Inside the Studio: How Music Producers Collaborate with Artists skillshare originals badge

Focus... Music, Grammy Winning Producer

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8 Lessons (29m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:51
    • 2. A Producer's Presence

      3:48
    • 3. Building Relationships

      3:37
    • 4. Communication with Artists

      5:10
    • 5. Producer's Process

      3:16
    • 6. DAW Plug-ins

      5:11
    • 7. Track Skeletons for Artists

      3:55
    • 8. Conclusion

      1:11
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About This Class

With over two decades of experience in the recording studio, Grammy Award-winning music producer Focus... (Aftermath) has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music, including Beyonce, Dr. Dre, and Kendrick Lamar.

Over the years, he has learned all sorts of techniques for getting the best performance out of artists when recording. Now, in this 30-minute class, he passes along insights and gems to aspiring producers everywhere. Key lessons include:

  • Controlling the studio session
  • Building constructive communication with the artist
  • Creating stripped-down tracks for artists to lay vocals
  • Focus...'s favorite plug-ins when producing

This class is meant for producers looking to level up their careers through professional insights and practices. Whether you are working with an artist in a studio or remotely, these lessons will help refine your process, coach the best from the artists round you, and ultimately lead to better productions.