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  • 2. 2. Geography and Layout
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    iZotope Ozone 8 is here, and so is this in-depth Mastering Toolbox by our expert trainer Matt Hepworth. Watch this course now and learn all features and modules of this invaluable mastering suite!
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  • 7. 7. Comb Filtering
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    AudioPedia 102
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    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This second installment is about Acoustics & Studio Design.
  • 4. 4. Properties of Sound
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    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is a comprehensive dictionary of audio terminology. It's an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This first installment is about Sound Waves and Hearing.
  • 22. 22. Macro Knobs
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    With its vast array of knobs and faders, and its complex-looking matrix panel, Arturia’s MatrixBrute is not your typical synthesizer. But how do you start learning such a beast? Watch this 25-tutorial course by synth expert Marc Doty… that’s how!
  • 5. 5. First Sounds from The 208
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    Buchla 102
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  • 2. 2. Expressions (Velocity)
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    Bitwig Studio 201
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    The new Modulators in Bitwig Studio 2 make it one of the most powerful and flexible DAWs anywhere. In this exclusive 26-tutorial course, Bitwig Certified Trainer Thavius Beck gives a detailed tour of these amazing new devices!
  • 12. 12. Performance Mode
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    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.
  • 9. 9. Mixing & Tweaking Tips
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  • 18. 18. Softube's Saturation Knob
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    Did you know that there are some really useful FREE audio plugins out there waiting for you to download? There are, and G.W. Childs has picked out several of his favorites to show you what they do and how they work!
  • 3. 3. 261e Principal Oscillator
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  • 5. 5. Tech House Sound Design
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  • 3. 3. The Controllers
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    Kronos Essentials
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  • 5. 5. Kick
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  • 15. 15. Shift Mode Functions
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    The Controls Explained and Explored
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  • 5. 5. Kick
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    Future Bass
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    Explained and Explored
    The Soundtoys 5 collection is a one-stop powerhouse bundle. Clocking in at 18 plug-ins, it can be a lot to digest. If you’ve got questions, our in-house expert Joe Albano is here to answer them!
  • 5. 5. Kick
    3m 41s
    Dance Music Styles 101
    Trap
    This first course in our Dance Music Styles series examines the essential building blocks of making Trap. Join Adam Pollard in this 21-tutorial course and learn the essential ingredients of this intricate and exciting dance music genre!
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    Guitar Production 201
    Guitar FX Explored
    Guitar pedals and FX are like modular synths. They’re powerful audio processors that you can patch together in all kinds of creative ways. What do these FX really do and how do you best use them? This course reveals it all!
  • 5. 5. Faders & Knobs
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    Reaktor 6 101
    Synth Building Explored
    Reaktor 6 is here! And so is Brian Cass to show us what’s new and how it works! Along the way, you see how to build an instrument with Reaktor’s modules! So build a DIY synth now with Brian Cass and Reaktor 6.
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  • 3. 3. Common Plug-In Features
    3m 53s
    Soundtoys 101
    Playing With Soundtoys
    Soundtoys aren’t your ordinary plugins. They are designed to inspire creativity in your audio processing and sound design. Join trainer Joe Albano as he shows these “toys” in action and explains how they work!
  • 8. 8. Layering a Sampled Bass
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    Guitar Production 101
    Pop Arranging Explored
    Great sounding guitar parts don’t happen all on their own. There’s a lot of musical techniques that you can deploy to ensure that the parts all work together and sound their best. That’s what this course is all about!
  • 11. 11. A Tour of the Keyboard
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    Kontrol Explored
    Komplete Kontrol is a software & hardware solution for composing, performing and producing music with the Native Instruments collection of synths and samplers. This course by Matt Vanacoro explains how this technology will enhance your NI experience!
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    The EXS24: Sampling Explored
    The EXS24 Sampler is at the heart of most Logic Pro projects and presets. This NEW course, by Joe Albano, explains how to program and customize this timeless sampler while revealing some ESX's deepest and newest features!
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    Introducing FMOD Studio
    FMOD Studio is THE game audio toolbox. See how to construct vast, interactive game audio worlds in this 27-tutorial course by game music composer and “Logic Ninja” David Earl.
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    Beginner's Guide
    This new beginner’s guide –by Ableton expert Bill Burgess– is designed to get every Live newbie up and making tracks fast! So, if you're looking to go Live, start right here, right now with this entertaining and informative course!
  • 9. 9. Harmonics
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    Audio & Sound Basics
    What is sound and audio? How can we measure it? Why do we perceive it the way we do? Learn the nature and science of musical sound, audio and perception in this pro-level audio course by sound engineer, Joe Albano.
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    Melodies, Intervals and Scales
    Whether you perform, listen to or mix music, knowing the intervals and chords behind what you hear is an essential skill that all musicians need to have. The good news is that you can train your ears — beginning right here — in this course by Gregg Fine.
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    Creating Your 1st Bitwig Project
    In this 31-tutorial course, acclaimed electronic music producer Olav Basoski explains the innovative Bitwig Studio workflow as he builds a track right before your eyes. There’s no better way to learn this DAW than to see pros like Olav do his thing!
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    Maschine 2.0 201
    Jeremy Ellis: Produce, Perform & Prevail!
    When Jeremy Ellis creates a Maschine video for Native Instruments, it’s a major event! In this exclusive course Jeremy breaks it all down explaining how he produced and performed the entire NI promo track! Watch and learn as Jeremy and Maschine make music together!
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    Cubase 7.5 301
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    Bouncing, Sharing and Archiving
    This course, by SFLogicNinja David Earl, shows you how to bounce, master, create stems, share and archive your precious work in Apple’s Logic Pro X making sure that everything sounds its best right now and is compatible for anything that the unpredictable future may bring!
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    Live 9 102
    Recording Audio and Audio Effects
    There's an old audio saying: Garbage in, garbage out. Trash is cool, but sometimes you want that pristine, clean, pure and undistorted audio. This course, by the irrepressible sound artist Bill Burgess, explains the process of how audio is best recorded, resampled and effected in Ableton Live.
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    Introducing FL Studio
    FL Studio 11 is here and so is power-user Andrew Aversa with his in-depth introductory look at what makes this innovative DAW tick...
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