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  • 3. 3. Common Themes
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  • 18. 18. Layering & Lots Of Processing
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  • 3. 3. Common Themes
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    Glitch Hop
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    Sylenth - Explored
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    Mix Prep: Bass & Drum Tracks
    Great mixes begin with solid mix preparation. In this advanced Cubase course, producer Eyal Amir explains how he prepares, quantizes and warps his bass and drum tracks to ensure the tightest, best mixes possible. Check it out!
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    DaVinci Resolve 103
    Primary Color Grading
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    Creating Moods and Styles
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    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.
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    Ear Training 103
    Rhythm & Listening Skills
    In previous courses you’ve learned how to listen for melody and harmony. Now it’s time to zoom out and discover how to hear rhythm! This course, with its challenging listening exercises, teaches you how to hear music’s powerful pulse. Educate your ears with Gregg Fine!
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    Google 104
    Google Sites: Intranets, Websites and More
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    Keynote
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    Maschine 2.0 201
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    When Jeremy Ellis creates a Maschine video for Native Instruments, it’s a major event! In this exclusive course Jeremy breaks it all down explaining how he produced and performed the entire NI promo track! Watch and learn as Jeremy and Maschine make music together!
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    3m 12s
    Facebook 101
    Facebook Marketing
    Are you getting the most reach with your Facebook page? In this in-depth Facebook Marketing course, you learn the tools, tips and tricks to get the maximum exposure from Facebook!
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    Managing a Dynamic Channel
    Posting videos to YouTube is the easy part. Doing it so that they look & sound their best – and get seen – is a whole different story. Learn how to effectively post, manage and market your videos on YouTube, in this in-depth introductory course by Matt Vanacoro.
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    Jazz Improvisation Techniques
    Musicians – playing jazz and other genres – use improvisation to explore their creativity and to generate musical ideas. This course – by the talented jazz artist Gregg Fine – shows how to unleash the power of improvisation in your music!
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    Final Cut Pro X 107
    Core Training: Color Correction Masterclass
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    OS X Mavericks 201
    Advanced Tips and Timesavers
    Apple’s OSX Mavericks is full of all kinds of ways to make your life easier and more efficient. Join Mac expert Francesco Schiavon and learn how you can become an OSX power user!
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    iMovie 104
    Creative Effects and Color Correction
    When making movies, it’s often the little things that make all the difference. In this 30-tutorial course, you learn how those powerful “little” video and audio touches – packed into Apple’s iMovie – make YOUR movies really shine.
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    Photoshop CC 205
    Photo Retouching & Adjustments
    Taking photos is just the first step in the photographer's craft. Transform and enhance your photos into photographic masterpieces in this Photoshop CC course by expert Dan Moughamian.
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