make some noise.

Flip your music and sound design making. Learn how to produce your own music. Take your creations from the studio to the stage, and back again. Supercharge your sound design skills. Do all this and more with Noisemaker Academy.


Noisemaker Academy’s 2017 Classes

In 2017, we are offering 5 courses, ranging from Ableton Fundamentals, to Music Theory, Beatmaking and Sound Design. See further down the page for more detail about each course.

Livemaker 1

Livemaker 1 is Noisemaker Academy’s comprehensive beginner’s course for Music Producers, Instrumentalists and Vocalists that focuses on live and studio music production using Ableton Live. The course begins at an absolute beginners’ level, then digs deep into the Live functionality that specifically caters to the use of Live in the studio for music creation, as well as live performing including performance controllers, live instruments, live looping and recording, live real-time effects, and live sample playback.


Musicmaker 1

Musicmaker – Music Theory, Analysis and Songwriting for Music Producers is our comprehensive beginners course in all things Music Theory. Want to understand more deeply how music works? Ever wondered what terms like harmony, melody, rhythm, chords, voicings, form and instrumentation mean? Ableton Live is the perfect tool for learning theory, with its powerful analytic and MIDI sequencing tools. Learn the fundamentals in the context of electronic and pop music, in this course that walks you through the theory and application of theory in modern music.


Push Ninja

Ableton Push represents a new evolution in software and hardware controller integration, designed from the ground up to give you hands-on control of Ableton Live. In this 5-week course, we take you through every aspect of the Push controller, relating Live concepts to the Push hardware layout, as well as introducing you to some of the creative music possibilities of the Push workflow. Covering both Push 2 and Push 1.

Beatmaker 1

No matter what kind of rhythm-focussed music you’re into, whether it’s EDM, Hiphop, Dubstep, Salsa or Cumbia, there is one thing that sets great beatmakers apart from the rest – musicality. Beatmaker 1 is where you can learn how to program, play and mix the grooves that you’re into. This 4-week course incorporates the fundamentals of beatmaking using Ableton and Push, as well as any other MPC-style MIDI controller, as well as sound design and mixing beats.


Noisemaker 1

Creating your own sounds is the key to authentic and powerful music production. Ableton Live offers a powerful platform for making your own sound that is unique to DAWs, incorporating a range of synthesis models, sampling and complex signal processing. This course takes you through the fundamentals of making your own original sounds using Ableton Live, whether it’s for Music Production, or Sound Design for media like film, games and apps. The course incorporates a collection of projects that you can complete to take your Sound Design skills to the next level.


Why Choose Noisemaker Academy?

Ableton Certified.

Noisemaker Academy’s courses are designed and taught by Josh Hogan, Perth’s only Ableton Certified Trainer. Ableton certifies only the best and most capable trainers and teachers in order to ensure that the Ableton user community has access to a high standard of training.

Limited Class Sizes.

Each class is limited to 6 students, to ensure that you get the best possible learning experience around. This allows for each class to closer cater to your particular capabilities and learning styles.



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