Production Tutorial

Turning Ideas into a Song

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8 Videos | Length: 1hr 27min 26sec
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    Introduction

    Josh Bess opens up the Live Webinar with an explanation of the topics for the day, along with welcoming new and returning guests to the live-webinar event.

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    Getting Started

    In this video, Josh begins working on the arrangement of the song and begins thinking about how to to connect the first two ideas.

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    Developing the Idea Pt. 1

    Josh works on "lining up" the kick drums and adding more percussive sounds.

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    Developing the Idea Pt. 2

    In this video, Josh continues building the arrangement.

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    Developing the Idea Pt. 3

    Josh extends the arrangement by adding and subtracting elements.

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    Final Playthrough & Tweaks Pt. 1

    In this video, Josh plays through the song and works on the outro of the track.

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    Final Playthrough & Tweaks Pt. 2

    Josh takes a last listen to the song and makes a few final tweaks to the arrangement.

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    Webinar Outro

    Josh closes out the live webinar, and explains how to tune into the upcoming free live-webinar event.

Product Overview


In this course, Josh Bess opens up his own personal live session in Ableton Live, to explain how to turn a small and simple idea into a full music arrangement, ready to live performance, and/or an official release. Josh discusses many ways to get you started with building your ideas, along with other tips and tricks to incorporate into your own original music creation, no matter what style of music you are creating.


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Turning Ideas into a Song is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Really Good Tutorial ! Thank you so much for making it easy to understand the process of developing simple ideas into more as you go along, very cool :)
Date published: 2018-03-09
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