The Record Production Process: Professional Practices

MUSC X 448.6
An overview of the role of the record producer and his responsibility through all the stages of making a record: pre-production, recording, overdubs, editing, mixing, and mastering.
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Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Walk through the entire process of making a record from pre-production to mastering
  • Sharpen your listening skills to enhance your own productions
  • Delve into the intricacies of producing for a band compared to a solo artist
  • Learn about how to produce for a specific genre
  • Gain the performative and arrangement techniques to make your music more compelling

About this course:

This course provides an overview of the role of the record producer and his responsibility through all the stages of making a record: pre-production, recording, overdubs, editing, mixing and mastering. Topics include, how to use appropriate terminology to communicate effectively with the various members of the production team; sharpening your listening skills so you can incorporate specific elements into your own production; producing for a specific artist's genre of music and how to get the best performance from the artist; how producing a band is different from a solo artist; and how to budget for record production. You also learn arrangement techniques as well as key vocal production techniques for main and background vocals. Discover the difference between producing a mix and engineering a mix, as well as the different style of mixes that are needed before going into the mastering phase of a project. At the end of the course, you will have gained musical, emotional, performance, and arrangement techniques designed to make your music more compelling.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens 05 Nov 2018 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Jonathan Brown
364547
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Jan 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Jan 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Jan 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Feb 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Feb 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Feb 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Feb 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Mar 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Mar 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Wed Mar 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217

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