Sound Design Pro

Learn advanced digital music production techniques that will transform your music. Learn to use industry-standard wavetable synths and cutting edge digital audio techniques drawn from film and games scoring. Follow top trailer composer, Konstantine Pope, as he creates a trailer track demonstrating a wide range of music production techniques. This is a course for musicians and producers with a good basic knowledge of digital music production who want to step up to a more professional level.

  • Learn advanced sound synthesis techniques.
  • Over 10 hours of video tutorials.
  • Comprehensive course text.
  • Lifelong access and 30-day money back guarantee.

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Course Content

Learn advanced sound design techniques to take your composition skills to the next level. Build pieces from scratch using electronic sounds, or combine these skills with more traditional compositional elements to create a truly modern, hybrid sound.

  • Advanced digital music production techniques.
  • Synthesis with Serum, Razor and Massive.
  • Creating complex multi-layered musical sound design.
  • Making pulses and drones from recordings of live instruments.
  • Sidechaining, comb-filtering, cross-fade modulation (Paulstretching), braams, risers, and more.
  • Drum and percussion programming.

Course Structure

1. Advanced Audio Manipulation
Using complex layers to make sound design elements, and how to build pads out of recordings of live instruments.
2. Rhythm and Pulses
Learn different ways to create rhythmic textures using synths like Serum and Massive, live instruments, and sidechaining.
3. Drones
Discover how to create drones from a mixture of source material - layered, manipulated and recombined to make something completely new.
4. Tension Builders
Use automation and advanced programming functions to produce Alarms and Risers.
5. Braams
The staple of the trailer world – Learn what they are, how they work, and how to build your own.
6. Drums and Percussion
Deconstructing loops, accenting beats, re-processing and building new beats.
7. Wrap Up
How each of the sounds we’ve created came together in the final version of the trailer track. Plus, an interview with top film and games composer and sound designer Daniel James.
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Course Instructor

Guy Michelmore is a multi award-winning film, games and television composer whose clients include Marvel, Disney, Dreamworks, Lionsgate and dozens of major TV networks around the world. He’s best known for his work with Marvel on eight animated feature films including Ultimate Avengers and Thor, as well as hundreds of episodes of television including Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Iron Man: Armoured Adventures, Hulk and many more. His unique and accessible style opens up the whole process of writing music in a way that has seldom been done before.
Konstantine Pope is an award-winning composer, producer, sound designer and orchestrator based in London, UK. Graduating with a Masters Degree in Composition for Screen from the Royal College of Music in 2013, he has carved an impressive career as a screen composer, writing music for industry-leading clients such as the BBC, Ubisoft, ITV, Square Enix, Deep Silver, Audiomachine, Soho Music, A&G Sync and NBC Universal amongst many others. As one half of EDM duo Standard&Push, Konstantine is signed to legendary record label Circus Records and has performed at a number of prestigious venues including Ministry of Sound and Glastonbury Festival.
John Harvey is a highly experienced music composer & producer for Film, TV & Video Games, as well as an experienced sound designer with a whole host of credits, some of which include:
  • 'Project Cars'​ - Slightly Mad Studios
  • 'Shameless'​ - HBO
  • 'World of Speed'​ - Slightly Mad Studios
  • 'Ripper Street' - BBC one
  • ‘The Walking Dead: Assault’ – Skybound Asia
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Guy is just really really good at making things enjoyable and keeping your interest throughout the whole thing.

I really like the way they teach, I like the way they show you how to do it, and they follow that up with the practical uses.

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  • Learn advanced sound synthesis techniques.
  • Over 10 hours of video tutorials.
  • A comprehensive course text.
  • Lifelong access and 30-day money back guarantee.
Buy Now - $99
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