Exploring the Fundamental Components of a Synthesizer

Introduction Hi. I am Darran Kelinske from Austin, TX in the USA. This lesson is for Week 6 of Introduction To Music Production at Coursera.org. This week I will be teaching you about the basic components of a Synthesizer which include the following: Oscillator, Filter, Amplifier, Envelope, and LFO. In this lesson, we will be […]

Exploring Flangers and Choruses in Ableton Live

Introduction Hi. I am Darran Kelinske from Austin, TX in the USA. This lesson is for Week 5 of Introduction To Music Production at Coursera.org. This week I will be teaching you about the Flanger and Chorus effects. Both of these effects are considered to be modulated short delay effects. In this lesson we will […]

Exploring the Gate Effect in Ableton Live

Introduction Hi. I am Darran Kelinske from Austin, TX in the USA. This lesson is for Week 4 of Introduction To Music Production at Coursera.org. This week I will be teaching you about the Gate effect that is available in Ableton Live.  I will give a brief overview of the Gate effect and discuss the […]

Exploring Effect Categories in Ableton Live

Introduction Hi. I am Darran Kelinske from Austin, TX in the USA. This lesson is for week 3 of Introduction To Music Production at Coursera.org. I will be teaching you about the different effect categories. These categories include dynamic effects, delay effects, and filter effects. In this lesson we will be using our audio recording […]

Recording a Software Instrument using MIDI in Ableton Live

Introduction Hi. I am Darran Kelinske from Austin, TX in the USA. This lesson is for week 2 of Introduction To Music Production at Coursera.org. I will be teaching you about adding a software instrument, recording midi, and quantizing in a DAW. The DAW I will be using in this lesson is Ableton Live. In […]