VIDEO TUTORIALS

REAPER INTRO

An intro to Reaper, a free online studio/DAW (digital audio workstation) – see our Online studios/DAWs page.

ABLETON INTRO

An intro to Ableton, a low cost online studio, great for DJs.

THEORY FOR MUSIC PRODUCERS

Don’t be put off by music theory! It can really help you. And this course is FREE and made just for digital music makers.

DEMYSTIFYING SYNTHS

From laser noises to thick atmospherics, synthesizers can produce an incredible world of sound. But what do all those mysterious buttons and knobs actually do?

CHIPTUNE CRASH COURSE

Love old video game sounds? This could be the genre for you. Here’s how to make those sounds.

FIND AND USE SOUNDS

Learn how to capture, manipulate, and shape everyday items to make more interesting music.

DEMO RECORDING 101

Learn how to record a professional-sounding demo quickly and effectively.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR FIRST BEAT IN ABLETON LIVE

Learn how to programme a simple drum beat using Ableton Live’s presets and Drum Rack in 15 minutes.

GET INTO THE GROOVE

This is for songwriters and performers wanting to make tighter more compelling drum beats and bass lines.

HOW TO READ MUSIC

Learn a new, expressive language that instantly connects you to all your favourite tunes.

THE IMPROVISER’S TOOLKIT

Arm yourself with some tools for playing amazing solos over chord changes!

MUSIC PRODUCTION COURSE

A free 7-day trial of this great course from the world-famous Berklee College of Music in the United States. After that it’s £30 a month.

NEWS

Hiring for two Senior Music Leaders!

  The Music Works (TMW) is looking for two outstanding Senior Music Leaders to work closely with our Creative Directors, Ben O’Sullivan and Malaki Patterson, to help develop and deliver our growing music participation programme in schools and community. The programme...