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    volca 107
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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!
  • 31. 31. EQ and Compression on Keys
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    Logic Pro X 104
    Mixing & Automation
    Apple’s Logic Pro X includes all the tools, plugins and features you need to create pro mixes. Watch this 55-tutorial course by audio engineer and certified trainer Joshua Carney, and learn to get solid and pro-sounding mixes with Apple’s Logic Pro X!
  • 12. 12. Synths and Additional Keys
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    Dub
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  • 19. 19. Keyboard Shortcuts
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    After Effects CC 102
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    Learn the essential skills you need to work efficiently with Adobe After Effects. Join expert trainer Kevin P McAuliffe as he shows you how to streamline your workflow, and get your work done faster and better!
  • 15. 15. Keyboards and Hardware Synthesizers, Percussive Material
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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!
  • 10. 10. Precise Adjustments
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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!
  • 6. 6. Instrument Slots
    2m 45s
    Arturia V 104
    CMI V Explored
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  • 55. 55. ChamberTron RE: The Interface
    5m 18s
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    Backline Rig V3 - Explored
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  • 4. 4. Sharps and Flats
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    Keyboard Techniques 101
    Keyboard Techniques for Producers
    If you’re a music producer with little or no keyboard experience, this course is made for you! Join piano teacher Matt Vanacoro, and learn essential keyboard techniques that will take your chord progressions, basslines and melodies to the next level!
  • 12. 12. Non-Functioning Secondary Dominants
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    Deconstructing the Beatles 101
    Chords and Progressions
    “Introducing, the Beatles!” They’ve had more hits than any other band. But what are the SECRETS behind their success? Well, Beatles expert Scott Freiman knows the answers and he shares some of those secrets with you in this course on Chords and Progressions!
  • 4. 4. Creating a Kit
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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!
  • 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.
  • 4. 4. Creating New Layers
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    Titling & Graphics
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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 eight installment is about Mixing and Mastering terminology.
  • 2. 2. What Is the Point of Drums
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    Drums Advanced
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  • 6. 6. OSC Menu
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    Novation Peak 101
    Explained and Explored
    Novation’s Peak synth is a real powerhouse in a compact desktop form. Watch this course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan, and learn to master this fantastic Analog/Digital hybrid polysynth!
  • 4. 4. The Upper Toolbar
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    Elektron 105
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  • 1. 1. Production-ready Presentations
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    Keynote Advanced
    Now that you know your way around Apple’s Keynote, it’s time to dive deeper. Join Apple Expert Matt Vanacoro in this Advanced course, and bring your Keynote presentations to the next level.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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    Numbers Advanced
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  • 20. 20. The Program Card
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    The Easel Explored
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  • 1. 1. Getting to Know Keynote
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  • 11. 11. Your First Function
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    volca 106
    volca fm Explored
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  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 18s
    Buchla 101
    The 200e Series Modules
    The Buchla 200e electronic music modules are world-renowned. This groundbreaking course is dedicated to teach the Buchla “way” and how these unique hybrid, analog/digital modules work. Learn Buchla with Todd Barton!
  • 8. 8. Envelopes
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    Kilpatrick 101
    Introducing the Phenol
    Every once in a while, a very cool synth passes our way and we just really want to show you how it works. Meet the Kickstarter success, Kilpatrick Phenol patchable synth, and watch Rishabh Rajan show you what it’s all about.
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    Logic Pro FastTrack 202
    Xtreme MIDI Techniques
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  • 14. 14. Presence XT
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    Studio One 103
    MIDI Explained and Explored
    In this 22-tutorial course, trainer Gary Hiebner unpacks all the Studio One MIDI tools and techniques you absolutely need to know. Watch this course to expand your PreSonus Studio One MIDI knowledge base!
  • 5. 5. Studio Pads & Q-Link Knobs
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    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!
  • 4. 4. Pattern Programming
    2m 32s
    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.
  • 15. 15. Travelizer Customization
    2m 54s
    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.
  • 17. 17. Trills & Tremolo
    5m 14s
    Orchestration 102
    The Wind Section
    The wind section is the most colorful section of the orchestra. In this course, you learn all about the instrument families, their techniques and articulations and how to score for them. So master the winds with our favorite maestro, Thomas Goss!
  • 17. 17. DAW Articulation Techniques
    6m 1s
    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.
  • 11. 11. TFX Advanced
    3m 28s
    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.
  • 7. 7. Trigger FX (T-FX) Basic
    4m 59s
    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!
  • 7. 7. Key Zones
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    Reason 8 304
    Sampling Explored
    Samples and sampling are a big part of the Reason experience. In this course, J. Anthony Allen guides you through all of the rack devices that both create and use samples and how they work together.
  • 22. 22. Using Keyswitches
    4m 32s
    EastWest 101
    Learn The PLAY Engine
    EastWest’s world class sample libraries all share the PLAY engine technology. Watch this course to understand how you can get the most bang out of your EastWest sample libraries.
  • 8. 8. Switching Articulations
    3m 47s
    SampleTank 101
    Learn SampleTank Now
    SampleTank 3.5 is full of new sounds and features that makes it the king of sample players. See how this instrument works, as explained by our star trainer Matt Vanacoro, in this 34-tutorial course.
  • 2. 2. Sylenth Controls
    4m 9s
    Sylenth 101
    Sylenth - Explored
    Sylenth is an innovative synth from the Netherlands by LennarDigital. Watch electronic music master Rishabh Rajan explain and explore how this warm, analog-sounding synth works!
  • 2. 2. Components, Sample Streaming & RAM
    9m 52s
    Orchestration 302
    The MIDI Orchestra - Designing Templates
    You need an orchestra to play orchestral music. Likewise, you need an orchestral template to play a MIDI orchestral score. This course, by Peter Schwartz, explains the technology and the craft behind designing pro orchestral templates.
  • 32. 32. Clarification via Articulation!
    4m 40s
    Orchestration 301
    The MIDI Orchestra - Enhancing Realism
    Get real! Or at least get your MIDI orchestra to SOUND real! Learn the art of creating realistic orchestral MIDI mockups in this inspiring course by the one and only Peter (Ski) Schwartz.
  • 6. 6. The Polyplex Toolbar
    6m 2s
    Polyplex 101
    Radical Drum Design
    Native Instruments' Polyplex, with its Twisted Tool’s design, is an unpredictable beat maker that delivers inspirational, unexpected results. Learn how to harness its random, rhythmic energy in this very non-random course!
  • 2. 2. Basic Electric Bass
    3m 33s
    Logic Pro X 204
    Sculpture Sound Design Workshop
    With Logic Pro X’s Sculpture you can create just about any kind of sound imaginable. Learn how to synthesize all kinds of cool instruments in this sound design course by one of our favorite synthesists, Rishabh Rajan.
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    4m 9s
    OS X Yosemite 101
    Mac Survival Skills
    Survival requires preparedness! This Yosemite 101 course is designed to get you geared up to explore and conquer this new, powerful version of OS X by Apple!
  • 7. 7. Oscillator Lower Pane
    2m 51s
    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!
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