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Sound Design

Apply to Rhythm Academy’s ‘Sound Design’ course! The course will introduce you to sound design from the viewpoint of digital music production. Topics to be covered include using basic functions of synthesizers to create sounds, creating effects, mixing, and taking frequency ranges and stereo image into account when creating a soundscape. The use of completely […]

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Introduction to mixing

COURSE DESCRIPTION Are you interested in mixing music but don’t know where to start? Do you want to know what phases mixing generally includes, and how to process different instruments? And are you interested in how to use compressors and equalizers? If you make music, play in a band, or are interested in sound technology

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Toolkit for songwriting

The TOOLKIT FOR SONGWRITING course provides a comprehensive information package on writing songs. The course covers topics such as the balance, structure, harmony, melody, rhythm, timbre, lyrics, hooks and co-writing of a song, and gives advice on what to do if a song just doesn’t work. The instructor is Laura Sippola, who is a pianist-singer-songwriter

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ABC of song lyrics

The ‘ABC of Song Lyrics’ course offers an exceptionally comprehensive package about song lyrics and how to write them.  The course covers a wide range of topics, including special characteristics of song lyrics, phases of writing, co-writing, ‘leveraging’, tools for writing song lyrics and finding inspiration, as well as function, idea, topic, theme, style, tone,

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Introduction to recording

COURSE DESCRIPTION Are you interested in recording your own music? Do you want to know what kind of equipment you need to make recordings? And do you want to learn how to place microphones on different instruments to achieve the desired outcome when recording? Apply to the ‘Introduction to Recording’ course! The purpose of the

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Song mentoring

Do you make music, but find it difficult to get informed feedback about it? Song mentoring is precisely what you need! Bring your song to a professional jury for assessment and receive practical feedback about your compositions and lyrics. Song mentoring is carried out in small groups, so you also receive feedback about your work

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