Want to make music at home? 

Our team has put together a series of videos to help you on your way to understanding how to put songs together, what software is out there, and how to get started. 

[https://www.themusicworks.org.uk/musictech/video-tutorials]

https://www.themusicworks.org.uk/musictech/music-tech-videos-apps/

Plug in loops and samples

Online studios/DAWs

REAPER INTRO

An intro to Reaper, a free online studio/DAW (digital audio workstation)

ABLETON INTRO

An intro to Ableton, a low cost online studio, great for DJs.

THEORY FOR MUSIC PRODUCERS
Don’t be put off by music theory, understanding it can help take your music to the next level. This FREE course is made just for digital music makers.

DEMYSTIFYING SYNTHS

From laser noises to thick atmospherics, synthesizers can produce an incredible world of sound. But what do all those mysterious buttons and knobs actually do?

CHIPTUNE CRASH COURSE

Love old video game sounds? This could be the genre for you. Here’s how to make those sounds.

FIND AND USE SOUNDS

Learn how to capture, manipulate, and shape everyday items to make more interesting music.

DEMO RECORDING 101

Learn how to record a professional-sounding demo quickly and effectively.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR FIRST BEAT IN ABLETON LIVE

Learn how to programme a simple drum beat using Ableton Live’s presets and Drum Rack in 15 minutes.

GET INTO THE GROOVE

This is for songwriters and performers wanting to make tighter more compelling drum beats and bass lines.

HOW TO READ MUSIC

Learn a new, expressive language that instantly connects you to all your favourite tunes.

THE IMPROVISER’S TOOLKIT

Arm yourself with some tools for playing amazing solos over chord changes!

 

MUSIC PRODUCTION COURSE

A free 7-day trial of this great course from the world-famous Berklee College of Music in the United States. After that it’s £30 a month.

Whether you’re starting out or developing your skills, we work with all ages, abilities and genres through our 1-1 sessions.

We don’t have set days or times or locate

If you’re interested or know someone that you think would benefit from them, then get in touch.

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The Music Works were great with our young person during their 1-1 sessions. They came out of each session feeling inspired, confident and motivated – but most of all they felt that they had a purpose and somebody who could listen to them.

  • Suitable for all ages
  • Suitable for all genres
  • Suitable for all abilities

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