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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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 33s
    The Orchestral Sessions 104
    Recording the Orchestra
    Recording a live orchestra can be both an exciting and daunting task. Whether you’re a composer or an audio engineer, watch this course and deepen your knowledge of the art of orchestral recording.
  • 1. 1. Course Introduction
    1m 57s
    The Orchestral Sessions 103
    Prepping for Live Recording
    In this third installment of the Orchestral Sessions series, music composer Olajide Paris covers the preparation work you need to do before any orchestral recording session.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 2s
    The Orchestral Sessions 102
    Prep, Notation, and Parts
    So you recorded your MIDI score and can’t wait to hear it played by a live orchestra. What’s the next step? Join music composer Olajide Paris in this new updated course, and learn how to transform your MIDI data into a full score.
  • 3. 3. Recording Audio In Session View
    5m 24s
    Ableton Live 10 103
    Audio Essentials
    Ableton Live is one of the best DAW for manipulating audio creatively. Learn all the essentials to recording, warping and processing audio with Ableton Live in this course by producer and trainer Rishabh Rajan!
  • 29. 29. Zampled Euphonic Strings
    4m 48s
    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig V3 - Explored
    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.
  • 3. 3. The Session View
    5m 44s
    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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction and Overview
    1m 39s
    The Orchestral Sessions 101
    Orchestral Composition
    Are you a composer wanting to record your music with a live orchestra? Then the Orchestral Sessions series is for you! Join music composer Olajide Paris, and learn the art of recording and orchestrating MIDI mockups for real musicians!
  • 2. 2. Pro Tools Session Setup
    6m 6s
    Pro Tools 302
    Mixing EDM in Pro Tools
    Are you looking to improve your Pro Tools mixing chops? Watch this in-depth 2-hour+ tutorial course by Alex Solano, and learn pro mixing workflows, strategies and tips and tricks to make your EDM mixes sound great anywhere!
  • 3. 3. Beat-Mapping | Beatmapping
    1m 35s
    AudioPedia 107
    Editing and Signal Flow
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This seventh installment is about Editing and Signal Flow.
  • 12. 12. Skratching with Friends
    3m 28s
    Turntablism 102
    Skratching Advanced
    Sara Simms is back with an advanced look at the art of turntablism. Join Sara and deejay stutter in this in-action, "live" course and learn even more advanced skratching techniques and combos.
  • 18. 18. Touch FX
    6m 0s
    volca 105
    volca kick Explored
    If you love fat kick and bass sounds, you’ll love Korg’s volca kick. In this course, G.W. Childs gets the lowdown on this amazing little booming groovebox.
  • 5. 5. Organizing Session for Stems
    4m 44s
    Performing with Live 202
    From Studio to Stage
    Ableton Live is so much more than a studio tool… it’s the perfect software for live music performers. In this course, DJ Kiva reveals everything you need to know to to bring your music from the studio to the stage!
  • 18. 18. Motion Sequence
    2m 42s
    volca 106
    volca fm Explored
    FM synthesis was a major turning point when it was popularized in the 1980s, and now it’s back in a small but powerful form: volca fm. Electronic artist G.W. Childs is here to show you everything you need to know about this amazing little box!
  • 7. 7. Recording Audio from RYTM into Live
    3m 57s
    Elektron 101
    Overbridge & RYTM
    Elektron’s Analog RYTM and Overbridge Fuse hardware and software into a powerful beat making, live performance workstation... and here’s the awesome Thavius Beck to show you how to make it all happen!
  • 3. 3. Recording Audio into a DAW
    4m 48s
    Circuit 201
    Novation Circuit - Advanced Circuitry!
    Now that you know your way around Novation Circuit, it’s time to get into some Advanced Circuitry! Dive deeper into Circuit as Thavius Beck expertly shares his electronic music knowledge in this 20-tutorial course.
  • 19. 19. Sessions
    5m 44s
    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!
  • 33. 33. Organizing Clips into Scenes
    3m 33s
    Push 2 101
    Explained and Explored
    Ableton’s Push 2 is here, and its integration with Live is nothing short of amazing. Push expert,Thavius Beck, is here to show you every little detail of this powerful new controller. Learn from the best!
  • 35. 35. Jam Sessions
    2m 7s
    GarageBand for iOS 101
    Explained and Explored
    GarageBand is the most popular music creation app in the world! Watch this iOS GarageBand course to see the exciting new Live Loops features and lots more with trainer Matt Vanacoro!
  • 2. 2. Session View Overview
    6m 29s
    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!
  • 9. 9. Orchestrating with Pianos
    3m 54s
    Cubase 8 209
    Advanced Scoring Workshop
    This Cubase scoring course takes your scoring to picture techniques to the next level. Join trainer Hollin Jones as he explains some advanced scoring tools that’ll make your game, TV or film scoring workflow even more efficient.
  • 29. 29. Zampled Euphonic Strings
    4m 48s
    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig V2 - Explored
    Reason’s Backline Rig V2 bundle is a new collection of Rack Extensions curated by Propellerhead. It's designed to help you get that Rock and R&B sound. In this course, included free in the Props RE V2 bundle, watch producer Hollin Jones explain and deploy all of them to build a track.
  • 8. 8. Real World Sampled Instrumentation
    4m 12s
    Dance Music Masters 110
    Billy Dalessandro | Sonic Combustion
    Billy Dalessandro is an electronic music artist with his own, unique voice. In this Dance Music Masters course he plunges you deep into his musical world explaining his sonic vision and how he creates his killer dance music masterpieces.
  • 1. 1. Course Introduction & Orientation
    3m 30s
    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!
  • 2. 2. The Symphonic Orchestra
    2m 29s
    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.
  • 4. 4. Consolidating Time to a New Scene
    2m 24s
    Dance Music Masters 103
    Marc Smith | Live Performance
    How do you prep your original tracks for a live set? Marc Smith, one half of Safeword and Coalition of the Killing, shows you how to dissect and ready them for improvisational stem-based performance in Ableton Live.
  • 4. 4. Recording a Lead Vocal
    2m 21s
    Dance Music Masters 104
    TILT | Falling Again - Deconstructed
    Legendary hit-makers, TILT, propel you deep into the production of their new release “Falling Again.” Follow along as they deconstruct their creative process in this Logic-based production course.
  • 5. 5. Creating a New Session
    7m 18s
    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.
  • 18. 18. Working with a Computer
    2m 22s
    volca 103
    volca bass Explored
    Electronic dance music thrives on bass! And, if you’re a volca performer, Korg’s volca bass is the foundation of your rig. Learn everything about volca bass in this course and see how to integrate it into your set.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 58s
    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.
  • 15. 15. Big, Heavy & Wide Stabs
    7m 42s
    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!
  • 1. 1. Welcome
    3m 26s
    Orchestration 301
    The MIDI Orchestra - Enhancing Realism
    Get real! Or at least get your MIDI orchestra to SOUND real! Learn the art of creating realistic orchestral MIDI mockups in this inspiring course by the one and only Peter (Ski) Schwartz.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 4s
    Music Scoring 101
    Creating Moods and Styles
    LA composer Gary Guttman is a master at composing music for visuals. In this scoring course, he explains the essence of his craft. If you want to learn how to score music for games, film or TV then watch this course!
  • 4. 4. Introduction to Beat Mapping
    3m 48s
    Audio Concepts 201
    Advanced Audio Editing
    Audio guru Joe Albano is back with an Advanced Audio Editing course in our very popular Audio Concepts series. No matter what DAW you use, watch this course and really accelerate your audio editing chops!
  • 5. 5. Supported Session Formats
    4m 22s
    Pro Tools 303
    Dialog Editing For Film & TV
    Avid’s Pro Tools is the premiere DAW for editing dialog for TV and Film. Learn the Pro Tools audio editor's workflow in this advanced, 4-hour course by post-production expert, Roy Vargas.
  • 1. 1. Course Introduction and Orientation
    2m 43s
    Orchestration 101
    The String Section
    Join A-list orchestrator, Thomas Goss – along with top professional orchestra players – and learn the art of composing and orchestrating for strings!
  • 7. 7. Work for Hire Redux
    2m 25s
    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.
  • 22. 22. Preparing a Session to Create Stems
    7m 48s
    Logic Pro X 112
    Bouncing, Sharing and Archiving
    This course, by SFLogicNinja David Earl, shows you how to bounce, master, create stems, share and archive your precious work in Apple’s Logic Pro X making sure that everything sounds its best right now and is compatible for anything that the unpredictable future may bring!
  • 13. 13. Record Into Session Slots
    9m 30s
    Live 9 102
    Recording Audio and Audio Effects
    There's an old audio saying: Garbage in, garbage out. Trash is cool, but sometimes you want that pristine, clean, pure and undistorted audio. This course, by the irrepressible sound artist Bill Burgess, explains the process of how audio is best recorded, resampled and effected in Ableton Live.
  • 1. 1. Intro and Course Overview
    2m 20s
    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!
  • 14. 14. Recording Variations
    3m 44s
    Live 9 105
    Arranging Explored
    This course could be called: "Get All The Deepest Super-cool Ableton Live Arranging Tips Ever Assembled!" Seriously, this course – by Bill Burgess – will rock your Ableton Live 9 world!
  • 36. 36. Recording Session Automation
    3m 17s
    Live 9 402
    Killer Sound Design
    Sound designers can create any sonic FX and audio worlds that they can imagine. See the art and science of how sounds are designed, constructed and produced in this Ableton Live-based course by Certified Trainer Timo Preece...
  • 17. 17. Laying It All out
    5m 42s
    Live 9 406
    Dubstep Production
    Creating Dubstep requires both advanced technical skills and wild imagination. In this advanced production course, The Sound Tutor takes you on a sonically-rich journey to the center of Dubstep production using Ableton Live.
  • 3. 3. Recording MIDI
    1m 37s
    Live 9 103
    MIDI Recording and Effects
    Bill Burgess is one of the coolest trainers we know. That’s why we said YES when he offered to design this amazing course on MIDI in Ableton Live 9. Bill is an extraordinary teacher who delivers insightful nuggets of music gold. Pay attention and learn!
  • 1. 1. Your Session In Reason
    2m 38s
    Reason 7 302
    Advanced Mixing and Mastering
    Reason delivers all kinds of powerful tools to mix and master your music. Learn the Mo Volans mix/master pro workflow and see how you can make your tracks explode with energy – all within the awesome Reason 7.
  • 14. 14. 'Orchestral' for Scoring
    3m 44s
    Kontakt 201
    Advanced Kontakt 5
    Using Kontakt just to play back factory samples is like driving your Audi S5 in 4th gear at 25 mph. Boring! If you want to break the speed of sound, this accelerated course shows you how to put pedal to the metal and squeeze every ounce of horsepower from Native Instruments' supercharged sampler.
  • 16. 16. Band, Choir and Orchestral Instruments
    5m 39s
    Kontakt 101
    Exploring Kontakt 5
    Kontakt 5, the super-sampler from NI, is the most Komplete sampler ever designed. From its vast collections of custom instruments to your own custom sample tweakology, Kontakt brings a powerful set of tools to the sonic table. Make those tools your tools!
  • 4. 4. Setting Up Your Mastering Session
    3m 8s
    Reason 7 402
    Reason's Mastering Toolbox
    Learn to master your Reason projects right in Reason! This tutorial by audio expert Mo Volans shows you how to use Reason’s powerful, built-in mastering tools...
  • 16. 16. Session Automating Instruments
    3m 50s
    Push 101
    Create & Perform With Push!
    Do you play Live? Then you must play Push! Join Ableton Certified trainer Noah Pred as he demystifies every inch of this groundbreaking instrument from Ableton...
  • 1. 1. Why Session View is Different
    5m 4s
    Live 9 106
    Go Live With Live 9
    There's a reason why Ableton calls it "Live". Dive into this course and get all the inspiration you need to go live with Live 9...
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