£799
(normally £1299)

Launch Offer
  • Suitable For Beginners
  • Three Month Course
  • Weekday or Weekends
  • Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter Terms
  • Production Suite Access
  • Certification

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Ableton Music Production Course Overview

Want to learn how to produce your own tracks?

This course is suitable for total beginners and will teach you the A-Z of the industry-leading production software. Ableton is a powerful music production program and will enable you to create your own music to help your DJ/producer career.

This course is available at weekends or mid-week. See the dates and term times below to choose your course schedule. There are four terms to choose from, spring, summer, autumn and winter.

You will receive notes for each lesson and producer certification on completion of the course. Students will also have access to our private production course community group and be able to submit their demos to our record label.

Music production graduates from LSA have signed to all major record labels including Defected, Sony, Toolroom, Warner Music, Ministry of Sound, Parlophone, Virgin EMI, Spinnin, Universal, Island Records, Dirtybird, Get Twisted, Critical Music, LSA records and more.

It's now your time to join them!

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Ableton Course Plan & Curriculum

Our Ableton Music Production Course will teach you the A-Z of Ableton during your three-month course. Everything you need to know to be able to produce with Ableton.

The main areas of tuition are:

  1. Meet your group and receive your course notes
  2. Learn all about the basic areas of the Ableton program
  3. File organisation, exporting, importing and organising files
  4. How to use audio tracks
  5. How to use loops and samples to build a beat
  6. The fundamentals of rhythm and groove
  7. How to use a sampler to create your own loops
  8. How to use Ableton's editing tools
  9. Gain theory and how to control volume
  10. EQ theory and how to mix-down your track
  11. How to use software instruments
  12. How to use and program MIDI
  13. How to to use plugins and FX
  14. How to use a MIDI keyboard
  15. How to reverse engineer a beat
  16. How to work with the stereo field
  17. How to use and understand compression
  18. How to use limiters
  19. Understanding synthesis
  20. Creating sounds and presets
  21. How to compose full length tracks
  22. Chords and chord progressions
  23. How to use automation
  24. How to record and work with vocals
  25. How to use MIDI-FX
  26. How to improve the musicality of your tracks
  27. Dynamic processing with Ableton
  28. Advanced mix-down
  29. Constructive criticism and group discussion
  30. How to compare your tracks
  31. How to create a pre-master

Term Times

First buy the course. We will then email to ask you which term time you want to join. There are a maximum of eight people per class. Once the term is fully booked we will remove it from this page.

Spring Term 2023 - Closed
Summer Term 2023 - Closed
Autumn Term 2023 - Closed
Winter Term 2023 - Closed
Spring Term 2024 - 12 Monday Evening Lessons (7pm-9pm) from the 4th of March taught by Peter at LSA (Spaces Available)
  1. Monday 4th March
  2. Monday 11th March
  3. Monday 18th March
  4. Monday 25th March
  5. Monday 1st April
  6. Monday 8th April
  7. Monday 15th April
  8. Monday 22nd April
  9. Monday 29th April
  10. Monday 6th May
  11. Monday 13th May
  12. Monday 20th May

For future term dates please contact us.

How To Book

1. Buy the course

Click here to buy the course.

2. Wait for our email

Once you buy the course we will email you to ask which term time you'd like to join.

3. Enjoy the course!

You're now ready to learn how to use one of the most powerful music production programs on the planet! You don't need any experience or equipment to join this course. 

Ollie

Ollie teaches our Sunday Ableton Course

Your Ableton music production tutor Ollie Rant is one of the most admired tutors at London Sound Academy. He's a DJ and music production tutor with a wealth of experience in the music industry. He has a calm and supportive teaching technique suitable for total beginners and advanced producers alike. With his guidance, you will learn how to produce with Ableton in a fun and creative way.

From time to time your tutor might be sick or away and we will schedule another tutor to cover the class.

Peter

Peter teaches our Monday Ableton Course

Peter is one of the most senior tutors at LSA with a wealth of industry experience. He is a fabric resident DJ and an accomplished music producer. He runs his own record label and has an incredible amount of teaching experience. He's a fantastic tutor and will help his students achieve their production ambitions.

From time to time your tutor might be sick or away and we will schedule another tutor to cover the class.

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Ollie

For all levels - Available Sundays

Ollie has been a fixture on the London clubbing scene for the last 10 years and has garnered a hole host of accolades along the way. He's an alumni of Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings, has original releases on Kerri chandler affiliated label King Street Sound / Real Nice, and hosts monthly radio shows on Radar Radio and Balamii. His extensive record collection represents his eclectic taste, but, his speciality in tutoring lies in house, hip-hop, grime and garage. Ollie is also a producer with many vinyl releases under his belt signed to a wide range of record labels. He was recently aired on BBC Radio One.

Teaches: All DJ courses & Ableton Courses
Genres: All
Ages: All
Languages: English
Specialties: Dance Music, Hip Hop, RnB, House, Garage, Vinyl
Best for: All levels of student from beginner to advanced

Peter

For all levels - Available weekdays

Peter is a Fabric resident DJ & Producer firmly based in London’s house music scene. With his career now spanning over 15 years, countless DJ sets in the worlds most renowned venues and releases on prolific record labels Peter is one of our most experienced tutors.Alongside his DJ sets and productions, Peter has made an imprint on the industry with his event WetYourSelf! having held a residency with Fabric for over 10 years and a record label under the same name boasting releases from huge artists such as Pig & Dan, Miss Kitten, and Axel Boman to name a few.Alongside his solo ventures, Peter is also well known for being part of the production and live electronic duo ‘APP’ boasting releases on Dinaymic, Kindisch, Watergate and naturally on his own imprint WetYourSelf Recordings.

Support from: Solomun, Laurent Garnier, Marc Houle, Dubfire, Magda, Deetron, Tiga, Superpitcher, HOSH, Stimming & more.
Teaches: All DJ courses, Ableton & Logic
Genres: All
Ages: All
Languages: English & Danish
Specialties: House & Techno
Best for: All levels of student from beginner to advanced

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Student Testimonials

Danny Rhys is one of LSA's homegrown talents. He's a DJ and producer and now works for and releases on Toolroom. He's also featured on LSA records and numerous other record labels.

"LSA helped me launch my DJ and production career with excellent mentorship and amazing opportunities found no where else!"

Danny Rhys

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Alex Mills is a House music legend and hugely successful artist. She has released on many labels including Defected.

"London Sound Academy have taught me so much! Their commitment to helping you achieve your goals is paramount. Cant recommend this course and LSA enough."

Alex Mills

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Romy from the band The XX is a Mercury Award Winner and Brit Nominee. She is one of the most famous artists in the UK.

She sought tuition at London Sound Academy and is one of our most celebrated alumni.

Romy, The XX

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Kasra is one of the biggest names in Drum & Bass and founder of Critical Records. As one of the biggest DJs and producers in the scene his seal of approval for LSA is highly prized!

"I found the quality of music production tuition at LSA and the service to be excellent. I'm excited to put what I learnt into practice!"

Kasra

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Sarah Story - BBC Radio One DJ

Sarah Story learnt the trade at London Sound Academy and is now a full time radio presenter for the BBC and international DJ. You can see her headlining shows around the world!

"The skills that I learned at LSA gave me the confidence to succeed in the music industry"

Sarah Story BBC Radio One

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