This Free Course In Music Engineering Teaches You With Music You Love

This Free Course in Music Engineering Teaches You with Music You Love

The Play With Your Music course is a completely free, hands-on class in music production and engineering. You'll group with students who like the same music you do to learn mixing, audio editing, remixing and more. If you're interested in learning the ins and outs of making music, it's worth a look.

If you're interested at all in music production, our Night School series is a good place to start, but this course takes things up a level. You'll be grouped into cohorts based on your music tastes, so you'll always work with people who share your musical interests.

That doesn't mean you'll be pigeonholed — you'll explore new artists and production techniques, and work with tools like Girl Talk In a Box, Soundnation, SoundCloud and Infinite Jukebox. You'll get to make music you'd actually enjoy, remix other people's music, and learn all about audio formats, fidelity and more.

If you want to see what you're getting into, check out the class SoundCloud group and Google+ Community for more details. The course is completely project-based (meaning it should be pretty flexible), it's free, and you'll learn from expert instructors from NYU's Steinhardt School of Music. The course is being offered by MIT, NYU and P2PU. Classes start on November 1, so sign up now at the link below.

Play With Your Music [P2PU]


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    Trust me - as a composer for 17 years, it is better to learn music on your own. I tried the whole music course thing when I was younger but I could never get the hang of it but since it was a passion I never gave up and learnt on my own. Many people have learnt about music the way I have and we all have one thing in common, and that is that our passion shows through our music - you can actually hear it through our songs, its that passion that actually makes you want to hear what we do. If any of us where to learn through music courses you would probably not hear the passion in our music and the vast majority of our songs would sound like the mundane stuff you hear on the radio, you know, the stuff that all sounds alike. Anyway having said all that.....at least its a free course, and it may be the gateway for some people to express them selves with music and that is a good thing :)

      Cool! How did you figure it out on your own? Did you just fiddle with music theory and stuff until you had something? Sounds like a cool hobby to take up. Did you use the computer or just on an instrument?

      If you don't mind, I'd like to know what you have composed, it seems interesting. What kind of genre is it also?

      Thanks.

      Last edited 29/10/13 6:53 pm

    Please don't refer to playing around as Engineering.

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