2nd MAY 2020 LENNY FONTANA ZOOM WEBINAR
House legend Lenny Fontana invites you to his first multipart webinar. He will give you many insider tips and you will get an insight into the legendary Karmic Power Records studio in New York.
Each week, you will learn how to build up your track by working on the elements in detail to achieve the perfect sound you wish to create. The classes require you to have either Digital Performer, Cubase, Ableton or Logic, and a computer and headphones. These classes will be suitable for all levels of ability. This will be a two-hour instructional course taught by one of the most skilled International DJs, Producer, Remixer in the Electronic House, House, and Disco scene. Lenny will run through the tools that you will be working with as well as teaching you the importance of sequencing. These classes will help you to identify your own personal style and Lenny will also be revealing some of his own production skills and tips to ensure you achieve that perfect sound.
$19.99 ticket price
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30th May 2020 - 11:00 a.m. est
CLASS 2. SEQUENCING A HOUSE / DISCO / BEAT
In this class Lenny will introduce the Basic 4 To The Floor sound explaining the functions of Quantize, Cutting, and Pasting. Lenny will demonstrate the importance of using additional sounds to the rhythm tracks, such as crashes, percussion and effect sounds. Identifying different drum sounds and using different various methods such as samples, plug ins and loops will enable you to create your own sounds using both audio samples and midi programming. BOOK: https://bit.ly/3d28oZB
13th June 2020 - 11:00 a.m. est
CLASS 3. EXPLAINING KEYBOARD SOUNDS USED IN HOUSE AND DISCO TRACKS
Finding a selection of sounds needed to fit into your production in order of styling. Lenny will demonstrate the use of Rhodes, Piano, Bass Guitar, Strings, Horns and Lead Sounds. We will look at how these sounds work together to bring your track to life. Lenny will also demonstrate how to create new hooks using both audio samples and building something original through AU, VST Plugins and Midi. BOOK: https://bit.ly/2ycNmsu
27th June 2020 - 11:00 a.m. est
CLASS 4. THE USE OF SAMPLES IN YOUR PRODUCTION
Everyone has a dream to sample their favorite song and add their own creative stamp to it. In this class Lenny will explain how you take a sample and dissect it to fit in your production. As there are many different ways to do this Lenny will give you some of his highly skilled tips on how to work with the sample and gain that specific sound in your production. BOOK: https://bit.ly/2W7EPzc
11th July 2020 - 11:00 a.m. est
CLASS 5. WORKING WITH VOCALS
In this class, Lenny will explain the structure of a song and identify Verse Vocal from A Chorus Vocal which could potentially become the key hook in your production. Lenny will be discussing his own personal work experience with top line vocalists such as Alison Limerick, Shirley Lites, D-Train, Chris Willis, Byron Stingily of Ten City. Lenny will also be focusing and instructing the use of vocal samples as key parts in your production. He will also explain the importance of using these vocal hooks to fit with the foundations of your track. BOOK: https://bit.ly/2zB7jJT
25th July 2020 - 11:00 a.m. est
CLASS 6. TRACK ARRANGEMENT TO FIT A DJ SET
Now that your song has taken shape it is time to make it fit for DJs to play out. Lenny will be discussing the arrangement of the track and how essential this is. He will discuss the importance of the intro for mixing purposes, focus on the body of the song to ensure it has that stand out quality and ending it so that it can be mixed out of a set. This is vital to ensure your song fits that playlist. BOOK: https://bit.ly/2y96Dv3
Additional classes will also be made available to explore topics in greater detail to meet your needs and ensure you have all the skills required to perfect your tracks.
16th May 2020 - 11:00 a.m. est
CLASS 1. INTRODUCING THE INITIAL FOUNDATIONS TO BUILDING AND PRODUCING A TRACK
During this first class, Lenny will break down a track and help identify the key elements. You will learn how to build up your track by working on the elements in detail to achieve the personalized sound you wish to create.