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Complete Melodic Techno Start to Finish Academy Product Box

Complete Melodic Techno Start to Finish Academy

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This is the most complete program for Melodic Techno on PML. Learn from professional producers and engineers working with today's top Melodic Techno Labels.

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Complete Melodic Techno Start to Finish Academy

€167,00 €237,00

A Complete Academy Program for Melodic Techno

What's Inside this Program

About This Program

Welcome to the most comprehensive program for Melodic Techno on PML! If you're a producer looking to take your Melodic Techno tracks to the next level, this program is for you.

Apart of a massive sound library, you'll be getting a complete education in creating a Melodic Techno track from Start to Finish, through all important stages of the production as well as the post production process of figuring out how to distribute your music through labels.

What You Are Getting

  • 7 Step Online Course Program
  • 11 Fully Produced Educational Ableton Project Files
  • A Full-Size Melodic Techno Pack with 400+ Samples and Loops
  • 170+ Serum Presets
  • 150+ Midi files
  • 7 Problem Solver Sample Packs
    • Mainstage Kicks (54 Kick Samples)
    • Bass Loops (68 Genre Specific Loops)
    • Vocal Essentials (40 Dry and Wet Vocal Samples)
    • Impacts & Risers (40 Samples)
    • Astral Odyssey Sample Pack (220+ One-Shots and Loops)
    • Afterworld Sample Pack (210+ One-Shots and Loops)
    • Vocal Texture and Stutter FX (53 Samples)
  • 2 Bonus Packs. Hat Loop Sample Pack and additional Serum Presets

Software Requirements: Ableton Live Suite 11.1.6, Serum 1.35 (latest Version recommended)

Demo mix of 4 included Educational Ableton project files

Take A Look Inside

Matt Lar - from PML student to signing tracks to his favorite labels.

Example: Combining PML Serum presets to design a Stutter Choir Pad.

Example: 3 Melodic Techno Bass Groove Patterns with Ableton Live + Serum.

Your Instructors


Academy Trailer

Get Signed

This Academy Program is built for every Melodic Techno producer that wants to take the next step and sign with a label. TEN different tutors will show their production techniques and tell you how to increase your chances of getting signed.

Part 1: Start to Finish - Making a Track

Complete start-to-finish production course. Watch all tutorials at your own pace, as many times as you want. 20+ Studio sessions with Tutor & Producer Zahand 2.5h+ online video sessions with lifetime-access.

  • Idea generation (Arrangement View)
  • Advanced MIDI writing techniques
  • Writing fat and powerful drums
  • Writing Chords
  • Sound Design (with Serum)
  • Creating effects and noise techniques
  • Filtering, EQing, Envelope shaping
  • Layering and sound stacking
  • Creating melodic techno melodies
  • Creative arrangement (taking your 8 Bar loops and turning them into a full song)
  • Plus: Ableton Project File created in this course (using Ableton Live 11.1.6 Suite (or higher) + Serum 1.363) and all samples used are included as well

Part 2: Music Theory for Melodic Techno

This part is all about practical music theory on writing harmonies & melodies that simply work.

Tutor Yannek Maunz (Producer and DJ) helps you refresh your memory on
  • Basics of Music Theory
  • Scales, Intervals, Triads
  • Minor Scale, Inversions, Seventh Chords
  • Voicings, Sus Chords, Power Chords
Tutor Uros (Producer, YouTuber) writing and analysing
  • Successful Melodic Techno Chord Progressions
  • Analysing mesmerising arps & melodies
  • Proven patterns and formulas that work
  • Harmonies in the styles of Innellea (Afterlife)
  • Arpeggios in the styles of Fideles, Anyma, Agents of Time, Massano
  • Practical Writing sessions for Arpeggios
  • Practically writing Melodic Techno Chord Progressions

Part 3: Low End Hacks

Your tutor Matt, Artist & Producer “LAR” (Anjunadeep, Monstercat, Colorize), shares his tricks:

  • Learn proven bass techniques
  • Kick and Bass Relationship
  • Successful Drum & Bassline patterns
  • Which sounds work best
  • Creating rolling bass lines,
  • Stab bass and sustained bass lines
  • Building minimal style drums
  • Rhythmical Bass drums
  • examples you can use in your productions right away

Part 4: Arrangements & Drops

With releasing artist DAHU (Radikon)

  • Basics of Arranging a Melodic Techno Song
  • Foundations of Arrangement for Melodic Techno
  • Practical Session: Taking a Loop to a full Track
  • Arrangements for clubs & festivals
  • What makes a powerful drop
  • Arrangement Analysis: Dahu - Solar Drone
  • Arrangement Analysis: Jonas Saalbach - Alive
  • Arrangement Analysis: Yubik-Human Aura (Massano Remix)

Part 5: Production Secrets

Releasing artist VNTM invites you to his studio to show his production secrets in a track walk through.

  • Exclusive look into his production workflow
  • Walkthrough: How exactly VTNM produced a very popular track
  • Structuring a Live-Set
  • How Artist Promotion works
  • Life as a producer & artist
  • Importance of your environment for success
  • Improve your chances of getting heard and recognized.

Part 6: Mixing & Mastering

This part is about effectively mixing & mastering professional Melodic Techno tracks with industry engineers Ruede Hagelstein (Bedrock, Anjunadeep, Watergate), Alex Inggs (trndmsk, Lossless) and a Q&A session with Julia Borelli (mixed for Anna, Cassian, Richie Hawtin, Bodzin, Rüfüs du Sol, Anyma, Mind Against, Kevin de Vries, Anjunadeep, Afterlife, Armada, etc.)

You’ll get full length step by step Mixing and Mastering sessions for 2 tracks (Ableton Project files) from this Academy pack.
  • Introduction to the basics of Mixing & Mastering
  • Session 1: Mixing & Mastering “Nova”, track from the start to finish course.
  • Session 2: Mixing & Mastering “Celestial Body” (with Ableton stock effects). Including Mastering Chain Rack
  • Bonus: Summary with both engineers
  • Bonus: All accompanying Project Files to follow along step by step
  • Learn: Effective techniques to make your tracks sound better on all systems.
  • Learn: “What’s mastering besides loudness”
Q&A Interview with Julia Borelli on workflow:
  • How to approach the process of mixing and mastering for major artists and labels in the industry. Very insightful!

Part 7: Labels & Marketing

The label owners of Radikon (Berlin), Jonas Saalbach & Guzy share some of the best proven approaches to getting your music signed and what you should take care of right now! Entertaining & super valuable:

  • Interview Session sharing secrets for Melodic Techno Artists
  • How to increase your chances to get signed on a Melodic Techno label
  • How to make it as an artist in the industry
  • Industry Success & Marketing for Producers

Part 8: Bonus - Walkthroughs & Analysis of Ableton Project Files

PML producer & instructor Borys is walking you through 4+ Melodic Techno tracks (incl. Project Files), analysing:
  • Low-End processing techniques
  • Drum programming setups
  • Layering and sound stacking
  • Critical parts of the production process
  • Powerful drops and arrangements
  • State of the art sound design

Free Lesson Previews

Academy Curriculum

Improve your skills in 90+ online sessions by industry professionals - with project files and lifetime access. This academy is designed to level up your melodic techno productions to label/club-ready quality.


Part 1: Making a Melodic Techno Track from Start To Finish

Part 2: Harmony and Music Theory

Part 3: Low End Hacks with LAR

Part 4: Arrangement and Drops with DAHU

Part 5: Production Secrets with VNTM

Part 6: Mixing and Mastering

Part 7: Applying to Labels & Marketing with Jonas Saalbach & Guzy

Part 8: Bonus - Walkthroughs & Analysis of Ableton Project Files

What Student Are Saying

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"Thanks PML your tutorials, courses, presets and samples are wonderful, keep doing what you are doing!"
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"Thanks to these and the beginner courses on PML I am finally able to create what I love. Keem them coming. Thank you."
Petr Grenar (YT)

"I have learned so much from the pml videos!"
Wouter Jansen (YT)

"Thanks Francois and everyone at PML! I bought the PML Everything Bundle and I've learned so much since then and still have courses to go!"
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"Loved every pack I got from PML. It helped enormously with so many things. Cheers :)"

"Cool teachers and great information value. Thanks PML!"
Thomas Mouly (YT)

Learn With PML

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Matt Lar

From student to releasing artist, tutor and role model: Matt Lar (LAR) provides great examples of how seriously focussing on music production can pay off over time. Matt was self-taught via online courses and tutorials and was persistently chipping away, improving as a producer on a daily basis. After just a few years, he has now released on labels such as Anjunadeep, Monstercat, Colorize, Sekora and more.

Julia Borelli

Julia Borelli is a Berlin-based producer, mixing and mastering engineer now a Riverside Studios (Kreuzberg, Berlin) resident. She has worked with artists from all over the world like Monolink, Cassian, Camelphat, Kas:st, Colyn, Mrak, Adriatique, Anna, Mind Against, RÜFÜS DU SOL, Tale Of Us, Richie Hawtin, Elderbrook, Hayden James, Lie Ning, Anyma, Jon Hopkins and Novaa racking up over a billion streams across the internet.

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Jonas Saalbach

Jonas Saalbach is label owner (Radikon), producer, DJ and artist with every breath. His techniques are not always conventional, but the result is always stunning and makes people dance around the world.

10 Brand New Sound and Preset Packs Included

The accompanying Full Size Melodic Techno Sample Pack and 6 Problem Solver Sample Packs let you produce state-of-the-art Melodic Techno Music. This is your “good to go” solution!

Full Size Melodic Techno Sample Pack

Full Size Melodic Techno

  • 266 Loops:
    • 20 Arploops
    • 68 Bassloops
    • 44 Hatloops
    • 34 Percloops / Shakerloops
    • 19 Synthloops
    • 11 Chord Progressions
    • 24 Tomloops
    • 46 Toploops
  • 219 One-Shots:
    • 23 Claps
    • 27 Hats
    • 21 Impacts / 19 Risers
    • 34 Kicks
    • 21 Percs / 22 Shakers
    • 24 Snares
    • 28 Toms
Serum Presets

Serum Presets

Serum Presets were created by professional artist/producer Tim Engelhardt for use in Melodic Techno.

  • 100 Serum Presets
    • 24 Bass
    • 16 FX
    • 25 Lead
    • 20 Pad
    • 15 Plucks
Astral Odyssey

Astral Odyssey

  • 137 Loops:
    • 44 Atmo
    • 20 Hats
    • 20 Noise
    • 53 Percs
    • Bonus: 44 Midi Files Included
  • 100 One-Shots:
    • 15 Claps
    • 15 Hats
    • 25 Kicks
    • 10 Noise
    • 20 Percs
    • 15 Snares
Afterworld Samplepack


  • 110 Loops:
    • 20 Atmo
    • 10 Bass
    • 15 Drones
    • 15 FX
    • 15 Hats
    • 20 Percs
    • 15 Tops
    • Bonus: 45 Midi Files Included
  • 100 One-Shots:
    • 10 Claps
    • 20 Hats
    • 30 Kicks
    • 15 Percs
    • 10 Rides
    • 15 Snare
Mainstage MT Kicks

Mainstage MT Kicks

  • 54 Kick One-Shots Loops

A collection of meticulously crafted kick samples by releasing artist VNTM and PML allstars ready to use in your productions.

Bass Loops

Bass Loops

  • 68 genre specific loops

Inspirational rolling bass line loops to get your beat going instantly. Different sound designs & rhythmical patterns that stand out.

Serum Presets Bass Drops

Serum Presets Bass Drops

  • 20 Bass Sounds for Melodic Techno
    • 14 Bass Stabs
    • 3 Subs
    • 3 Reese
    • 5 Basslines
    • 1 WobbleFX
    • 2 RollingBasslines
Impacts and Risers

Impacts & Risers

  • 21 Impacts
  • 19 Risers

Save valuable time by dragging & dropping powerful impacts and risers into your arrangements to create dynamic moments for the crowd.

Vocal Stutters 1

Vocal Texture and Stutter FX

  • 53 Vocal Textures and FX
Vocal Stutters 1

Vocal Texture and Stutter FX

  • 53 Vocal Textures and FX

150+ Royalty-Free Midi Files Included

Artist Contributions

Tim Engelhardt- Producer (Stil vor Talent)

Tim Engelhardt- Producer (Stil vor Talent)

“Saving time by starting with the right sound is crucial to be effective and successful as a producer. These Serum presets will help with that!”

VNTM Bio Pic


“This is my first project with PML and I collected my best kick samples from the past years to give you a head start in your productions.”

Full Album of 11 Educational Ableton Project Files

Jump start your next prouduction with professionally produced, mixed and mastered Melodic Techno Ableton templates. These projects are fully editable! Analyze what it takes to produce a professional sounding track.



BONUS Packs Included

Festive Essentials

Bonus Sample Pack

  • 100 Loops:
    • 15 Atmos
    • 10 Drones
    • 25 Hats
    • 25 Percs
    • 25 Tops
  • 75 One-Shots:
    • 15 Claps
    • 15 Hats
    • 15 Kicks
    • 15 Shaker
    • 15 Snares

Bonus Serum Preset Pack

  • 30 Serum Presets:
    • 7 Plucks
    • 4 Pads
    • 9 Leads
    • 3 FX / Atmos
    • 7 Basses

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FAQs and Requirements

What’s the difference between the Melodic Techno Academy Vol.1 and Vol.2?
Melodic Techno Academy Vol.2 provides all new content. It also differs by focussing on the Melodic Techno sound of the next season.

Is the Melodic Techno Academy included in the Everything Bundle Collectors Edition or the Everything Year 2023?
Yes! This bundle is included in both the Everything Bundle Collector's Edition and the Everything Year 2023 bundles.

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the courses?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to the courses for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

What type of audio files are the samples?
24bit 44.1K WAV Files

How Do I download my files?
After purchase you will receive an email with your personal download link - it will be sent to the email you use for the purchase. If you don’t see it, quickly check your spam folder and if you have any issues, email support@productionmusiclive.com.

Are the samples royalty free?
Yes, they are! When you purchase a royalty-free sample pack, you're allowed to use all samples in your private and commercial music without having to pay any additional royalty fees.

What if I am unhappy with my order?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 48 hours and we will give you a full refund - due to the digital download nature of the optional sound packs, we can only refund the courses parts. No refund on bulk / pack orders. One refund per person.

How do I access course files, if any are included?
If you're getting the basic course option, a download link will be provided above or below the video of the first or second lecture of the course (usually named 'Setup & Downloads'). In case you're getting the course with one of the pack options, the additional packs will be delivered to you via email.

Where will I be able to log into my course?
The courses are hosted on another server. Once you've bought a course, you'll be getting a mail saying "Redeem your copy of "Course …"". Follow the "Confirm your account" link in that mail and you will end up on the course-platform. There, you'll need to pick your password and log in. Your profile info will be already prepared for you. You can then always log in here:

PML Courses Login.

If you already have a courses account, the new course will be added to your profile (assuming you buy it using the same email address associated with that account). If you have an account but buy a new course using a different email, get in touch and we will manually add it to your existing account.

There is one way of watching videos offline for example if you are travelling with an iPad and you are not always within reach of a stable internet connection: We have activated the option of MyTeachable accounts on our videos so you can watch videos offline through the “Teachable Online Courses” iOS App.

I already own some courses/packs. Can I upgrade?
You already bought some courses / packs and want to upgrade? Get in touch for your custom offer!

Will future products be automatically added to my bundle?
The bundle is a snapshot including the available courses and packs at the time of your purchase. Future courses / packs may not be automatically included.

Is this a subscription to future products?
No. This is a one time payment for the courses/packs currently included in the bundle

What if I have further questions?
We are available to help you with any questions, get in touch via: support@productionmusiclive.com

    Software Requirements
  • Ableton Live Suite 11.1.6
  • Serum 1.35 (latest Version recommended)
  • 5.5 Gigabytes

Email us anytime for further questions or concerns!

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