Timbaland Teaches Producing and Beatmaking | Official Trailer | MasterClass
One of the the music industry’s most iconic hitmakers, Grammy-winning music producer Timbaland has been producing chart-toppers for more than 20 years.
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Over the course of his career, he’s been nominated for more than a dozen Grammy Awards and worked with Aaliyah, Missy Elliott, Nelly Furtado, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Ludacris, Madonna, and many more.
Timbaland’s creative approach leans heavily on collaboration, innovation, and exploration. He isn’t constrained by genre or musical style but instead lets the process guide him and his team to new sounds.
In his MasterClass on producing and beatmaking, Timbaland takes you inside his studio and walks you through his personal creative process, from beatmaking to creating hooks that stick. Using some of his hit songs (“Are You That Somebody?,” “Pony,” “Dirt Off Your Shoulder,” and “Gossip Folks”) as case studies, he teaches his approach to building a song, collaborating with vocalists, and working with a team. He also shows you how he builds a beat from scratch and shares exclusive downloadable stems so you can get started right away. In Timbaland’s MasterClass, you’ll learn to explore the world of sound, find your own beat, and make music that moves people.
In 15 lessons, 3+ hours of video lessons, and a customized workbook tailored to each lesson, Timbaland teaches you how to:
• Construct beats
• Collaborate with vocalists
• Find a vocal melody and laying it down over a beat
• Layer beatboxes in a vocal booth
• Sound engineering
• Mix tracks
• Analyze beats
• Find inspiration for new sounds
• Emulate Timbaland’s workstation and workflow
• Manipulate vocal samples
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