Beginner Music Production Immersive [Berlin] – 343 Labs Berlin
Beginner Music Production Immersive [Berlin]

Beginner Music Production Immersive [Berlin]

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Learn to produce your own music

Level: Beginner
Location: Köpenicker Str. 6A, 10997 Berlin

A fully immersive 4-week program teaching you how to produce your own music with Ableton Live. This course teaches you the framework for music production and is perfect for students with little or no prior music production experience. You’ll be learning in an intimate in-person classroom setting in the heart of Berlin, guided by some of the city’s most accomplished Ableton-Certified Trainers, and surrounded by a cohort of like-minded peers. All our courses are hands-on and practical, so you’ll be making music and getting feedback on your music from the first day. We only accept seven students to the program, so sign-up now to start your journey of becoming a music producer!

Topics covered:

  • Overview and understanding the interface
  • Drum programming
  • Note and Clip editing
  • Finding sounds and instruments
  • Creating melodies, chords, and basslines 
  • Using MIDI effects
  • Recording, sampling, Warping
  • Audio processing
  • Automation
  • Song Arrangement
  • Basic mixing & mastering

Weekly Breakdown

Week 1: Learning the interface, music theory, drum programming

  • Navigating the interface
  • Programming drums in Drum Rack
  • Music theory fundamentals
  • Recording MIDI
  • Editing MIDI and audio
  • Quantizing
  • Changing velocity to add groove
  • Moving from Session View to Arrangement View


Week 2: Music composition, and working with audio

  • Composing a strong melody
  • Chord progressions & basslines
  • Introduction to MIDI effects
  • Recording audio
  • Introduction to sampling
  • Warping
  • Introduction to audio processing
  • Sends & Returns

Week 3: Arranging your ideas

  • Song structure
  • Subtractive arranging techniques
  • How to build and release energy through song arrangement
  • Working with reference tracks to analyze arrangement
  • Using automation
  • Creating variation
  • Using breaks and fills to create excitement
  • Transition effects and ear candy


Week 4: Basic mixing and exporting your tracks

  • Mixing overview
  • Gain staging (anchoring to the kick)
  • EQ
  • Reverb & delay
  • Saturation
  • Compression
  • Basic master
  • Exporting your tracks

Learn from Berlin’s most accomplished instructors and artists:
  • More Ableton Certified Trainers than any school worldwide
  • Real-time instruction, student questions, and feedback
  • Intimate class sizes (roughly 5 students) ensuring maximum student/instructor interaction
  • Motivation and inspiration from experienced instructors with real industry success
  • Online community forums to ask questions outside of the classroom and meet peers and collaborate
  • Daily free community events
  • 40% discount on Ableton Live and 20% discount on Ableton Push