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    The Grid Explained and Explored
    Bitwig Studio 3 introduces an open modular environment called The Grid. Discover the modular sound design possibilities offered by the Poly Grid device in this course by Bitwig certified trainer Thavius Beck!
  • 17. 17. Voice Tab
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    Massive X 101
    Massive X Explored
    After much anticipation, Native Instruments’ Massive X is finally here! Explore this introductory course by synth expert Rishabh Rajan, and learn to create the future of music… with Massive X.
  • 8. 8. Synth Tracks
    4m 14s
    Teenage Engineering 104
    The OP-Z Explored
    Teenage Engineering’s OP–Z by is a very unique multimedia sequencer and synthesizer. Learn how to use this creative portable device in this course by synth expert Thavius Beck!
  • 9. 9. Introducing AutoTheory
    5m 44s
    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig V4 Explored
    Reason’s Backline Rig V4 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 Propellerheads Rack Extensions V4 bundle, watch producer Hollin Jones explain and deploy all of them to build a track.
  • 9. 9. Unison and Chord Voice Modes
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    Korg Prologue 101
    Korg Prologue Video Manual
    The Korg Prologue offers unique features not found on any other synth. Learn everything about this analog monster with keyboardist and trainer Matt Vanacoro… and take your sound design skills to the next level!
  • 13. 13. Chord Stamp
    3m 34s
    FL Studio 102
    MIDI Recording and Editing
    FL Studio by Image Line is a MIDI production powerhouse with features that you can't get in any other DAW. Explore this course by Rishabh Rajan and get super inspired by FL Studio’s unique MIDI features!
  • 22. 22. Transpose
    4m 47s
    Cubase 10 102
    MIDI Recording and Editing
    Steinberg's Cubase comes with an essential set of MIDI tools that all Cubase producers must learn! Watch this 29 video course, by Cubase specialist Matthew Loel T. Hepworth, to unleash your own MIDI power and creativity.
  • 4. 4. Clarinet: Orchestral Role
    8m 44s
    Orchestration 104
    Clarinets, Saxophones and Bassoons
    This orchestral wind course takes an in-depth look at the individual members of the clarinet, bassoon and saxophone families. Continue your studies of the wind section with professional orchestrator and instructor Thomas Goss!
  • 15. 15. Lower Zone
    3m 12s
    Cubase 10 101
    The Beginner's Guide to Cubase
    Steinberg’s Cubase 10 is powerful, deep and complex. Learn all the fundamentals in this Beginner’s Guide by the best Cubase teacher on the planet: Matthew Loel T. Hepworth.
  • 22. 22. Chorder
    3m 50s
    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.
  • 10. 10. Chord Effect
    4m 46s
    Ableton Live 202
    Advanced MIDI Techniques
    Ableton Live's MIDI features truly offer limitless creative potential. Get deeper into Live, and explore advanced MIDI workflows and techniques in this advanced course by artist, producer and Certified Trainer DJ Kiva!
  • 7. 7. Polyvox in MIDI Mode
    2m 14s
    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!
  • 11. 11. Add Notes
    3m 51s
    Elektron 107
    Digitone Demystified
    A deep synth like Elektron’s Digitone requires an in-depth course! Watch this 20-tutorial course by artist and trainer Thavius Beck, and learn to get creative with this modern-day FM synth monster.
  • 19. 19. MIDI Effects
    5m 46s
    Ableton Live 10 102
    MIDI Essentials
    Ableton Live 10 is a powerhouse loaded with impressive MIDI features. Master all the essentials and more in this MIDI-focused course with certified trainer Noah Pred!
  • 9. 9. Introducing AutoTheory
    5m 44s
    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.
  • 5. 5. Building Chords
    5m 35s
    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!
  • 2. 2. The Power of The Dominant
    3m 19s
    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!
  • 10. 10. Chord Mode and Automation
    9m 15s
    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.
  • 8. 8. Performance Pads, Chords
    4m 52s
    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!
  • 21. 21. Working With Scales
    3m 44s
    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.
  • 15. 15. Chord & PolyChord
    2m 0s
    Behringer 101
    DeepMind 12: Explained and Explored
    Behringer's DeepMind 12 offers a lot of sonic possibilities at a very attractive tag price. As the name suggests, this synth is deep, so dive into this inspiring course, and see what Behringer’s DeepMind synths are all about!
  • 6. 6. Microtuning
    3m 27s
    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!
  • 16. 16. MIDI Programs
    2m 1s
    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.
  • 10. 10. MIDI FX
    5m 42s
    GarageBand 202
    GarageBand to Logic Pro
    Apple's GarageBand is an amazing tool for beginners, but sooner or later, serious music makers will think of making the jump to Logic Pro. If that’s your case, this course is specifically made for you!
  • 3. 3. Common Themes
    5m 14s
    Dance Music Styles 114
    Progressive House
    Adam Pollard—AKA Multiplier—is back with another Dance Music Styles course… and this time, Progressive House is on the menu! Join him, watch along, try his techniques and get inspired!
  • 10. 10. Tonearm Artifacts
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    Waves 202
    Abbey Road Mastering Collection
    Master your recordings and get that classic Abbey Road Vinyl sound using the Abbey Road Mastering Collection plugins by Waves. This course, by audio expert Joe Albano, explains and explores every aspect of these emulations. Watch it now!
  • 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!
  • 4. 4. Chord
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    Ableton Live FastTrack 203
    Live's MIDI FX
    Ableton Live’s MIDI FX are truly transformative. Ableton-certified trainer Noah Pred explores these powerful FX in this extremely focussed, in-action FastTrack™ course. Watch and master Live's MIDI FX now!
  • 11. 11. Arpeggiators
    3m 27s
    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.
  • 5. 5. The Lower Zone
    2m 28s
    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!
  • 5. 5. KBD Mode, Chords & Arpeggiators
    5m 35s
    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!
  • 6. 6. The Kick
    3m 15s
    Dance Music Styles 113
    Hip Hop Trap
    Hip Hop Trap, with its dark and gritty sound, has a very uniquely urban dance music vibe. We tapped the expertise of Atlanta Hip Hop producer Booker Edwards to dive into this Dance Music genre. Check it out!
  • 11. 11. Breakdown Synth Layering In Key
    7m 14s
    Dance Music Styles 110
    Electro House
    Our exploration of the different dance music styles continues in this Electro House course by electronic music producer, Multiplier. Learn how to write it, sound design it and expertly produce it in this 21-tutorial course!
  • 13. 13. Circuit as a MIDI Chord Generator
    4m 42s
    Circuit 201
    Novation Circuit - Advanced Circuitry!
    Now that you know your way around Novation Circuit, it’s time to get into some Advanced Circuitry! Dive deeper into Circuit as Thavius Beck expertly shares his electronic music knowledge in this 20-tutorial course.
  • 11. 11. Harmonies
    4m 25s
    Reason FastTrack 201
    Tuning Vocals With Pitch Edit
    Pitch Edit is new to Reason 9 and Hollin Jones is here to show you how it works! Learn how to tune, correct, fix drift, narrow the vibrato, change keys and turn MIDI into audio in this vocal-focused pitch editing course.
  • 15. 15. Arpeggiator Patterns
    5m 41s
    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!
  • 9. 9. Scales & Chords Tour
    1m 56s
    Reason FastTrack 100
    Reason 9 New Features
    Reason 9 is here, and so is Hollin Jones with this FastTrack™ dive into its hot new features. Learn about Player Devices, Pitch Editing (and correction) and Audio to MIDI bouncing in this laser-focused, 15-tutorial FastTrack™course!
  • 8. 8. Intro to Scales & Chords
    4m 40s
    Reason FastTrack 301
    Performing with Player Devices
    One of the most exciting new features in Reason is the introduction of Player Devices. So Mo Volans created this FastTrack™ course to teach you everything about these cool MIDI FX as fast as possible. Why wait?! Learn them now!
  • 3. 3. Chord Trigger (Single mode)
    8m 3s
    Logic Pro FastTrack 102
    The MIDI FX
    Dive into Logic's realtime MIDI FX with Booker Edwards and, in the FastTrack™ way, quickly learn what these powerful FX can really do. Then, download the bonus Logic project and try them out for yourself!
  • 17. 17. Sequence Editing
    3m 31s
    Korg minilogue 201
    Programming the minilogue
    Now that you know where all the controls are on the Korg minilogue, Matt Vanacoro shows you how to program them! Master the skills of analog sound design from the FX to sequencing in this 21-tutorial course.
  • 8. 8. Adding & Adjusting a Bass Line
    2m 34s
    Music Memos 101
    From Memo to Master
    Apple's FREE Music Memos app is more than just a simple audio memo recorder. It's a cool tool designed to inspire your songwriting too! Learn how to capture your ideas and begin your song production in this 16-tutorial course.
  • 9. 9. Introducing AutoTheory
    5m 44s
    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig V2 - Explored
    Reason’s Backline Rig V2 bundle is a new collection of Rack Extensions curated by Propellerhead. It's designed to help you get that Rock and R&B sound. In this course, included free in the Props RE V2 bundle, watch producer Hollin Jones explain and deploy all of them to build a track.
  • 6. 6. The Scale, Chord & Light Guide
    4m 22s
    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.
  • 3. 3. Original Structure
    3m 43s
    Live 9 409
    Remixing Froya
    Learn the art of remixing in Ableton Live! Join Ableton Live Certified Trainer, Rishabh Rajan (AKA code:MONO), as he remixes electro-pop artist and songwriter Froya’s "Uncomprehended Child" in this 25-tutorial remixing masterclass!
  • 17. 17. The Sequencer Section
    5m 3s
    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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 11s
    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!
  • 6. 6. Pad Final
    8m 55s
    Dance Music Masters 108
    Tallmen 785 | Voices In Your Head
    All composers hear voices in their heads. But how do they get that inspiration out? In this course, electronic artist Brian Mitchell (Tallmen 785) reveals how he uses NI Maschine and Ableton Live to explode his music into the dance music world!
  • 13. 13. Step Creation Tricks
    4m 50s
    Omnisphere 201
    Omnisphere 2 Xtreme
    Oh no…look out… Bill Burgess is back with an Xtreme look at Omnisphere 2! Bill doesn’t play by the rules and this course is no exception. So hold on tight & get ready to learn the crazy sonics that makes O2 so darn cool.
  • 6. 6. Guitar Chords
    6m 36s
    Dance Music Masters 105
    Olav Basoski | Remix Revelations
    Join legendary electronic music producer Olav Basoski as he reconstructs the tracks from “Duende” –one of his dance music hits!
  • 6. 6. Chord Disorder
    6m 16s
    Dance Music Masters 106
    Noah Pred | Harnessing Chaos
    Inspiration is often born out of chaos. In this course, by electronic artist Noah Pred, you learn how to control chaos using devices in Ableton Live along with Reaktor and Synplant to infuse some inspiring randomness into your tracks.
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