Introduction to Pop Music Production

A course by Martin Kano , Music Producer

Music Producer. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined September 2019

Learn how to professionally produce songs from one of the most successful music genres by experimenting with editing, arranging, and mastering

  • English, Spanish
  • 98% positive reviews (44)
  • 1313 students

Learn how to professionally produce songs from one of the most successful music genres by experimenting with editing, arranging, and mastering

A course by Martin Kano

From rock to cumbia, jazz to electronic, Martín Kano has made nearly 1,300 songs for artists from more than 40 countries. With so many years of experience under his belt, this world-renowned music producer is here to share his secrets with you.

In this online course, learn to produce music with a focus on pop. Experiment with editing, arranging, and mastering, always with the same goal in mind: make it sound good and evoke feelings in your listeners.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 17 downloads

The musical arrangement
14 minutes, 22 seconds
Voice recording
4 minutes, 49 seconds
The edition
13 minutes, 58 seconds
English, Spanish
  • 98% positive reviews (44)
  • 1313 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 36m)
  • 17 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Produce a song from scratch.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Artists or amateurs, sound professionals, and anyone who wants to make a living from music.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you don't need any previous knowledge of music theory or to be a recording technician, but it is important to know how to use a DAW (Fruity Loops, Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Studio One, etc.).


Reviews

1313 Students
44 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Martin Kano

A course by Martin Kano

Teacher Plus
Music Producer

Martín Kano is a music producer and mixing and mastering engineer with more than 18 years in the industry. He has produced and mixed more than 1,300 songs of various genres, such as rock, pop, electronic, jazz, and reggae, in over 40 countries, including Argentina, USA, Italy, UK, Spain, Australia, Japan, Mongolia, Finland, South Africa, and Turkey.

Throughout his career, he has won at three international awards ceremonies—Best Music Production st the MBN Awards in Ecuador, the Latino Chicago Awards in the USA, and the Monster Music Awards in Mexico. He is also a voting member of the Latin GRAMMY. His portfolio includes artists and companies such as Alejandro Lerner, Charly Garcia, Hernan Cattaneo, Coca Cola, Nextel, Budweiser, and Fivver.

He currently collaborates with Dolby giving training sessions on Dolby Atmos Music alongsie his face-to-face seminar company, MasterClass Premium.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Basics and pre-production

    • History of music production
    • Production methods according to musical genre
    • First contact with an artist
    • Analysis of references and artist demo
  • U3

    Produce the song

    • The musical arrangement
    • Add real instruments to the production
    • Voice recording
  • U4

    Editing, mixing and mastering

    • The edition
    • The mix: template, organization and first instruments 1
    • The mix: template, organization and first instruments 2
    • The mix: effects and export 1
    • The mix: effects and export 2
    • The mastering
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to Pop Music Production

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Introduction to Pop Music Production. Music, and Audio course by Martin Kano

Introduction to Pop Music Production

A course by Martin Kano
Music Producer. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined September 2019
  • 98% positive reviews (44)
  • 1313 students