COURSES at 343 Labs
Next course starts: October 27
Our flagship electronic music production course “Ableton Live: Produce Your First Track” was designed as both an introduction and deep dive into the world of music production. The course focusses on students applying concepts right away so that each student has finished an original track by the end of the course.
Next course starts: November 7
This course was designed for students that already have a good understanding of Live and are looking to deepen their knowledge by uncovering some of Live’s more complex features. Learn how to use Live’s powerful synths and samplers to create your own unique sounds from scratch, and discover advanced techniques that will speed up your workflow and open the door to endless creative possibilities within this limitless software.
Next course starts: November 14
This course, created by John Selway, is the result of his many years as a musician and sound designer searching for interesting ways to make unique sounds using synthesizers and samplers. The course teaches the fundamentals of sound design and explores the various synthesis and sampling techniques so that students can ultimately navigate any type of synthesizer. Throughout the course, students will be applying their skills directly to creative projects to make music and will leave the class with an arsenal of their signature sounds.
Next course starts: October 31
“You can make a great track, but if the mix isn’t right, you won’t get to your audience. It doesn’t matter if you are playing at home or at Berghain”. This course will teach you a systematic method to achieving a great mix, from gain-staging and panning, EQ and compression, sound coloration and stereo imaging, to mastering and finishing touches. Learn to bring out the flavor in your productions, and to achieve a polished, release-ready mix right on your laptop.
Next course starts: October 26
You may know your DAW, or be great at mixing or sound designing, but do you know what makes a great melody, chord progression, or bassline? Master the fundamentals of music theory and composition in this essential course, so that you can express your ideas quickly and accurately, and learn how to arrange them into a finished track.
During the workshop we will be learning the fundamentals of working with Ableton Live, one of the world’s leading music production softwares*. By the end of the workshop you will leave with an original beat, as well as a basic understanding of the essential music production concepts needed to make a track.
Join us on Saturday, October 24, for another Masterclass + Open House at our new Berlin home, Riverside Studios. Get a tour of our facilities, learn about our courses, and meet some of our instructors. This is a great way to get a feel for our community and programs, meet fellow producers, and ask any […]