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  • 12. 12. Arpeggiator
    5m 8s
    Moog Grandmother 101
    Explained and Explored
    The Grandmother is a powerful 2-oscillator monophonic semi-modular analog synth from Moog. Join expert trainer Rishabh Rajan to get the wisdom and inspiration you need to make the most out of this new (but already venerable) synth!
  • 6. 6. Pedalboard
    5m 32s
    Logic Pro X 206
    The Delay/Reverb Plugins
    Logic’s Delay and Reverb plugins are some of the most essential plugins in the Logic Pro library. Joe Albano is here with this course to explain and explore all of them. Watch this course and get learning...
  • 5. 5. Distortion FX in Pedalboard
    6m 20s
    Logic Pro X 205
    The Distortion Plugins
    Logic Pro X has a bunch of distortion plugins and it’s hard to know, at first glance, just what flavor of distortion they actually produce. No worries, Joe Albano is here to explain them all in this in-depth course!
  • 4. 4. 3D Sound Boxing
    2m 59s
    Ableton Live 10 104
    Mixing Tracks
    Ableton Live is often seen as a creative and performance-oriented DAW, but it excels at mixing too. Watch this course and learn the skills you need to create professional sounding mixes in Live, with Ableton certified trainer Noah Pred.
  • 10. 10. Adding Audio to Tracks
    5m 5s
    Studio One 4 101
    Quick Start Guide
    Studio One 4 is PreSonus’ latest and greatest music production software. Get a thorough introduction to this powerful DAW in this quick start guide by trainer and producer Joshua Carney!
  • 16. 16. Direct Insert vs. Sends and Returns
    5m 49s
    Dance Music Styles 116
    Dub
    Dub music is all about good vibes, and so is the course by producer and multi-instrumentalist DJ Kiva! Watch it, learn, and get inspired to get your music to a higher level!
  • 10. 10. Working With Loops
    4m 4s
    Roli Blocks 101
    Making Music with Blocks
    ROLI’s Blocks are expressive modular instruments that can be combined to suit your musical needs. Join Matt Vanacoro in this hands-on course, and discover how to get the most out of these beautiful music-making devices.
  • 19. 19. Talkbox Theory
    1m 37s
    VocalSynth 2 101
    VocalSynth Explained and Explored
    iZotope’s VocalSynth 2 is here and so is our star trainer Rishabh Rajan to explain you how this cool new plugin works! Check out VocalSynth 2 here and see what it can do for you!
  • 8. 8. Using a Headset
    3m 13s
    Final Cut Pro X 301
    360 Tools and Techniques
    Apple's Final Cut Pro X offers a complete set of tools for importing, editing and exporting 360-degree videos. Put on your virtual VR headset and join Apple Certified Trainer Iain Anderson in this course to learn and create stunning VR content with FCP X!
  • 53. 53. Jackbox 909 Overview
    2m 41s
    Reason Rack Extensions 102
    Synthetic Rig V3 - Explored
    The new Synthetic Rig V3 Bundle for Reason is an expanded collection of synth tutorials designed for the electronic music producer. This in-depth course, included free in the Props RE bundle, explains them all and shows them in action.
  • 11. 11. Playback Direction
    2m 29s
    Make Noise 102
    René
    Make Noise René is a very powerful and complex "Cartesian" sequencer. Watch this course by modular expert Rishabh Rajan, and you too will be able to say, "I sequence, therefore I am”!
  • 19. 19. Pattern Jumping
    6m 3s
    Elektron 206
    Elektron 206 - Analog RYTM MKII: Beats and Samples
    Elektron’s Analog Rytm MKII is here, and it now features sampling capabilities. Learn all about this powerful groovebox with Elektron specialist Thavius Beck!
  • 12. 12. Direct Offline Processing
    6m 44s
    Cubase 9.5 101
    Cubase 9.5 Explored
    Steinberg’s Cubase 9.5 is here! Explore all the new features and improvements in this 21-tutorial course by product specialist Matthew Loel T. Hepworth.
  • 8. 8. Polar Pattern | Directionality
    1m 31s
    AudioPedia 106
    Microphones
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This sixth installment is about Microphones.
  • 5. 5. DI | Direct Injection
    1m 9s
    AudioPedia 105
    Recording and Monitoring
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This fifth installment is about Recording and Monitoring.
  • 2. 2. DAW | Digital Audio Workstation
    1m 32s
    AudioPedia 104
    Recording Media, DAW and Computer
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This fourth installment is about Recording Media, DAW and Computer terminology.
  • 8. 8. Understanding the Anchor Point
    5m 27s
    Premiere Pro CC 103
    Working with Effects
    Effects are a big part of any video production. Join Adobe Premiere expert and editor Kevin McAuliffe to learn all the tools and to start adding transitions, effects and even color correction to your video projects now!
  • 6. 6. Different Types of Kick Layer
    3m 48s
    Dance Music Sound Design 304
    Drums Advanced
    Now that you know the basics of designing drum sounds, it’s time to get deeper. In this advanced dance music sound design course, EDM expert Adam Pollard delivers a wealth of innovative tools, tips and inspiration to help you design killer beats.
  • 8. 8. Standard Stereo Imaging Techniques
    4m 52s
    Dance Music Sound Design 303
    Vocals Advanced
    Adam Pollard is back with an Advanced look at dance music vocal sound design. Join him, and unlock your creativity with these breathtaking, vocal technique tutorials!
  • 13. 13. Recording and Processing Guitar with Rosario
    2m 35s
    Gadget 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Gadget, Korg’s innovative all-in-one music production software is now available on the Mac. Watch this Absolute Beginner's Guide course, and learn how to capture your musical ideas with Gadget!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 37s
    Numbers 201
    Numbers Advanced
    Matt Vanacoro is back with an advanced look at Apple’s iWork spreadsheet app, Numbers! Watch this course and learn how to become a Numbers wizard!
  • 10. 10. Working With Text Boxes
    3m 53s
    Pages 101
    Learn Pages
    Apple's Pages is much more than a word processor. It is also a full-featured page layout application that makes it easy to create visually stunning documents of all kinds. In this course, Matt Vanacoro shows you how to do it all.
  • 5. 5. Minimizing Latency
    5m 24s
    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.
  • 21. 21. Compressor & Apple Pro Video Apps
    3m 5s
    Compressor 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Apple’s Compressor is the perfect tool to help you reduce the file size of your projects while preserving quality. In this course, Matt Vanacoro shows you everything you always wanted to know (but were afraid to ask!) about Apple’s Compressor and the theory of compression…
  • 7. 7. Warp, Stretch & Distort
    5m 38s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 301
    Distortion
    Ableton Certified trainer Timo Preece is onboard to share his valuable workflows and production tips for Live’s saturation and distortion FX. Learn how to harness the power of these FX in this 15-tutorial FastTrack™ in-action course.
  • 17. 17. Arpeggiator & Chord Memory
    2m 28s
    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!
  • 23. 23. Talkbox
    2m 21s
    Dance Music Sound Design 103
    Vocals
    This next course in our exclusive Dance Music Sound Design series jumps right up to the top. It’s all about vocals. Multiplier AKA Adam Pollard is back with this “top line” course to show you some killer vocal tips!
  • 13. 13. Applying & Modifying Effects
    3m 2s
    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!
  • 2. 2. The Spotting Sheet
    2m 24s
    Logic Pro FastTrack 204
    Scoring to Picture Toolbox
    Scoring to picture in Logic Pro X is a great skill to have in your toolbox. There’s lots to learn. But have no fear, David Earl –the SFLogicNinja– is here to show you the way in this FastTrack™ course. Get scoring, FAST!
  • 13. 13. Mail Hints
    1m 40s
    iOS 10 101
    15 iOS 10 Secrets Revealed
    Apple's iOS 10 is here and so is Matt Vanacoro to share some of his iPhone and iPad iOS 10 secrets. Get even more out of your iOS devices with this introductory 15-tutorial "secrets revealed" course!
  • 15. 15. Arpeggiator & Ribbon Controller
    6m 29s
    Moog Model 15 101
    Moog Model 15 Video Guide
    This course, by Rishabh Rajan, is a must-watch for anyone into modular synths and Moogs! Learn the Moog Model 15 app, synthesis, voltage control and all those virtual vintage Moog modules in this 20-tutorial course!
  • 10. 10. Data Entry Modes
    2m 25s
    Kronos 101
    Kronos Essentials
    The Kronos is the king of Korg keyboards. Used by top performers, like Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess, the Kronos generates a massive universe of sound when you learn how to use it. So, learn the Kronos now!
  • 6. 6. Re-Amping
    5m 12s
    Audio Mistakes 108
    10 Common Distortion/Saturation Mistakes
    Distortion and saturation, when misused or poorly executed, can ruin a production just as easily as they can warm it up! That’s what inspired Joe Albano to create this course! Let US make the mistakes so YOU don’t have to!
  • 1. 1. Intro to Circuit & Grooveboxes
    3m 0s
    Circuit 101
    Novation Circuit Explained and Explored
    Novation Circuit is a standalone, groove-based beat box that’ll inspire and delight your electronic musical muse! Check out this course, by the amazing Thavius Beck, and be on your way to Circuit, synth-beat paradise!
  • 6. 6. Outside the Box
    6m 16s
    Audio Mistakes 107
    10 Common Signal Flow Mistakes
    When you insert a plugin into your DAW, that insertion is actually a connection. That’s signal flow. Making poor connections can destroy an otherwise great track. Let US make the signal flow mistakes so YOU won’t have to!
  • 14. 14. Talkbox Concepts
    1m 33s
    VocalSynth 101
    Explained and Explored
    iZotope’s VocalSynth is a vocal producer's dream. You can tune and transform... You can thicken and texturize... You can even robotize, harmonize and vocode! Learn VocalSynth now!
  • 11. 11. Talkbox
    5m 51s
    AIR Creative FX 101
    The Production FX
    The AIR Creative FX Collection is a powerful group of audio tools that you can use to spice up any production. Available for any platform, these tools are explained and explored by AIR expert Alex Solano in this 15-tutorial course.
  • 17. 17. Target Masking
    3m 45s
    Media Composer 201
    Advanced Techniques
    In this course, trainer Kevin McAuliffe explains some of the more sophisticated tools and techniques in Avid’s Media Composer software. Learn to integrate After Effects and Pro Tools workflows, transcoding, multicam and more!
  • 15. 15. Film Matting FX
    3m 43s
    Media Composer 102
    Working With Effects
    So, you've got your content into Media Composer and it's starting to look really good. Now it's time to start adding effects. In this course, award-winning editor and industry expert trainer Kevin McAuliffe shows you how!
  • 19. 19. Same As Source Exports
    4m 19s
    Media Composer 101
    Start Editing Now
    Whether you're a Hollywood pro or a film student/enthusiast just starting out, you will likely know about AVID’s famed Media Composer software. If you want to learn it, or learn it better, watch this course by our very own three-time North American ProMax award-winning editor and expert trainer Kevin McAuliffe!
  • 16. 16. Controlling a Groovebox
    2m 43s
    Launchpad Pro 101
    Produce and Perform
    Novation’s Launchpad Pro is a perfect controller for Ableton Live and Thavius Beck is the perfect trainer to teach it. If you already own a Launchpad, learn how to play it better. If you're thinking about getting one, watch this course now!
  • 3. 3. Pedalboard Layouts & Hardware
    2m 59s
    Guitar Production 202
    Pedalboard Setups Explored
    So many pedals and not enough feet! What’s the best way to use all those amazing FX? How do you organize all those cables and power supplies? Gregg Fine has the answers to make your pedals really rock!
  • 4. 4. Setup
    2m 5s
    Maya 201
    Modeling
    The best way to learn 3D animation software is to see it in action. And this Maya modeling course does exactly that. Learn to model with Autodesk’s Maya with pro animation supervisor Nigel Broad in this 31-tutorial course.
  • 5. 5. Watch the Midrange
    7m 18s
    Audio Mistakes 102
    10 Common EQ Mistakes
    “Mistakes are your best teachers.” This course examines 10 common EQ mistakes and shows you how to fix them. Let US make the mistakes so YOU don’t have to! There’s no better way to learn!
  • 11. 11. Using Airdrop
    1m 58s
    iPhone Tips 101
    20 iPhone Secrets Revealed
    Apple’s iPhone has hundreds (maybe thousands) of secret or hidden features. In this classified course, trainer Matt Vanacoro unveils some of his favorites. Check them out, but please keep them confidential!
  • 20. 20. The Sampler
    2m 40s
    Reaktor 6 103
    Ensembles Explored
    Did you know there's a bunch of FREE synths that are available for Native Instruments’ Reaktor? Devour this 27-tutorial course as synthesist Rishabh Rajan explores and explains 9 of his favorite factory Ensembles.
  • 22. 22. Attaching Maps to Notes
    1m 11s
    OS X El Capitan 101
    Learn OS X El Capitan
    This OS X update, El Capitan, adds a mountain of new features to Apple’s ever-expanding operating system. See what this update is all about in this new tutorial course by our favorite Mac expert, Francesco Schiavon!
  • 15. 15. Exploring the EDM Toolbox
    9m 39s
    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.
  • 5. 5. Setting up an Arpeggiator
    5m 19s
    GarageBand 301
    Make EDM
    GarageBand with its array of powerful synths, Drummer and MIDI tools is a great DAW for EDM production. Learn EDM and GarageBand at the same time in this 23-tutorial course by producer Rishabh Rajan!
  • 4. 4. Advanced Lighting Controls
    2m 30s
    Motion 5.2
    New Features Explored
    Motion 5.2 is loaded with all kinds of new features. Learn about 3D Titles, new Materials, Generators, Masking, Keyframe Controls and much more in this in-depth “What’s New” course!
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