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  • 10. 10. Add Photos to Note Pads
    2m 52s
    Logic Pro X 10.4.2
    What's New in Logic 10.4.2
    Apple’s Logic Pro X 10.4.2 is here with plenty of cool new features and enhancements. Watch this FREE What’s New course by certified trainer Joshua Carney, and discover all the new goodies included in the last Logic update!
  • 7. 7. Trig Modes
    3m 56s
    Elektron 203
    Octatrack MKII Advanced Sampling
    The new and improved Octatrack MKII is much more than a sampler. Learn how to use this sound-mangling machine to its full potential with our Elektron expert, Thavius Beck!
  • 14. 14. Creating Rhythmic Pads
    6m 0s
    Logic Pro X 202
    The Step FX
    Introduced in Apple’s Logic Pro X 10.4, Step FX is a powerful new plugin capable of creating rhythmic modulation and gating effects. Learn this multi-effects inside out with trainer, producer and composer Joshua Carney!
  • 21. 21. Re-Tron
    5m 7s
    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.
  • 23. 23. Amazing Mercury
    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.
  • 12. 12. MIDI Controller
    0m 56s
    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.
  • 8. 8. Performance Pads, Chords
    4m 52s
    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!
  • 4. 4. Drum Gadgets
    3m 33s
    Gadget 201
    Make Dance Music with Gadget
    Can you create quality dance music using nothing but a computer and Korg’s Gadget? Join Drum 'n' Bass and EDM producer Nigel Broad in this course to find out!
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
    0m 36s
    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.
  • 2. 2. Hardware Overview Part 1
    3m 53s
    MPC Live 101
    Learn MPC Live
    AKAI’s MPC Live is a standalone music production center designed for both the stage and the studio. In this hands-on course, music producer and MPC expert Booker Edwards shows you how to create, record and perform with this innovative beat-making machine.
  • 1. 1. Overview
    0m 51s
    Dance Music Sound Design 105
    Pads
    Who doesn't love beautiful evolving pads? They are the perfect ingredients to use when you want to enhance the ambience and add emotion in your music. In this 22-tutorial course, dance music producer Adam Pollard explains how to design your own, from scratch, using any synth.
  • 5. 5. The Lower Zone
    2m 28s
    Cubase 9 100
    What's New in Cubase 9
    Cubase 9 is here, and the developers at Steinberg have filled it with all kinds of new features. Join Cubase expert Matt Hepworth to see what the excitement is all about. Watch “What’s New” in Cubase 9 now!
  • 4. 4. Programming a Beat
    4m 30s
    Cubasis 2 101
    Make a Track in Cubasis
    Steinberg’s Cubasis 2 for iPad is like having Cubase in your pocket… or at least in your backpack. This touch-optimized music and recording app is filled with features that’ll surprise and inspire you. Learn Cubasis right now with Hollin Jones!
  • 2. 2. Touch Screen & Pads
    5m 46s
    MPC Software 101
    Explained and Explored
    AKAI’s MPC Software combines all the classic MPC sound libraries with all kinds of wild new samples. It integrates everything into a central, beat-based DAW platform... and Booker Edwards is here to show you how it all works!
    Skills:
  • 25. 25. Drum Rack for Finger Drumming
    5m 1s
    Push 2 201
    Push Harder!
    Now that you're playing Push 2, get ready to push harder! This exclusive "live" performance production course by electronic artist Thavius Beck shows you how to unleash the advanced musical power of Ableton's Push 2.
  • 5. 5. Melodic Note Mode
    6m 46s
    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!
  • 21. 21. Re-Tron
    5m 7s
    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.
  • 23. 23. Amazing Mercury
    2m 41s
    Reason Rack Extensions 102
    Synthetic Rig V2 - Explored
    The new Synthetic Rig V2 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.
  • 1. 1. The Interface
    2m 5s
    iMaschine 101
    Absolute Beginners' Guide
    iMaschine for iOS is a feature-packed, touch-based music production and performance instrument that you can take anywhere. Learn how to get the most out of this Native Instruments app in this video guide by Hollin Jones.
  • 21. 21. Chord Pad Sections
    4m 14s
    Cubase 8.5
    20+ Hot New Features
    Cubase 8.5 is here and so is specialist Matt Hepworth to take you through 20-plus of his favorite new features. So whether you're upgrading or starting anew, this course will get you up-to-date with all the cool new stuff!
  • 6. 6. Generating Original Pads
    5m 7s
    Dance Music Masters 101
    Deepchild | Dirty Circuits
    Recording artist Deepchild reveals how he creates his dirty analog sounds in Ableton Live. Watch this course to learn about the unique sound design techniques used in his mutant techno tracks.
  • 19. 19. Adding Textures: Pt. 1
    4m 19s
    Cubase 8 108
    Score to Picture
    Composing music to picture is an essential skill to master. This introductory course covers the basics of working with video in Steinberg’s Cubase. Learn these skills and begin scoring now in this 24-tutorial, Hollin Jones course.
  • 1. 1. Introduction to Gravity
    3m 8s
    GRAVITY 101
    GRAVITY Demystified
    No one can escape GRAVITY… but you can use it to your sonic advantage! Learn how to infuse your tracks with Heavyocity’s GRAVITY in this “heavy” course by audio expert Joe Albano.
  • 18. 18. Re-Tron
    5m 7s
    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig - Explored
    Reason’s Backline Rig bundle is a collection of Rack Extensions curated by Propellerhead. It's designed to help you get that rock & R&B sound. In this course, included in the RE bundle, producer Hollin Jones explains and deploys all of them to build a track.
  • 15. 15. Adding Texture
    2m 38s
    SongCraft Presents 105
    Songwriting With Butter The Children
    The SongCraft adventure series continues! They're back at SxSW to attempt to compose and produce a song in a single day with indie band "Butter the Children". Will they succeed? Watch and see!
  • 35. 35. Chord Track
    1m 49s
    Cubase 8 101
    Moving Forward With Cubase 8
    With so many new features, Cubase 8 is perhaps THE most complete DAW on the planet. See what all the buzz is about in this deep, 37-tutorial course by Cubase wizard Matt Hepworth.
  • 2. 2. Sectional Overview
    5m 27s
    u-he Zebra 103
    Zebra Explored
    u-he Zebra 2 is a sonic beast that sounds absolutely wild! We asked one of our favorite synth trainers, Rishabh Rajan, to explain this virtual synth and tame it for you. Check it out!
  • 13. 13. Creating Pads
    3m 26s
    Reason 8 101
    Quick Start Guide
    Reason 8 has all the tools you need to go from your initial ideas to a professional sounding track! In this 20-tutorial guide, you’re off to a “Quick Start” with Reason expert Hollin Jones.
  • 4. 4. Colorful Workflow
    4m 37s
    Maschine 2.0 101
    Maschine 2.0 Explored
    Maschine 2.0 software is here and it’s better and more powerful than ever! See what’s new and how Maschine now integrates seamlessly with the Native Instruments Komplete family of instruments. It just might change your life!
  • 12. 12. Learning the Drum Pads
    1m 12s
    Logic Pro X 106
    Logic Remote
    Logic Remote is Apple’s FREE iPad app that is designed exclusively for Logic Pro X. Learn all about its intelligent, multi-touch, second screen capabilities with Logic expert and macProVideo publisher, Steve H.
  • 13. 13. Arps and Pads
    6m 20s
    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.
  • 16. 16. Quick String Layers
    3m 34s
    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.
  • 1. 1. The Maschine V2 Hardware
    3m 55s
    Native Instruments 305
    Maschine Mk2: Track Construction
    Native Instruments’ Maschine is both a live performance controller and a powerful studio creative instrument. This course lasers in on how to build a complete studio track from start to finish using the amazing Maschine.
  • 14. 14. Pads, Drones and Textures
    7m 58s
    Reason 7 405
    Twisted Sound Design
    Reason wizard Mo Volans takes you deep inside the world of synthesis and plunges you into the dark underworld of Twisted Sound Design in this exploration of advanced sonic techniques...
  • 7. 7. Pads Are The Glue
    2m 28s
    Push 201
    Jordan Rudess - Pushing The Limits!
    Ableton's Push is the most innovative new instrument to hit the market in years. So we decided to place one in the hands of the world's most innovative keyboard player: Jordan Rudess. See how Dream Theater's synth wizard pushes Push to the limit!
  • 20. 20. Isolation Tools
    4m 2s
    The Studio Edge 102
    Constructing and Fine Tuning Your Studio
    Get out you hammer, nail gun and hardhat... This course by Jim Pavett will teach you how to take your initial studio design and transform it into the actual floors, walls and ceilings of your recording studio!
  • 3. 3. How Much Control do You Need?
  • 14. 14. Pads, Drones and Textures
    7m 58s
    Reason 6 405
    Twisted Sound Design
    Reason wizard Mo Volans takes you deep inside the world of synthesis and plunges you into the dark underworld of Twisted Sound Design in this exploration of advanced sonic techniques...
  • 19. 19. Synth Sounds
    6m 5s
    GarageBand For iPad
    Exploring GarageBand For iPad
    Musician + iPad = a match made in multi-touch heaven! MPV trainer Rishabh Rajan is here to show you GarageBand in its iOS incarnation. So stretch your fingers and get ready for some touching musical moments...
    Skills:
  • 14. 14. Introduction to Padshop
    4m 23s
    Cubase 6.5
    New Features In Cubase 6.5
    64 bit Cubase 6.5 is here with its new synths: Retrologue and Padshop. There’s also a new Comping tool and some very cool new effects plugins. So join Cubase “Commander” Matthew Loel T. Hepworth, your captain on flight Cubase 6.5, to learn what’s new...
  • 27. 27. Sampling to Kong’s Pads
    4m 0s
    Reason 5 202
    Live Sampling in Reason
    With the release of Reason 5, Live Sampling has arrived. Watch as Mo Volans demonstrates essential skills 7 workflow techniques for sampling in Reason 5.
  • 82. 82. Changing Keypads
    1m 25s
    Sibelius 6 101
    Core Sibelius 6
    Learn how to score music like a pro with Sibelius 6. Produced by veteran educator Gary Atkins, this tutorial shows you the way!
  • 9. 09. Creating Sound Variations
    1m 57s
    Native Instruments 101
    Core NI KORE
    Watch as Scott Freiman shows you how to use the Native Instruments super-synth, KORE.
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