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Turning Ideas into a Song

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    Introduction (7:09)


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    Getting Started (11:44)


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    Developing the Idea Pt. 1 (13:59)


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    Developing the Idea Pt. 2 (12:36)


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    Developing the Idea Pt. 3 (11:02)


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    Final Playthrough & Tweaks Pt. 1 (13:39)


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    Final Playthrough & Tweaks Pt. 2 (14:00)


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    Webinar Outro (3:17)


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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Eugenio Jedi Martinez
Submitted 7 months ago

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 :)

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Josh Bess is a music producer and educator, born and raised in New York, currently based in Tokyo, Japan. 
Josh Bess is an Amazon Books Top Selling author in the music category with his book, Electronic Dance Music Grooves published with Hal Leonard Corporation. 
 
Josh has music production, composition, and artist credits with Disney, Nickelodeon, MTV, Amazon Fashion Week TOKYO, and more, along with original music releases with electronic music labels, such as Armada Music, Bosphorus Underground Recordings and Naschkatze Underground Recordings.
 
Josh offers private teaching to aspiring music producers on his website, http://www.joshbess.live.

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    Creating a Song Inspired from a Vocal Sample

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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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