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Music Production

Mark Ronson

Music Production

Produce your own hit song with the eight time Grammy-winning producer behind Uptown Funk and Back to Black.

This course includes:

18 lessons

6 hours

9 exercises

What you'll learn

Join Mark as he shows you how to create a track from scratch and pepper it with that Ronson magic that'll get it on every playlist.

  • Break down the magic behind Mark’s big hits
  • Learn how Mark records guitar, drums, bass and vocals
  • Getting the best from collaborators
  • Create and manipulate samples
  • Hot tips for songwriting structure
  • Master instrumental layering for impact

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An internationally renowned DJ, artist and producer, with accolades including eight Grammys, two Brits and an Academy Award, Mark is sharing his production secrets for the very first time. He’s become a familiar face at the top of the charts with global hits such as Rehab, Uptown Funk, and Shallow and is now here to help you mix your very own hit. Don’t believe it, just watch.

Lesson plan (20)

  1. 01

    Music Production Introduction

    00:42

  2. 02

    What makes a great producer?

    01:32

  3. 03

    Sample-based production

    21:43

  4. 04

    Serving the song

    21:56

  5. 05

    Drums

    48:54

  6. 06

    Finding the right mic

    06:38

  7. 07

    The power of knowledge

    24:00

  8. 08

    Developing ideas

    10:13

  9. 09

    Educate yourself

    38:06

  10. 10

    Preparing for a session

    11:10

  11. 11

    Starting the session

    26:39

  12. 12

    Making space

    31:08

  13. 13

    Getting it down

    42:03

  14. 14

    Building production

    33:43

  15. 15

    'Comp-ing' the vocal

    22:41

  16. 16

    Extra 'ear candy'

    26:19

  17. 17

    Tones, colours and textures

    36:50

  18. 18

    Mark's summary

    00:43

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