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The Producer Dojo SUmmit
2020 & 2021
A collection of video tutorials and live sets created and curated by our very own Producer Dojo Senseis!
The Producer Dojo Summit is our marquee event that showcases the best of everything the Dojo has to offer - growing as producers, dope music & a great community of beatmakers, songwriters and sound designers.
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Whether you want to learn how to synthesize your own drums, get better at sampling and processing drums, or if you just want to learn how to make all of your separate drum sounds feel like a real kit, I've compiled this collection of videos specifically for drum sound design.
Understanding how to think & hear like your heroes empowers you to be effortlessly original!
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Luke Rain has released bass tunes independently and through the Producer Dojo label, and has produced records for up and coming indie acts Bingx, Sam Shoemaker, Wonderwish and more. He's an expert in Reason Studios and really enjoys giving track feedback and teaching Dojo Ninjas about productive mindset and time saving tips and tricks, including sound palettes, mix templates and setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals.
DAW(s): Reason 11
Joined: January 2018
Specialties: Workflow, Mindset, Engineering and Arrangement
I love helping students gain perspective on their efforts and goals!
Joined: 4 years
Specialties: Song structure, mixdowns, philosophical outlook
What’s up my name is Jack! I used to be a physicist, now I make and teach music. I love to talk about anything and everything from nerdy technical things like sound design and music theory to the more abstract like finding inspiration and developing workflow.
Joined: started lessons will iLL Gates through Patreon in 2015, became Sensei in 2019
Specialties: Sound Design, Modular Synthesis, Mixing, Arrangement
I’ve been producing music for 28 years and I want you to learn from my mistakes so that you don’t have to endure what I did over the years. In addition to helping you with cutting edge music production I can help you manage the psychological aspect of making music so that you can maintain a positive and healthy outlook while increasing your productivity and working towards your clearly defined SMART goals.
Joined: In the beginning
Specialties: Workflow, Project Management, Mixing, DIY Mastering, Creative Hacks
Hexis has dedicated the last 6 years to music production for both himself, and professional clients. Specializing in Arrangement, Mixing, and Style Development Hexis is always looking to improve both the technical skills and critical thinking of producers around him
Specialties: Arrangement, Sound Design, Mixing, Style Development,
Cryptochronica is an Ableton Maestro who specializes in Mixing, Layering and Detailing. Learn speed, subtlety and vibe in his fast-paced, vital lessons.
Joined: 2 years
Specialties: Composition, Mixing, Workflow and Detailing
I’ve been producing music of different genres for 8 years, mostly bass music for the last 2, but have plenty of experience in the melodic side of electronic music as well, coming from a heavy piano/instrumental background. Since the beginning of last year, I’ve been teaching production privately and it has been a rewarding, eye-opening experience to help so many flourishing producers succeed and learn from them along the way. I can help you grow as an experimental bass producer and focus on adding creative, tasteful intention to your arrangements.
Specialties: Sound Design (Operator, Wavetable, Resampling), Mixing, Arrangement/Song Structure, Workflow
ShadowStar Audio Alchemist is a House and Techno producer that is available to help you harness the FEELING of all House music and how to see the vastest LANDSCAPE of Techno.
DAW(s): Ableton, (NI Maschine coming soon)
Joined: 3 years
Specialties: S.M.A.R.T Goals > Style Development > House/Techno Composition
Creating music for the lovers and the lost. 6TH STREET's latest EP "Neon District" hitting #1 in future bass, trap, electronica, and dubstep on Beatport and has rocked successful releases on the various labels, including the Producer Dojo, Artist Intelligence Agency (Hegemon Select), and 99L.
Joined: 2 years
Specialties: Chords and melodies, Vocals, Social Media and Branding
I love teaching all levels but I'm extra passionate about leveling up the producer who knows their tools to freely expressing themselves in the DAW. However, my approach is not at all DAW-dependent and instead focused on understanding why/when to apply techniques - with that said, we can also deep dive into Ableton workflow and shortcuts!
Joined: 4 years
Specialties: Workflow, Mixing, Developing your own sound, Finishing
Much of Daniel's music is inspired by his spiritual awakening journey. He aims to help spread a message of unity, peace, and harmony through his music and empower others to do the same
DAW(s): Ableton, Logic (for recording and comping)
Joined: 2.5 years
Specialties: Songwriting, Production, Creativity, Finding Your Sound & Brand