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training COURSES


Music Production • Music Marketing & Business
Sound Design • Toolroom Academy LA • DJING

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training COURSES


Music Production • Music Marketing & Business
Sound Design • Toolroom Academy LA • DJING

TRAINING COURSES AVAILABLE

  • TRAINING COURSE #1 - MUSIC PRODUCTION / AUDIO ENGINEERING
  • TRAINING COURSE #2 - MUSIC MARKETING & BUSINESS
  • TRAINING COURSE #3 - SOUND DESIGN 
  • TRAINING COURSE #4 - TOOLROOM ACADEMY LA
  • TRAINING COURSE #5 - LEARN HOW TO DJ / LEARN HOW TO SCRATCH

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MUSIC PRODUCTION


1 ON 1 MENTORING

MUSIC PRODUCTION


1 ON 1 MENTORING

Matrix Sessions LA, is an all in one facility & collective of Los Angeles most prestigious mentors and instructors. Matrix Sessions features an elite curriculum in music production and audio engineering. We provide our members with private 1 on 1 music production mentor sessions, focused on Ableton Live or Logic. This tailored, DAW based, mentorship program is paired with studying the foundation of your DAW, basic fundamentals, organization, workflow, mixing techniques, mastering, keys, and getting past creative blocks and barriers. These fundamentals provide our members and artists with a faster, improved, and more efficient & effective work flow. Our unique curriculum is catered & molded around each individual's current set of skills, either beginner or advanced.

TRAINING COURSE OUTLINE - MUSIC PRODUCTION

Training Course Length: 4 Months

Learning Objectives

  • Intro to D.A.W.
  • Foundation of D.A.W.
  • Basic Fundamentals (How to, When to)
  • Organization
  • File Management
  • Work Flow
  • Creative Tactics
  • Intro to Theory & Keys (Notes, Chords, & Scales)
  • Creative Sampling
  • Creative Audio Manipulation
  • Songwriting
  • Song Structure & Arrangement
  • Bypassing Creative Blocks & Barriers
  • Finishing Track Ideas In 2-3 hours
  • Enhancing & Making Proper Adjustments To Your Records
  • Intro to Sound Design
  • Mixing Techniques
  • Mastering
  • AND MUCH MORE

*Intermediate – Advanced: 2-3 month production training courses are available (Please inquire)

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • Free Complimentary Studio Time (LA & OC) - Lifetime Membership
  • ADSR Sounds • Matrix Sessions Welcome Kit (10 GB Content - Samples, Loops, & Presets) 
  • Complimentary Professional Photoshoot (Artist press photos)
  • Artist Logo Design (Upon course completion)
  • Artist Press Kit (EPK)
  • Sample Artist Performance Agreement (For artist bookings)
  • Custom Skins (Sylenth, Serum, Spire, etc.)
  • Exclusive Samples
  • AND MUCH MORE
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MUSIC MARKETING & BUSINESS


BUILD A BRAND 

MUSIC MARKETING & BUSINESS


BUILD A BRAND 

A comprehensive in depth course that provides you the necessary tools to build a successful brand for you or your artist(s). This course will allow you to fully market you or your artist(s) music to it's potential.  In today's market, music marketing and building a brand are two key components to building a successful music career.  How you deliver your product is equally as important as having a quality product.

training course outline - music marketing & Business

Training Course Length: 2 Months

Learning Objectives:

  • Promotion
  • Marketing Campaigns
  • Building Relationships
  • Brand Development
  • Distribution
  • Earning an Income
  • Maintaining Brand Consistency
  • AND MUCH MORE

What's Included?

  • 8 - Group Course Training Sessions (75 minutes per session)
  • 8 - One on One Training Sessions (30 minutes per session)
  • Access to Online Private Marketing Group
  • Direct line to instructors for consultation and advice
  • FREE PR and Music Placement Assistance to model students
  • Course PDF and Video Overview
  • Complimentary Photoshoot (Artists)
  • Artist Press Kit (EPK)
  • AND MUCH MORE

TRAINING COURSE DATES:
July - August: LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE
Sept - Nov: LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE

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SOUND DESIGN


SOUND DESIGN


Finding the right sound is important, but finding your own sound is far more important! Become fluent in sound design and synthesis with this comprehensive program.  With a variety of techniques learned through our sound design training course, you'll have the necessary tools to achieve a unique sound, adding a personal sonic signature to your songs.

TRAINING COURSE OUTLINE - SOUND DESIGN

TRAINING COURSE LENGTH: 3 MONTHS

  • Month 1: Introduction to Synthesis - Basics
  • Month 2: Advanced Sound Design & Resampling
  • Month 3: Sub-genre specific

What's Included?

  • Custom exclusive sound banks
  • ADSR Sounds • Matrix Sessions Welcome Kit (10 GB Content - Samples, Loops, & Presets) 
  • Custom skins (Serum, Sylenth, Spire, etc.)
  • Free complimentary studio time - duration of the course (3 months)

 

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TOOLROOM ACADEMY LA


REAL ARTISTS. REAL EDUCATION.

TOOLROOM ACADEMY LA


REAL ARTISTS. REAL EDUCATION.

A suite of training courses, educational events and production tools, the Toolroom Academy and Matrix Sessions partnership is the perfect home for those wishing to learn about the art of producing house, tech house, and techno.

What’s different about us, is that you’re taught by REAL ARTISTS. Acts who still enjoy success on a global scale, and who have the knowledge to match. We believe that learning from artists like of Mark Knight, Umek, Harry Romero, D.Ramirez (and more) is the best way to learn.

We also know our curriculum is the freshest and most relevant it can be – because it’s devised by the people who have discovered and nurtured some of the biggest names in our scene. Our A&R team are behind all of courses, ensuring that everything we teach is credible and up-to-date. Also, with the Toolroom Academy and Matrix Sessions, you’re surrounded by people who share the same musical passion. All of our courses and events are based around a love and deep knowledge of House, Tech House and Techno.

THE TOOLROOM ARTISTS

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AND MANY MORE


TRAINING COURSE OUTLINE - TOOLROOM ACADEMY

Training Course Length: 3 Months

  • 3 days weekly
  • Day 1: 1 on 1 Music Production Mentoring (In person - Los Angeles studios)
  • Day 2: Business, Marketing, Branding (Online via Skype with Toolroom HQ)
  • Day 3:  A&R & Special Guest feedback (Mark Knight, D.Ramirez, Prok & Fitch, Ben Remember, Funkagenda, Adrian Hour, Weiss, etc.) (Online via Skype with Toolroom HQ)

Learning Objectives

  • Structure, Arrangement & File Management
  • Creative Tactics & Workflow
  • Creative Audio Manipulation & Sound Design
  • Keys & Basslines (Notes, Chords & Scales)
  • Creative Sampling
  • Mixing Techniques (EQ, Compression, Buss, AUX, Harmonic Excitement and Saturation)
  • Vocal: Pre and Post Processing and Mixing
  • DIY Mastering
  • Achieving the Toolroom Sound

Special Features

  • Learn from the exclusive ‘Toolroom Tech House’ module, designed in conjunction with Toolroom A&R team and Matrix Sessions LA
  • Free Toolroom Mastering service on your tracks
  • Free Toolroom Sample Packs
  • Free Toolroom Merchandise
  • Weekly Skype mentoring session with Toolroom artists & business team
  • Masterclass culminates in filmed A&R feedback on your Track
  • Following the end of the training course, students enjoy continued use of Matrix Studios (LA & OC) and Toolroom Studios (London, UK)
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LEARN HOW TO DJ


LEARN HOW TO DJ


TRAINING COURSE OUTLINE - LEARN HOW TO DJ

TRAINING COURSE LENGTH: 2 MONTHS

DJING LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Connecting your equipment efficiently 
  • How and where to download your music
  • Library management
  • Basic music theory
  • Song structure
  • Understanding EQ
  • Fader control
  • Song transitions and proper blending
  • Mixing techniques
  • Creative loops
  • Harmonic mixing
  • AND MUCH MORE

PLATFORMS AVAILABLE

  • Serato Scratch Live
  • Traktor
  • Rekordbox

SCRATCHING LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Basic scratching and timing
  • Chirp, stab, military, and more
  • Perfect rhythm and timing and incorporate intermediate scratch techniques into the mix 
  • Fader Control
  • Record Control
  • AND MUCH MORE

*Intermediate – Advanced: DJ training courses are available (Please inquire)