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    Logic Pro X 503
    Studio Series - Recording Drums
    Get the knowledge and skills needed to mic, record, and mix pro-sounding drums with Apple’s Logic Pro X in this advanced course. Audio engineer Joshua Carney will show you how it’s done!
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    Bitwig Studio 302
    The Grid Explained and Explored
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    Arturia’s Synthi V is a spot-on recreation of the analog Synthi AKS by British manufacturer EMS. Join Synth Expert Rishabh Rajan in this course, and learn the infinite sound design possibilities of this inspiring and unique instrument!
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    After Effects CC 105
    Keying Essentials
    To work efficiently with Adobe After Effects, you need to know about keying. Learn all about this compositing technique in this course by Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe, and take your compositing work to the next level!
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    Mixing and Automation
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    Reason Rack Extensions 102
    Synthetic Rig V4 Explored
    The new Synthetic Rig V4 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.
  • 6. 6. Layering Drum Parts
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    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig V4 Explored
    Reason’s Backline Rig V4 bundle is a carefully selected collection of keys, drum libraries, strings, and classic effects to help you get that Rock and R&B sound. In this course, included free in the Propellerheads Rack Extensions V4 bundle, watch producer Hollin Jones explain and deploy all of them to build a track.
  • 7. 7. Keep History
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    Cubase 10 103
    Audio Recording and Editing
    Steinberg’s Cubase 10 offers powerful tools for recording and editing audio. Join our Cubase guru Matthew T. Hepworth in this course, and get ready to master the audio side of this amazing DAW!
  • 8. 8. Three Layer Synth
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    FL Studio 302
    The Patcher Explained and Explored
    One of the best kept secrets in FL Studio is the amazing Patcher. Unlock your creativity by watching this course by FL Studio expert Rishabh Rajan!
  • 9. 9. Files and 'Unwrapped' Libraries
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    Kontakt 101
    Beginner's Guide
    Native Instruments’ Kontakt is a powerful engine for creating and playing sampled instruments. Join NI expert Matt Vanacoro in this course, and learn to harness the industry-standard sampler: NI Kontakt 6!
  • 2. 2. Resetting all Controls
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    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!
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    Studio One 4 103
    Recording and Editing Audio
    PreSonus Studio One 4 is an amazing DAW for recording audio. Join educator and audio engineer Joshua Carney in this course to master all audio recording and editing features included in Studio One!
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    After Effects CC 104
    Text Techniques
    Adobe After Effects CC is an amazing tool for creating beautiful text animations, from simple text scrolls to realistic 3D titles. Let Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe show you how it’s done!
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    Pro Tools 103
    Recording & Editing Audio
    Avid’s Pro Tools is considered by many as the industry standard for digital audio production. Learn the power of audio recording and editing using Pro Tools in this course by expert trainer Joe Albano!
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    Studio One 4 102
    Recording and Editing MIDI
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  • 11. 11. Getting Creative Looks with Gradients
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    After Effects CC 401
    Hollywood-Style Titles
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  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    Reason 10 203
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  • 4. 4. User Interface
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    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!
  • 21. 21. Equator Player and Full
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    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.
  • 6. 6. Why AE Acts the Way It Does
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    After Effects CC 103
    Working in the Timeline
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    The Essentials
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    After Effects for Editors
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  • 8. 8. Breaking down edited clips
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    Let's Get Started
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    Bitwig Studio 202
    Phase-4 Deconstructed
    Bitwig’s Phase-4 utilizes phase distortion and phase modulation synthesis to shape sound in very unique ways. Learn how to get the most out of this four-oscillator synth in this in-depth course by Bitwig Certified Trainer, Thavius Beck!
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    Reason’s Backline Rig V3 bundle is a carefully selected collection of keys, drum libraries, strings, and classic effects to help you get that Rock and R&B sound. In this course, included free in the Props RE V3 bundle, watch producer Hollin Jones explain and deploy all of them to build a track.
  • 5. 5. The Mighty Punch BDRE
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    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.
  • 5. 5. Controls
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    Ableton Live 10 101
    Live 10 Quick Start Guide
    Ableton Live 10 is finally here! Don’t lose time… Watch this Quick Start course and learn how to make music right now with this amazing DAW!
  • 8. 8. The Preview Pad
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    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!
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    Arturia DrumBrute 101
    DrumBrute - Make Beats Now!
    With its 100% analog drum sounds and intuitive step sequencer, Arturia’s DrumBrute packs some impressive features. And it sounds huge! Join producer and trainer Multiplier in this course, and take your beat making to the next level!
  • 4. 4. Manual Mode
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    Roland Boutique 105
    SE-02 Explained and Explored
    The result of a collaboration between Roland and Studio Electronics, the SE-02 is the first true analog synth of the Boutique series. Learn this Minimoog-inspired synth inside out in this course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan.
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    AudioPedia 110
    Synths, Samplers and Virtual Instruments
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This tenth installment is about Synths, Samplers and Virtual Instruments.
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    Final Cut Pro X 10.4 - 100
    Final Cut 10.4 What’s New
    Apple’s new Final Cut Pro X 10.4 includes many exciting new features. Discover “What’s New” in this free course by Certified Trainer Iain Anderson.
  • 4. 4. Creating New Layers
    4m 20s
    Premiere Pro CC 104
    Titling & Graphics
    Expert trainer Kevin P McAuliffe is back with a course on creating titles and credit rolls with Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Watch it, and give your titles that professional look!
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    1m 0s
    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.
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    Ableton Live FastTrack 402
    Max For Live Video FX
    Max for Live offers limitless possibilities … and it’s not just about audio! Watch this course by Ableton Live expert Thavius Beck, and see what it can do for video!
  • 7. 7. Quick Controls
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    Cubase 9 201
    HALion Sonic SE Revealed
    Many Cubase users are unaware of how powerful Steinberg’s HALion Sonic SE really is. But they will ... after watching this course by Steinberg Product Specialist, Matthew Loel T. Hepworth!
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    4m 13s
    Dance Music Sound Design 306
    SFX Advanced
    From epic impacts to white noise sweeps, sound effects are an essential part of any EDM track. Expand your synthesis techniques with these advanced FX sound design tutorials by our dance music expert, Multiplier!
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    Dance Music Sound Design 305
    Pads Advanced
    Pads are a key arrangement texture for all kinds of music... and especially dance music. Join Adam Pollard ,AKA Multiplier, to learn the advanced art of pad creation… and your EDM tracks will thank you.
  • 6. 6. Effects Control & Clip-based FX
    5m 41s
    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.
  • 18. 18. Reverse Engineering Patches
    7m 17s
    Novation Peak 101
    Explained and Explored
    Novation’s Peak synth is a real powerhouse in a compact desktop form. Watch this course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan, and learn to master this fantastic Analog/Digital hybrid polysynth!
  • 4. 4. The Upper Toolbar
    3m 40s
    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!
  • 14. 14. Layering Breaks and Patterns
    4m 16s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 303
    The Art of Drum Programming
    Like everything in music, drum programming is an art. Join Ableton Live Certified Trainer DJ Kiva in this FastTrack™ course, and learn the secret skills and techniques required for laying down fantastic sounding beats… fast!
  • 15. 15. Overview of Controls
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    Live 9 410
    Looping With Live
    With live looping, it's possible to create a full arrangement in real time, right in front of your audience or in the studio. In this course, Ableton Certified trainer DJ Kiva reveals everything you need to know to become your own one-man band using Ableton Live!
  • 10. 10. Arranging and Aligning Objects
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    Pages 201
    Pages Advanced
    Apple’s Pages is a full-fledged desktop publishing app with lots of power under the hood. Join Apple expert Matt Vanacoro in this Pages Advanced course, and take your desktop publishing skills to the next level.
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