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  • 24. 24. Designing a Pad Sound
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    Korg Prologue Video Manual
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    Pro Tools 501
    Studio Series - Recording Guitars
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  • 2. 2. Direct Input, Signal Levels and Impedance
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    Logic Pro X 501
    Studio Series - Recording Guitars
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  • 8. 8. Three Layer Synth
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    FL Studio 302
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  • 10. 10. Add Photos to Note Pads
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    Logic Pro X 10.4.2
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    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!
  • 14. 14. Big Pad Scenes
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    Reason 10 203
    Layers
    Propellerhead’s Layers lets you stack up to four multi-sampled vintage synths on top of one another to get rich and evolving sounds. Dive in this cool Rack Extension with sound designer G.W. Childs, and learn to use this inspiring instrument to its fullest potential!
  • 17. 17. Using the Scratch Pad
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    Studio One 4 101
    Quick Start Guide
    Studio One 4 is PreSonus’ latest and greatest music production software. Get a thorough introduction to this powerful DAW in this quick start guide by trainer and producer Joshua Carney!
  • 2. 2. Interface Overview
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    VocalSynth 2 101
    VocalSynth Explained and Explored
    iZotope’s VocalSynth 2 is here and so is our star trainer Rishabh Rajan to explain you how this cool new plugin works! Check out VocalSynth 2 here and see what it can do for you!
  • 16. 16. Synthesizers, Pads, and Strings
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    Logic Pro X 302
    Flex Time & Time Correction
    Logic Pro’s Flex Time is the tool of choice for time-stretching and quantizing audio. Learn everything there is to know about this powerful feature in this course by Logic guru Joshua Carney!
  • 22. 22. The iOS and Web Tools
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    Lightroom CC 201
    Advanced
    Hollin Jones is back with an Advanced course on Adobe’s Lightroom CC. Join him as he shares tips and tricks to dramatically improve your workflow.
  • 15. 15. Making a Pad sound
    8m 4s
    Bitwig Studio 2 202
    Phase-4 Deconstructed
    Bitwig’s Phase-4 utilizes phase distortion and phase modulation synthesis to shape sound in very unique ways. Learn how to get the most out of this four-oscillator synth in this in-depth course by Bitwig Certified Trainer, Thavius Beck!
  • 7. 7. Trig Modes
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    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!
  • 4. 4. Lightroom for iOS
    1m 28s
    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.
  • 12. 12. XY Pad Modulation and Drawing in XY Pad Automation
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    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
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    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
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    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.
  • 4. 4. Finding the Right Preset with Hold
    3m 3s
    Flesh 101
    Flesh 101 - Fleshing It Out
    Native Instruments' Flesh is a unique Reaktor instrument created by innovator and experimental artist Tim Exile. In this course, learn to flesh out complete tracks using this creative instrument with sound designer GW Childs!
  • 8. 8. The Minor III Chord
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    Chords and Progressions
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    Ableton Live 10 304
    Wavetable Explored
    Wavetable is the newest synth in the Ableton Live 10 instrument collection. Watch this course, by Ableton Certified Trainer Noah Pred to learn how this complex synth works!
  • 13. 13. Sound Triggering Dance Pad
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    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!
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    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.
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    AudioPedia 108
    Mixing and Mastering
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This eight installment is about Mixing and Mastering terminology.
  • 16. 16. Sound Design Workshop
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    Reason 10 201
    Europa Demystified
    Europa is brand new in Propellerhead’s Reason 10, and it’s an absolute beast! Get ready to demystify this shapeshifting instrument in this revealing course by synthesis expert, Rishabh Rajan!
  • 22. 22. Pad | Microphone Pad
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    AudioPedia 106
    Microphones
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This sixth installment is about Microphones.
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    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!
  • 1. 1. Impedance | Z
    1m 17s
    AudioPedia 105
    Recording and Monitoring
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This fifth installment is about Recording and Monitoring.
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
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    Dance Music Sound Design 306
    SFX Advanced
    From epic impacts to white noise sweeps, sound effects are an essential part of any EDM track. Expand your synthesis techniques with these advanced FX sound design tutorials by our dance music expert, Multiplier!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 55s
    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.
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
    0m 34s
    Dance Music Sound Design 304
    Drums Advanced
    Now that you know the basics of designing drum sounds, it’s time to get deeper. In this advanced dance music sound design course, EDM expert Adam Pollard delivers a wealth of innovative tools, tips and inspiration to help you design killer beats.
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
    0m 48s
    Dance Music Sound Design 303
    Vocals Advanced
    Adam Pollard is back with an Advanced look at dance music vocal sound design. Join him, and unlock your creativity with these breathtaking, vocal technique tutorials!
  • 1. 1. Introduction to Gadget
    2m 16s
    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!
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
    1m 5s
    Dance Music Sound Design 302
    Lead Synths Advanced
    Adam Pollard is back with plenty of advanced synthesis tips to help you design better Dance Music lead synth sounds. Join him, and get ready to take your EDM leads from good to outstanding!
  • 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. Course Overview
    0m 39s
    Dance Music Sound Design 106
    SFX
    Multiplier is back with another Dance Music Sound Design course. This time, he shows you how to design amazing sound effects that will bring your productions to the next level!
  • 23. 23. Accessories
    1m 20s
    Buchla 102
    The Easel Explored
    The "NEW", reimagined Buchla Easel is one of the most original and best sounding analog all-in-one synths ever made. See what this amazing instrument can do in this Easel Video Manual created by renowned Buchla expert Todd Barton.
  • 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.
  • 17. 17. iCloud, iOS, and Document Sync
    4m 21s
    Numbers 101
    Learn Numbers
    Apple’s Numbers makes it possible to quickly create powerful and professional spreadsheets that really look good, too. Watch this course and learn how to unleash its full power!
  • 2. 2. Updating your Electribe 2
    1m 31s
    Korg Electribe 101
    Getting Started With Electribe
    With the Electribe 2 and Electribe 2 Sampler, Korg has taken tabletop workstations to a whole new level. Watch this 21-tutorial course by electronic artist G.W. Childs, and learn how to get funky with these colorful grooveboxes!
  • 1. 1. Overview
    1m 29s
    Dance Music Sound Design 301
    Bass Advanced
    Multiplier, AKA Adam Pollard, is back with an advanced look at designing bass sounds. This course takes you “deep” into the subtle and complex techniques that’ll help make your dance music bass parts rock the floor!
  • 15. 15. Transport Shortcuts
    3m 55s
    Cubase 9 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Steinberg’s Cubase 9 is here! Whether you’re a complete beginner or you simply want to refresh your Cubase skills, this comprehensive 39-tutorial course is specifically designed to get you recording and editing music in Cubase quickly and easily.
  • 19. 19. Retiming, Cropping & Padding
    3m 33s
    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…
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
    1m 2s
    Dance Music Sound Design 104
    Drums
    In this drum-centric, in-action course, you learn how to make the best-sounding, room-shattering beats. So sit back, put in your earbuds and get ready to be awakened to the world of EDM drum and beat sound design.
  • 21. 21. Brassy Stabs
    3m 16s
    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!
  • 1. 1. Overview
    1m 10s
    Dance Music Sound Design 103
    Vocals
    This next course in our exclusive Dance Music Sound Design series jumps right up to the top. It’s all about vocals. Multiplier AKA Adam Pollard is back with this “top line” course to show you some killer vocal tips!
  • 1. 1. Overview
    1m 2s
    Dance Music Sound Design 102
    Lead Synths
    Lead synths are always in the sonic spotlight. This makes their sound design elements extremely crucial. Multiplier, AKA Adam Pollard, gets you the inside data for creating killer lead synth sounds in this 25-tutorial course.
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