Studio Indie Pop Songwriting and Production with Alexander23

Studio Indie Pop Songwriting and Production with Alexander23

Learn everything you need to write & produce modern indie pop music. In this class, Grammy-nominated producer Alexander 23 takes you into his studio and teaches you his complete songwriting and production process - the same process he's used to produce hits like "good 4 u" by Olivia Rodrigo. Follow along as he writes, records, and produces a brand new indie pop song from start to finish, explaining everything he's doing along the way.

Alexander 23
One of the hottest songwriters & producers in music. Produced “good 4 u” for Olivia Rodrigo. Opened for John Mayer on tour. Over 1 billion streams on artist project.

Learn all of Alexander 23's songwriting & production secrets
Alexander 23 is one of the hottest songwriters and producers in music, known for his unique combination of musicianship, singer songwriter sensibilities, and indie pop production. He's worked with artists like Olivia Rodrigo, Reneé Rapp, Jeremy Zucker, Tate McRae, John Mayer, Selena Gomez, Charlie Puth, Noah Kahan, Chelsea Cutler, and many more, and has amassed over a billion streams on his own artist project.

In this class, Alexander teaches you everything he knows about writing and producing modern pop songs.

During class, Alexander brings you into his studio and shares with you his entire creative process from start to finish. You’ll follow along as he writes, records, and produces a brand new indie pop song completely from scratch, starting from how he find his initial ideas, all the way through mastering and exporting the final track.

Along the way, Alexander explains everything that he’s doing and thinking in detail - every idea, decision, tool, and technique. There’s no where else you can get this level of intimate access to Alexander’s brain and process.

What you’ll learn

Alexander 23's unique approach to modern songwriting & production
Drawing compelling songs concepts and stories from your life
Cataloging your lyric ideas, so you always have raw materials to work with
Constructing a hook that’s meaningful, fresh, and memorable
Composing music on guitar and keys that supports your lyrics and story
Crafting unique and hooky vocals melodies
Writing effective lyrics that tell a story and communicate your ideas in an original way
How to produce the songs you write
Getting your song into your DAW by recording & arranging a guide track
Alexander’s go-to sounds, plug-ins, samples, synths, pedals, and FX
How to record, comp, edit, tune, and process modern pop vocals, including Alexander's exact vocal chain
Recording, pocketing, and processing keys, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, and synths
Indie drum production, including samples, live performance, and creative processing
Developing your own sonic identity
Ear candy & hooky production moments
Producing satisfying transitions between song sections
Composing, recording, and processing harmonies, background vocals, & doubles
Record guitar solos, including the specific pedals and amp Alexander uses
Mastering & finalizing your song

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