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    Mixing and Automation
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  • 5. 5. The Mighty Punch BDRE
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    Synthetic Rig V4 Explored
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    PreSonus Studio One 4 is an amazing DAW for recording audio. Join educator and audio engineer Joshua Carney in this course to master all audio recording and editing features included in Studio One!
  • 2. 2. The Type Tool
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    After Effects CC 104
    Text Techniques
    Adobe After Effects CC is an amazing tool for creating beautiful text animations, from simple text scrolls to realistic 3D titles. Let Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe show you how it’s done!
  • 8. 8. Using The Metadata Panel
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    DaVinci Resolve 101
    Getting Started Editing
    More than a color-grading tool, DaVinci Resolve is a fully featured video editing software. Learn how to get your video project started in this course with certified trainer and editor Steve Kanter!
  • 6. 6. Takes to Layers
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    Studio One 4 102
    Recording and Editing MIDI
    PreSonus Studio One 4 is a MIDI powerhouse! Learn the ins and outs of MIDI editing and recording in this 26-tutorial course by MIDI expert Joshua Carney.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
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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!
  • 6. 6. Why AE Acts the Way It Does
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    After Effects CC 103
    Working in the Timeline
    In this course, trainer Kevin McAuliffe covers more essential techniques to get you up to speed with Adobe’s After Effects CC. Watch and learn to create realistic looking animation faster than you thought possible!
  • 8. 8. Setting Workspaces
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    After Effects CC 102
    The Essentials
    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!
  • 8. 8. Breaking down edited clips
    4m 2s
    After Effects CC 101
    Let's Get Started
    Adobe After Effects CC is the industry-standard animation and creative compositing app. Join Kevin P. McAuliffe in this course, and start creating motion graphics with After Effects CC!
  • 2. 2. User Interface
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    Affinity Photo 101
    The Beginner's Guide
    Affinity Photo offers advanced photo editing tools at a very affordable price. Learn how to use this professional software with trainer and photographer Iain Anderson!
  • 5. 5. The Mighty Punch BDRE
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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.
  • 8. 8. The Preview Pad
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    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!
  • 11. 11. Velocity Zones | Velocity Layers
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    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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    Premiere Pro CC 104
    Titling & Graphics
    Expert trainer Kevin P McAuliffe is back with a course on creating titles and credit rolls with Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Watch it, and give your titles that professional look!
  • 4. 4. Exploring the Display Panel
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    Roland Boutique 104
    TB-03 Explained and Explored
    Roland’s Boutique TB-03 is perfect to get that classic 303 acid sound without breaking the bank. Learn how to use this mighty silver box in this course by music producer and sound designer Nate Mars.
  • 17. 17. Software View Modes
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    Komplete Kontrol Mk2 101
    Absolute Beginners Guide
    With its new streamlined layout, hi-res color screens and improved features, Native Instruments’ Komplete Kontrol MK2 is a solid upgrade to the original version. Join Matt Vanacoro in this course, and learn how this software & hardware solution will enhance your music-making experience.
  • 11. 11. Adjustment Layers
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    Premiere Pro CC 103
    Working with Effects
    Effects are a big part of any video production. Join Adobe Premiere expert and editor Kevin McAuliffe to learn all the tools and to start adding transitions, effects and even color correction to your video projects now!
  • 3. 3. Bitwig's Interface
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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!
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    Absolute Beginner's Guide
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  • 18. 18. Keygroup Layers
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    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!
  • 11. 11. Chaining Player Devices
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    Reason FastTrack 100
    Reason 9 New Features
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  • 1. 1. Enter the Players
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    Performing with Player Devices
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    Photoshop CC 301
    10 Essential Photo Editing Tips
    The best way to acquire new techniques is to learn them from others who've been doing it professionally! So that's why we asked Photoshop CC pro Iain Anderson to show us 10 of his favorite essential photo-editing tips.
  • 12. 12. Basic Editing
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    Media Composer 101
    Start Editing Now
    Whether you're a Hollywood pro or a film student/enthusiast just starting out, you will likely know about AVID’s famed Media Composer software. If you want to learn it, or learn it better, watch this course by our very own three-time North American ProMax award-winning editor and expert trainer Kevin McAuliffe!
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    Cubase 8 209
    Advanced Scoring Workshop
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  • 5. 5. The Mighty Punch BDRE
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    Synthetic Rig V2 - Explored
    The new Synthetic Rig V2 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.
  • 5. 5. The Reference Image
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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.
  • 9. 9. Preset vs. Panel Mode
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    Moog Sub 37 101
    Master the Moog
    The Moog Sub 37, built on the Sub Phatty sound engine, is a powerful synth. Learn every detail of this gritty little Moog as explained by keyboardist and trainer Matt Vanacoro. It’s your Sub 37 video user manual!
  • 2. 2. Software Overview
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    After Effects CC 101
    Introduction to After Effects
    What do you get when you fuse a talented artist/educator with Adobe After Effects CC? You get an AE course that is entertaining, educational and filled with creative examples. Learn After Effects with Bill Barminski!
  • 5. 5. Transport Panel & Menu
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    Cubase 8.5
    20+ Hot New Features
    Cubase 8.5 is here and so is specialist Matt Hepworth to take you through 20-plus of his favorite new features. So whether you're upgrading or starting anew, this course will get you up-to-date with all the cool new stuff!
  • 2. 2. More Detuning Tips
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    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.
  • 13. 13. Making a Dramatic Breakdown
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    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.
  • 7. 7. Live Panel Mode
    2m 28s
    Prophet 6 101
    Prophet 6 Revealed
    Rich-sounding analog electronics, enclosed in a beautiful wooden instrument, sound like a dream come true! Welcome Dave Smith’s Prophet 6! This 32-tutorial course reveals how this exciting new synth works!
  • 3. 3. The Tracktion User Interface
    5m 49s
    Tracktion 101
    Learn Tracktion Now!
    Tracktion is often called, “the musician's DAW”. That’s because it combines an intuitive, streamlined, single-screen interface with tons of powerful features. See how Tracktion works in this 28-tutorial course by Gary Hiebner.
  • 6. 6. Working with Layers
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    Animation Concepts 202
    Creating Backgrounds
    Learn the techniques that pro animators use to make backgrounds that have depth, impact and enhance the storyline. Follow along with animator Siobhan Twomey in this 21-tutorial course and see how you can bring your backgrounds to life!
  • 15. 15. Synth Chord Layers
    2m 46s
    GarageBand 301
    Make EDM
    GarageBand with its array of powerful synths, Drummer and MIDI tools is a great DAW for EDM production. Learn EDM and GarageBand at the same time in this 23-tutorial course by producer Rishabh Rajan!
  • 8. 8. Substances
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    Final Cut Pro X 10.2
    New Features Explored
    This course on Final Cut Pro 10.2 explores all of the powerful new features in Apple’s latest release. Learn all about 3D Text, Color Correction and lots more in this collection of 23 videos by Certified Trainer Iain Anderson.
  • 5. 5. The Mighty Punch BDRE
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    Reason Rack Extensions 102
    Synthetic Rig - Explored
    The Synthetic Rig Bundle for Reason is a collection of Rack Extension synths designed for the electronic music producer. This in-depth course, soon to be included free in the RE bundle explains them all and shows them in action.
  • 14. 14. The Transport Panel
    5m 6s
    Cubase 8 102
    Songwriters/Musicians Toolbox
    This musician-focused Cubase 8 course is designed to help you generate ideas and get them into Cubase as fast as possible. Take a ride with Matt Hepworth as he shows you all the cool inroads for making music with Cubase!
  • 10. 10. AudioWarp Basics
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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!
  • 24. 24. Dynamic Crossfading & CC Control
    5m 55s
    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.
  • 22. 22. Players, Layout & Remote
    6m 14s
    Cubase 8 101
    Moving Forward With Cubase 8
    With so many new features, Cubase 8 is perhaps THE most complete DAW on the planet. See what all the buzz is about in this deep, 37-tutorial course by Cubase wizard Matt Hepworth.
  • 2. 2. What You’ll Need
    5m 31s
    DaVinci Resolve 101
    Getting Started
    DaVinci Resolve is a high-end, color grading package and full-featured video editing software rolled into one. Get up and running fast with this introductory course by expert colorist Andrew Balis.
  • 3. 3. Creating Drummer Presets
    3m 3s
    Logic Pro X 401
    Xtreme Drums & Beats
    Derail Drummer... Unhinge Ultrabeat... This outrageous, 2+ hour course, by outlaw Logic adventurer Bill Burgess, takes the art of creating beats to il-Logic-al limits! Take your Logic Pro X beat making to the Xtreme!
  • 6. 6. Using Multiple Layers
    3m 55s
    Reason 7 201
    Synchronous Explored
    Synchronous is Reason’s new time-based FX modulator. Watch this course by expert Mo Volans as he explains how Synchronous will help you electrify your tracks!
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