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    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.
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    AEON Explored
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    As a follow-up to Audio Concepts 103, this course explains just how those “real world” acoustical FX are recreated in the studio using plugins. Learn how these delay-based effects function & are deployed in this hands-on course by Joe Albano.
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    Graphic Design 301
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    Exploring XAML Controls
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    The Plug-Ins Explored
    Pro Tools's bundled Effect Plug-ins are a huge part of the recording experience. They’re inserted on almost every channel strip when you’re tracking, mixing and mastering! In this rock-solid course – designed by audio engineer Joe Albano – they are explained and examined in great detail. Master your tools!
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