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    Analog Tape Recording
    Analog tape was once the most important medium for audio recording and mixing, and it’s now regaining popularity with many engineers and artists. Learn about the history and science of magnetic tape and learn how to work with this medium in this course, by audio expert Joe Albano.
  • 14. 14. Ribbon Mic Shootout
    7m 50s
    Cubase 10 501
    Studio Series - Recording Guitars
    How do you best record great sounding guitar and bass tracks with Steinberg’s Cubase? Join guitarist and audio engineer Joshua Carney in this in-action course to learn how it’s done!
  • 14. 14. Ribbon Mic Shootout
    7m 50s
    Pro Tools 501
    Studio Series - Recording Guitars
    Mics, amps, DI... How do YOU record guitar tracks with Avid’s Pro Tools? Watch this live-action, advanced course by audio engineer Joshua Carney, and see how the pros get it done!
  • 14. 14. Ribbon Mic Shootout
    7m 50s
    Logic Pro X 501
    Studio Series - Recording Guitars
    Apple Logic Pro X rocks when it comes to recording great sounding guitars! Learn how to capture and edit perfect guitar takes in this advanced course by guitarist, audio engineer and educator Joshua Carney!
  • 4. 4. Tube & Ribbon Microphones
    2m 12s
    The Orchestral Sessions 104
    Recording the Orchestra
    Recording a live orchestra can be both an exciting and daunting task. Whether you’re a composer or an audio engineer, watch this course and deepen your knowledge of the art of orchestral recording.
  • 4. 4. The Main Window (Overview)
    1m 54s
    Logic Pro X 101
    Essential Beginners Guide
    Apple’s Logic pro X is extremely powerful, but also incredibly deep. Learn it the right way in this beginner’s guide with Logic Certified Trainer Booker Edwards!
  • 25. 25. Public Domain
    0m 58s
    Sample Pack Creation 101
    Designing and Marketing Sample Packs
    Creating and selling your own sample packs is a great way to earn extra income. It’s also a very good promotional tool to get your name out there, and a lot of fun. But how do you do it? Join sound designer Adam Pollard (aka Multiplier) in this course, and get tons of tips to get you on the right track!
  • 21. 21. Ribbon
    7m 2s
    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!
  • 2. 2. Microphone | Mic
    1m 24s
    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.
  • 3. 3. Hardware Overview Part 2
    4m 14s
    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.
  • 13. 13. Portamento
    1m 13s
    Roland Boutique 103
    JP-08 Explained and Explored
    The Roland Jupiter-8 was a legendary synth. Roland reinvented it with the release of the Boutique Series JP-08! So patch up with synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan as he explains and explores every knob and slider on this new, iconic instrument!
  • 2. 2. The Interface
    6m 19s
    Logic Pro FastTrack 113
    Vintage Electric Piano
    Logic Pro's Vintage Electric Piano allows you to dive in and modify every aspect of its digital model. Learn how to roll your own virtual electro-acoustic sounds in this laser-focused FastTrack™ course by Logic expert Booker Edwards.
  • 6. 6. The Ribbon
    3m 3s
    WaveLab 9 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Join Steinberg expert Matt Hepworth in this 30-tutorial Absolute Beginner’s Guide and see all of the mastering power infused into this incredible audio platform. Learn Wavelab 9 now!
  • 4. 4. Instantiating & Testing Autosampler
    3m 36s
    Logic Pro FastTrack 304
    Auto Sampling with MainStage
    Auto-Sampling in Logic? Yes, but you’ve got to use AutoSampler in MainStage to do it! Turn your favorite hardware and software synths into velocity-layered Logic Pro EXS24 instruments now, by watching this FastTrack™ course!
  • 16. 16. Recording RYTM Effects
    7m 45s
    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!
  • 15. 15. Arpeggiator & Ribbon Controller
    6m 29s
    Moog Model 15 101
    Moog Model 15 Video Guide
    This course, by Rishabh Rajan, is a must-watch for anyone into modular synths and Moogs! Learn the Moog Model 15 app, synthesis, voltage control and all those virtual vintage Moog modules in this 20-tutorial course!
  • 3. 3. Mic Types
    8m 39s
    Audio Mistakes 109
    10 Common Vocal Recording Mistakes
    Recording vocals is hard because there are so many chances to make HUGE mistakes! This is why it’s a great topic for our popular Audio Mistakes series! Let US make the mistakes so YOU don’t have to!
  • 11. 11. Common Controller Mapping
    4m 37s
    Kronos 101
    Kronos Essentials
    The Kronos is the king of Korg keyboards. Used by top performers, like Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess, the Kronos generates a massive universe of sound when you learn how to use it. So, learn the Kronos now!
  • 4. 4. Transport
    8m 20s
    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!
  • 2. 2. Advanced Transcoding
    3m 30s
    Media Composer 301
    Long Format Workflows
    Working in longer formats requires some very specific techniques. Get essential long-form video-editing tips for your editing toolbox in this AVID Media Composer course led by expert editor Kevin McAuliffe.
  • 22. 22. Console Emulation
    3m 57s
    Studio One 102
    Audio Explained and Explored
    Now it’s time to dive into audio in PreSonus Studio One 3. Watch this 28-tutorial course by trainer Gary Hiebner to learn essential audio tools and techniques from editing to mastering.
  • 2. 2. The Architecture
    4m 40s
    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.
  • 5. 5. Editing & Comping Vocals
    2m 19s
    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.
  • 6. 6. A Tour of the Window
    4m 53s
    GarageBand 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Apple’s GarageBand is a little DAW with a lot of big features. This beginner's guide course shows you where everything is, how it all works and gets you up and making music fast. So start learning GarageBand now!
  • 6. 6. Layout
    3m 34s
    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.
  • 13. 13. Overview of the Project Window
    5m 28s
    Cubase 8 100
    Tutorial Sampler
    Welcome Cubase users! Create a FREE account (top right) to watch these introductory teaser tutorials selected from our Cubase courseware. Then join our learning community to unlock more courses about Cubase, synthesis, recording techniques, EDM production, music theory and more.
  • 5. 5. Routing Audio Sources
    6m 5s
    Logic Pro X 208
    Alchemy Explored
    Alchemy = mind-blowing synthesis. It’s that simple.... and Apple’s reimagining of this deep instrument gives Logic users an exclusive, musical tool that ushers in a new era of music production. Learn Alchemy right here with David Earl!
  • 5. 5. The Main Window: Pt 1
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    Logic Pro X 100
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Learning a new DAW isn’t easy. Especially one as deep as Logic Pro X! That’s why we asked Logic Certified Trainer, Booker Edwards, to create this beginners' guide. Learn Logic the “right” way and start making music now!
  • 11. 11. The Main Page
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    Omnisphere 101
    Omnisphere 2 Explored
    This 37-tutorial, introductory course explains the inner workings of Omnisphere 2. See how this massive Spectrasonics synth instrument will forever change the way you create & produce music and design sounds. Learn it now!
  • 5. 5. Overview of the Project Window
    5m 28s
    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!
  • 5. 5. Ideal Hard Drive Allocation
    6m 16s
    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.
  • 4. 4. The Ribbon
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    OneNote 101
    Your Life Everywhere
    Learn how to capture virtually anything and put it on any device anytime, anywhere using Microsoft's OneNote with the always informative and entertaining Gary Grudzinskas!
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  • 8. 8. Recording Percussion
    4m 23s
    SongCraft Presents 105
    Songwriting With Butter The Children
    The SongCraft adventure series continues! They're back at SxSW to attempt to compose and produce a song in a single day with indie band "Butter the Children". Will they succeed? Watch and see!
  • 10. 10. Working with Finder Tabs
    3m 55s
    OS X Yosemite 102
    The Finder Guidebook
    You definitely don’t want to get lost in Yosemite! And you won’t... because Apple expert Francesco Schiavon is here to guide you through Yosemite's Finder. Learn to navigate Apple’s newest version of OS X like a pro!
  • 29. 29. Mapping Your Custom Domain
    3m 25s
    Google 104
    Google Sites: Intranets, Websites and More
    Google Sites gives you the ability to create custom web sites, from a simple family site to a complex shared, company-wide intranet. Learn how to set up any kind of site you can imagine in this 30-tutorial course by trainer Matt Vanacoro.
  • 3. 3. Ribbon & Condenser Microphones
    5m 32s
    Audio Concepts 105
    Sound Recording
    Recording is easy, right? Just hit the button and BOOM, you’re an engineer! But what is actually happening? Watch this course by Joe Albano and learn the science of recording!
  • 5. 5. The Interface
    3m 32s
    PowerPoint for Windows 101
    Create and Deliver
    If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then an effective PowerPoint presentation must be worth a million! Learn how to produce impressive PowerPoint presentations in this introductory 32-tutorial course!
  • 4. 4. Around the Main Window
    2m 39s
    Session Horns 101
    Session Horns Pro Explored
    Realistic sections. Authentic and natural sounding solos. That’s what this Powered-By-Kontakt e-instrument is all about! Learn Native Instruments’ Session Horns Pro and bring a “real” brass section to your next recording session!
  • 5. 5. A Tour of the Drums Page
    2m 20s
    EZdrummer 2
    EZdrummer 2 Explored
    No more drummer jokes!... because Toontrack's new EZdrummer 2 is the smartest new "drummer" in town. Learn all its new features and master all the powerful new tools in this massively detailed 28-tutorial course by Matt Vanacoro.
  • 20. 20. Finalizing the Logo
    5m 8s
    Graphic Design 202
    Designing Ads and Logos
    Learn the secrets of designing effective Ads and Logos in this informative and eye-opening course by expert trainer and graphic designer Mark Gatter!
  • 29. 29. System Maintenance
    3m 28s
    Final Cut Pro X 204
    Media Management Toolbox
    Apple's Final Cut Pro X 10.2 has a media management system that fits the pro workflow perfectly. See how this latest version organizes all of your clips in all of your projects quickly and efficiently.
  • 10. 10. Snap & Drag - Part 1
    3m 39s
    Logic Pro X 103
    Core Training: Audio Recording and Editing
    Learn Logic – and see it in action – as Jonathan Perl invites you into his recording session and shows you the power of recording and editing audio in Logic Pro X!
  • 10. 10. Multiple Displays: The Old Way
    3m 25s
    OS X Mavericks 100
    What's new in OS X Mavericks
    Catch the Mac OSX Mavericks wave! In this FREE introductory course you get an introductory look at all the new features Apple has designed to enhance your MacBook, iMac and MacPro user experience.
  • 14. 14. The Importance of the Menu Bar
    4m 18s
    OS X Mavericks 101
    Getting to Know Mavericks
    Moving to a new OS is kind of like moving into a new house: All your “stuff” is the same, but all the rooms look a whole lot different. This course shows you around Apple’s new OSX Mavericks and how to keep your Macs up-to-date and “moving” in the right direction!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    0m 59s
    MainStage 3 101
    Core Training: MainStage 3 Explored
    Imagine Logic Pro re-imagined as a live performance powerhouse. That’s exactly what Apple’s MainStage 3 is all about! See all the cool new features, the absolute power and ease of use that MainStage brings to your stage performance setup!
  • 29. 29. Output Meters
    3m 56s
    Pro Tools 11 100
    New Features Explored
    This FREE 40-tutorial course reveals, explores and explains all of the new and noteworthy features introduced in Avid's Pro Tools 11. Get up to speed in a hurry and find out what makes PT11 the best Pro Tools ever...
  • 12. 12. Using MIDI Draw in the Tracks Area
    2m 34s
    Logic Pro X 104
    Core Training: MIDI Recording and Editing
    Logic Pro X is a MIDI powerhouse! This MIDI-focused, introductory course by Logic expert Jonathan Perl gets you up and recording, editing and producing MIDI fast!
  • 6. 6. Home Tab Basics
    7m 9s
    Excel for Mac 101
    Creating Basic Worksheets
    Microsoft Excel is second only to Microsoft Word as the oldest and most powerful pieces of industry standard software from Microsoft for the Macintosh operating system. Let long-time user and veteran instructor Tamás Revoczi teach you how to create basic worksheets in Microsoft Excel 2011...
  • 11. 11. Mixing - Part 1
    4m 45s
    MPC 201
    Renaissance and Studio Advanced
    Now that the MPC’s controls are jammed into your brain, it’s time to put them to work and get creative! In this advanced MPC course, you learn the art of making music on Akai’s MPC Renaissance and Studio with Hip Hop producer and MPV expert Booker Edwards, Jr. leading the way…
  • 12. 12. Main Mode - Part 1
    5m 51s
    MPC 101
    Renaissance and Studio Revealed
    No one knows - or teaches - the legendary MPC like the Atlanta-based Hip Hop producer and MPC power-user Booker Edwards! So hop on the Booker Edwards Express as he demystifies the hardware and software that makes Akai’s MPC Renaissance and Studio the beat-makers of choice for urban producers everywhere...
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