Sonic Academy Michael Oakley Synthwave Control TUTORIAL
Sonic Academy proudly welcomes brand new tutor Michael Oakley this week for an all-new, much in demand synthwave course.
Hailing from Glasgow and signed to NewRetroWave Records, his albums California (2017) and Introspect (2019) have gained huge critical acclaim and in this track walkthrough we get an in-depth look at his track ‘Control’ which features on his latest album.
Over the next 2 hours, Michael shares invaluable workflow tips on how to get the most out of your creativity and takes us through the elements of the track explaining not only how but also why he has used certain sounds and processes to achieve the final result.
And there’s more!
We’re excited to say announce that we’ve teamed up with NewRetroWave Records to run another fantastic remix competition!
Just click the ‘Enter Remix Comp’ button to find out more and you can download the stems and project files, work your magic and be in with the chance to get a release on this awesome label!
Tutorial 01 – Introduction and Playthrough
Tutorial 02 – Optimising Your DAW
Tutorial 03 – Optimising Your Sound Source
Tutorial 04 – Inspiration and Creativity
Tutorial 05 – Laying the Foundations
Tutorial 06 – Bass
Tutorial 07 – Arps
Tutorial 08 – Drums
Tutorial 09 – Sound Effects
Tutorial 10 – Lead Synth
Tutorial 11 – Vocals
Tutorial 12 – Other Melodic Elements