Take the next step on your journey and learn genre specific music production skills. Make a complete Uplifting Trance track from start to finish, and take the skills you learn with you into your future projects.
Watch the course overview for a more in-depth look at what you'll get out of the course, and listen to the track you will make
24 Lessons - 4 hours
We have been refining the start to finish music production tutorial for over 8 years, and sourcing the best producers from around the world. In this tutorial you will be taught by Demis Hellen, who is an expert in Trance music production. His knowledge, teaching style, and production level are on another level. You're going to learn some amazing skills in this tutorial.
Our tutorials take months of planning and execution. Everything you are taught has the sole purpose of giving you the best learning experience and the greatest transfer of knowledge possible. Simple, powerful & fun.
What are you going to get out of it?
Perhaps you have successfully completed one of our beginner tutorials, or you are looking for new challenges, and new ways to inspire your music. As long as you know your way around your chosen DAW, you will be able to soak up all the ideas and music production experience given in this course.
A Higher Level Of Music Production Skills
These any DAW 'start to finish' tutorials are full of more advanced music production techniques, that will help you discover new producer skills. This unique style of teaching means you learn music production in a linear fashion, just like it works in real life. As you are learning every step of the song creation process, it naturally gives you the ability to finish more tracks.
In this course you'll gain many inspiring ways to help you make your own music, including the steps required to get you there. Everything from complex melodies, to creating your own original Uplifting Trance beats. The possibilities are endless and you'll go away with a load of easy to repeat ideas that you can use in your own tracks.
If you have already completed one of our beginner tutorials you will know, there is nothing quite like the satisfaction felt when you complete a song. Going from the basics of creating a beat, creating a melody, arranging your track into a full song, learning to create the elements of your track, and mixing all of it together is something YOU WILL achieve on this course.
Check out these really helpful techniques form the Uplifting Trance 2 tutorial...
Module 1 - Euphoric Trance Melody
Learn everything you need to make your own Euphoric or Uplifting trance melodies. Demis will take you through how to find and pick scales, and how to write amazing and emotoive melodies and chords.
You'll learn how to make beautiful sounding trance melodies that sound professional and energetic. You'll also discover how to manipulate all the content you create to make completely new melodies for different sections of your track. This keeps it really interesting for the listener and keeps the vibe going.
Module 2 - In Depth - Creating Bass & Sub Bass
Demis teaches you how to layer 4 different layers to create a super fat, warm, punchy and yet clean uplifting trance bassline. This is a mini masterclass that will help you get perfect bass sounds in any project going forwards. Essential!
You'll learn the vital skill of how to tweak presets to create more movement and driving force in the bass, yet keeping it tight, punchy and clean.
Module 3 - Percussion & Rhythm
Demis is a master of EQ and processing and he will show you exactly how to EQ and process the kick and other rhythm elements to get a super clean, fat and driving energy in your drums.
You will learn how to create crispy claps, shining hats, and thumping kicks. This is another mini masterclass in uplifting trance rhythm and percussion. Not to be missed!
Module 4 - FX & FX Chain Building
In this module you will learn how to get the most out of each sound you have within the context of the mix. Demis covers all the major plugins, EQ, compression, saturation, distortion, reverb etc.
You will learn how to tweak the elements of your mix so they sound cohesive, and work together within the track as a whole. You will learn to use subtle EQ and compression to help mould the sounds to the track, saturation and distortion to add crunch and bring sounds forward in the mix and much, much more.
Module 5 - Structuring The Track
Demis will discuss the different edits you can do at the beginning of this module, but will focus on making a finely tuned radio edit for the final version. You will learn how to take all the main elements of the track and use various parts to create different sections with different moods.
This all ties in to creating a sense of tension and release that will make your uplifting trance track sound emotive in certain sections and absolutely banging in others!
Module 6 - Mixing & Mastering
The mixing of the track is the final piece of the puzzle. Demis will show you how to volume shape your mix, how to balance the elements together to create a cohesive, bright, energetic and deep mix.
You'll learn how to go through your mixes and accomplish this with techniques and skills, and also learn the approach needed to get the mix right from the very start of the music production process.
We hope the clips from the tutorial were helpful. If you want to continue to learn essential music production knowledge, please click the button and gain access to the entire 24 lesson tutorial (over 4 hours) of Euphoric/ Uplifting Trance, music production gold dust.
By making a commitment to yourself and taking a further step on your journey to become a better music producer, you are also supporting us, and enabling us to keep making these in-depth tutorials that help thousands of fellow Earthlings around the world become better music producers like you.
* Requires you know your way around your DAW of choice (not for complete beginners)
Demis Hellen (professional producer, tutor & DJ) has been making tunes for over 20 years and has been teaching for the last 9 of them, on Youtube and in one on one sessions. Demis's main genre of choice is Trance, but he has produced in many genres over the years, from progressive house to orchestral.
Demis has mastered many DAW's over his career, from Ejay, Ableton Live, Cubase, and more. He produces better at night when there are no distractions, and bad or good days, his advice is to always produce some music, because that idea you had may one day become a masterpiece.
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