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  • 18. 18. Component Track/MIDI
    4m 0s
    Teenage Engineering 104
    The OP-Z Explored
    Teenage Engineering’s OP–Z by is a very unique multimedia sequencer and synthesizer. Learn how to use this creative portable device in this course by synth expert Thavius Beck!
  • 22. 22. Valley People Dynamite
    4m 45s
    Reason Rack Extensions 103
    Mixing and Mastering Rig V4 Explored
    Reason’s Mix and Mastering Rig bundle is an exclusive collection of pro mixing and mastering Rack Extensions. In this updated course for V4, producer Mo Volans explains and shows all those amazing REs in action!
  • 2. 2. MIDI Controller Setup
    3m 5s
    FL Studio 102
    MIDI Recording and Editing
    FL Studio by Image Line is a MIDI production powerhouse with features that you can't get in any other DAW. Explore this course by Rishabh Rajan and get super inspired by FL Studio’s unique MIDI features!
  • 13. 13. Integrating Digital & Analog
    3m 47s
    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!
  • 21. 21. MIDI Mapping and Automation
    4m 19s
    Kontakt 101
    Beginner's Guide
    Native Instruments’ Kontakt is a powerful engine for creating and playing sampled instruments. Join NI expert Matt Vanacoro in this course, and learn to harness the industry-standard sampler: NI Kontakt 6!
  • 1. 1. Welcome
    1m 25s
    Antelope Audio 102
    Classic Compressors
    Antelope’s classic compressors are authentic recreations of the most sought-after hardware compressors available on the market. See and hear these hardware-based effects in action with mix engineer and audio producer Alex Solano.
  • 1. 1. Welcome
    1m 8s
    Antelope Audio 101
    The Vintage EQs
    Antelope’s vintage EQs are authentic emulations of the most sought-after hardware EQ units in the world. See them all in action in this course by mix engineer and audio production expert Alex Solano.
  • 22. 22. Valley People Dynamite
    4m 45s
    Reason Rack Extensions 103
    Mixing and Mastering Rig V3 - Explored
    Reason’s Mix and Mastering Rig bundle is an exclusive collection of pro mixing and mastering Rack Extensions. In this updated course for V3, producer Mo Volans explains and shows all those amazing REs in action!
  • 1. 1. Course overview
    0m 52s
    Arturia DrumBrute 101
    DrumBrute - Make Beats Now!
    With its 100% analog drum sounds and intuitive step sequencer, Arturia’s DrumBrute packs some impressive features. And it sounds huge! Join producer and trainer Multiplier in this course, and take your beat making to the next level!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 12s
    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.
  • 3. 3. How the Software Communicates
    2m 35s
    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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 23s
    Bitwig Studio 301
    Exploring CVs and MIDI
    A big feature introduced in Bitwig Studio 2 is the ability to control external gear via MIDI and CV. This course, by Bitwig Certified Trainer Thavius Beck, shows you how Bitwig Studio 2 can become the pulsing heart of your hardware/software studio!
  • 23. 23. MIDI and HW CV In
    4m 24s
    Bitwig Studio 201
    The Modulators Explored
    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!
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  • 21. 21. MIDI/DAW
    2m 1s
    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!
  • 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.
  • 8. 8. Renaissance Overview
    8m 33s
    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!
  • 20. 20. Working with a DAW
    3m 22s
    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!
  • 22. 22. Valley People Dynamite
    4m 45s
    Reason Rack Extensions 103
    Mix and Mastering Rig V2 - Explored
    Reason’s new Mix and Mastering Rig bundle is an exclusive collection of pro mixing and mastering Rack Extensions. In this updated course version of the original Outboard Rig bundle, producer Mo Volans explains and shows all those amazing REs in action!
  • 2. 2. Addendum
    1m 50s
    Dance Music Masters 110
    Billy Dalessandro | Sonic Combustion
    Billy Dalessandro is an electronic music artist with his own, unique voice. In this Dance Music Masters course he plunges you deep into his musical world explaining his sonic vision and how he creates his killer dance music masterpieces.
  • 1. 1. Welcome
    4m 12s
    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.
  • 12. 12. Basic Controls on the Keyboard
    3m 23s
    Akai Advance 101
    Learn Akai Advance
    Akai Advance is a MIDI controller and software combination that integrates seamlessly with any plugin. Join Matt Vanacoro as he explains this keyboard and the VIP software and see how it changes the way you access and perform your virtual instruments!
  • 16. 16. Valley People Dynamite
    4m 45s
    Reason Rack Extensions 103
    Outboard Rig - Explored
    Reason’s Outboard Rig bundle is an exclusive collection of pro mixing and mastering Rack Extensions. In this course, included in the Propellerheads bundle, producer Mo Volans explains and shows all those amazing REs in action!
  • 2. 2. Setting Up the Hardware
    3m 34s
    Komplete Kontrol 101
    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!
  • 5. 5. Other Dynamics Processors
    5m 0s
    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!
  • 6. 6. Requirements for Handoff
    3m 52s
    OS X Yosemite 103
    OS X & iOS: Working Together
    With Yosemite, your Mac is now integrated with your iPhone and iPad. This is huge! Watch this course by Francesco Schiavon to see how these devices all work seamlessly together.
  • 1. 1. Intro: What is an OS?
    3m 7s
    OS X Yosemite 101
    Mac Survival Skills
    Survival requires preparedness! This Yosemite 101 course is designed to get you geared up to explore and conquer this new, powerful version of OS X by Apple!
  • 18. 18. Integrating Hardware Instruments
    4m 19s
    Bitwig Studio 103
    Instruments and MIDI Explored
    Unleash Bitwig’s sonic power in this exclusive 18-tutorial collection. Watch as electronic music expert Mo Volans explains Bitwig Studio’s synths, drum machines and powerful MIDI implementation.
  • 2. 2. Drive Types, Maintenance, Backups
    2m 52s
    Final Cut Pro X 204
    Media Management Toolbox
    Apple's Final Cut Pro X 10.2 has a media management system that fits the pro workflow perfectly. See how this latest version organizes all of your clips in all of your projects quickly and efficiently.
  • 22. 22. Using External Audio Equipment
    4m 7s
    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.
  • 6. 6. Hardware Considerations
    5m 10s
    Logic Pro X 405
    Mastering EDM Tracks
    Learn mastering with UK-based mastering engineer Mo Volans as he takes on finalizing an EDM track using Logic Pro X in this in-depth, 34-tutorial course.
  • 1. 1. Hardware and Compatibility
    3m 26s
    Maschine 2.0 101
    Maschine 2.0 Explored
    Maschine 2.0 software is here and it’s better and more powerful than ever! See what’s new and how Maschine now integrates seamlessly with the Native Instruments Komplete family of instruments. It just might change your life!
  • 9. 9. Video Engine
    2m 25s
    Pro Tools 11 100
    New Features Explored
    This FREE 40-tutorial course reveals, explores and explains all of the new and noteworthy features introduced in Avid's Pro Tools 11. Get up to speed in a hurry and find out what makes PT11 the best Pro Tools ever...
  • 7. 7. Using External Synths for Layering
    6m 32s
    Cubase 7 201
    Advanced MIDI Toolbox
    Cubase’s MIDI implementation is deep and powerful. Learn it all — and become a MIDI master — with expert step-by-step instruction in this 46-tutorial course by the eminent expert of all things Cubase, Matthew Hepworth...
  • 2. 2. Sequencing Drums - Part 1
    4m 55s
    MPC 201
    Renaissance and Studio Advanced
    Now that the MPC’s controls are jammed into your brain, it’s time to put them to work and get creative! In this advanced MPC course, you learn the art of making music on Akai’s MPC Renaissance and Studio with Hip Hop producer and MPV expert Booker Edwards, Jr. leading the way…
  • 3. 3. MPC Renaissance Hardware - Part 1
    8m 13s
    MPC 101
    Renaissance and Studio Revealed
    No one knows - or teaches - the legendary MPC like the Atlanta-based Hip Hop producer and MPC power-user Booker Edwards! So hop on the Booker Edwards Express as he demystifies the hardware and software that makes Akai’s MPC Renaissance and Studio the beat-makers of choice for urban producers everywhere...
  • 2. 2. Examining Your Macbook
    6m 40s
    For Dummies
    MacBook For Dummies
    Apple’s MacBook gives you the power to work – and play – anywhere, anytime. Get ready to master your MacBook with this friendly – For Dummies – video training course led by Apple expert Scott Freiman.
  • 7. 7. The External Instrument
    6m 25s
    Live 9 104
    Exploring The Instruments
    This course demystifies Ableton Live’s physically modeled instruments. Join producer Olav Basoski as he shines his synthesist spotlight on these sound generators and brings their vast sonic features into laser focus.
  • 18. 18. Using Hardware Synths
    9m 10s
    Reason 7 302
    Advanced Mixing and Mastering
    Reason delivers all kinds of powerful tools to mix and master your music. Learn the Mo Volans mix/master pro workflow and see how you can make your tracks explode with energy – all within the awesome Reason 7.
  • 9. 9. Save Your Energy
    4m 6s
    Windows 8 103
    Control Panel - Setup Made Easy
    Personalizing your Windows 8 computer is the key to enjoying the benefits of Microsoft's new, powerful OS. In this course, taught by the enjoyable Gary Grudzinskas, you get setup fast and on the right path to getting the most out of your PC.
  • 9. 9. Integrating Hardware synths
    4m 41s
    Reason 7 301
    Advanced MIDI Workshop
    Reason 7 is deep into MIDI Madness. Watch as Reason specialist Mo Volans take you into the depths of Propellerheads' latest version of Reason and its expanded, enhanced and supercharged internal and external MIDI features.
  • 1. 1. The Maschine V2 Hardware
    3m 55s
    Native Instruments 305
    Maschine Mk2: Track Construction
    Native Instruments’ Maschine is both a live performance controller and a powerful studio creative instrument. This course lasers in on how to build a complete studio track from start to finish using the amazing Maschine.
  • 23. 23. AirPlay Mirroring Requirements
    4m 3s
    Mac OS X (10.8) 101
    Mountain Lion
    Mac OS X 10.8, “Mountain Lion” is Apple’s most advanced operating system to date! Let Mac OS expert, Francesco Schiavon, show you how to "tame" this powerful new OS and make it work for you!
  • 12. 12. Assignments & Mappings - Part 2
    3m 11s
    MainStage 2 201
    Performing Keyboards
    See how to make Apple’s MainStage 2+ the heart of your live performance keyboard rig in this down and dirty detailed course by Darren Burgos...
  • 2. 2. Setting Up Your Hardware
    3m 18s
    Final Cut Pro X 205
    Color Grading
    Join Final Cut Pro X expert and Master Colorist Ben Balser in this one-of-a-kind look at the art and science behind color grading in FCP X. You'll learn how to make your video look its best using a professional colorist's workflow...
  • 9. 9. Setting the Current Engine
    1m 25s
    Pro Tools 110
    Session Setup Techniques
    Setting up your Pro Tools session correctly can save you tons of time and frustration. In this PT 110 Certification study guide let Pro Tools Expert Mike Watkinson show you techniques the pros use to prepare for their sessions...
  • 41. 41. I/O Hardware choices
    1m 30s
    Media Composer 6 101
    Organizing and Ingesting Media
    Beginning a new video project requires a good amount of an editor’s time spent in pre-production mode. In these Avid Learning Partner tutorial-videos, Avid Certified Media Composer 6 trainer Jeff Greenberg shows you how to get your media properly organized and ingested to make your Media Composer experience fast and efficient...
  • 40. 40. Hardware Inserts
    4m 58s
    Pro Tools 401
    Mastering In Pro Tools
    Produced by Multi-Grammy Award winning Mastering Engineer Phil Magnotti, this tutorial shows you how a world-class Mastering Engineer creates BIG sound ...
  • 3. 3. VST (Virtual Studio Technology) Instruments vs. Hardware Synths
    5m 59s
    Cubase 6 104
    Working With MIDI
    Cubase is one powerful MIDI machine! Harness that power by joining Cubase Master-of-the-Universe, Matt Hepworth, as he explores Cubase 6’s world of killer MIDI tools and awesome MIDI functions...
  • 58. 58. PLC with the I/O Plug-in
    6m 0s
    Logic 207
    Logic's Latency Toolbox
    Timing Is Everything! In this amazing tutorial Tom Rice shows you the secret to making your tracks “dead-on-the-beat” accurate with absolutely zero latency!
  • 4. 4. Important Preferences
    4m 21s
    After Effects CS5 101
    Core After Effects CS5
    Adobe’s After Effects CS5 is the industry-leading motion graphics software that powers animations across all media including the web, on TV and in feature films. Join visual artist/musician and macProVideo.com trainer Richard Lainhart in this detailed exploration of everything you need to know about the powerful animation tools in After Effects CS5.
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