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Music Theory for Electronic Music COMPLETE: Parts 1, 2, & 3 Electronic music theory, digital music theory, and dance music theory. Learn music theory with ableton live and more!

What you’ll learn

  • By the end of this course, you will have improved your tracks by understanding how to build chords and melodies that work together.
  • Understand and apply minor chords
  • Use the circle of fifths to generate new ideas for your own tracks
  • Work within minor keys to write compelling melodies and basslines
  • The Piano Roll editor
  • Octaves
  • Using Octaves in Bass Lines
  • The Black Keys (not the band!)
  • Finding C and Middle C
  • The Perfect 5th
  • Finding Fifths
  • Being “in key”
  • The pattern of a key
  • Moveable Patterns
  • The major and minor third
  • Building triads
  • Chord progressions
  • What is diatonic?
  • Finding all the chords in a key
  • Using roman numerals
  • Inversions
  • 7th chords
  • Maj7 and minor 7th chords
  • Dominant 7th chords
  • Blues and the 7th chord
  • Analysis: Shame On Me (Avicii)
  • Minor scales
  • Relative keys
  • Minor diatonic chord progressions
  • Analysis: Ghosts N Stuff (Deadmau5)
  • Changing keys in your track
  • Analysis: Get Luck (Daft Punk)
  • 9th and 13th chords
  • Suspended Chords
  • Writing melodies for chord progressions
  • Writing chord progressions for melodies
  • Bass lines
  • Analysis: Windowlicker (Aphex Twin)
  • Modes
  • How modes work
  • Producing with Modes
  • Pentatonic Scales
  • Chromatic Mediants
  • Creating music with music theory
  • Exotic scales