MUSIC PRODUCTIONEXCEL DJ & MUSIC PRODUCTION ACADEMY
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Born in Kolkata, DJ Tejash was deep into music and always wanted to do something related to music.He was highly influenced by dj's like Tiesto,Paul Van Dyk,Sasha,Ferry Corsten to name a few. His career started in 2004 when he was just 18 years old at a club called "R.C.G.C" one of the elite club of Kolkata city where he use to play for its bar nights."The Conclave Club" was the following one,before he started one of his most important residencies at "Lush Lounge & Grille" in 2005 which made him the first ever Kolkata dj to become a resident dj of a Mumbai club. In 2006 he started playing for a club in his hometown called "Octane Lounge" and continued playing for it for several years. Beside clubbing Dj Tejash has played for various Corporate houses,Colllege shows,Events & Private parties. Dj Tejash is speacialized in playing Bollywood,Rock,Retros,Hip hop,House & Trance. Dj Tejash has performed with several well known artists like Dj Amit,Shivani Kashyap,Amit Sana,Prajata Shukre,Abby,Himani Kapoor,Perlin,Ravindra Singh,Katrina Kaif,Shiny Ahuja and many more. Currently Dj Tejash is working on various orignal & remix projects which would be out soon.
What is Remixing?
A remix is an alternative version of a song, different from the original version. A remixer uses audio mixing to compose an alternate master recording of a song, adding or subtracting elements, or simply changing the equalization, dynamics, pitch, tempo, playing time, or almost any other aspect of the various musical components.
Remixing with Ableton
Ableton Live is increasingly popular with DJ's and music producers including the likes of Sasha, Daft Punk, Coldcut and Richie Hawtin. It is the perfect platform for DJ's who are looking to make the move into music production and offers a unique creative approach to making and performing your music. This course is perfect for beginners and shows you how to create your own tracks utilising audio, MIDI and effects.
System requirements & soundcards for Ableton Live
The Ableton interface: Session & Arrangement views
Working with clips and scenes
Loading files from the browser
Audio in Ableton Live
The "elastic audio" concept
Warping audio clips
Warping entire tracks and creating loops
Playback algorithms and clip envelopes
Making Beats with Ableton Live
MIDI recording in Ableton Live
Making beats using Impulse instrument
Making beats using Drum Racks
Adding groove and swing to your rhythm track
MIDI controllers and setting them up (MIDI mapping)
Creating bass and lead sounds with VSTi
Using MIDI effects –Arpeggiator,Chord,midi cascade
MIDI recording, editing and overdubbing
Arranging your track
Manipulating clips in Session view
Structuring your track in the Arrangement view
Using automation and controllers
Consolidating audio, using freeze/ flatten tracks
Launch options: Using legato and follow action functions
Remix & Mashup techniques
Sampling law and copyright
Sourcing accapellas and samples
Cleaning and editing samples
Mixing your Track
Setting up your mix environment
Balancing and panning your sounds
Utilising EQ to create separation in the mix
Creative use of effects (delay,reverb,distortion etc.)
The final phase in audio production process.Master your songs so that they are radio ready and properly prepped for cd manufacturers.
Work placements: The music business is as competitive as any other. Our impeccable reputation encourages companies to seek our students as prospective employees. In fact, many companies come directly to us when they have a vacancy to fill. Many of our students have been placed with some of the biggest organizations of Kolkata. During the course we also teach students how to create your own Mix CDs, how to market yourselves, and how to put together a club set.
Contact person: DJ TEJASH