Music Production Made Simple

S1E25 - Playing Piano as a Beatmaker

av Music Production Made Simple | Publicerades 12/13/2019

Trying to learn the piano for music production from watching YouTube videos that teach you classical piano techniques? Sadly, these videos/techniques don't fully relate to us beatmakers playing the piano.

We need to learn improvisation, as well as how to create catchy loops.

In simple terms, a piano works by having the same 12 notes that repeat (octaves). We then pick a key + scale, which will tell us what notes we're actually allowed to play. Our notes/chords have to have these notes, and you're on your way to improvising!

My course will teach you how to play the piano, as a beatmaker, guaranteed: https://itsgratuitous.com/course/learn-piano-for-beatmakers-and-producers/


For more info on GratuiTous' FL Studio courses, books, studio gear, or 1-on-1 music production lessons, visit:
https://itsGratuiTous.com/learning/

Get this episode's resources:
https://itsGratuiTous.com/podcast/025-playing-piano-as-a-beatmaker/

Om Podcasten

Music production doesn't have to be complicated. 'Music Production Made Simple' will teach you the fundamentals of music production and is based on the music program FL Studio. GratuiTous, who is the host of this podcast, is known for making complex topics simple to understand. He has created over 16 FL Studio video courses, written music production books, and has released 9 beat tapes. Episodes can include anything from proper production mindset, to best practices when creating beats, to interviews with established producers within the music industry.