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  • 3. 3. Playing Internal Programs
    3m 25s
    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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 21s
    volca 107
    volca Modular Explored
    Korg volca’s modular sounds as good as it looks! Explore the endless possibilities offered by this powerful west coast (Buchla) style synth in this course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan!
  • 8. 8. Three Layer Synth
    4m 11s
    FL Studio 302
    The Patcher Explained and Explored
    One of the best kept secrets in FL Studio is the amazing Patcher. Unlock your creativity by watching this course by FL Studio expert Rishabh Rajan!
  • 5. 5. AutoChannel and Sound Pool
    4m 33s
    Elektron 301
    Elektron 301 - Combining Machines
    With their wide range of inspiring and innovative gear, it’s no surprise that Swedish synth company Elektron has such a cult following. In this course, you learn to reach new sonic possibilities by combining the power of two Elektron units: the Octatrack MKII and the Digitone.
  • 5. 5. Effects Inserts and FX Chains
    2m 41s
    Studio One 4 104
    Mixing and Automation
    PreSonus Studio One includes all the tools you need to create that pro-sounding mix, and then some! Join mixing engineer and educator Joshua Carney in this course to learn the art and science of mixing with Studio One 4.
  • 19. 19. The Power of the Factory Library
    5m 1s
    Kontakt 101
    Beginner's Guide
    Native Instruments’ Kontakt is a powerful engine for creating and playing sampled instruments. Join NI expert Matt Vanacoro in this course, and learn to harness the industry-standard sampler: NI Kontakt 6!
  • 7. 7. Freeze Cycles
    6m 26s
    Bitwig Studio 2 203
    Sampler Deconstructed
    Bitwig’s new revamped Sampler is an incredible sound design tool. Dive deep into its sound design capabilities in this course by artist and Bitwig Certified Trainer Thavius Beck!
  • 13. 13. Panning
    5m 48s
    Pro Tools 104
    Mixing & Automation
    Pro Tools is considered be the gold standard for recording and mixing audio. Learn how to use every Pro Tools’ mixing and automation feature in this 2-hour + course by audio expert Joe Albano.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 24s
    iZotope Insight 2 101
    Gaining Insight
    In this iZotope Insight 2 video manual by audio expert Joe Albano, you learn how to deploy all of Insight’s visualization tools to get the “insight” you need to understand exactly what’s happening, technically, in your audio tracks. Whether it’s loudness compliance, phase issues, frequency distribution, metering or any kind of advanced audio troubleshooting, this in-depth, workflow-based Insight 2 video manual explains it all!
  • 4. 4. 3D Sound Boxing
    2m 59s
    Ableton Live 10 104
    Mixing Tracks
    Ableton Live is often seen as a creative and performance-oriented DAW, but it excels at mixing too. Watch this course and learn the skills you need to create professional sounding mixes in Live, with Ableton certified trainer Noah Pred.
  • 5. 5. Choosing Drumsounds
    3m 13s
    Logic Pro X 401
    Art of EDM - Big Room
    Want to produce dance music with Apple’s Logic Pro X? Watch this course by legendary producer Olav Basoski and discover how to create one of the "biggest" EDM subgenres around: Big Room!
  • 21. 21. Arpeggiator
    5m 48s
    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. Relocating the Sound Library
    4m 3s
    Logic Pro X 10.4.2
    What's New in Logic 10.4.2
    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!
  • 12. 12. Adding Textures to Text
    6m 16s
    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!
  • 3. 3. Layers Editor
    1m 53s
    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!
  • 18. 18. Adding Effects Inserts
    5m 41s
    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!
  • 13. 13. Samples and Sound FX
    4m 44s
    Dance Music Styles 116
    Dub
    Dub music is all about good vibes, and so is the course by producer and multi-instrumentalist DJ Kiva! Watch it, learn, and get inspired to get your music to a higher level!
  • 6. 6. Instrument Slots and Sounds
    2m 39s
    Roli Blocks 101
    Making Music with Blocks
    ROLI’s Blocks are expressive modular instruments that can be combined to suit your musical needs. Join Matt Vanacoro in this hands-on course, and discover how to get the most out of these beautiful music-making devices.
  • 4. 4. MIDI Signal Flow
    3m 29s
    Logic Pro X 103
    Recording and Editing MIDI
    MIDI is the heart and soul of Apple’s Logic Pro X. Learn to master Logic’s extensive MIDI features in this course by recording engineer, musicians and MIDI expert Joshua Carney!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 33s
    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.
  • 1. 1. Course Introduction
    1m 57s
    The Orchestral Sessions 103
    Prepping for Live Recording
    In this third installment of the Orchestral Sessions series, music composer Olajide Paris covers the preparation work you need to do before any orchestral recording session.
  • 17. 17. Designing an Electric Piano
    7m 52s
    Ableton Live 302
    Exploring FM with Operator
    Ableton Live’s Operator is a very powerful FM (Frequency Modulation) synth with some interesting tricks up its sleeve. Explore this fantastic Live instrument with sound designer Rishabh Rajan, and get into FM synthesis the right way!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 2s
    The Orchestral Sessions 102
    Prep, Notation, and Parts
    So you recorded your MIDI score and can’t wait to hear it played by a live orchestra. What’s the next step? Join music composer Olajide Paris in this new updated course, and learn how to transform your MIDI data into a full score.
  • 7. 7. Understanding Stacking Order
    4m 27s
    After Effects CC 301
    After Effects for Editors
    Now that you know your way around Adobe After Effects CC, you’re ready to dig deeper. Learn essential workflows and techniques every editor should know in this 26-tutorial course by Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe.
  • 2. 2. Synth Overview
    3m 52s
    Sugar Bytes 101
    Aparillo Sound Design
    Sugar Bytes’ Aparillo is unlike any other synthesizers. Demystify this very unique instrument in this course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan!
  • 19. 19. Playback Speed and Mechanical Effects on Synths
    2m 59s
    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!
  • 44. 44. Sharing Your Project
    5m 18s
    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!
  • 2. 2. Why After Effects?
    2m 51s
    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!
  • 3. 3. New Project
    5m 9s
    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.
  • 15. 15. Making a Pad sound
    8m 4s
    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!
  • 14. 14. Neighbor Machines
    6m 38s
    Elektron 203
    Octatrack MKII Advanced Sampling
    The new and improved Octatrack MKII is much more than a sampler. Learn how to use this sound-mangling machine to its full potential with our Elektron expert, Thavius Beck!
  • 1. 1. Introduction to Step FX
    3m 24s
    Logic Pro X 202
    The Step FX
    Introduced in Apple’s Logic Pro X 10.4, Step FX is a powerful new plugin capable of creating rhythmic modulation and gating effects. Learn this multi-effects inside out with trainer, producer and composer Joshua Carney!
  • 5. 5. The Advanced Screen Panel
    2m 25s
    Arturia V 104
    CMI V Explored
    Arturia’s CMI V is a faithful recreation of the Fairlight CMI series IIx, the music workstation that revolutionized music production in the ’80s. Learn all about this digital sound design powerhouse with trainer and synthesis expert Nigel Broad.
  • 48. 48. Expanse In Action
    2m 59s
    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.
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
    0m 38s
    Serum 201
    Wavetable Design
    With its built-in editor, Xfer Records Serum allows you to import and edit your own custom wavetables. Learn everything about this advanced technique in this info-packed course by Multiplier!
  • 10. 10. Big Macro Knobs
    4m 7s
    Flesh 101
    Flesh 101 - Fleshing It Out
    Native Instruments' Flesh is a unique Reaktor instrument created by innovator and experimental artist Tim Exile. In this course, learn to flesh out complete tracks using this creative instrument with sound designer GW Childs!
  • 19. 19. Spectrogram III - Creative Applications - Sound Design
    2m 12s
    Audio Concepts 203
    Advanced Metering
    Audio meters are invaluable tools when it comes to audio recording, mixing, mastering and repair, but they can be somewhat difficult to fully understand. So join audio expert Joe Albano in this advanced Audio Concept course, and learn the ins and outs of audio metering!
  • 14. 14. Creating A Basic Pad
    2m 41s
    Ableton Live 10 304
    Wavetable Explored
    Wavetable is the newest synth in the Ableton Live 10 instrument collection. Watch this course, by Ableton Certified Trainer Noah Pred to learn how this complex synth works!
  • 4. 4. Creating a Kit
    5m 37s
    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!
  • 2. 2. Sample Location and Installation
    4m 3s
    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!
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
    0m 41s
    Social Media 101
    Strategies & Tactics for Artists and DJs
    From Facebook to YouTube, social media is one of the most important tools for DJs, producers and artists to grow a fan base and expand a presence online. Join artist and YouTuber Multiplier in this course to learn how to best promote your music with social media.
  • 18. 18. Sound Design
    7m 59s
    Reason 10 202
    Grain's Granular Synthesis Explored
    Propellerhead’s Reason 10 offers a complete new approach to sound design with the very advanced Grain synth. Join synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan in this course, and explore the amazing sound of granular synthesis with Grain!
  • 33. 33. Modular Synthesizer
    1m 41s
    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.
  • 11. 11. Data Massaging with Ableton Live
    1m 46s
    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!
  • 22. 22. Explosions and Risers
    6m 14s
    Pro Tools 302
    Mixing EDM in Pro Tools
    Are you looking to improve your Pro Tools mixing chops? Watch this in-depth 2-hour+ tutorial course by Alex Solano, and learn pro mixing workflows, strategies and tips and tricks to make your EDM mixes sound great anywhere!
  • 11. 11. Sound (Drum) Replacement
    1m 6s
    AudioPedia 109
    MIDI
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This ninth installment is about MIDI terminology.
  • 8. 8. Breaks, Fills and Special Sauce
    3m 24s
    Dance Music Styles 115
    Filter Disco
    Filter disco is the perfect blend of house and disco music. Learn everything about this energetic dance music style in this entertaining course by the one and only Olav Basoski.
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
    0m 50s
    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!
  • 9. 9. Clip and Track Effects
    5m 44s
    Adobe Audition CC 201
    Premiere/Audition Workflows
    Adobe’s Creative Cloud applications are designed to work seamlessly together. Watch this course by audio expert Hollin Jones and learn how Audition can take your Premiere projects to the next level!
  • 11. 11. vChroma
    5m 27s
    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!
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