FaderPro | Finish My Record w/ Harry Romero | Armada University

Finish My Record w/ Harry Romero

Finish My Record w/ Harry Romero | Armada University


Harry “Choo Choo” Romero is one of the most popular artists to ever teach at FaderPro and as you probably already know, he’s a house music master. Direct from his awesome home studio in New Jersey, this completely new course offers even more insight into Harry’s unique house music sound. With Harry’s Bambossa label part of the Armada Music camp, this brand new course and contest has been created for Armada University, and Harry Romero once again shows you step-by-step how he creates music. 

Starting from scratch, using Logic Pro, watch and learn as Harry builds a track using a unique and experienced workflow, allowing him to maximize the time in the studio and achieve world class results. See his favorite plugins in action, how he approaches every step of the creative process from simple tips and tricks to priceless techniques that Harry used to keep secret!

PROJECT INCLUDED: This course includes the full project audio parts to download that Harry builds in Logic. Plus in this exclusive contest, Harry invites you to finish his record and win the chance to release on his Bambossa label through Armada Music! 

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** All submissions must be received by June 25th, 2018. **



Chapter 1 | Drums & Percussion

Starting with a kick, learn how Harry starts with a very simple kick, before immediately working with the correct gain-staging for the rest of the mix as he builds. Plus learn automation, sample choice, EQ and processing, working with edited and treated loops to get the exact Harry Romero flavour.


Chapter 2 | Adding Bass 

Using a simple sound to Harry explains how to make sure your loops, samples and kicks need to be in the key for the bassline. Then learn how he creates his signature, rhythmic bass grooves with a few smart tips on how to program and play groovy, syncopated basslines.


Chapter 3 | Hi Hats & Additional Percussion

Starting with hi-hats before adding more cymbals and percussion, Harry programs using the image-line drumaxx plugin again, explaining how and why you tune parts to sit correctly in the mix.


Chapter 4 | Adding Additional Mid Range Elements

Learn how simple chopped samples with the right EQ and effects can not only liven up the mid-range but can begin to help inspire more melodic elements. Start with basic sounds and melodies before tweaking with Arturia’s Jupiter 8 synth, and other subtle touches with FX and automation to create a new, interesting sound.


Chapter 5 | Adding Rim Shot / Acid Bass

Harry starts by adding a simple stick rim shot to define and lock the groove of the existing elements before tweaking the sub bass and building an Acid Bass. Watch and learn how each part and idea trigger and inspire Harry to push the track and arrangement forward.


Chapter 6 | Arrangement & Processing

Understand Harry’s technique for building the track, his influences on the record and how he sees it developing. Learn his processing using his favorite plugins, EQ in Logic and how sometimes less can be more as you hear all the elements of a track together.


Chapter 7 | Arrangement & Processing Part II 

Understand Harry’s technique for building the track, his influences on the record and how he sees it developing. Learn his processing using his favorite plugins, EQ in Logic and how sometimes less can be more as you hear all the elements of a track together.


Chapter 8 | Adding Final Elements

Watch and learn how simple synth stabs using Logic’s Retro Synth plugin and adding effects and further processing helps the track feel more full. Go deep into the arrangement and mix, and discover Harry’s brilliant methods for crafting a huge sound. Understand how once you find the solid core of a track, how to deal with it  and not fall into a trap of always adding content. Plus, see how Harry uses busses and effects to be able to manipulate tracks throughout the arrangement.


Chapter 9 | Wrapping It Up & Final Thoughts

Harry explains the tracks concept, how it has come to be and what he expects from those entering the contest. Then get some tips on how Harry approaches his own remix work, to get an insider look at how you might want to approach your own remixes and find the essence of the track you want to remix.