Electronic music history
Fall SEMESTER REGISTRATION Ends Sept 03
Develop your critical listening skills as you follow the path of electronic music; the pioneers and the technology that helped transform and create what we call electronic music today.
6 classes (2 hours)
Instructor: Scott Fuhrmann
Who is this course for?
- Producers and DJ's wanting a deeper understanding of the roots and origins of today's electronic music.
- Part of the Producer Master's Certificate
Upon finishing the class you will know
- The history and evolution of electronic music
- Identify the key characteristics of various genres of electronic music
- The key producers and pioneers who influenced and birthed genres
- The technology that helped change and give inspiration to artists
- Dub / dancehall
- House, techno and trance
- Dubstep / drum and bass
- Hip hop
- Downtempo / ambient
- Technology and Hardware innovations and milestones
Create a "mixtape" featuring songs from each style discussed and short essay (400 - 800 words) why they are important to you.
Bonus: Create your mixtape on an actual cassette and include artwork
What you will need
- Headphones and a notepad.
- We have iMacs with midi controllers, loaded with Ableton 9 Suite provided for you.
- You can purchase LIve 9 Suite through us at Educational pricing. HERE.
- Prior musical experience or knowledge of Live is not required.
Register for electronic music history
***Save up to $72 off this course when you register for a Producer Certificate***
"Its great to see the cycles of popular music in history, it enables you to predict what will come back in style in the future."-Ben
"I would certainly recommend this course to somebody who is interested in the very roots of electronic instruments and music and how it changed the music world."-Kurt
"History is a big part of music and if you're gonna get into music you should know its background"-Jake