Rishabh Rajan is an award winning composer, producer, songwriter, synthesist, sound designer and Logic Pro expert currently living and teaching in New York...
Rishabh Rajan
• BA in Film Scoring, Berklee College of Music
• M.Sc. in Professional Practices, Middlesex University

Rishabh Rajan has been a professional music educator since 2008 with teaching experience in India, Malaysia & the United States. Besides producing over 20 courses for macProVideo & AskVideo, Rishabh has published 2 ebooks on sound design which are available on the Apple iBookstore.

Rishabh is a certified trainer for Pro Tools, Logic Pro & Ableton Live. He has worked as a sound designer for companies including Crypto Cipher, Bela D Media & Twisted Tools and has experience with writing music for indie films, documentaries & TV Commercials. He also does remixes and live mashups under the monicker code:MONO.

For our Ableton we chose Certified Trainer, Rishabh Rajan, to create courses for our websites and our partner sites. He is an independent trainer who has completed the Ableton Live Certification process and is officially recognized by Ableton and us for his accomplishment. He is not an Ableton employee.
Courses by Rishabh Rajan
  • 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)
  • 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!
    (0)
  • Ableton Live 10 103
    Audio Essentials
    Ableton Live is one of the best DAW for manipulating audio creatively. Learn all the essentials to recording, warping and processing audio with Ableton Live in this course by producer and trainer Rishabh Rajan!
    (1)
  • VocalSynth 2 101
    VocalSynth Explained and Explored
    iZotope’s VocalSynth 2 is here and so is our star trainer Rishabh Rajan to explain you how this cool new plugin works! Check out VocalSynth 2 here and see what it can do for you!
    (0)
  • Arturia V 103
    The Buchla Easel V Explored
    Arturia’s Buchla Easel V is a faithful emulation of Don Buchla’s iconic semi-modular instrument that was introduced in the early 1970s. Watch this course, and take a ride on the “west” side of synthesis with sound designer Rishabh Rajan!
    (2)
  • Make Noise 102
    René
    Make Noise René is a very powerful and complex "Cartesian" sequencer. Watch this course by modular expert Rishabh Rajan, and you too will be able to say, "I sequence, therefore I am”!
    (1)
  • Ableton Live 10 100
    What's New in Live 10
    Ableton Live 10 is packed with all kinds of cool new toys and features. Ableton Certified trainer Rishabh Rajan is here to show you just what all these new goodies can do in this What’s New course. Oh, by the way it’s FREE from us to you!
    (0)
  • Logic Pro X 10.4
    What’s New in Logic Pro X 10.4
    Apple’s Logic Pro X 10.4 is here! Dive in and learn all of the new features, plugins and enhancements in this FREE “What’s New” course!
    (7)
  • Roland Boutique 105
    SE-02 Explained and Explored
    The result of a collaboration between Roland and Studio Electronics, the SE-02 is the first true analog synth of the Boutique series. Learn this Minimoog-inspired synth inside out in this course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan.
    (1)
  • 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!
    (1)
  • Reason 10 201
    Europa Demystified
    Europa is brand new in Propellerhead’s Reason 10, and it’s an absolute beast! Get ready to demystify this shapeshifting instrument in this revealing course by synthesis expert, Rishabh Rajan!
    (0)
  • Behringer 101
    DeepMind 12: Explained and Explored
    Behringer's DeepMind 12 offers a lot of sonic possibilities at a very attractive tag price. As the name suggests, this synth is deep, so dive into this inspiring course, and see what Behringer’s DeepMind synths are all about!
    (1)
  • Arturia V 202
    Moog Modular V Advanced
    There’s no doubt about it: Arturia’s Moog Modular V is a very complex instrument. And now that you've learned the essentials, it’s time to dive deeper and discover the advanced features of this powerful modular soft synth with sound designer Rishabh Rajan!
    (2)
  • Novation Peak 101
    Explained and Explored
    Novation’s Peak synth is a real powerhouse in a compact desktop form. Watch this course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan, and learn to master this fantastic Analog/Digital hybrid polysynth!
    (3)
  • Arturia V 102
    Moog Modular V Essentials
    Arturia’s Moog Modular V is one of the easiest and affordable ways to experience modular synthesis. Learn how to tame this monstrous rack of virtual modules with trainer and synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan.
    (3)
  • Make Noise 201
    0-Coast
    The Make Noise 0-Coast is a little semi-modular desktop Eurorack synthesizer with lots of power under the hood. Watch this in-depth course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan, and get ready to make some noise!
    (3)
  • Roland SYSTEM-8 101
    SYSTEM-8 Explained and Explored
    We’ve been getting a lot of requests for a course/manual on the Roland SYSTEM-8 and it’s easy to see why: This little synth is killer. So we asked our synth guy and trainer, Rishabh Rajan, to develop this course. Watch it now!
    (1)
  • 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!
    (1)
  • Make Noise 101
    DPO
    Make Noise’s DPO is a monster Eurorack oscillator! Its West Coast, Vactrol-based, Buchla-inspired design provides limitless timbre control. See it in action in this in-depth course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan!
    (4)
  • Kilpatrick 101
    Introducing the Phenol
    Every once in a while, a very cool synth passes our way and we just really want to show you how it works. Meet the Kickstarter success, Kilpatrick Phenol patchable synth, and watch Rishabh Rajan show you what it’s all about.
    (1)
  • Minimoog 101
    Minimoog Model D - Explained and Explored
    The Minimoog Model D is back and we’ve created this course to show you what’s new, what’s the same and how this updated version of this classic, 70s synth works! So learn everything about the Minimoog with Rishabh Rajan.
    (1)
  • 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!
    (0)
  • Roland Boutique 102
    JX-03 Explained and Explored
    The Roland Boutique JX-03, the offspring of the legendary JX-3P, is a compact synth powerhouse. Learn everything about its classic engine and its new features in this course with expert synthesist Rishabh Rajan!
    (1)
  • VocalSynth 101
    Explained and Explored
    iZotope’s VocalSynth is a vocal producer's dream. You can tune and transform... You can thicken and texturize... You can even robotize, harmonize and vocode! Learn VocalSynth now!
    (6)
  • Roland Boutique 101
    JU-06 Explained and Explored
    The Roland JU-06 is a small package with a gigantic amount of synthesis power! In this collection of tutorials, you learn all the features of what this reimagined JU-106 has hidden behind its retro-future front panel. Get ready to synthesize!
    (1)
  • Moog Mother 32 101
    Explained and Explored
    Modular synths are back... and here to stay. And Rishabh Rajan is here to teach us all about the Moog Mother 32! So learn the Moog and modular synthesis at the same time in this wonderfully produced two-for-one course!
    (3)
  • Reaktor 6 104
    More Ensembles Explored
    Who knew that Native Instruments’ Reaktor had such a fantastic array of available ensembles? Well Rishabh Rajan does and that’s why we asked him to explain and explore more of them with you in this 25-tutorial course!
    (2)
  • Live 9 409
    Remixing Froya
    Learn the art of remixing in Ableton Live! Join Ableton Live Certified Trainer, Rishabh Rajan (AKA code:MONO), as he remixes electro-pop artist and songwriter Froya’s "Uncomprehended Child" in this 25-tutorial remixing masterclass!
    (0)
  • Reaktor 6 103
    Ensembles Explored
    Did you know there's a bunch of FREE synths that are available for Native Instruments’ Reaktor? Devour this 27-tutorial course as synthesist Rishabh Rajan explores and explains 9 of his favorite factory Ensembles.
    (2)
  • 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!
    (1)
  • Ableton Live 9.5
    New Features
    Live 9.5 is here with a lot of new stuff! The most interesting of which are some Max For Live synths, a new Simpler sampler and the cool filter models. Join Ableton trainer Rishabh Rajan as he takes you on a tour!
    (4)
  • Arturia V Collection 101
    The Classic Synths
    The virtual synths in the Arturia V Collection are the electronic instruments that forever changed the music world. Learn them all with the expert help of synth expert Rishabh Rajan.
    (4)
  • GarageBand 301
    Make EDM
    GarageBand with its array of powerful synths, Drummer and MIDI tools is a great DAW for EDM production. Learn EDM and GarageBand at the same time in this 23-tutorial course by producer Rishabh Rajan!
    (4)
  • Sylenth 101
    Sylenth - Explored
    Sylenth is an innovative synth from the Netherlands by LennarDigital. Watch electronic music master Rishabh Rajan explain and explore how this warm, analog-sounding synth works!
    (0)
  • Serum 101
    Serum: Explored
    Inject your tracks with Serum… one of the coolest wavetable synths out there! See how this slick synth will immunize your tracks against those sickly, boring, sonic contagions that everybody else is using! “Doctor” Rishabh Rajan is here to inoculate you!
    (9)
  • Logic Pro X 204
    Sculpture Sound Design Workshop
    With Logic Pro X’s Sculpture you can create just about any kind of sound imaginable. Learn how to synthesize all kinds of cool instruments in this sound design course by one of our favorite synthesists, Rishabh Rajan.
    (2)
  • 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!
    (3)
  • Logic Pro X 209
    Ultrabeat - Drum Design Workshop
    As a follow-up to Steve H’s hit Logic course: Ultrabeat Unleashed, we’ve "unleashed" Logic expert Rishabh Rajan to focus on the basics of Ultrabeat drum sound design! Watch this course and take your Ultrabeat chops to yet a higher level!
    (4)
  • Live 9 408
    Producing Glitch
    Chop it. Distort it. Stutter it. Then put it all back together again and make music. That's what Glitch music is all about. Join electronic musician Rishabh Rajan as he explains how to do Glitch in Ableton Live.
    (14)
  • Pro Tools 12 301
    Expert Tips and Tricks
    In this 30-tutorial Pro Tools Expert Tips and Tricks course, Avid Certified Trainer and indie producer Rishabh Rajan, demonstrates some of his favorite Pro Tools techniques. So sit back and grab a few new cool tools for your PT toolbox!
    (13)
  • Logic Pro X 207
    ES2 Sound Design Workshop
    Do you want to build screaming leads, evolving pads, talking basses, electro drums and more? In this course, you’ll learn how to set Logic Pro X’s ES2 on fire with sound design tips sparked from the imagination of inventive producer, Rishabh Rajan!
    (13)
  • u-he ACE 102
    Any Cable Everywhere
    If an analog modular had sex with a synth plugin, u-he ACE would be the offspring. Learn how to virtually patch this cool plugin with our ever-cool trainer and synth expert, Rishabh Rajan.
    (5)
  • Logic Pro X 203
    Retro Synth: 4 Synths in 1
    Dive into Retro Synth, Logic Pro X’s powerful new instrument and brush up on analog, wavetable, and FM synthesis techniques at the same time!
    (14)
  • Rob Papen
    Predator: Unleashed
    Beware! There’s a Predator on the loose! Gratefully, Rishabh Rajan is here to tame this ravenous, Rob Papen synth and show you how you can get it producing those rapacious sounds that’ll transform your tracks into true monsters.
    (7)
  • Live 9 403
    Max For Live Advanced
    Tired of the same ol' synths? Dig into Max For Live and design your own! Join musician and Max expert Rishabh Rajan as he takes you on a journey from initial oscillation to final output as you build your first M4L synth!
    (5)
  • Live 9 400
    Max For Live: For Musicians
    Live 9 Suite now includes Max For Live. This course, designed specifically for musicians, teaches you how to add a new level of creativity to your Rack using the programming power of Max For Live!
    (20)
  • u-he Diva 101
    Diva Demystified
    u-he Diva is a hungry synth! Hungry to produce the most retro synth sounds of the not-so-distant past. Dig into this deep, Dinosaur Impersonating Virtual Analog synthesizer with synthesist, Rishabh Rajan, and see how you can bring the sounds of the past rushing back to the present!...
    (9)
  • Song Production 101
    Producing Indie Electro-Pop
    Join composer, musician and producer Rishabh Rajan as he reveals his eclectic production techniques in this behind-the-scenes look at Indie Electro Pop music...
    (8)
  • Native Instruments 306
    Massive: Dubstep Sound Design
    Native Instruments' Massive is the go-to synth for getting that deep and dirty Dubstep sound. See how award-winning synthesist/producer Rishabh Rajan programs this awesome soft-synth in this advanced, multi-tutorial course...
    (32)
  • GarageBand For iPad
    Exploring GarageBand For iPad
    Musician + iPad = a match made in multi-touch heaven! MPV trainer Rishabh Rajan is here to show you GarageBand in its iOS incarnation. So stretch your fingers and get ready for some touching musical moments...
    (12)
  • Animoog
    Exploring Animoog
    Moog's new Animoog app for iPad is one of the coolest synths to hit Apple's App Store. Learn all about Animoog and its revolutionary Anisotropic synthesis engine in this deep, 21-video tutorial by Expert Synthesist, Rishabh Rajan...
    (13)
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