Music Production for Records

MP-320
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
MP-318; MP-385 must be taken concurrently with MP-320
Electable by: 
MPED majors
Required of: 
MPED majors
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

This course is a study of the creative and business aspects of producing records. Emphasis is placed on the creative and aesthetic techniques of production. Topics include song choice; song analysis; lyrics analysis; artist development and creative vision; scheduling, budgeting, and prioritization of tasks; communication issues; compromise and flexibility with regard to artist's vision; servicing the artist's and the record company's needs; and tracking the development of the production process from demo to master. Two multitrack projects are required.

Department: 
MPE
Course chair: 
Rob Jaczko