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    8m 59s
    Orchestration 104
    Clarinets, Saxophones and Bassoons
    This orchestral wind course takes an in-depth look at the individual members of the clarinet, bassoon and saxophone families. Continue your studies of the wind section with professional orchestrator and instructor Thomas Goss!
  • 11. 11. DS FM
    2m 56s
    Ableton Live 10 402
    New Max Devices in Action
    The Ableton Live Suite quietly includes a whole new range of powerful Max for Live devices. Learn to get creative with some of the most interesting M4L effects and instruments in this course by certified trainer Noah Pred!
  • 12. 12. Matching up Guitar/Instrumental Harmonies
    5m 13s
    Logic Pro X 302
    Flex Time & Time Correction
    Logic Pro’s Flex Time is the tool of choice for time-stretching and quantizing audio. Learn everything there is to know about this powerful feature in this course by Logic guru Joshua Carney!
  • 15. 15. Saturation Controls
    4m 22s
    Final Cut Pro X 107
    Intro to Color Correction
    Apple’s Final Cut Pro X offers lots of powerful color grading features. Learn to use them with editor, colorist and certified trainer Iain Anderson!
  • 10. 10. Spectral Synth Mode
    2m 13s
    Arturia V 104
    CMI V Explored
    Arturia’s CMI V is a faithful recreation of the Fairlight CMI series IIx, the music workstation that revolutionized music production in the ’80s. Learn all about this digital sound design powerhouse with trainer and synthesis expert Nigel Broad.
  • 13. 13. RAID Array
    1m 23s
    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.
  • 6. 6. Psychoacoustics
    1m 25s
    AudioPedia 102
    Acoustics and Studio Design
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This second installment is about Acoustics & Studio Design.
  • 16. 16. Mic Tap Transient
    3m 10s
    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.
  • 2. 2. Harmonics
    6m 11s
    Dance Music Sound Design 302
    Lead Synths Advanced
    Adam Pollard is back with plenty of advanced synthesis tips to help you design better Dance Music lead synth sounds. Join him, and get ready to take your EDM leads from good to outstanding!
  • 3. 3. Magic Wand Selection
    4m 29s
    iZotope RX 6 201
    Sound Designer's Toolbox
    iZotope RX 6 is one of the most powerful audio restoration software available, but did you know it’s also an amazing tool for sound designers? In this course, sound design expert Timo Preece thinks outside the box and shows you how to unleash your creativity with iZotope RX.
  • 8. 8. Balance & Dynamics
    4m 52s
    Make Noise 201
    0-Coast
    The Make Noise 0-Coast is a little semi-modular desktop Eurorack synthesizer with lots of power under the hood. Watch this in-depth course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan, and get ready to make some noise!
  • 7. 7. Initial Phase
    6m 36s
    Dance Music Sound Design 301
    Bass Advanced
    Multiplier, AKA Adam Pollard, is back with an advanced look at designing bass sounds. This course takes you “deep” into the subtle and complex techniques that’ll help make your dance music bass parts rock the floor!
  • 17. 17. Job Properties, Actions & Metadata
    3m 30s
    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…
  • 13. 13. Punchy Snare
    6m 11s
    Dance Music Sound Design 104
    Drums
    In this drum-centric, in-action course, you learn how to make the best-sounding, room-shattering beats. So sit back, put in your earbuds and get ready to be awakened to the world of EDM drum and beat sound design.
  • 16. 16. Fundamental & Harmonics
    3m 20s
    Dance Music Sound Design 101
    Designing Bass
    This first course in our exclusive Dance Music Sound Design series, starts at the bottom… with the BASS, that is. And who better to teach the art and science behind making killer bass sounds than Multiplier AKA Adam Pollard!
  • 14. 14. Precisely Removing Fundamental
    5m 21s
    Dance Music Styles 111
    Bass House
    How many Dance Music styles are there out there? Well, you’ll find out because Multiplier will likely cover them all! Join Adam in this exploration of Bass House and add this genre to your dance music arsenal. Produce Bass House now!
  • 19. 19. No Sub
    5m 31s
    Dance Music Styles 110
    Electro House
    Our exploration of the different dance music styles continues in this Electro House course by electronic music producer, Multiplier. Learn how to write it, sound design it and expertly produce it in this 21-tutorial course!
  • 25. 25. Setup
    3m 18s
    Maya 202
    Dynamics, Texturing and Rigging
    In this Maya 201 course, feature film animation supervisor Nigel Broad, explains and explores textures, dynamics and rigging. Learn how to infuse realism into your 3D models in these step-by-step video tutorials.
  • 12. 12. Non-Vocal Sounds
    3m 39s
    Reason FastTrack 201
    Tuning Vocals With Pitch Edit
    Pitch Edit is new to Reason 9 and Hollin Jones is here to show you how it works! Learn how to tune, correct, fix drift, narrow the vibrato, change keys and turn MIDI into audio in this vocal-focused pitch editing course.
  • 6. 6. Snare
    2m 51s
    Dance Music Styles 104
    Drum and Bass
    Electronic dance music producer Adam Pollard –AKA Multiplier– is back with an exclusive look at the Drum and Bass dance music genre. Find out what DnB is all about, and how to create it, in this essential Dance Music Styles course.
  • 6. 6. Snare
    1m 59s
    Dance Music Styles 103
    Future Bass
    It seems like there are more dance music styles than stars in the sky! Luckily, Adam Pollard (AKA Multiplier) is here with an exclusive look to the future… Future Bass, that is! See what the future brings, in this 20-tutorial course.
  • 6. 6. Snare
    4m 13s
    Dance Music Styles 102
    Dubstep
    Since dubstep was first invented in the late '90s, it has become a mainstay of electronic music. Up your Dubstep game with this 21-tutorial course by pro music producer and sound designer, Adam Pollard – AKA Multiplier.
  • 6. 6. Snare
    3m 8s
    Dance Music Styles 101
    Trap
    This first course in our Dance Music Styles series examines the essential building blocks of making Trap. Join Adam Pollard in this 21-tutorial course and learn the essential ingredients of this intricate and exciting dance music genre!
  • 3. 3. Oscillator Section
    4m 37s
    Reaktor 6 104
    More Ensembles Explored
    Who knew that Native Instruments’ Reaktor had such a fantastic array of available ensembles? Well Rishabh Rajan does and that’s why we asked him to explain and explore more of them with you in this 25-tutorial course!
  • 6. 6. A Simple Cylinder
    3m 25s
    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.
  • 22. 22. Space Drone
    5m 28s
    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.
  • 20. 20. EQ & Sidechain Compression
    6m 20s
    Dance Music Masters 108
    Tallmen 785 | Voices In Your Head
    All composers hear voices in their heads. But how do they get that inspiration out? In this course, electronic artist Brian Mitchell (Tallmen 785), shares the techniques that he uses to explode his music into the dance music world!
  • 8. 8. The Theory of Tone Production
    5m 40s
    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!
  • 52. 52. Experimental Pop with East West
    7m 25s
    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.
  • 19. 19. Saturation Effects
    2m 30s
    Final Cut Pro X 107
    Core Training: Color Correction Masterclass
    Learn the art and craft of color correction using Apple’s Final Cut Pro X 10.2.2 in this completely new and redesigned course by videographer, editor and colorist, Iain Anderson.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 37s
    Universal Audio 101
    UA In Action – Bass and Drums
    Universal Audio’s UAD V8.0 plugins are here and so is expert mixer Rich Tozzoli to show us how he uses them “In Action”! Learn the secrets of how to make your rhythm tracks really rock, in this example-filled course.
  • 6. 6. Using Highlight Mode
    2m 23s
    DaVinci Resolve 104
    Secondary Color Grading
    In this in-depth look at secondary color grading, DaVinci Resolve expert Andrew Balis shows you the “power” of Power Windows. See how to put these incredible tools to work in your projects!
  • 6. 6. Slip-Editing, Looping & Jamming
    5m 41s
    Maschine 2.0 301
    Production Tips and Tricks
    Liam O’Mullane (a.k.a.The Sound Tutor) is back with some power-user tips and tricks for Native Instruments’ Maschine. So power-up your Maschine production chops with this expert 23-tutorial course!
  • 22. 22. SFX & Conclusion
    6m 12s
    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!
  • 17. 17. Form Fundamentals
    2m 13s
    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!
  • 38. 38. Creating Optical Media
    3m 37s
    Compressor
    Transcoding Explored
    Join Apple Certified Trainer Ben Balser in this massive 39-tutorial course as he teaches everything you need to know about video compression using Apple’s Compressor software.
  • 11. 11. Intro to Wordless Vocals
    1m 27s
    Vocal Techniques 101
    Singing with Tammy Scheffer
    The best way to learn pro, cutting-edge vocal techniques is to study with a great singer. So, sit back and learn the art of singing in this 31-tutorial course by vocalist and recording artist Tammy Scheffer.
  • 34. 34. Presenter Display on iPhone
    5m 40s
    Keynote
    Mac, iPad & iPhone
    Watch this in-depth 43-tutorial course, from our resident Apple guru Francesco Schiavon, to learn how to create attractive and informative presentations using Apple’s Keynote software on your Mac, iOS devices and iCloud!
  • 16. 16. Freelance Essentials
    4m 12s
    Graphic Design 301
    Your Portfolio and Self Promotion
    Self-promotion is key to any graphic designer's success. But before you go out into the world there’s a bunch of stuff you must have in your toolbox. This course gives you everything you need to know to jumpstart your career.
  • 4. 4. Lighting and White Balance
    3m 27s
    Photography 204
    Lighting For Still and Video
    Photography and videography – without proper lighting – is like listening to music with awful sound quality. To assure that your visuals look their very best, you'll need to master the lighting techniques presented in this 21-tutorial course by Matt Vanacoro...
  • 29. 29. Compartmentalizing Your Activity with Apps
    2m 56s
    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!
  • 18. 18. Vinyl Noise
    4m 12s
    Logic Pro X 207
    ES2 Sound Design Workshop
    Do you want to build screaming leads, evolving pads, talking basses, electro drums and more? In this course, you’ll learn how to set Logic Pro X’s ES2 on fire with sound design tips sparked from the imagination of inventive producer, Rishabh Rajan!
  • 24. 24. Share to DVD or Blu-Ray
    1m 18s
    Final Cut Pro X 108
    Core Training: Finishing Up Your Project
    The editing is done, so are the FX, the color’s correct... now what? Final Cut Pro expert Michael Wohl takes you through all the important steps leading to exporting and sharing your movie projects in this deep, 28-tutorial course!
  • 15. 15. Playing Bebop
    4m 58s
    Music Theory 202
    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!
  • 5. 5. NSArray
    5m 20s
    iOS App Dev 105
    The Foundation Classes
    Learn about NeXTSTEP (NS) foundation classes - the building blocks of your iOS apps - with Matt from Huma Solutions in this next course in our iOS App Dev series...
  • 20. 20. Adding Video Filters
    1m 35s
    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.
  • 32. 32. Versions
    5m 45s
    OS X Mavericks 102
    Getting Organized!
    Tired of endlessly searching for those hard to find files? See how Apple’s OS X Mavericks gives you tons of tools to easily locate, categorize, manage and backup every file on your hard drive!
  • 6. 6. Symbol Sprayer
    2m 56s
    Illustrator CC 104
    Symbols and Patterns: Create A Background
    Unleash the creative power of designing and then transforming repetitive Symbols and Patterns in this Adobe Illustrator CC course by master trainer Iain Anderson...
  • 9. 9. Additive Synthesis with the Cycle~ Object
    5m 40s
    Live 9 403
    Max For Live Advanced
    Tired of the same ol' synths? Dig into Max For Live and design your own! Join musician and Max expert Rishabh Rajan as he takes you on a journey from initial oscillation to final output as you build your first M4L synth!
  • 19. 19. The 3-Way Color Corrector
    2m 43s
    Premiere Pro CS6 106
    Filters, Effects & Color
    The course you’ve all been waiting for is here! Learn all about Filters, Effects and Color in this exciting in-depth 40-tutorial course by industry acclaimed, digital video expert Michael Wohl!
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