iPad Music Making - Apps and Tricks for Beginners

By Robb Montgomery, Film Director

Language: English

This course is for you

Quickly compose original music with iPad music apps for your videos and films.

Make music with iPad apps and quickly develop new sounds and musical background patterns for your mobile videos that match your signature style and vision. - No musical expertise required - Craft original beats for your social videos - Score music for your mobile films 10 Exercises to build your first song Learn the quick and easy way and to make royalty-free and copyright-free music for your videos. Step-by-step tutorials walk you through every step of the process! You got this! The lesson concepts for music production are similar to the building of a visual narrative structure that we teach in all the Smart Films School courses. We use a proven approach that can quickly build confidence and even show you the apps that can be tuned to prevent you from even hitting wrong notes! The course begins with making mobile music with free apps that can be used for background music tracks for social videos. The course then builds on this foundation to show the pathways to scaling up these projects in Logic Pro X for film scoring. The example used in film scoring module started out as simple 8-bar GarageBand sketch on an iPad that was then airdropped into LogicPro X where it could be mixed while viewing the scene - just like they do in Hollywood. The key in this course to start simple and make each project to build on previous skills. You will find that making original music is fun and you will quickly get results that that please your ears. What are you waiting for? Enroll now and get started! Who this course is for: Students Teachers Video producers Filmmakers

Course overview - 38

  • Section 1: Making Musical Patterns

  • Getting Started with Touchscaper music app for iPad

  • Touchscaper app - Chord Explorer

  • Touchscaper app - Instruments

  • Touchscaper app - MIDI

  • Touchscaper app - Sequencer

  • Touchscaper app - next steps

  • Section 2: AUM and virtual instruments

  • iPad Music - Getting great sounds

  • iPad Music - External keyboard

  • iPad Music - AUM Controls

  • iPad Music - Parameter mapping

  • iPad Music - AUM Connecting apps

  • iPad Music - Multi touch controller

  • iPad Music - Add an Oberheim

  • KB 1 Keyboard controller

  • iPad Music - Creating Song Ideas

  • iPad Music - Adding Automation

  • iPad Music - Art is a Process

  • Section 3: Figure music app for IOS

  • Make a beat

  • Add a bass part

  • Create a lead part

  • Section 4: Mix and export audio

  • Export audio

  • Share audio

  • Section 5: Building a song

  • Pasting music into cells

  • Recording a song

  • Section 6: Advanced Features

  • Never hit a wrong note!

  • Compose a rhythm

  • Syntronik

  • BONUS: Stranger Things

  • Section 7: Sneak Peak: Scoring film music

  • Score in Logic Pro X

  • The Atacama project in Logic Pro X

  • The Final Showreel - Atacama desert with film score

Meet your instructor

Robb Robb
Robb MontgomeryFilm Director
🎬 Documentary filmmaker  ✈️ Textbook Author  🎤 Mobile Journalism trainer Robb Montgomery is a mobile journalism educator and the author of two textbooks: “Smartphone Video Storytelling and “Videos mit dem Smartphone”.  He teaches mobile journalism seminars at the EFJ school of journalism in Paris, American University in Cairo, Ohio University, and the Danish School of Journalism.  Montgomery is the chair for the Mobile Journalism Awards and the founder of the Smart Film School. He developed the mobile journalism training program for Radio Free Europe  in 2011 and has trained more than 20,000 storytellers in mobile video methods.   His clients include Reuters, DW, United Nations, CNN, Radio Free Europe, TVN, Russ Media, APA, TVP, VRT, France24, Al Jazeera, Mediacorp, Channel News Asia, SPH, IREX, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Caritas, and The New York Times.   He holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 – Eastern Illinois University) and worked as a visual editor at the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times between 1993 and 2005.