Production Tutorial

Lofi Jazz Hip Hop for Beginners

  3.9   (7)  - log in to review
23 Videos | Length: 54min 40sec
Own it Forever
$1250 $25 Download
Site All-Access Pass
$15 /month Get Your Pass

Chapter 1 : Songwriting & Arranging

  • image description 2:17

    Starting with Jazz Recording Audio Stems

    In this lesson, you will see how to import audio recordings from a Jazz recording session into your DAW.

  • image description 2:30

    Chopping the Jazz Arrangement

    In this video, you'll learn a helpful chopping technique to rearrange the rhythm and melody of your music.

  • image description 1:42

    Clean the Chops with Editing

    Now see how to smooth the edges of chopped samples with fades in your DAW.

  • image description 1:40

    Arrange a Time Pulse with Hi-Hats

    In this lesson, watch how to create a time pulse for your song with hi-hats.

  • image description 1:46

    Arrange a Half Time Snare Part

    Discover how to arrange a backbeat snare pattern for the groove.

  • image description 0:53

    Add Atmosphere with a Field Recording

    In this lesson, you'll explore how to add an organic atmosphere to your song with a field recording.

Chapter 2 : Sound Design and Recording

  • image description 4:33

    Radio Effect Filter Automation

    See how to create a vintage radio effect with Auto-Filter in your DAW.

  • image description 1:42

    Finalize Your Arrangement with Consolidation

    Now watch how to organize your song arrangement with the common consolidation technique.

Chapter 3 : Mixing & Mastering

  • image description 5:22

    Track Volume & Level Balancing

    In this lesson, you'll learn how to start the mixing process with track level balancing.

  • image description 2:18

    Widen the Stereo Width with Track Pan

    In this video, you'll see how to widen the stereo image of your song by using track panning in your DAW.

  • image description 4:18

    Remove Low Frequency Rumble with EQ

    Watch how to clean up the frequency spectrum of your song with EQ in your DAW.

  • image description 5:06

    Maintain dB Level with a Compressor

    In this lesson, you'll learn how to maintain the dB level of your tracks with a compressor in your DAW.

  • image description 4:27

    Add Punch with Compression

    Explore how to add punch to your drums by adding compression in your DAW.

  • image description 1:13

    Increase Level with Your DAW

    In this lesson, you'll learn how to increase and balance the level of your tracks with your DAW.

  • image description 4:01

    Blend the Atmosphere with Return Track Reverb

    In this lesson, you'll see how to blend the atmosphere of multiple tracks with a return track reverb effect.

  • image description 1:28

    Remove Unwanted Atmospheric Frequencies with EQ

    Discover how to remove unwanted frequencies from an atmospheric track with EQ in your DAW.

  • image description 1:03

    Add Vinyl Crackle with Vinyl Distortion in your DAW

    Watch how to add a vintage vinyl crackle to your song with your DAW.

  • image description 1:15

    Finalize Your Mixdown

    In this lesson, you'll learn how to render your mixdown in your DAW.

  • image description 0:49

    Visualize the Frequency Spectrum with SPAN

    Now see how to visualize the frequency spectrum of your music with the free plug-in, SPAN, for easier discussion making regarding EQ etc.

  • image description 0:52

    Visualize the Stereo Image with Ozone Imager

    Watch how to visualize the stereo image of your music with the free plugin, Ozone Imager.

  • image description 1:31

    Maintain Master Track dB Level with Compression

    In this lesson, you'll explore how to maintain the dB level of your master output with compression in your DAW.

  • image description 2:12

    Using FabFilter Pro-L 2

    See how to boost and maintain the dB level of your master track with the paid plug-in FabFilter Pro-L 2.

  • image description 1:42

    Export Your Final Master

    Last but not least, learn how to export a master audio file of your final song for all the world to hear.

Product Overview


Production wiz Josh Bess presents a step by step Lofi Jazz Hip Hop production video tutorial series! See how to create your first beat in this trending genre, including sound design, editing, mixing and mastering for a finished, professional sounding song. These videos are designed for beginner producers looking to make their first Lofi Jazz Hip Hop beat and includes course extras to create your own music and follow along with the videos.

A basic understanding of music production in Live 10 is recommended to get the most out of this course, but you can also apply this info to any DAW, so anyone can learn and benefit from the instruction. To start, Josh welcomes you and shows you how to import audio recordings from a Jazz recording session into your DAW, and then a helpful chopping technique used to rearrange the rhythm and melody of the jazz recording.

Next, Josh covers how to smooth the edges of chopped samples with fades in your DAW, arrange hi-hat and snare parts, add atmosphere via a field recording, create a vintage radio effect with filters in your DAW, how to organize your song arrangement with a common consolidation technique, and much more.

Moving on Josh gets into mixing and mastering your beat, first with track level balancing, widening the stereo image with panning, cleaning up and making space for the different sounds with EQ, adding punch and evening out levels with compression, as well as how to use reverb to blend different tracks, and add vinyl crackle and distortion for that lofi sound.

Wrapping it all up, you'll see how to use Frequency Spectrum analyzers when making important EQ and stereo image widening decisions, using master track EQ, compression and limiting to glue everything together for a cohesive sound, and finally how to export your final master to share with the world.

To see what these in-depth Lofi Jazz Hip Hop production tutorials show you, and how you can create your first Lofi Jazz Hip Hop beat quick and easy, see the individual Lofi Jazz Hip Hop video tutorial descriptions on this page. Get down and dirty with the Lofi Jazz Hip Hop genre today... Watch "Lofi Jazz Hip Hop for Beginners" now!


Why Users Choose Us

There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.

Quality Content

We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.

Save Time & Money

Our library brings over 1700 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.


Lofi Jazz Hip Hop for Beginners is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 7 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Good for Consolidating Basic Best Practices Didn't learn so much in this series, but it was still valuable to me because it shows a professional workflow and reminds me of all the best practices when it comes to producing a beat.
Date published: 2021-01-24
Rated 1.0 out of 5 by from Better info on YouTube that's free This series is pretty weak, the instructor doesn't do a good job at all explaining anything. There's so much silence with the viewer watching him doing things that he doesn't explain how or why. The chopping part had me cracking up, this isn't how you chop. Also, hip hop should not be robotic on a grid like this, learn off grid timing and turn quantization off. I'm not sure the instructor has much confidence and defiantly needs major improvements if they are to continue trying to teach others fundamental concepts. Stay away, you really won't learn much here as this is a very generic tutorial and quite disappointing considering all the other great tutorials on Groove 3.
Date published: 2020-09-17
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good course for beginners! I am not a beginner, but because of curiosity I looked at the entire course. And I can say that for a beginner this course is very good, it can be a good starting point for your further development in the creation of beats.
Date published: 2020-05-18
Rated 2.5 out of 5 by from Some helpful tips, but it falls short This is really just a collage of loops with no real insight into producing full lofi jazz hip hop tracks. Some tips are useful however, but overall not especially great overview of the genre.
Date published: 2020-03-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from I liked it! Hip Hop isn't my genre of choice, so I didn't really know much about how to chop up stems. I felt inspired learning this new to me technique.
Date published: 2020-02-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great beginner course for Lofi beat makers A lot of helpful tips and tricks are covered from mixing to arrangement and automation.
Date published: 2020-01-31
Rated 0.5 out of 5 by from Not for beginners but for 4 years old noobs. This is not a lesson to help one producing whatever hip-hop, its a lesson in how to drag and drop stems in Ableton Live, chop them a bit and put some compressors here and that's all... Oh! sorry, I forgot: as a specific genre secret production's technique: drag-n-drop a vinyl crackle stem to play in the background. Now that you know that amazing tip, you can save your money and search elsewhere for real courses.
Date published: 1969-12-31
We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. View Privacy Policy