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  • 13. 13. EQ Basics
    2m 9s
    Cubase 10 105
    Mastering Essentials
    Steinberg’s Cubase 10 offers all the tools you need to create professional-sounding masters! Join Steinberg Product specialist Matt Hepworth in this course, and learn the art & craft of mastering with Cubase.
  • 2. 2. Understanding Keys - Matte Key vs ChromaKey
    2m 50s
    After Effects CC 105
    Keying Essentials
    To work efficiently with Adobe After Effects, you need to know about keying. Learn all about this compositing technique in this course by Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe, and take your compositing work to the next level!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 54s
    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
    2m 54s
    Affinity Photo 101
    The Beginner's Guide
    Affinity Photo offers advanced photo editing tools at a very affordable price. Learn how to use this professional software with trainer and photographer Iain Anderson!
  • 1. 1. Introduction to Lightroom CC
    1m 56s
    Lightroom CC 201
    Advanced
    Hollin Jones is back with an Advanced course on Adobe’s Lightroom CC. Join him as he shares tips and tricks to dramatically improve your workflow.
  • 4. 4. The Whirlwind Tour
    3m 50s
    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!
  • 8. 8. Waveform Editing
    3m 59s
    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!
  • 6. 6. Audio Editing - The Basics
    3m 50s
    Adobe Audition CC 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Audition CC is Adobe’s audio pro-level audio editing and restoration software. Get a jump-start on this very capable DAW in this Absolute Beginner’s guide!
  • 13. 13. EQ Three
    4m 37s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 205
    Live's Mixing FX
    Ableton Live offers a whole arsenal of mixing tools to help you get that killer mix! In this focussed FastTrack™ course, Ableton-certified trainer Noah Pred explains all of them.
  • 4. 4. Simple Delay
    4m 35s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 204
    Live's Time and Space FX
    Time and Space FX are essential devices in any kind of production. Join Certified Trainer Noah Pred in this FastTrack™ course as he explains how these essential, Ableton Live FX function, and how to best use them in your rack.
  • 26. 26. Basic MIDI Editing
    5m 55s
    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.
  • 19. 19. Not Being in Key
    3m 38s
    Dance Music Styles 114
    Progressive House
    Adam Pollard—AKA Multiplier—is back with another Dance Music Styles course… and this time, Progressive House is on the menu! Join him, watch along, try his techniques and get inspired!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 3s
    Final Cut Pro X 106
    Media, Roles & Sharing
    Once you dive in deeper to Final Cut Pro X you soon discover it has reinvented the way you use media, organize that media and "share" that media. This course explains this new paradigm and how to deploy it to your advantage.
  • 21. 21. Arranging Basics
    5m 25s
    Dance Music Masters 115
    Disfunktion | Big Room
    Michael Tielemans is a true Dance Music Master. His signature, funky sound is loved by fans the world over. In this Dance Music Masters “Big Room” course he opens up his secret production black book and reveals his EDM tips and tricks.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 23s
    Final Cut Pro X 202
    Compositing and Visual FX
    Visual effects and clip fixing tools are built right into Apple's Final Cut Pro X. Check out this in-depth course to see how to do everything from stabilization techniques to slick animations!
  • 11. 11. 292e & 281e Working Together
    0m 49s
    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!
  • 2. 2. Getting to Know Synth 1
    3m 51s
    Audio Plugins 101
    10 FREE Synths (That You Can't Live Without)
    There's a world of FREE synths out there that most producers don't know, haven't explored or taken the time to learn. Here's a course covering 10 of trainer G.W. Childs' favorites! See what these FREE synths can do for you!
  • 1. 1. Prerequisite Knowledge
    1m 20s
    Kronos 201
    Kronos Advanced
    Now that you know you way around the Korg Kronos, Matt Vanacoro is here to take you even deeper. It’s a complex instrument, with a lot of cool features to explore. So, get ready to take your Kronos chops to the next level!
  • 13. 13. Basic Workflow
    4m 5s
    MPC Software 101
    Explained and Explored
    AKAI’s MPC Software combines all the classic MPC sound libraries with all kinds of wild new samples. It integrates everything into a central, beat-based DAW platform... and Booker Edwards is here to show you how it all works!
  • 16. 16. Cross Synthesis
    3m 54s
    Logic Pro X 210
    Alchemy - Advanced Synthesis Explained and Explored
    This advanced Alchemy course explores the more complex aspects of Logic’s latest soft synth. Join SFLogicNinja and dive far down into Alchemy’s exotic world of sound design where you learn this Apple synth’s deepest secrets!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 35s
    MixMaster 101
    Mixing Dance Music Essentials
    Mixing electronic music is an adventure. It requires an advanced set of skills. We’re pleased to introduce you to MixMaster Daniel Wyatt to show you the essentials of mixing dance music. So learn to mix with Danny!
  • 17. 17. Exploring Compression
    6m 55s
    Dance Music Masters 101
    Deepchild | Dirty Circuits
    Recording artist Deepchild reveals how he creates his dirty analog sounds in Ableton Live. Watch this course to learn about the unique sound design techniques used in his mutant techno tracks.
  • 8. 8. Using the 'Basic' Preset
    2m 33s
    Prophet 6 101
    Prophet 6 Revealed
    Rich-sounding analog electronics, enclosed in a beautiful wooden instrument, sound like a dream come true! Welcome Dave Smith’s Prophet 6! This 32-tutorial course reveals how this exciting new synth works!
  • 9. 9. Intro to the Songwriters/Musicians Toolbox
    1m 8s
    Cubase 8 100
    Tutorial Sampler
    Welcome Cubase users! Create a FREE account (top right) to watch these introductory teaser tutorials selected from our Cubase courseware. Then join our learning community to unlock more courses about Cubase, synthesis, recording techniques, EDM production, music theory and more.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 29s
    SampleTank 101
    Learn SampleTank Now
    SampleTank 3.5 is full of new sounds and features that makes it the king of sample players. See how this instrument works, as explained by our star trainer Matt Vanacoro, in this 34-tutorial course.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 8s
    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!
  • 4. 4. Creating an INIT Patch
    6m 6s
    Rounds 101
    Rounds: Revealed
    Matt Cellitti is back with a deep dive into Native Instruments’ Rounds. Watch this course and see how this Komplete killer synth creates worlds of sounds that you just can’t make anywhere else!
  • 18. 18. Chord Pad Basics
    5m 26s
    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. Introduction
    2m 11s
    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. 2. Essential Controls
    2m 38s
    Film Craft 105
    The Cinematographer
    The Cinematographer is, essentially, the filmmaker… He shoots the film! In this Film Craft course, Michael Wohl gives you an inside look at the art and science of cinematography.
  • 1. 1. Why Use Screenwriting Software?
    2m 7s
    Final Draft 101
    Introduction to Screenwriting
    Writing scripts requires a unique mix of creativity, skill and technique. Watch this course to learn both screenwriting and master Final Draft skills at the same time. Take your scriptwriting to a whole new level!
  • 3. 3. Basic Kick
    2m 18s
    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!
    Skills:
  • 20. 20. Adding Basic Form Elements
    4m 2s
    Google 102
    Google Apps: Collaborate and Share
    Google Apps are free and come with your Gmail account. Watch this in depth 30-tutorial course as master trainer Matt Vanacoro reveals the power that drives this generation of Google Apps!
    Skills:
  • 8. 8. Basic Anatomy for Realistic Characters
    2m 32s
    Character Design 101
    Creating Characters
    Where do character ideas come from and how do you transform your ideas into fully-realized characters? Watch this 18-tutorial courses by artist and animator, Siobhan Twomey, and see a character come to life right before your eyes!
  • 3. 3. Synchronization Basics
    3m 10s
    Music Business 104
    Synchronization Licenses and Royalties
    Visual media is everywhere. This means that music “Sync” licenses are a great way to generate income from your tracks. Learn how your compositions can become solid platinum in this important course by music biz expert, Dr. Paul Bissell.
  • 1. 1. Introduction to Youtube Concepts
    0m 57s
    Youtube 101
    Managing a Dynamic Channel
    Posting videos to YouTube is the easy part. Doing it so that they look & sound their best – and get seen – is a whole different story. Learn how to effectively post, manage and market your videos on YouTube, in this in-depth introductory course by Matt Vanacoro.
  • 2. 2. Adding Basic Titles
    3m 41s
    Final Cut Pro X 106
    Core Training: Graphics, Titles, Transitions and Themes
    Final Cut Pro X 10.2.X is jam-packed with all kinds of way to create professional graphics. From titles to complex transitions, this course takes you through all of them!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    0m 57s
    Final Cut Pro X 102
    Core Training: Editing Techniques and Concepts
    There are many new tricks in FCPX’s editing toolkit. That’s why Michael Wohl created this comprehensive new editing course – filled with great examples – to show you just how it’s done! This 30-tutorial collection gets you up-to-speed quickly in Apple’s latest version of Final Cut Pro X!
  • 2. 2. Basic Transformations
    3m 18s
    Final Cut Pro X 105
    Core Training: Compositing and Visual FX
    Visual Effects and transformations are designed right into Apple's new Final Cut Pro X. Watch this 24-tutorial course to see how Michael Wohl creates everything from basic transformations to cool animations right before your eyes!
  • 18. 18. Drawing Heads
    4m 16s
    Storyboarding 101
    Introduction to Storyboarding
    “You can storyboard anything” says artist and trainer, Siobhan Twomey. Learn the art and craft of this essential skill as Siobhan reveals everything you need to know to get you started in the creative field of storyboarding!
  • 1. 1. Multithreading Basics
    3m 32s
    iOS App Dev 106
    Multithreading and Performance
    Building a great app is one thing but making it perform well is quote another! Learn how to enhance your app’s performance by taking full advantage of every available ounce of mobile processing power using Multithreading with Matt from Huma Solutions...
  • 8. 8. Adding Basic Buttons
    4m 15s
    Windows 8 App Dev 103
    Dev Basics: Building A Simple App
    Learn how you can profit from the Windows 8 app development fray and get your apps into the Microsoft Windows Store with the guidance of app design specialist Colin Melia...
  • 14. 14. Introduction to the Event List Editor
    3m 57s
    Logic Pro X 104
    Core Training: MIDI Recording and Editing
    Logic Pro X is a MIDI powerhouse! This MIDI-focused, introductory course by Logic expert Jonathan Perl gets you up and recording, editing and producing MIDI fast!
  • 28. 28. Formula Tab Basics
    6m 50s
    Excel for Mac 101
    Creating Basic Worksheets
    Microsoft Excel is second only to Microsoft Word as the oldest and most powerful pieces of industry standard software from Microsoft for the Macintosh operating system. Let long-time user and veteran instructor Tamás Revoczi teach you how to create basic worksheets in Microsoft Excel 2011...
  • 14. 14. Align and Distribute Basics
    3m 41s
    Illustrator CC 105
    3D: Create 3D Objects
    Take your 2D artwork to the next dimension with master trainer Iain Anderson in this 22 part course on Creating 3D Objects in Illustrator CC…
  • 3. 3. Document Setup Basics
    5m 10s
    Illustrator CC 101
    Illustrator Basics - Create A Logo
    Adobe Illustrator CC is one of the mainstays of any professional digital graphic designer’s toolkit. Join internationally-acclaimed author and MPV trainer Iain Anderson from exotic Brisbane, Australia, as he cheerfully and expertly guides you through the basics of what you need to know to get working with Adobe Illustrator CC.
  • 2. 2. Layer Basics
    3m 38s
    Illustrator CS6 102
    Objects and Layers: Create A Map
    Understanding the relationship between Objects and Layers is key to building successful Illustrator CC projects. Watch world-class trainer Iain Anderson show you how it’s done...
  • 2. 2. Color Basics
    2m 16s
    Illustrator CC 103
    Brushes and Color: Create An Illustration
    With so many Brush and Color options to choose from, how do you decide which combination is the best? Internationally-acclaimed trainer Iain Anderson guides you through the inspiring options at your fingertips in Illustrator CC...
  • 2. 2. Symbol Basics
    1m 55s
    Illustrator CC 104
    Symbols and Patterns: Create A Background
    Unleash the creative power of designing and then transforming repetitive Symbols and Patterns in this Adobe Illustrator CC course by master trainer Iain Anderson...
  • 19. 19. Get Help
    4m 25s
    Excel for Windows 101
    Introducing Excel
    Microsoft's Excel 2013 for Windows is one of the most ubiquitous and useful pieces of software ever! Join the excel-lent Gary Grudzinskas in this introductory course to learn how to create your first ever .xls spreadsheet!
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