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Course: Harmony and Chord Progressions

  • Write chords. Starting with basics of harmony & chord progressions, you'll learn how to write awesome chord progressions for your own music.
  • Step by step. You will learn everything step by step on your way to becoming an expert in writing chords that simply work with your musical style.
  • Practical. This course is made for electronic music producers, offering many practial examples and writing sessions for different styles.
  • Detailed. It's like being together in the studio. We are commenting and explaining every step in detail, so you can follow along.

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Melody Course what you will learn
Melody Course Who its made for

Who is it made for?

This course is designed for electronic music producers - we are going to take the perspective of someone working inside a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) - like Logic, Ableton Live, FL Studio.

  • The course is for beginners but its also suitable for advanced learners of the subject as we go into great detail after our first “basics” block is covered.

What you will learn

Part 1: You are going to learn the basics of harmony and chord progressions.

  • Part 2: You will learn how to come up with great sounding harmonies and chord progressions and how to find voicings "that work" in your own compositions and make them sound more interesting.
  • Part 3: You will find practical writing sessions for different styles such as Deep House, Melodic Deep, Future Bass, EDM, Summer Vibes, Progressive House and Techno.
  • Along the way, we are going through many nice sound examples and sharing a lot of our specific composition knowledge and experience.

I - Transposing

In chapter 10, we are taking a look at the basic concept of transposing. Check out this free preview to get a feeling for the vibe of this course.

II - What Makes A "Good" Chord Progression?

In chapter 23, we are taking a look at chord progressions that "simply work" and how we can make them sound even better.

III - Writing EDM Melody with the A-Minor Scale

In chapter 37, a practical session, we are writing a melody within the A-Minor scale - with the goal of making it work within an EDM track.

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Course: How toWrite Melodies

  • Write melodies. Starting with the basic concepts around melodies, you'll learn how to come up with awesome melodies for your own music.
  • Step by step. You will learn everything step by step on your way to becoming an expert in writing melodies that simply work with your music.
  • Practical. This course is made for electronic music producers, offering many practial examples and writing sessions for different styles.
  • Detailed. It's like being together in the studio. We are commenting and explaining every step in detail so you can follow along.

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Melody Course Who its made for

What you will learn

Part 1: We are going to learn the basic concepts around melodies, making use of many examples.

Part 2: We will take a deeper look into scales and modes as starting points for more advanced and intentional melody writing. We will learn how to come up with great melodies, using different scales and modes, "that work" in your own compositions and make them sound more interesting and unique.

  • Part 3: You will find practical writing sessions for different styles such as Deep House, Future Bass, EDM, Summer Vibes, Progressive House and Melodic Deep / Techno.
  • Along the way, we are going through many nice sound examples and sharing a lot of our specific composition knowledge and experience.

I - Looking At Common Melody Problems

In Lesson 2, we are first taking a quick look at common problems you might be having when writing melodies - before we find techniques on how to solve them.

II - How to find Chords for any Melody

In Lesson 7, we are taking an opposite view, assuming we already have a melody in place with the challenge of adding chords to it.

III - Writing EDM Melody with the A-Minor Scale

In this practical session, we are writing a melody within the A-Minor scale - with the goal of making it work within an EDM track.

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Course: Arrangement

It is easy for you to come up with creative ideas and good loops? But you have some trouble turning them into a whole song?

Then this course is for you!

We take you from basic musical structures, to genre specific standards for many types of modern electronic music like Techno, Future Bass, Pop, House and Melodic Techno.

You will get a perfect starting point and a lot of practical tips & tricks for your productions.

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Get out of the Loop

Is this course for me?
It is easy for you to come up with creative ideas and good loops,
but you have some trouble turning them into whole songs?

Then this Arrangement Course will help you finish more songs faster, we show you the structures and secrets behind building successful songs.

What you will learn from this course

  • ✓ How to escape an 8-bar loop
  • ✓ Understand the basic concept of modern music
  • ✓ Professional tips to structure your song
  • ✓ How to structure your song so that it will fit the requirements
  • ✓ Practical approaches to turn your ideas into a full songs
  • ✓ Understand the characteristics of each part of a working arrangement
  • ✓ Tension & release
  • ✓ Energy vs. release
  • ✓ The pop form
  • ✓ Concept of contrast
  • ✓ Proportions
  • ✓ The subtractive approach
  • ✓ The culmination drop
  • ✓ The minimal drop
  • ✓ The fancy drop
  • ✓ Verse - construction part
  • ✓ The build up
  • ✓ The bridge
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Complete MIDI Pack 950+ Files

The package contains around 950+ high-quality MIDI files, including chord progressions, plucks, arpeggios, leads, drums, snare rolls and bass midis.

  • You don't need to have any specific software installed. MIDI Pack works with every DAW.
  • The MIDIs are organized and named in two principal keys: A-Minor and C-Major. So they are very easy to use and combine. Feel free to transpose any Midi file to your specific needs.

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This special offer contains:

Professional MIDI Pack featuring more than 240+ quality MIDI file we created for our Harmony & Chord Progressions Course and along the way of our own productions and Youtube tutorials.

Professional NEW FUTURE BASS MIDI Pack featuring more than 350+ quality MIDI files we created along the way with our productions and Youtube tutorials. Save valuable production time with these ready to use chords, leads, hi-hats and snare-rolls, designed at 90 BPM.

Professional Chord Progression MIDI Pack the pack includes more than 167 pre-designed chord progressions for all types of moods and compositions and overall more than 220+ quality MIDI files. This pack also includes more advanced chord progressions using notes outside the particular scale (borrowed notes), which leads to a very exciting character.

 

Choose Your Course Plan

Harmony Bundle

Harmony & Chord Progression 

Course (5h+ Tutorials)

How To Write Melodies 

Course (4h+ Tutorials)

Arrangement

Full Course

MIDI Complete Pack 

(950+ Midi files, Chords, Melodies, Plucks) 

(save more than 60% compared to single prices)

€177


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All Courses Bundle

All Courses Bundle

✓ Complete collection of PML online courses.

✓ 90h+ online video sessions with lifetime-access

✓ Project Files, Samples, Presets needed to follow courses are included.

(save more than 70% compared to single prices)

€770


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Frequently Asked Questions

When do the courses start and finish?

The courses start now and never end! These are completely self-paced online courses - 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.

Do I need to own specific Software / Plugins / Packs?

This page contains a section called "What's required“. It contains the specific info for this product. Make sure you have the mentioned necessary software, packs and plugins installed on your system.

If you're not completely sure, hit us with a quick email.

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.

Can I save money by getting one of the bundles?

Yes absolutely. The offered bundles give the best value by far with an extra discount of at least 30% on the usual shop prices. Including more sound packs, you'll get a perfect start to dive deeper. You'll be able to reverse engineer the project files and discover how to improve your own productions.

Will future courses 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 will not be automatically included.

What if I have further questions?

We are available to help you with any questions, get in touch via: info@productionmusiclive.com

What's required?

Software needed to follow Courses:

✓ No specific software needed