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  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 4s
    V-Drums 101
    V-Drums Explained and Explored
    Electronic drum kits, like the Roland V-Drums, are everywhere in modern music productions. Join trainer Matt Vanacoro in this course, and learn how to best integrate these amazing instruments in your music production setup.
  • 4. 4. Connecting up our podcast studio 2
    2m 22s
    Podcasting 101
    Podcasting Beginners Guide
    Creating your own podcast can be an extremely fun and rewarding experience. If you ever dreamt of being a podcaster but were not sure where to begin, this course by Jonathan Slatter will show you how to get started the right way!
  • 1. 1. Introducing the Grid
    3m 16s
    Bitwig Studio 302
    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!
  • 19. 19. Virtual Tape
    3m 38s
    Audio Concepts 107
    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.
  • 21. 21. VSTi and External Instruments
    2m 52s
    Cubase 10 104
    Mixing and Automation
    How do you get the perfect mix with Steinberg Cubase 10? See and hear how it’s done in this 2-hour + course by Cubase Product Specialist Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
  • 17. 17. Eleven Mk II
    5m 12s
    Pro Tools 202
    More Plugins Explored
    The Avid Complete Plugin Bundle gives you access to a vast collection of legendary compressors, EQs, guitar stompboxes, and other powerful effects. See and hear these plugins in action and learn how to get the best out of them in this course, by Pro Tools expert Joe Albano.
  • 14. 14. MIDI Signal Flow; Instrument Tracks
    4m 33s
    Audio Concepts 106
    Audio and MIDI Signal Flow
    Signal flow is essential knowledge to understand ANYTHING about AUDIO. This Audio Concepts course by Joe Albano, designed for musicians, engineers and producers, teaches you everything about the "ins and outs" of audio and MIDI signal flow. Watch it now!
  • 9. 9. Recording an Instrument Track
    4m 22s
    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.
  • 2. 2. Cabling
    4m 1s
    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.
  • 14. 14. Bass
    5m 59s
    Ableton Live 10 402
    New Max Devices in Action
    The Ableton Live Suite quietly includes a whole new range of powerful Max for Live devices. Learn to get creative with some of the most interesting M4L effects and instruments in this course by certified trainer Noah Pred!
  • 7. 7. Amp Designer Overview I
    4m 23s
    Logic Pro X 205
    The Distortion Plugins
    Logic Pro X has a bunch of distortion plugins and it’s hard to know, at first glance, just what flavor of distortion they actually produce. No worries, Joe Albano is here to explain them all in this in-depth course!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 47s
    Pro Tools 102
    Recording and Editing MIDI
    Do you want to get up to speed with Pro Tools’ powerful MIDI features? Delve deep into the MIDI side of AVID’s Pro Tools in this course by expert trainer Joe Albano, and become a Pro Tools MIDI master!
  • 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!
  • 1. 1. Virtual Instrument | VI
    1m 38s
    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.
  • 2. 2. DIN (Cable) | USB (MIDI)
    1m 22s
    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.
  • 9. 9. Console | Mixer | Board | Desk
    1m 41s
    AudioPedia 107
    Editing and Signal Flow
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This seventh installment is about Editing and Signal Flow.
  • 17. 17. Overview of TRIP
    5m 46s
    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!
  • 3. 3. Balanced | Unbalanced
    1m 9s
    AudioPedia 105
    Recording and Monitoring
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This fifth installment is about Recording and Monitoring.
  • 19. 19. Third-Party Instruments
    3m 34s
    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.
  • 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.
  • 18. 18. Timeshaper
    4m 52s
    Dance Music Sound Design 106
    SFX
    Multiplier is back with another Dance Music Sound Design course. This time, he shows you how to design amazing sound effects that will bring your productions to the next level!
  • 13. 13. Removing AC Hum
    5m 5s
    iZotope RX 6 101
    Musician's Toolbox
    Today's musicians record their music anywhere and everywhere… but not always in the best conditions. In this in-action course, audio expert and musician Matt Hepworth explains how to use the standard version of iZotope RX 6 to fix all kinds of common audio issues.
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  • 18. 18. Sync In & Out with Volcas
    1m 57s
    Korg Electribe 101
    Getting Started With Electribe
    With the Electribe 2 and Electribe 2 Sampler, Korg has taken tabletop workstations to a whole new level. Watch this 21-tutorial course by electronic artist G.W. Childs, and learn how to get funky with these colorful grooveboxes!
  • 20. 20. Sync In and Out
    2m 16s
    volca 106
    volca fm Explored
    FM synthesis was a major turning point when it was popularized in the 1980s, and now it’s back in a small but powerful form: volca fm. Electronic artist G.W. Childs is here to show you everything you need to know about this amazing little box!
  • 30. 30. Mono vs. Stereo
    5m 0s
    Cubase 9 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Steinberg’s Cubase 9 is here! Whether you’re a complete beginner or you simply want to refresh your Cubase skills, this comprehensive 39-tutorial course is specifically designed to get you recording and editing music in Cubase quickly and easily.
  • 4. 4. Back & Forth with PanCake
    2m 16s
    Audio Plugins 102
    10 FREE FX Plugins (That You Can't Live Without)
    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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 18s
    Buchla 101
    The 200e Series Modules
    The Buchla 200e electronic music modules are world-renowned. This groundbreaking course is dedicated to teach the Buchla “way” and how these unique hybrid, analog/digital modules work. Learn Buchla with Todd Barton!
  • 4. 4. Setting Up Battle Style
    0m 34s
    Turntablism 101
    Skratching Essentials
    Turntablism is an art form. And to get good, you’ve got to learn the essential skratching techniques to become a skilled turntablist. So load up your decks, fire up your mixer, and learn to skratch with Sara Simms and deejay stutter!
  • 13. 13. Sampling Software Instruments
    3m 12s
    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!
  • 10. 10. Virtual Channels
    5m 21s
    Universal Audio 201
    Learn The Mix Console
    Universal Audio’s Mix Console software is the heart and soul of any UA-based system. But, like any console, it has complexities that must be mastered to get the most out of it. Watch this course and see how The Mix Console works!
  • 14. 14. Circuit with MIDI Hardware
    8m 15s
    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.
  • 3. 3. Gain Confusion
    6m 47s
    Audio Mistakes 108
    10 Common Distortion/Saturation Mistakes
    Distortion and saturation, when misused or poorly executed, can ruin a production just as easily as they can warm it up! That’s what inspired Joe Albano to create this course! Let US make the mistakes so YOU don’t have to!
  • 8. 8. I/O Gain vs Effect Gain
    5m 12s
    Audio Mistakes 107
    10 Common Signal Flow Mistakes
    When you insert a plugin into your DAW, that insertion is actually a connection. That’s signal flow. Making poor connections can destroy an otherwise great track. Let US make the signal flow mistakes so YOU won’t have to!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    4m 17s
    Slate Digital 101
    Slate Digital Explained and Explored
    Slate Digital is one of the premiere creators of digital audio plugins. In this 30-tutorial course by audio expert Mark Struthers, you dive deep into 8 of their most popular plugin FX. Watch, listen and learn the world of Slate!
  • 7. 7. Virtual Drummer Tracks
    4m 31s
    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!
  • 3. 3. Audio
    1m 14s
    volca 104
    volca sample Explored
    It's time to learn the Korg volca sampler. Electronic artist G.W. Childs is back with a 22-tutorial “explained and explored” course that’ll teach you everything! We’ve taught you keys, beats and bass… so now get ready to sample!
  • 4. 4. Cables
    2m 2s
    Guitar Production 202
    Pedalboard Setups Explored
    So many pedals and not enough feet! What’s the best way to use all those amazing FX? How do you organize all those cables and power supplies? Gregg Fine has the answers to make your pedals really rock!
  • 19. 19. Retrologue 2 Overview
    4m 18s
    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!
  • 5. 5. Sound Design: Bass
    3m 14s
    Roland PLUG-OUTS 101
    Roland PLUG-OUTS Revealed
    Roland PLUG-OUTS are digital versions of their classic hardware synths. Join synth maestro Rishabh Rajan and learn what synthesis on these awesome instruments is all about!
  • 13. 13. Load & Record A Virtual Instrument
    5m 10s
    Cubase 8 108
    Score to Picture
    Composing music to picture is an essential skill to master. This introductory course covers the basics of working with video in Steinberg’s Cubase. Learn these skills and begin scoring now in this 24-tutorial, Hollin Jones course.
  • 15. 15. Adding a Virtual Drummer
    3m 32s
    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!
  • 9. 9. Groove Agent SE Drum Patterns
    6m 59s
    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!
  • 7. 7. Terminology & "Timbrals"
    6m 29s
    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.
  • 2. 2. Options, Preferences & Virtual Memory
    7m 0s
    Logic Pro X 201
    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!
  • 21. 21. Tuning & the Virtual Capo
    4m 1s
    Capo 101
    Capo Explored
    Capo by SuperMegaUltraGroovy (love that name!) is software that gives you the ability to reverse-engineer audio music tracks. Yes! It analyzes audio and tells you the tempo, chord structure and much more. Check it out!
  • 24. 24. VST Bass Amp
    14m 30s
    Cubase 8 101
    Moving Forward With Cubase 8
    With so many new features, Cubase 8 is perhaps THE most complete DAW on the planet. See what all the buzz is about in this deep, 37-tutorial course by Cubase wizard Matt Hepworth.
  • 14. 14. A Virtual Read-Through
    2m 42s
    Final Draft 102
    Revising and Editing a Screenplay
    Writing a screenplay is the first step. Revising it is the rest of the journey. Learn how to rewrite and edit like a Hollywood screenwriter in this 24-tutorial Final Draft course by Matt Vanacoro.
  • 18. 18. Additional Equipment
    3m 32s
    Film Craft 107
    The Location Sound Mixer
    Sound is a huge part of the filmmaking process. Learn the craft of location sound recording and mixing in this audio-centric course created exclusively for us by award-winning filmmaker Michael Wohl.
  • 5. 5. Main Grid
    4m 47s
    u-he Zebra 103
    Zebra Explored
    u-he Zebra 2 is a sonic beast that sounds absolutely wild! We asked one of our favorite synth trainers, Rishabh Rajan, to explain this virtual synth and tame it for you. Check it out!
  • 8. 8. Signal Flow
    2m 59s
    Waves 302
    Codex: Deciphered
    Codex is a granular, scanning, wavetable synth unleashed by the team at Waves. See how this synth inspires sonic madness in this exclusive course by trainer Matt Vanacoro. Then catch the bonus all-Codex song, at the end of the course, by the amazing Eyal Amir.
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