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  • 7. 7. Additional Programming Panes
    5m 28s
    UVI Falcon 101
    UVI Falcon: The Video Manual
    UVI’s Falcon 2 is one of the most complete hybrid sampler/synthesizer on the market. Discover the infinite possibilities of this powerful instrument in this course by trainer Joe Albano.
  • 4. 4. Sibilance and Off-Axis Miking
    2m 51s
    Pro Tools 502
    Studio Series - Recording Vocals
    How do you record and edit pro-sounding vocals with Avid’s Pro Tools? Learn exactly how it’s done in this comprehensive course by audio engineer Joshua Carney!
  • 13. 13. Punch-In Effects
    3m 40s
    Teenage Engineering 104
    The OP-Z Explored
    Teenage Engineering’s OP–Z by is a very unique multimedia sequencer and synthesizer. Learn how to use this creative portable device in this course by synth expert Thavius Beck!
  • 4. 4. Sibilance and Off-Axis Miking
    2m 51s
    Logic Pro X 502
    Studio Series - Recording Vocals
    A lot of techniques and concepts need to be mastered for capturing great-sounding vocals with Apple’s Logic Pro X. Watch this advanced course by audio engineer Joshua Carney and learn them all!
  • 5. 5. MIDI Performances
    2m 23s
    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!
  • 12. 12. MIDI Performance
    2m 36s
    MPC 2 Software 101
    MPC Software Explored
    AKAI’s acclaimed music-production software, MPC 2, is a great and easy to use tool for music producers. Learn this creative audio production system with trainer and producer Alex Solano!
  • 5. 5. Preferences
    2m 13s
    Lightroom CC 101
    The Essentials
    Included in Adobe’s Creative Cloud collection, Lightroom CC is the perfect cloud-based solution for importing, organizing, editing and sharing your digital images. Learn how to work efficiently with this powerful application in this course taught by professional photographer and trainer, Hollin Jones.
  • 18. 18. Performance Mode
    3m 30s
    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!
  • 26. 26. Performance Optimization Techniques
    4m 1s
    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!
  • 12. 12. Keyswitching | Articulations
    1m 44s
    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.
  • 8. 8. Musical Applications Overview
    3m 17s
    Controllerism 101
    Making Music With Game Controllers
    Did you know that joysticks and gamepads can make awesome MIDI controllers? Learn how in this course with “the Godfather of Controllerism", Moldover!
  • 13. 13. Video for Live Performance Setup
    1m 44s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 401
    Working With Video
    Ableton Live is an excellent choice for scoring to picture and performing with video. There’s a lot of skills and techniques involved, but you’re in luck… the excellent Thavius Beck is here to get you rolling!
  • 18. 18. Performance FX and Macros
    7m 2s
    Maschine Mk3 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Native Instrument’s Maschine MK3 is here, with a completely redesigned interface and a host of new functionalities. Learn everything about it in this course with NI specialist Matt Cellitti.
  • 11. 11. Track FX Vs. Clip FX
    2m 48s
    Adobe Audition CC 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Audition CC is Adobe’s audio pro-level audio editing and restoration software. Get a jump-start on this very capable DAW in this Absolute Beginner’s guide!
  • 5. 5. Brass Performance Controls
    3m 52s
    Symphony Essentials 101
    Symphony Essentials Explored
    With its meticulously sampled instruments, NI’s Symphony Essentials lets you create authentic-sounding MIDI orchestral scores. Join trainer Matt Vanacoro in this 20-tutorial course, and see how this amazing Kontakt library can help you compose epic soundtracks!
  • 15. 15. Putting It All Together
    6m 5s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 304
    The Art of Drum Programming II
    In this 2nd, and more advanced, course of The Art of Drum Programming, Ableton Live Certified DJ Kiva reveals creative techniques for editing and manipulating beats. Watch this course, and get deep into the art of beat making!
  • 20. 20. Putting it All Together
    3m 36s
    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!
  • 7. 7. Live Recording and Play Mode
    1m 54s
    Pocket Operator 101
    PO-32 Tonic Explored
    Don’t be fooled by its small size. Teenage Engineering’s PO-32 Tonic packs a lot of punch… and then some! Watch this course and see how to get the most out of this "pocket"-size, beat-making powerhouse.
  • 1. 1. Welcome
    1m 18s
    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. Live Effect Switching
    5m 57s
    Maschine 201
    10 HOT TIPS (that you can't live without)
    Maschine is deep! In this course, Native Instruments Product Specialist Matt Cellitti digs deeper into Maschine and shares his favorite tips and tricks with you.
  • 25. 25. Clip Programs
    3m 1s
    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.
  • 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.
  • 20. 20. DJ Setup
    10m 44s
    Elektron 103
    Octatrack Dynamic Sampling
    Elektron’s Octatrack is a hardware sampler on steroids! And no one is better than electronic performer Thavius Beck to explain the ins and outs of this incredible sound-mangling machine. Watch this course to become an Octatrack master.
  • 13. 13. EQ Three
    4m 37s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 205
    Live's Mixing FX
    Ableton Live offers a whole arsenal of mixing tools to help you get that killer mix! In this focussed FastTrack™ course, Ableton-certified trainer Noah Pred explains all of them.
  • 19. 19. Recording a Specific Timing
    2m 19s
    Keynote 101
    Learn Keynote
    Keynote is the perfect tool to use when you want to add that special touch to your presentations. Watch this course by Matt Vanacoro, and learn how to create compelling slideshows with Apple's iWork software.
  • 12. 12. Performance Mode
    9m 58s
    Elektron 102
    Analog Four Explained and Explored
    Elektron’s Analog Four is a wild beast of a synth! Learn how to tame it in this 24-tutorial course/video manual by synth expert and electronic music performer Thavius Beck.
  • 1. 1. Welcome and Intro
    1m 48s
    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!
  • 25. 25. Preferences & Performance
    4m 24s
    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…
  • 5. 5. Proxies & Optimized Versions
    3m 26s
    Final Cut Pro X 106
    Media, Roles & Sharing
    Once you dive in deeper to Final Cut Pro X you soon discover it has reinvented the way you use media, organize that media and "share" that media. This course explains this new paradigm and how to deploy it to your advantage.
  • 19. 19. Performance Mode
    5m 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!
  • 6. 6. 3D Text Enhancements
    1m 42s
    Motion 100
    What's New in Motion 5.3
    Motion 5.3 is here with a refreshed look and some great new features! Check out this FREE flyover course by Iain Anderson and catch up with “What’s New” in Apple’s Motion!
  • 13. 13. Grooves for Humanizing Performances
    3m 37s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 202
    Live's Groove Pool
    Ableton Live trainer/performer Brian Funk explains and explores the mysteries of Ableton Live’s Groove Pool in this laser-focused, 15-tutorial FastTrack™ course. Get your groove on!
  • 7. 7. Performance FX
    7m 5s
    Maschine Jam FastTrack 101
    Jam Essentials
    Native Instruments’ Maschine Jam is designed for sequencing and track building. It outputs MIDI so you can even use it with your favorite DAW! NI expert Matt Cellitti designed this FastTrack™ course to get you “jamming” FAST!
  • 15. 15. Soft Tempo Changes
    4m 12s
    DJing with Live 101
    DJing with Live Essentials
    Ableton Live is the DAW for DJs. But where do you begin? What setup techniques and skills do you have to master? No worries because this introductory course by the acclaimed DJ Kiva explains it all! Learn from the best: DJ Kiva!
  • 18. 18. Sample Manipulation Techniques
    5m 46s
    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!
  • 21. 21. Editing Samples Before Import Pt. 1
    6m 12s
    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.
  • 32. 32. Recording Live Loops
    1m 55s
    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!
  • 37. 37. Pedals with a DAW
    2m 17s
    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!
  • 5. 5. Velocity & Octave Changes
    2m 19s
    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.
  • 1. 1. Moving to Berlin
    4m 27s
    Sound Design 102
    Capturing the Sound of Berlin
    Join sound designer Timo Preece as he sonically explores Berlin’s abandoned structures while recording a plethora of unique sounds. Then, see how he transforms the audio in his DAW as builds an amazing sound library!
  • 10. 10. Snapshots
    2m 22s
    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.
  • 6. 6. Synthesized Sound Sources & Keys
    3m 5s
    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.
  • 11. 11. Nomenclature In-Depth
    4m 57s
    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.
  • 13. 13. Performance Controllers
    3m 49s
    Logic Pro X 303
    21 Synth Secrets
    Like secrets? Because Mo Volans is back to share some confidential, inside info on Logic Pro’s synths! So look around and make sure that no one is watching while you acquire some top secret synth techniques.
  • 2. 2. Using a Playlist
    0m 31s
    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.
  • 23. 23. Wah Wah Techniques
    3m 53s
    Guitar Production 201
    Guitar FX Explored
    Guitar pedals and FX are like modular synths. They’re powerful audio processors that you can patch together in all kinds of creative ways. What do these FX really do and how do you best use them? This course reveals it all!
  • 12. 12. Adding Sonic Textures
    2m 14s
    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.
  • 3. 3. ASIO Guard
    2m 53s
    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.
  • 3. 3. Performance Controls
    8m 4s
    Logic Pro X 208
    Alchemy Explored
    Alchemy = mind-blowing synthesis. It’s that simple.... and Apple’s reimagining of this deep instrument gives Logic users an exclusive, musical tool that ushers in a new era of music production. Learn Alchemy right here with David Earl!
  • 4. 4. Layout Overview
    6m 16s
    AEON 101
    AEON Explored
    AEON, by Heavyocity, is the go-to sound design tool used by film/game sound designers and electronic musicians alike. Watch this course and see just what this Kontakt instrument is all about!
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