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About the Course

This course addresses recorded vocal performances and the technologies used to highlight and support them in modern record production and mixes. Most of us know that vocals serve as the focal point of modern recordings but many do not know the tools used or when the tools are used best in modern record production. The course begins with simple vocal placement in a mix, where you will also learn the fundamentals of compression and equalization. You’ll further study delays and reverbs before moving to advanced concepts in audio editing, synthetic processing, automatic & graphic pitch correction, time compression, time expansion, flex and elastic audio. Through analysis and/or hands on projects that the students will post for peer review, the student will gain an understanding of the many choices available to modern record producers as they record and mix with a modern tool set. You’ll see, in action, the Vocoder, Auto-Tune, Melodyne, Elastic Audio, Flex Time, VocAlign, tempo based editing and a host of other file modification protocols that are readily available on most Digital Audio Workstations. This course gives students a thorough look at the expanded choices that have risen in the art of vocal production as a result of these modern tools. The goal of the course is to help interested novices understand the recordings they are listening to, performers find an expanded language for their recorded voices and for vocal producers to be able to create musically artistic visualizations using singers as their paintbrushes....

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Great course with a lot of good information. Now I just have to work on putting what I learned into actual practice in the studio.


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I thoroughly enjoyed this course. It was so clearly explained and the information presented has improved my knowledge and ability in music production. Thank you very much!

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By Suryadeep D

Jan 28, 2020

Great course, covers a lot of ground, brilliantly showcased through a lot of detailed examples!

By Militao d M R

Jan 2, 2018

Excellent course. Very good technical information. Good exercises! It was very helpful to me.

By Nadim S

Jul 2, 2017

Not even finished the first week and im already feeling really satisfied with the information

By Ricardo N S

Dec 2, 2019

Es muy interesante y didáctico, altamente recomendable, faltaría que estuviera en Spanish.

By Tomislav L

Jun 26, 2018

Great introductory course to vocal production. Highly recommended if you are a novice.

By Meghna C

May 25, 2020

The explanations are very elaborate which make it very easy for us to understand.

By Mario Y

Apr 15, 2020

Un curso excelente, gracias coursera por todas las enseñanzas un cordial saludo


Apr 24, 2022

It's a good experience and learned many new thing about music

By Fernando V S

Jul 24, 2017

Great Great Course... Love it!!!! Thanks Coursera & Berklee


May 12, 2020

Very cool course by a very cool teacher! Totally worth it.

By Albert S

Nov 15, 2022

Really great course goes in depth into vocal production.

By Paul W

Oct 15, 2017

great all around information from a passionate teacher

By Michael R

Jun 6, 2017

very helpful for anyone working on vocal production

By Myriam E

Feb 22, 2022

Muy buen curso sobre la produccion de la voz.

By Deleted A

May 26, 2017

Very informative and useful course, no doubt!

By Alex P

Oct 19, 2018

Excellent course, a must for music producers

By Marcelo E

May 29, 2021

Excellent course and a fantastic professor!

By Sanil L

Jun 27, 2020

Awesome Course the Art of Vocal Production

By Carlos O

Aug 11, 2020

great information about vocal production.


May 25, 2020

Such a wonderful course I enjoyed a lot

By Alexandre B

Jan 19, 2020

Great course!! Helped me alot to think.

By Prabhav D

Jul 23, 2020

Learnt so much. Thank you for this :)

By Jonathan G

Feb 9, 2018

Fascinating course I learned a lot.

By Julieth C C

Aug 10, 2020

great Topics to vocal production.

By Jon P

Oct 14, 2018

Really well explained and taught!