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Become a Music Producer

A music producer is an all-in-one engineer, mixer, lyric writer, melody creator, and project manager. It's a dream career for the musically inclined. Start here to learn how to guide the record making process, whether shaping the sound of another artist or creating music for your own project.
Learn foundational audio and music concepts.
Discover the role of a producer and insights into the music business.
Practice with Pro Tools, the industry standard software for music.
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