Joel. I live in Argentina in this kind of information is very engaging. Thanks