The ill.METHODOLOGY Workshop
"I went from finishing a tune every six months, to finishing one or more a day, and I can teach you to do the same." ~ill.Gates
The First Hour Of The ill.METHODOLOGY Workshop
This Workshop includes:
Melodic Buildup Recipe
Learn to write a song around a melodic buildup into a banging drop. Follow these step by step instructions to learn the workflow, then tweak the recipe and make it your own!
Guide to Producing
The foundation of the dojo, this is the guide book that started it all. there's no simpler way to learn the basics in an afternoon.
Automate all of the most common tasks with these simple to use Ableton racks. Channel Strips, Effects, Instrument Processing. All the theory is programmed into the racks so you don't have to worry about it.
the ill.Methodology Workshop Layout
Do you ever feel like you're getting in your own way? Without the knowledge in this section growth will be a game of inches.
Do you ever get lost in the details? Organization is more than just moving files, when you focus your energy on the most important tasks, the details have a way of falling into place.
What are you trying to say with your music and how are you saying it? In this section we'll learn about style, substance, and delivery.
Have you ever heard of making sampler 128s? ill.Gates is the original creator of 128s.
Have you ever heard a producer say they made your favorite track in an afternoon? Well, this is how they did that..
This real time illustration of the ill.Methodology will give you everything you need to know to compose and arrange your own music.
Are you waiting to be discovered? Stop waiting and start doing. Learn what it takes to get fans, get gigs, and start to earn a living.
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ill.Gates is a pioneering electronic music producer and educator, who has been pushing the boundaries of electronic music for over 15 years. With over 58 million plays across platforms, 8 studio albums, 250+ individual songs, and over 1000 live performances, ill.Gates has established himself as a leader in the underground electronic music scene. He has worked with a diverse range of artists, from underground acts like Mr Bill, Apashe, Chee, Rip Kenny, Danny Asadi, G Jones, to mainstream acts like Gucci Mane, Star Wars, and Alanis Morissette. His "4 Producers 1 Sample" video with Andrew Huang has become a staple in the music production community and his unique blend of philosophy, workflow and original techniques has made him a respected figure in the industry.
As an educator, ill.Gates has a proven track record of helping students achieve success in the electronic music industry. His students include some of the most respected names in the scene, such as Illenium, Morgan Page, and 10X Grammy Nominee Damian Taylor. His unique blend of philosophy, workflow, and original techniques, like '128s' and 'Mudpies', make the complex process of music production easy to understand and execute, and his system is built on behavioral science and intrinsic motivation, ensuring a fun and productive learning experience.
But The ill.Methodology Workshop is about more than my credentials, it's about YOUR potential!