Deconstructing Vocals

"All the Stars" by Kendrick Lamar and SZA

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In this course, we learn about vocal chains by deconstructing the vocals from “All the Stars”, by Kendrick Lamar and SZA. The objective of this course is learn how to make professional sounding vocals using a comprehensive set of techniques. Often times, subtle effects are added to enhance a raw vocal recording - resulting in crisp, clear, and compelling vocal parts.

Lessons topics include:

  • EQing
  • Gating
  • De-essing
  • Compression
  • Vocoders
  • Reverb, Delay, and Width

Your Instructor

Thavius Beck
Thavius Beck

Thavius Beck is an electronic musician, producer and performer that's worked with countless musicians including Nine Inch Nails, Skylar Grey, Saul Williams, The Mars Volta and many more. Thavius is an Ableton Live Certified Trainer and has instructed hundreds of Live students through teaching courses at several music institutes, giving one-on-one lessons and holding dozens of Ableton Live workshops throughout the country.

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