Weekend Music Production Courses
Recording, Mixing & Mastering Courses in London
Ever wondered how your favourite music is made? Think you have what it takes to be a hit producer or are you looking to achieve an ambition to produce your own music? Want to make informed decisions regarding the right microphones and techniques for various recording situations? Looking to improve the clarity, depth and definition of you music mixes and discover the secrets of a successful commercial mix engineer? Confused about mastering you own music? If so then Alchemea has a short course for you.
Alchemea’s weekend audio & music production courses are designed to appeal to both music tech beginners and experienced producers. Learn to set up your home studio. Improve your techniques and work-flow. Learn to record, mix and master from industry professionals.
Learn From Leading Industry Professionals
Our extensive team of short course tutors are not only great teachers, but experienced audio engineers and producers who are actively working at the highest levels of industry. Many are high profile producers who regularly work with big named artists. Because our class sizes are small, you will be guaranteed the personal attention and support to help you get the most from you chosen course. Our staff have worked with too many big named artists and labels to mention them all but a few of them include Tori Amos, Kate Bush, Andrea Bocelli, Pet Shop Boys, Nick Cave, PJ Harvey, Wham, Cheryl Crow, Tool, Basement Jaxx, Jamiroquai, Groove Armada, Flight of the Concords and Warner Brothers.
|Want to make your own music but unsure where to begin? Confused by the mind boggling array of studio gear and music tech terminology? On this course you will gain a solid foundation in the basics of music production. As well as learning about the components that make up a basic home studio you will explore the strengths and weaknesses of the most popular digital audio workstations - and most importantly which one is right for you. We will explain the process of producing a record, right from the initial recording to the mastering stage. It is also ideal preparation for students thinking about carrying on with our other more advanced weekend music production courses. Read More...|
|Are you looking to capture the perfect vocal? Or get the drum sound you hear in your favourite recordings? Interested in recording strings or choirs? Over 2 intensive days we will teach you how to choose the correct the correct mics for various recording scenarios. You will learn how to get the best results from your studio equipment and acoustic spaces and ultimately how a good recording can make life a lot easier why you come to the mixing and mastering process. Our inventory of mics, desks and outboard is very comprehensive and our high profile tutors have recorded some of the biggest named artists and bands in the world. Read More...|
|Would you like to spend 2 days learning from a commercially successful mix engineer in a cutting edge studio? Discover the secrets of a great mix. Learn how to make your music shine, sound polished and well balanced. Understanding when and how to use dynamic control like compression is the key to a good mix. As is an in depth understanding of equalisation and time based effects. Our award winning mix tutors have worked with some of the most famous artists and producers in the world and as a student on this course they will share with you the knowledge and skills they have built up over their careers. Read More...|
|Mastering is commonly referred to as a dark art amongst audio professionals. This course tries to dispel that myth by looking at basic mastering principles and best practice. Our the aim is to give you the ability to achieve high quality results within a modest studio environment. Learn about when to use, and importantly not to use EQ and dynamics. Explore the differences between high end mastering outboard and their digitally modelled equivalents. Our practical examples will examine some of the challenges facing a professional mastering engineer and how to overcome them. Read More...|