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4 Classes (3 hours)

  • Materials

    Computer, headphones, digital audio workstation

  • Final Product

    Complete hip hop track

  • Level


Make Melodies and Chords: Start an Intermediate Track in FL Studio

First, Issac will introduce you to one of his own tracks and all of the elements that go into a professional hip-hop track. After, you’ll get a look into his music production workflow and learn how to add melodies, chord progressions, and bass lines to create your own track.

Make a Beat in FL Studio: Programming Drum Patterns

Next, you’ll learn how to add depth, texture, and movement to your track by creating a hi-hat pattern, adding snare sounds, and making your own 808 and kick patterns.

Hip Hop Song Structure: Arranging a Track in FL Studio

After that, Isaac will break down how he arranged his track and share his golden rules for a professional-grade arrangement. You’ll learn how to analyze the arrangement of existing songs and use the 4-bar rule and an attention-grabbing hook to take your track to the next level.

Elevate Your Digital Sound: Mix Hip Hop Tracks in FL Studio

Finally, you’ll finish your track by using leveling, panning, automation, and EQ to clean up and enhance your piece. Next you’ll use clipping and finish with a fully mixed hip hop track made like the pros.

Congratulations! You’re All Done.

You did it! You’ve completed the full Learning Path. We can’t wait to see where these skills take you next.