Курс Make Your First Melody/Jingle - No Music Experience Needed!

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Learn How To Make Your First Melody - No Experience Required!

Course last updated 10.8.2016. Note: This course uses minimal music theory, and is recommended more for the curious beginner with zero music experience than the somewhat seasoned music producer who is looking to up his melody creation skills.

Learn the basics of making your melody from Colin: A professional music/ghost producer with 4+ years of experience.   With a discography of over 200 dance/hip hop tracks, his productions has received acclaim from the likes of Studio DMI, EDM(dot)com and many more.

In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals, shortcuts and best resources for learning concepts such as:

  • Using the rhythm of human speech as inspiration for your melodies
  • Using the I-IV-V-IV chord progression
  • How to create a melody both on the piano and on your computer
  • Best resources for learning more about melodic composition

and much more!

So whether you're a music enthusiast wanting to get a deeper appreciation for your favorite compositions, or you're a business person looking to throw together a quick jingle for a presentation, there's something in this course for you.

Music Fundamentals
Quickly touch on the fundamental building blocks that are needed for making a melody.
About Me
Welcome to the course!  I'm excited to walk you through the steps of making your first track.  Before I do that however, Udemy tells me you like to learn a little bit about your instructor before delving into their content, so I'll give you my elevator-pitch introductionMy name is Colin, I've been producing dance music and hip hop for over four years.  I currently ghost produce (i.e. make tracks for other DJs) for a website myself and a friend run called Middle8Studios.com.  I also produce under an alter-ego DJ Veaux: A persona under which I release dance music tracks.  I also occasionally tour with vocalist Jordan Riley for his "Revolution of Light" tour.Now that you know a little bit about my background, let's get into making your first melody :D
Best Resources for Learning Piano Notes, Chords and Musical Time
A short list of the best videos to get you up to speed on the basics of music.  I figured instead of reinventing the wheel I link to the videos that I found helped me the most.  They won't cover everything you need to know, but they'll give you just enough knowledge to start making a melody.
Quiz on Music Basics
A short set of questions to make sure you learned what you needed to in order to start making melodies.
Tips for Composing Melodies
Some tools/tricks to consider using in creating your melodies.
Composing Your Melody
Make your first melody!
Creating the I-IV-V-IV Progression on Piano
In this video, I'll teach you the I-IV-V-IV progression: An easy to learn yet powerful chord progression commonly used by composers for creating melodies.
Creating the I-IV-V-IV Progression on the Computer in FL Studio
In this video, I'll teach you how to create the I-IV-V-IV progression on the computer in FL Studio.
Creating Your First Melody on the Piano
In this video, I'll teach you how to make your first melody on the piano.
Creating Your First Melody on the Computer (in FL Studio)
In this video, I'll teach you how to make your first melody in FL Studio.
Quiz on Melody Creation
A quick quiz to make sure you generally understand the process of creating a melody.
Wrapping Up
Find out where you can continue your melody-composing education.
  • You must have access to a piano and/or have downloaded a demo/full version of FL Studio.
Что Вы изучите?
  • Make their first melody
  • Have a basic understanding of how melodies are made
Colin Warn
Colin Warn
EDM Ghost Producer, Instructor of over 20,000+ Students

Colin Warn is a dance music ghost producer hailing from Seattle.

Alter ego DJ Veaux, he's been teaching music production on forums from the legendary Laidback Luke production forums to the Max Vangeli "The Lab" forums for over six years.

His productions have received praise from the likes of Studio DMI, recording studio for artists like Diplo and Borgeous. He's made about 200+ tracks as of writing this bio from hip hop to dance music.

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