Structure and arrangementùtwo concepts that appear simple initially, but are more involved than people realize.
No matter how good you are at sound design or mixing, if you donÆt know how to structure a song, then youÆre selling yourself short as a producer.
ItÆs an area that many producer neglect, simply because they feel that itÆs too easy (and that may be the case for some), or that itÆs boring.
Which is why weÆve put together this course: Structure and Arrangement in Electronic Music. The course features 25 videos split into different
sections: Structure Analysis, Track Analysis, Workflow, and Song Creation. Each section teaches something different with tips being shared
WhatÆs Taught in the Course?
The course is quite theoretical and analytical, which makes total sense considering learning structure is something that comes best through study.
As such, weÆll be starting off by avoiding practical work and instead studying the structure of different genres and tracks, scattering tips and
insight along the way.
Both tension and energy as concepts make an appearance soon after the Structure Analysis section before leading into the more in-depth Track
Analysis and then workflow techniques. To conclude the course, we create a full track from start to finish, placing heavy focus on structure and
What is Structure and Arrangement? Why is it Necessary?
Tension and Energy
What is Tension and Energy?
Building an Energy Map
Trance Track A
Trance Track B
House Track A
House Track B
Building a Loop
Fleshing Out a Basic Structure
Composing and Editing Parts
Adding FX for Tension and Energy
Preparing for Mixdown