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    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.
  • 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
  • 59. 59. Super Audio Cart Walkthrough
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    Reason Rack Extensions 102
    Synthetic Rig V4 Explored
    The new Synthetic Rig V4 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.
  • 17. 17. Eleven Mk II
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    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.
  • 4. 4. Console Signal Flow
    7m 4s
    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!
  • 6. 6. Tracks and MixConsole Channels
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    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.
  • 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.
  • 7. 7. Vintage EQs - Background
    5m 5s
    Logic Pro X 201
    The EQs and Filters
    Apple’s Logic Pro X comes bundled with a full suite of powerful EQ and filter plugins, including emulations of vintage hardware units like Neve, API, Pultec and more. Take this advanced course by Joe Albano and learn all about them!
  • 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!
  • 5. 5. MixConsole Snapshots
    3m 19s
    Cubase 10 100
    What’s New in Cubase 10
    Good news Cubase users… Steinberg has released version 10 of their popular DAW! Watch this FREE course now to learn the top new features!
  • 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!
  • 28. 28. Vintage Console EQ on Rhythm Guitars
    4m 8s
    Logic Pro X 104
    Mixing & Automation
    Apple’s Logic Pro X includes all the tools, plugins and features you need to create pro mixes. Watch this 55-tutorial course by audio engineer and certified trainer Joshua Carney, and learn to get solid and pro-sounding mixes with Apple’s Logic Pro X!
  • 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!
  • 4. 4. Vintage EQs
    5m 8s
    Logic Pro X 105
    Mastering Essentials
    Apple’s Logic Pro X includes all the tools you need to create pro-sounding masters. Learn the craft of mastering in this Mastering Essentials course by pro audio engineer and trainer Joe Albano!
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 13. 13. Lower Zone
    5m 49s
    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.
  • 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!
  • 3. 3. Console Shaper
    2m 54s
    Studio One 304
    Mixing Roots Reggae
    Mixing Roots Reggae with Alex Solano is here! In this course mix master Alex breaks down and builds back up a Roots Reggae track. Sit in with him as he explains his mixing secrets using Presonus Studio One.
  • 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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 28s
    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!
  • 3. 3. Gain Confusion
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    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
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    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!
  • 22. 22. Console Emulation
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    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.
  • 18. 18. The Mix Console
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    Studio One 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    PreSonus Studio One 3.2 is here and so is trainer Gary Hiebner with this very comprehensive Absolute Beginner's Guide. Get a jump start on this full-featured DAW in this 25-tutorial course.
  • 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!
  • 16. 16. Groups on the Console
    3m 9s
    Reason 8 401
    Beat Lab
    Welcome to the Beat Lab. Put on your protective gear because Reason expert Mo Volans is going to show you how to concoct and mangle some dangerous beats. Watch out!
  • 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!
  • 6. 6. Solving Basic Phase Issues
    2m 54s
    Cubase 8 304
    Mixing Live Drums
    The art of mixing drums has always been the Holy Grail of audio engineering. Watch this Cubase course by the talented producer, Eyal Amir, and see how he gets his drums sounding just right!
  • 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!
  • 3. 3. The Master Section
    3m 41s
    Reason 8 302
    Mastering Lab
    This Reason 8 Mastering Lab course, by trainer Mo Volans, demonstrates the powerful, bundled processors and the mastering techniques that will transform your Reason tracks from good to mind-blowing. Watch this course and see how to master your tracks –in the box!
  • 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.
  • 1. 1. A Tour of the Console
    4m 20s
    Reason 8 301
    Mixing Lab
    Reason 8, with its massive mixer, devices and rack extensions, can “mix” it up with the best of the elite DAWs. Watch this course by Mo Volans and get some cool mixing tips that’ll make your tracks really shine!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1. 1. Abbey Road History & Background
    5m 15s
    Waves 201
    The Abbey Road Collection Explored
    The Beatles productions have an amazing sonic quality. A lot of it is attributed to the custom gear they used at Abbey Road Studios. Learn about that gear and how to use Waves’ authentic Abbey Road plugins in this Beatles-worthy course by Joe Albano.
  • 25. 25. EZ Drummer & Your DAW
    3m 13s
    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.
  • 15. 15. Hiring a Virtual Drummer
    2m 51s
    GarageBand
    iPad, Mac and Beyond
    This 36-tutorial course takes you on a GarageBand songwriting journey. It begins on the iPad. It develops on the Mac and reaches final production as it moves up to Logic Pro X for the finishing touches. Come along for the ride!
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