WALK TO YOUR OWN BEAT ELEC­TRONIC MU­SIC DIPLOMA IS SOUND OF THE FU­TURE

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - TRADES+SERVICES - Re­becca Dargie

MAK­ING “sick” beats is the foun­da­tion of most elec­tronic mu­sic, and Syd­ney TAFE nails that quickly so you can build on it to cre­ate leg­endary records in what­ever genre you want.

So says Kerry Fur­long, head teacher for the elec­tronic mu­sic pro­duc­tion course, the Diploma of Sound Pro­duc­tion (Elec­tronic Mu­sic).

The course is fo­cused on cre­at­ing world-class songs and fin­ished master record­ings. Ev­ery stu­dent who com­pletes the course has a record re­lease and a live show­case.

Sub­jects in­clude remix­ing, sam­pling, syn­the­sis, time warp­ing, record­ing vo­cals and other to­plines, song struc­tures, writ­ing “killer” mu­sic with no mu­sic the­ory, mix­ing, mas­ter­ing and dis­tri­bu­tion.

“In­stead of the­ory, we teach ‘un­der­pin­ning know-

Study­ing elec­tronic mu­sic can open many doors.

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