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    Komplete's Mixing Plugins
    Native Instruments Komplete comes packed full of synths and sample libraries, but it also includes a host of great sounding mixing plugins! Join legendary producer Olav Basoski in this course, and see and hear how he mixes one of his track with Komplete!
  • 17. 17. Adjustment Layers
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    Final Cut Pro X 204
    Advanced Color Correction
    In this course, certified trainer Iain Anderson takes an in-depth look at the advanced color correction tools available in Apple’s Final Cut Pro X. Watch and learn pro color grading skills!
  • 17. 17. Scenes
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    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!
  • 14. 14. Songs with Video Sync
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    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!
  • 16. 16. Basic Arrangements
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    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!
  • 5. 5. Organizing yourself outside of Premiere Pro
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    Premiere Pro CC 101
    Get Started Now!
    Adobe’s Premiere Pro CC video editing software is now the default industry standard. For an editor, this is the main tool of the trade. Learn Premiere the right way in this 27-tutorial course by professional editor, Kevin McAuliffe.
  • 18. 18. Sequencing a Song
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    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!
  • 18. 18. Scenes
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    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.
  • 6. 6. Mastering vs. Stems
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    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!
  • 8. 8. Scenes
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    Bitwig Studio 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Bitwig Certified Trainer, Thavius Beck, created this course to give newcomers, and even experienced users, an in-depth understanding of how Bitwig Studio really works. Let a Bitwig Certified Trainer show you the way!
  • 13. 13. Edit Menu
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    WaveLab 9 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Join Steinberg expert Matt Hepworth in this 30-tutorial Absolute Beginner’s Guide and see all of the mastering power infused into this incredible audio platform. Learn Wavelab 9 now!
  • 2. 2. The Spotting Sheet
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    Logic Pro FastTrack 204
    Scoring to Picture Toolbox
    Scoring to picture in Logic Pro X is a great skill to have in your toolbox. There’s lots to learn. But have no fear, David Earl –the SFLogicNinja– is here to show you the way in this FastTrack™ course. Get scoring, FAST!
  • 9. 9. Warping for DJs Pt. 1
    9m 37s
    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!
  • 19. 19. Finalizing the New Kit
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    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!
  • 9. 9. Cleaning Up
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    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.
  • 13. 13. Movie Track
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    Logic Pro FastTrack 105
    The Global Tracks
    Global tracks rock! They energize production workflows and unleash a world of Logic Pro X musical power! Watch this laser-focused FastTrack™ course, by Booker Edwards, and go Global, FAST!
  • 3. 3. Track Editing Prep
    3m 1s
    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.
  • 15. 15. Stem Setup
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    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.
  • 2. 2. The Setup Page
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    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!
  • 19. 19. Using Stems
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    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!
  • 2. 2. What are your Aims?
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    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.
  • 2. 2. The Storyboard
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    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.
  • 15. 15. Ableton Output Setup
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    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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    MixMaster 101
    Mixing Dance Music Essentials
    Mixing electronic music is an adventure. It requires an advanced set of skills. We’re pleased to introduce you to MixMaster Daniel Wyatt to show you the essentials of mixing dance music. So learn to mix with Danny!
  • 6. 6. Preparing the Second Track
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    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.
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    Core Training: Color Correction Masterclass
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  • 17. 17. Intro to Bass & Drum Tracks
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    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.
  • 20. 20. Prepping Morphed Sources
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    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!
  • 11. 11. Adding & Replacing Stills
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    DaVinci Resolve 105
    Managing Color Grades
    In this DaVinci Resolve course, by colorist Andrew Balis, you learn the art and the craft behind managing color grades across an entire project. Watch this course to add these professional skills to your color grading toolkit!
  • 13. 13. Framing the Action
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    Animation Concepts 201
    Principles of Background Design
    The unspoken "character", in any animation, is the imaginary world where the characters live. Learn all about the art of designing animation backgrounds with artist Siobhan Twomey.
  • 1. 1. Intro To Mix Prep
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    Cubase 8 303
    Mix Prep: Bass & Drum Tracks
    Great mixes begin with solid mix preparation. In this advanced Cubase course, producer Eyal Amir explains how he prepares, quantizes and warps his bass and drum tracks to ensure the tightest, best mixes possible. Check it out!
  • 6. 6. Slip-Editing, Looping & Jamming
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    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!
  • 24. 24. Exporting One Scene
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    Premiere Pro CC 102
    Editing Your Footage
    Now that you’ve got all your footage, it’s time to put it all together. Watch this course and learn how to quickly edit and share your video footage in Adobe Premiere Pro CC!
  • 8. 8. Numbering Scenes & Removing Numbers
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    Final Draft 102
    Revising and Editing a Screenplay
    Writing a screenplay is the first step. Revising it is the rest of the journey. Learn how to rewrite and edit like a Hollywood screenwriter in this 24-tutorial Final Draft course by Matt Vanacoro.
  • 13. 13. Verbs & Punctuation
    4m 38s
    Film Craft 109
    The Editor
    You've shot miles and miles of footage... Now what? Learn essential film and video editing techniques in this information-packed, example-filled, Film Craft course by award-winning filmmaker Michael Wohl.
  • 10. 10. Setting Levels
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    Film Craft 107
    The Location Sound Mixer
    Sound is a huge part of the filmmaking process. Learn the craft of location sound recording and mixing in this audio-centric course created exclusively for us by award-winning filmmaker Michael Wohl.
  • 6. 06. Underpromise & Overdeliver
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    Film Craft 101
    The Producer
    In this exclusive Film Craft course you learn the producer's leadership role from initial idea to final release. Master the craft of being a producer from award-winning filmmaker and renowned educator Michael Wohl!
  • 2. 2. Ten Thousand Questions
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    Film Craft 103
    The Director
    Everybody wants to be a Director. Here’s your “take one”! In this exclusive, introductory course, you learn about directing and the power of storytelling from award-winning filmmaker and renowned educator, Michael Wohl!
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    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.
  • 10. 10. Setting the Scene With a Slug Line
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    Final Draft 101
    Introduction to Screenwriting
    Writing scripts requires a unique mix of creativity, skill and technique. Watch this course to learn both screenwriting and master Final Draft skills at the same time. Take your scriptwriting to a whole new level!
  • 2. 2. Preparation for Creation
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    Google 104
    Google Sites: Intranets, Websites and More
    Google Sites gives you the ability to create custom web sites, from a simple family site to a complex shared, company-wide intranet. Learn how to set up any kind of site you can imagine in this 30-tutorial course by trainer Matt Vanacoro.
  • 4. 4. Understanding Scenes
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    Live 9 101
    Beginner's Guide
    This new beginner’s guide –by Ableton expert Bill Burgess– is designed to get every Live newbie up and making tracks fast! So, if you're looking to go Live, start right here, right now with this entertaining and informative course!
  • 2. 2. A Singer's Posture
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    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.
  • 15. 15. Glitch Guitar Parts
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    Live 9 408
    Producing Glitch
    Chop it. Distort it. Stutter it. Then put it all back together again and make music. That's what Glitch music is all about. Join electronic musician Rishabh Rajan as he explains how to do Glitch in Ableton Live.
  • 31. 31. Front Cover
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    Photoshop CC 402
    Designing Album Covers
    Learn how to design album and CD art in this Photoshop CC speed-learning course by artist, designer and photographer Martin Perhiniak.
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    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!
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    Learn how to be a cross-platform, multi-device number cruncher with Apple’s Numbers software on your Mac, your iOS devices and on iCloud by watching this 41-tutorial course, by our Mac and iOS expert Francesco Schiavon!
  • 3. 3. Basic Navigation
    10m 2s
    Maschine 2.0 201
    Jeremy Ellis: Produce, Perform & Prevail!
    When Jeremy Ellis creates a Maschine video for Native Instruments, it’s a major event! In this exclusive course Jeremy breaks it all down explaining how he produced and performed the entire NI promo track! Watch and learn as Jeremy and Maschine make music together!
  • 5. 5. Starting a Page: Preparation
    2m 46s
    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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 23s
    Pages
    For Mac, iPad & iPhone
    Apple’s Pages software is everywhere: On your Mac, iPad & iPhone and in the Cloud! This 37-tutorial course, by expert Francesco Schiavon, teaches you everything about using Pages to create and edit documents on all your Apple devices!
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