Producing with Reference Tracks

Finally close the gap between where you are and where you want to be.

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by Ian Gallagher
13 Lessons | 75 minutes Length | Reviews

Are you struggling to get your music to sound on par with your favourite producers? We’ll equip you with the skills, methods, best practices, and insider pro-tips you need to properly analyze music that you admire. Pinpoint EXACTLY where your music is falling short so you can correct the issues quickly and effectively. Finally close the gap between where you are and where you want to be.

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Why We Made This

Why did we make this reference tracks mixing course? We believe that making music should be enjoyable and EASY; that you should feel empowered to create music you’re truly PROUD OF.

At Warp Academy, it’s our highest aim to help you live your passion. We do that by breaking down complex software and skills into bite sized, easily digested chunks. Hacking the learning curve, we teach proven and repeatable methods to get professional-quality results.

Are you struggling to get your music to sound on par with your favourite producers? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of other musicians are running into the same roadblock. Most producers know that it’s smart to use reference tracks. But how, exactly?

The power of this technique lies deep in the details. We made this course to answer these key questions…

What You’ll Learn

  • How do you choose the right reference track?
  • How many references should you use?
  • How do you analyze them and what do you look for?
  • What plugins and tools do you need?
  • How do you use reference tracks without over-emulating and copying them?
  • What do you do if your song is super different from your reference?
  • At what point in your production process do you start using a reference?
  • What changes do you make in your mix down vs. during mastering?

How You’ll Improve

Our goal for you with this course is to have you feeling confident and capable when engineering music. To know what the right decisions are and how to solve common problems that stop other producers from achieving the sound they want.

Our team has been creating music for decades. With all that combined experience, we put our heads together to create the ultimate course to get you on the fast track to making exceptional music. Rather than going through years of trial and error, doing it the slow way, we built this course so you can stand on our shoulders and accelerate your progress, learning from our experience.

We’ll equip you with the skills, methods, best practices, and insider pro-tips you need to properly analyze music from your favourite producers. More importantly, we’ll show you EXACTLY where your music is falling short so you can correct the issues quickly and effectively. No more shooting in the dark, “hoping” your music sounds good, or sending it to friends to get their opinions. You’ll KNOW it’s on point.

Finally close the gap between where you are and where you want to be. Try this reference tracks mixing course with our 7 Day Free Trial Membership.

Hear Why Producers Love This Course

Warp Academy is an amazing spot for producers to learn the skills they need to succeed as quickly as possible. Sound design, songwriting, mixing & mastering, they’ve got tons of expert-level training from pro instructors. If you’re serious about music production, Warp is a smart move.

- Nick Middleton | The Funk Hunters | Westwood Recordings

I would describe Warp Academy with one word. Wisdom. To me, knowing the facts as well as having the experience to back up those facts is the essence of wisdom. And at Warp Academy you’re learning from professionals who not only have their facts straight, they also have real life music industry experience. Get wise at Warp!

- Slynk - DJ / Producer / Youtube Educator

Warp Academy has long been in my top 5 for spots to learn how to produce electronic music. Their attention to detail and clarity of expression makes their work extremely easy to digest. See for yourself why they’ve risen above the crowd. You won’t regret it.

- iLL.Gates | Producer Dojo

I love working with the professional and talented people at Warp Academy. If you’re looking for fast, actionable info about music production, then this is the place to start. Regardless of your skill level, these guys have you covered with awesome training, sounds, and software.

- Tom Frampton | Audio engineer | CEO, Mastering the Mix

Warp Academy is ideal for someone to learn from the ground up and at their own pace. They have some of the best instructors and are experts at everything related to music production. I always learn something new when I watch their videos. Warp Academy represents the “music production masterclass” concept at it’s very best.

- David Starfire | Music producer | SUBPAC Ambassador

I’ve learned so much from the team at Warp Academy. They are a world-class music production community that has tutorials, courses, live-streams, and trainings to take your production to the next level. Warp Academy’s trainers are seasoned professionals with vast knowledge and experience.

- Jesse Brede | Gravitas Recordings & Gravitas Create Founder