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  • 11. 11. History
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  • 2. 2. Resetting all Controls
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    Moog Grandmother 101
    Explained and Explored
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  • 5. 5. MIDI Performances
    2m 23s
    Logic Pro X 10.4.2
    What's New in Logic 10.4.2
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  • 11. 11. Getting Creative Looks with Gradients
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    After Effects CC 401
    Hollywood-Style Titles
    Adobe After Effects is the perfect tool for creating epic cinematic titles. Watch this course by Kevin P McAuliffe, and start creating your own Hollywood-style titles with After Effects!
  • 4. 4. User Interface
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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!
  • 12. 12. MIDI Performance
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    MPC 2 Software 101
    MPC Software Explored
    AKAI’s acclaimed music-production software, MPC 2, is a great and easy to use tool for music producers. Learn this creative audio production system with trainer and producer Alex Solano!
  • 18. 18. Expression Controls
    5m 9s
    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!
  • 5. 5. Preferences
    2m 13s
    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.
  • 5. 5. Controls
    3m 37s
    Ableton Live 10 101
    Live 10 Quick Start Guide
    Ableton Live 10 is finally here! Don’t lose time… Watch this Quick Start course and learn how to make music right now with this amazing DAW!
  • 18. 18. Performance Mode
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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!
  • 26. 26. Performance Optimization Techniques
    4m 1s
    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!
  • 4. 4. Manual Mode
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    Roland Boutique 105
    SE-02 Explained and Explored
    The result of a collaboration between Roland and Studio Electronics, the SE-02 is the first true analog synth of the Boutique series. Learn this Minimoog-inspired synth inside out in this course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan.
  • 12. 12. Keyswitching | Articulations
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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.
  • 12. 12. Logic Audio Effects
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    Final Cut Pro X 10.4 - 100
    Final Cut 10.4 What’s New
    Apple’s new Final Cut Pro X 10.4 includes many exciting new features. Discover “What’s New” in this free course by Certified Trainer Iain Anderson.
  • 8. 8. Musical Applications Overview
    3m 17s
    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!
  • 14. 14. MidiVidi Visual Effects
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    Ableton Live FastTrack 402
    Max For Live Video FX
    Max for Live offers limitless possibilities … and it’s not just about audio! Watch this course by Ableton Live expert Thavius Beck, and see what it can do for video!
  • 13. 13. Video for Live Performance Setup
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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!
  • 18. 18. Performance FX and Macros
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    Maschine Mk3 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Native Instrument’s Maschine MK3 is here, with a completely redesigned interface and a host of new functionalities. Learn everything about it in this course with NI specialist Matt Cellitti.
  • 7. 7. Quick Controls
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    Cubase 9 201
    HALion Sonic SE Revealed
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  • 5. 5. Brass Performance Controls
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    Symphony Essentials 101
    Symphony Essentials Explored
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  • 6. 6. Effects Control & Clip-based FX
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    Premiere Pro CC 103
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  • 18. 18. Reverse Engineering Patches
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    Novation Peak 101
    Explained and Explored
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  • 7. 7. Live Recording and Play Mode
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    Pocket Operator 101
    PO-32 Tonic Explored
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  • 1. 1. Welcome
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  • 10. 10. Live Effect Switching
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  • 25. 25. Clip Programs
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    MPC Live 101
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    Elektron 103
    Octatrack Dynamic Sampling
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  • 13. 13. EQ Three
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    Live's Mixing FX
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  • 19. 19. Recording a Specific Timing
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    Keynote 101
    Learn Keynote
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  • 12. 12. Performance Mode
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    Elektron 102
    Analog Four Explained and Explored
    Elektron’s Analog Four is a wild beast of a synth! Learn how to tame it in this 24-tutorial course/video manual by synth expert and electronic music performer Thavius Beck.
  • 1. 1. Welcome and Intro
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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!
  • 25. 25. Preferences & Performance
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    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…
  • 18. 18. Customizing Transitions
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    Final Cut Pro X 203
    Graphics, Titles and Transitions
    Apple’s Final Cut Pro X is filled with powerful tools for creating 2D/3D titles, graphics and elaborate transition effects. In this in-depth 24-tutorial course, Apple Certified Trainer Iain Anderson teaches you how to create them and polish them to perfection.
  • 5. 5. Proxies & Optimized Versions
    3m 26s
    Final Cut Pro X 106
    Media, Roles & Sharing
    Once you dive in deeper to Final Cut Pro X you soon discover it has reinvented the way you use media, organize that media and "share" that media. This course explains this new paradigm and how to deploy it to your advantage.
  • 19. 19. Performance Mode
    5m 28s
    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!
  • 6. 6. 3D Text Enhancements
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    Motion 100
    What's New in Motion 5.3
    Motion 5.3 is here with a refreshed look and some great new features! Check out this FREE flyover course by Iain Anderson and catch up with “What’s New” in Apple’s Motion!
  • 16. 16. Using Green Screen Footage
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    Final Cut Pro X 202
    Compositing and Visual FX
    Visual effects and clip fixing tools are built right into Apple's Final Cut Pro X. Check out this in-depth course to see how to do everything from stabilization techniques to slick animations!
  • 4. 4. Smart Controls
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    Logic Pro FastTrack 103
    Automation Tools and Techniques
    Automation in Logic Pro X is deep, integrated and powerful. In this laser-focussed,15-tutorial FastTrack™ course, by Logic “Ninja” David Earl, you get some of the best advanced Logic automation tips available. Watch and learn!
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    3m 37s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 202
    Live's Groove Pool
    Ableton Live trainer/performer Brian Funk explains and explores the mysteries of Ableton Live’s Groove Pool in this laser-focused, 15-tutorial FastTrack™ course. Get your groove on!
  • 2. 2. Toolbars & Controls
    1m 48s
    Cubase 9 100
    What's New in Cubase 9
    Cubase 9 is here, and the developers at Steinberg have filled it with all kinds of new features. Join Cubase expert Matt Hepworth to see what the excitement is all about. Watch “What’s New” in Cubase 9 now!
  • 7. 7. Performance FX
    7m 5s
    Maschine Jam FastTrack 101
    Jam Essentials
    Native Instruments’ Maschine Jam is designed for sequencing and track building. It outputs MIDI so you can even use it with your favorite DAW! NI expert Matt Cellitti designed this FastTrack™ course to get you “jamming” FAST!
  • 18. 18. Changing Properties in the Inspector
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    Final Cut Pro X 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    This Final Cut Pro X Absolute Beginner’s Guide is designed to give you the essential knowledge you need to begin editing your first FCPX project. This is the best place to start whether you’re new to FCPX or are moving over from another program!
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    Logic Pro FastTrack 301
    David Earl's 10 Top Logic Tips
    In this FastTrack™ course, SfLogicNinja David Earl dives deep into his Logic Pro X bag of tricks and offers up 10 of his top secrets! These are right out of David’s personal LPX “black book” so get ready to expand your Logic brain!
  • 2. 2. Overview
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    Logic Pro FastTrack 203
    Drum Machine Designer
    Logic Pro X’s Drum Machine Designer fuses the best of hardware beat boxes with the power of LPX’s Drummer technology. If you make electronic music, then this FastTrack™ course, by Booker Edwards, is essential learning!
  • 19. 19. Finalizing the New Kit
    5m 33s
    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!
  • 32. 32. Recording Live Loops
    1m 55s
    GarageBand for iOS 101
    Explained and Explored
    GarageBand is the most popular music creation app in the world! Watch this iOS GarageBand course to see the exciting new Live Loops features and lots more with trainer Matt Vanacoro!
  • 4. 4. Resetting Controls
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    Moog Mother 32 101
    Explained and Explored
    Modular synths are back... and here to stay. And Rishabh Rajan is here to teach us all about the Moog Mother 32! So learn the Moog and modular synthesis at the same time in this wonderfully produced two-for-one course!
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