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  • 1. 1. Setting User and System Preferences
    3m 58s
    DaVinci Resolve 101
    Getting Started Editing
    More than a color-grading tool, DaVinci Resolve is a fully featured video editing software. Learn how to get your video project started in this course with certified trainer and editor Steve Kanter!
  • 3. 3. Saving and Autosave
    7m 1s
    After Effects CC 101
    Let's Get Started
    Adobe After Effects CC is the industry-standard animation and creative compositing app. Join Kevin P. McAuliffe in this course, and start creating motion graphics with After Effects CC!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 54s
    Affinity Photo 101
    The Beginner's Guide
    Affinity Photo offers advanced photo editing tools at a very affordable price. Learn how to use this professional software with trainer and photographer Iain Anderson!
  • 1. 1. Introduction to Lightroom CC
    1m 56s
    Lightroom CC 201
    Advanced
    Hollin Jones is back with an Advanced course on Adobe’s Lightroom CC. Join him as he shares tips and tricks to dramatically improve your workflow.
  • 4. 4. The Whirlwind Tour
    3m 50s
    Superior Drummer 3 101
    More Killer Drums
    Toontrack’s Superior Drummer 3 is a major upgrade! Learn how to use the world’s most comprehensive drum production tool in this course by master trainer Matt Vanacoro!
  • 9. 9. System Exclusive | SysEx
    1m 20s
    AudioPedia 109
    MIDI
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This ninth installment is about MIDI terminology.
  • 8. 8. Waveform Editing
    3m 59s
    Adobe Audition CC 201
    Premiere/Audition Workflows
    Adobe’s Creative Cloud applications are designed to work seamlessly together. Watch this course by audio expert Hollin Jones and learn how Audition can take your Premiere projects to the next level!
  • 6. 6. Audio Editing - The Basics
    3m 50s
    Adobe Audition CC 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Audition CC is Adobe’s audio pro-level audio editing and restoration software. Get a jump-start on this very capable DAW in this Absolute Beginner’s guide!
  • 13. 13. EQ Three
    4m 37s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 205
    Live's Mixing FX
    Ableton Live offers a whole arsenal of mixing tools to help you get that killer mix! In this focussed FastTrack™ course, Ableton-certified trainer Noah Pred explains all of them.
  • 4. 4. Simple Delay
    4m 35s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 204
    Live's Time and Space FX
    Time and Space FX are essential devices in any kind of production. Join Certified Trainer Noah Pred in this FastTrack™ course as he explains how these essential, Ableton Live FX function, and how to best use them in your rack.
  • 26. 26. Basic MIDI Editing
    5m 55s
    Cubase 9 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Steinberg’s Cubase 9 is here! Whether you’re a complete beginner or you simply want to refresh your Cubase skills, this comprehensive 39-tutorial course is specifically designed to get you recording and editing music in Cubase quickly and easily.
  • 19. 19. Not Being in Key
    3m 38s
    Dance Music Styles 114
    Progressive House
    Adam Pollard—AKA Multiplier—is back with another Dance Music Styles course… and this time, Progressive House is on the menu! Join him, watch along, try his techniques and get inspired!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 3s
    Final Cut Pro X 106
    Media, Roles & Sharing
    Once you dive in deeper to Final Cut Pro X you soon discover it has reinvented the way you use media, organize that media and "share" that media. This course explains this new paradigm and how to deploy it to your advantage.
  • 2. 2. Overview
    2m 52s
    Roland SYSTEM-8 101
    SYSTEM-8 Explained and Explored
    We’ve been getting a lot of requests for a course/manual on the Roland SYSTEM-8 and it’s easy to see why: This little synth is killer. So we asked our synth guy and trainer, Rishabh Rajan, to develop this course. Watch it now!
  • 21. 21. Arranging Basics
    5m 25s
    Dance Music Masters 115
    Disfunktion | Big Room
    Michael Tielemans is a true Dance Music Master. His signature, funky sound is loved by fans the world over. In this Dance Music Masters “Big Room” course he opens up his secret production black book and reveals his EDM tips and tricks.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 23s
    Final Cut Pro X 202
    Compositing and Visual FX
    Visual effects and clip fixing tools are built right into Apple's Final Cut Pro X. Check out this in-depth course to see how to do everything from stabilization techniques to slick animations!
  • 11. 11. 292e & 281e Working Together
    0m 49s
    Buchla 101
    The 200e Series Modules
    The Buchla 200e electronic music modules are world-renowned. This groundbreaking course is dedicated to teach the Buchla “way” and how these unique hybrid, analog/digital modules work. Learn Buchla with Todd Barton!
  • 2. 2. Getting to Know Synth 1
    3m 51s
    Audio Plugins 101
    10 FREE Synths (That You Can't Live Without)
    There's a world of FREE synths out there that most producers don't know, haven't explored or taken the time to learn. Here's a course covering 10 of trainer G.W. Childs' favorites! See what these FREE synths can do for you!
  • 1. 1. Prerequisite Knowledge
    1m 20s
    Kronos 201
    Kronos Advanced
    Now that you know you way around the Korg Kronos, Matt Vanacoro is here to take you even deeper. It’s a complex instrument, with a lot of cool features to explore. So, get ready to take your Kronos chops to the next level!
  • 13. 13. Basic Workflow
    4m 5s
    MPC Software 101
    Explained and Explored
    AKAI’s MPC Software combines all the classic MPC sound libraries with all kinds of wild new samples. It integrates everything into a central, beat-based DAW platform... and Booker Edwards is here to show you how it all works!
  • 16. 16. Cross Synthesis
    3m 54s
    Logic Pro X 210
    Alchemy - Advanced Synthesis Explained and Explored
    This advanced Alchemy course explores the more complex aspects of Logic’s latest soft synth. Join SFLogicNinja and dive far down into Alchemy’s exotic world of sound design where you learn this Apple synth’s deepest secrets!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 35s
    MixMaster 101
    Mixing Dance Music Essentials
    Mixing electronic music is an adventure. It requires an advanced set of skills. We’re pleased to introduce you to MixMaster Daniel Wyatt to show you the essentials of mixing dance music. So learn to mix with Danny!
  • 12. 12. Pitch, Intonation & Fingering
    6m 25s
    Orchestration 102
    The Wind Section
    The wind section is the most colorful section of the orchestra. In this course, you learn all about the instrument families, their techniques and articulations and how to score for them. So master the winds with our favorite maestro, Thomas Goss!
  • 12. 12. Sustained Strings, Speed & Powerful Systems
    8m 5s
    EastWest 103
    EastWest 103: Tools for Film, TV & Games
    Is there a better collection of tools for scoring film, TV and games than EastWest? And now, with Composer Cloud, is there anything more affordable?! Join David Earl as he explores and explains these libraries in the context of composing music for all media.
  • 29. 29. iPad Integration
    3m 23s
    Omnisphere 201
    Omnisphere 2 Xtreme
    Oh no…look out… Bill Burgess is back with an Xtreme look at Omnisphere 2! Bill doesn’t play by the rules and this course is no exception. So hold on tight & get ready to learn the crazy sonics that makes O2 so darn cool.
  • 17. 17. Exploring Compression
    6m 55s
    Dance Music Masters 101
    Deepchild | Dirty Circuits
    Recording artist Deepchild reveals how he creates his dirty analog sounds in Ableton Live. Watch this course to learn about the unique sound design techniques used in his mutant techno tracks.
  • 4. 4. System Configurations
    7m 28s
    Pro Tools 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    "Pro Tools | First" is free. And, if you’re new to Pro Tools we’ve created this Absolute Beginner’s Guide to get you started on the right “track”. So learn Pro Tools with this essential, step-by-step course by Booker Edwards.
  • 17. 17. Level Metering I
    5m 9s
    iZotope RX 5
    Post Production Suite Explored
    The iZotope RX Post Production Suite is a set of advanced repair and restoration tools for audio post work. This “in-action”, broadcast focussed course explains how RX 5 and the other tools work together to solve everyday audio situations.
  • 8. 8. Using the 'Basic' Preset
    2m 33s
    Prophet 6 101
    Prophet 6 Revealed
    Rich-sounding analog electronics, enclosed in a beautiful wooden instrument, sound like a dream come true! Welcome Dave Smith’s Prophet 6! This 32-tutorial course reveals how this exciting new synth works!
  • 9. 9. Intro to the Songwriters/Musicians Toolbox
    1m 8s
    Cubase 8 100
    Tutorial Sampler
    Welcome Cubase users! Create a FREE account (top right) to watch these introductory teaser tutorials selected from our Cubase courseware. Then join our learning community to unlock more courses about Cubase, synthesis, recording techniques, EDM production, music theory and more.
  • 10. 10. Pro-L Background: Operation
    8m 2s
    FabFilter 201
    Pro Series Plugins
    Nobody makes audio plugins like FabFilter. And there’s nobody better suited to teach them than our very own Joe Albano. This course explains the Pro Series FX bundle and shows it in action!
  • 3. 3. The System Menu
    4m 30s
    Omnisphere 101
    Omnisphere 2 Explored
    This 37-tutorial, introductory course explains the inner workings of Omnisphere 2. See how this massive Spectrasonics synth instrument will forever change the way you create & produce music and design sounds. Learn it now!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 29s
    SampleTank 101
    Learn SampleTank Now
    SampleTank 3.5 is full of new sounds and features that makes it the king of sample players. See how this instrument works, as explained by our star trainer Matt Vanacoro, in this 34-tutorial course.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 8s
    Cubase 8 102
    Songwriters/Musicians Toolbox
    This musician-focused Cubase 8 course is designed to help you generate ideas and get them into Cubase as fast as possible. Take a ride with Matt Hepworth as he shows you all the cool inroads for making music with Cubase!
  • 4. 4. Creating an INIT Patch
    6m 6s
    Rounds 101
    Rounds: Revealed
    Matt Cellitti is back with a deep dive into Native Instruments’ Rounds. Watch this course and see how this Komplete killer synth creates worlds of sounds that you just can’t make anywhere else!
  • 5. 5. Ideal Hard Drive Allocation
    6m 16s
    Orchestration 302
    The MIDI Orchestra - Designing Templates
    You need an orchestra to play orchestral music. Likewise, you need an orchestral template to play a MIDI orchestral score. This course, by Peter Schwartz, explains the technology and the craft behind designing pro orchestral templates.
  • 1. 1. What is Photos?
    2m 1s
    Photos 101
    Photos 101 - Learn Photos Now!
    Photos for Mac is Apple’s latest app for organizing, editing and sharing your library of pictures and videos. Watch this course and learn everything about using Photos on all your Apple devices!
  • 18. 18. Chord Pad Basics
    5m 26s
    Cubase 8 101
    Moving Forward With Cubase 8
    With so many new features, Cubase 8 is perhaps THE most complete DAW on the planet. See what all the buzz is about in this deep, 37-tutorial course by Cubase wizard Matt Hepworth.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 11s
    Logic Pro X 204
    Sculpture Sound Design Workshop
    With Logic Pro X’s Sculpture you can create just about any kind of sound imaginable. Learn how to synthesize all kinds of cool instruments in this sound design course by one of our favorite synthesists, Rishabh Rajan.
  • 8. 8. How iCloud Works
    3m 29s
    OS X Yosemite 103
    OS X & iOS: Working Together
    With Yosemite, your Mac is now integrated with your iPhone and iPad. This is huge! Watch this course by Francesco Schiavon to see how these devices all work seamlessly together.
  • 38. 38. Maximizer Overview
    3m 7s
    iZotope Ozone 6.1
    Mastering Toolbox
    iZotope’s Ozone 6.1 is a formidable mastering tool packed with every kind of processor you need to master any kind of track. This course, filled with musical examples is the best way to learn Ozone. Master like a pro!
  • 1. 1. Intro: What is an OS?
    3m 7s
    OS X Yosemite 101
    Mac Survival Skills
    Survival requires preparedness! This Yosemite 101 course is designed to get you geared up to explore and conquer this new, powerful version of OS X by Apple!
  • 15. 15. Dual System Recording
    2m 35s
    Film Craft 107
    The Location Sound Mixer
    Sound is a huge part of the filmmaking process. Learn the craft of location sound recording and mixing in this audio-centric course created exclusively for us by award-winning filmmaker Michael Wohl.
  • 5. 5. The Wavesystem Toolbar
    3m 21s
    Waves 302
    Codex: Deciphered
    Codex is a granular, scanning, wavetable synth unleashed by the team at Waves. See how this synth inspires sonic madness in this exclusive course by trainer Matt Vanacoro. Then catch the bonus all-Codex song, at the end of the course, by the amazing Eyal Amir.
  • 2. 2. Essential Controls
    2m 38s
    Film Craft 105
    The Cinematographer
    The Cinematographer is, essentially, the filmmaker… He shoots the film! In this Film Craft course, Michael Wohl gives you an inside look at the art and science of cinematography.
  • 1. 1. Why Use Screenwriting Software?
    2m 7s
    Final Draft 101
    Introduction to Screenwriting
    Writing scripts requires a unique mix of creativity, skill and technique. Watch this course to learn both screenwriting and master Final Draft skills at the same time. Take your scriptwriting to a whole new level!
  • 3. 3. Basic Kick
    2m 18s
    Logic Pro X 209
    Ultrabeat - Drum Design Workshop
    As a follow-up to Steve H’s hit Logic course: Ultrabeat Unleashed, we’ve "unleashed" Logic expert Rishabh Rajan to focus on the basics of Ultrabeat drum sound design! Watch this course and take your Ultrabeat chops to yet a higher level!
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  • 20. 20. Adding Basic Form Elements
    4m 2s
    Google 102
    Google Apps: Collaborate and Share
    Google Apps are free and come with your Gmail account. Watch this in depth 30-tutorial course as master trainer Matt Vanacoro reveals the power that drives this generation of Google Apps!
    Skills:
  • 8. 8. Basic Anatomy for Realistic Characters
    2m 32s
    Character Design 101
    Creating Characters
    Where do character ideas come from and how do you transform your ideas into fully-realized characters? Watch this 18-tutorial courses by artist and animator, Siobhan Twomey, and see a character come to life right before your eyes!
  • 3. 3. Synchronization Basics
    3m 10s
    Music Business 104
    Synchronization Licenses and Royalties
    Visual media is everywhere. This means that music “Sync” licenses are a great way to generate income from your tracks. Learn how your compositions can become solid platinum in this important course by music biz expert, Dr. Paul Bissell.
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