BA-05

SOUND DESIGN & synthesis

Step up your production skills by understanding Compressors and EQ’s. Understand techniques used by professionals to get best quality recordings. Make your tracks professional sounding by understanding Mixing and Mastering.

Duration: 1 months 
course fee: 76700 (INCL GST)
CLASS DAYS: Weekends (sat-sun) 
total classes: 08
software: logic pro x. sylenth. massive. kontakt.sculpture
Requirements: basic daw(any) operation

Modules:

CLASS 1: Sampler (Ableton)

 

  • Getting familiar with Sampler’s UI.

  • Loading in a sample and further fine-tuning it.

  • Creatively use the Pitch/Osc tab to add life to your sample.

  • Utilizing the Filter/Global tab to further shape your sound.

  • Adding movement using the Modulation tab.

  • Briefly going over the Zone tab.

  • Using the above-learned techniques to manipulate a sample/loop.


 

CLASS 2: Kontakt 

 

  • Going over Kontakt’s interface.

  • Using automation in Kontakt.

  • Loading in Libraries.

  • Meaning behind the key color coding in the libraries.

  • Use Kontakt’s Sample Editor to manipulate your sounds/loops.

  • Basics of Mapping Editor and Wave Editor in Sample Editor.

  • Setting up External Instrument in Ableton (to use multiple libraries/samples using only one instance of Kontakt and still have the power to individually process each library/sample in their own respective channels.)


 

CLASS 3: Sylenth1

 

  • Recap of various components of synths (Oscillators, Envelops, Modulators, Filters, FX Section.)

  • Points to consider before you start sound designing.

  • Introduction to Sylenth’s Interface.

  • Utilizing multiple oscillators in Sylenth.

  • Different slide modes in Sylenth.

  • Power of Envelope and LFO modulation in shaping your sound.

  • Making use of the Miscellaneous section in Sylenth.

  • Adding effects to your sound.

  • Sound designing with Sylenth.


 

CLASS 4 - 6: Serum

 

Class 5

  • Going over Serum’s interface.

  • Global tab and additional Unison settings.

  • Introduction to Wavetables and Waveforms and the difference between them.

  • Making basic sounds with Serum.

  • Utilizing Velocity and Note modulations.

  • Some tips to get the most out of the FX Section.

Class 6

  • Different warp modes in Serum.

  • Uses of the Matrix Section.

  • The complex sound design in Serum.

  • Macros and their uses.

 

Class 7

  • Introduction to Wavetable editor.

  • Make your own wavetable using any sound or image.

  • Utilizing our self-made wavetable to make various sounds.

  • Going over any doubts that students have with Serum.


 

CLASS 8: Showcase Your Sounds

 

  • Students can showcase their own sounds.

  • Any doubts regarding sound design are more than welcome.

  • Some additional tips to make sound designing a fun and easy process.