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  • 14. 14. Lead Instruments
    6m 4s
    Dance Music Styles 116
    Dub
    Dub music is all about good vibes, and so is the course by producer and multi-instrumentalist DJ Kiva! Watch it, learn, and get inspired to get your music to a higher level!
  • 12. 12. Matching up Guitar/Instrumental Harmonies
    5m 13s
    Logic Pro X 302
    Flex Time & Time Correction
    Logic Pro’s Flex Time is the tool of choice for time-stretching and quantizing audio. Learn everything there is to know about this powerful feature in this course by Logic guru Joshua Carney!
  • 16. 16. Text Basics
    5m 36s
    After Effects CC 101
    Let's Get Started
    Adobe After Effects CC is the industry-standard animation and creative compositing app. Join Kevin P. McAuliffe in this course, and start creating motion graphics with After Effects CC!
  • 16. 16. Making a Lead sound
    6m 59s
    Bitwig Studio 2 202
    Phase-4 Deconstructed
    Bitwig’s Phase-4 utilizes phase distortion and phase modulation synthesis to shape sound in very unique ways. Learn how to get the most out of this four-oscillator synth in this in-depth course by Bitwig Certified Professional, Thavius Beck!
  • 17. 17. VK-1 Viking
    4m 9s
    Reason Rack Extensions 102
    Synthetic Rig V3 - Explored
    The new Synthetic Rig V3 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. Creating A Wavetable Lead
    6m 1s
    Ableton Live 10 304
    Wavetable Explored
    Wavetable is the newest synth in the Ableton Live 10 instrument collection. Watch this course, by Ableton Certified Trainer Noah Pred to learn how this complex synth works!
  • 18. 18. Lead Magnets
    2m 21s
    Social Media 101
    Strategies & Tactics for Artists and DJs
    From Facebook to YouTube, social media is one of the most important tools for DJs, producers and artists to grow a fan base and expand a presence online. Join artist and YouTuber Multiplier in this course to learn how to best promote your music with social media.
  • 7. 7. Tracking, Kearning, and Leading
    5m 40s
    Premiere Pro CC 104
    Titling & Graphics
    Expert trainer Kevin P McAuliffe is back with a course on creating titles and credit rolls with Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Watch it, and give your titles that professional look!
  • 14. 14. Main Trap Synth
    4m 21s
    Pro Tools 302
    Mixing EDM in Pro Tools
    Are you looking to improve your Pro Tools mixing chops? Watch this in-depth 2-hour+ tutorial course by Alex Solano, and learn pro mixing workflows, strategies and tips and tricks to make your EDM mixes sound great anywhere!
  • 1. 1. Course Overview
    1m 5s
    Dance Music Sound Design 302
    Lead Synths Advanced
    Adam Pollard is back with plenty of advanced synthesis tips to help you design better Dance Music lead synth sounds. Join him, and get ready to take your EDM leads from good to outstanding!
  • 15. 15. Creating a Lead Sound (Osc and Filter)
    4m 10s
    Elektron 102
    Analog Four Explained and Explored
    Elektron’s Analog Four is a wild beast of a synth! Learn how to tame it in this 24-tutorial course/video manual by synth expert and electronic music performer Thavius Beck.
  • 4. 4. Advanced Text Controls
    4m 29s
    Final Cut Pro X 203
    Graphics, Titles and Transitions
    Apple’s Final Cut Pro X is filled with powerful tools for creating 2D/3D titles, graphics and elaborate transition effects. In this in-depth 24-tutorial course, Apple Certified Trainer Iain Anderson teaches you how to create them and polish them to perfection.
  • 4. 4. Pitch Bend Sampler Vocal
    3m 32s
    Dance Music Sound Design 103
    Vocals
    This next course in our exclusive Dance Music Sound Design series jumps right up to the top. It’s all about vocals. Multiplier AKA Adam Pollard is back with this “top line” course to show you some killer vocal tips!
  • 1. 1. Overview
    1m 2s
    Dance Music Sound Design 102
    Lead Synths
    Lead synths are always in the sonic spotlight. This makes their sound design elements extremely crucial. Multiplier, AKA Adam Pollard, gets you the inside data for creating killer lead synth sounds in this 25-tutorial course.
  • 15. 15. Sync Lead
    4m 16s
    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!
  • 17. 17. Hard Sync Lead
    2m 6s
    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!
  • 5. 5. The Academy Leader
    4m 24s
    Logic Pro FastTrack 204
    Scoring to Picture Toolbox
    Scoring to picture in Logic Pro X is a great skill to have in your toolbox. There’s lots to learn. But have no fear, David Earl –the SFLogicNinja– is here to show you the way in this FastTrack™ course. Get scoring, FAST!
  • 8. 8. Main Melody
    3m 28s
    Studio One 305
    Mixing Pop-EDM
    Mix engineer Alex Solano is back with a Mixing Pop-EDM course with Studio One. See how he tackles the challenges of this genre in this 20+ tutorial course.
  • 11. 11. Melodies
    6m 2s
    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.
  • 12. 12. Syncopation
    5m 11s
    Dance Music Styles 112
    House
    What is House music? What are its sonic elements? Why does it sound distinctive from other dance music genres out there? How do you produce it? Find the answers in this Dance Music Styles course by Adam Pollard.
  • 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!
  • 22. 22. Square Lead
    5m 31s
    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.
  • 5. 5. Bass Lead
    2m 49s
    Dance Music Styles 111
    Bass House
    How many Dance Music styles are there out there? Well, you’ll find out because Multiplier will likely cover them all! Join Adam in this exploration of Bass House and add this genre to your dance music arsenal. Produce Bass House now!
  • 13. 13. Dutch House Lead Synth
    7m 36s
    Dance Music Styles 110
    Electro House
    Our exploration of the different dance music styles continues in this Electro House course by electronic music producer, Multiplier. Learn how to write it, sound design it and expertly produce it in this 21-tutorial course!
  • 15. 15. 303 Bass/Lead Workflow
    3m 58s
    Dance Music Styles 108
    Techno
    Multiplier, AKA Adam Pollard, is back with a new, Techno-centric, Dance Music Styles course. Study this collection of 21-tutorials to learn the sonic secrets of this dark, future-driven, electronic music genre.
  • 11. 11. Mojito
    3m 22s
    Studio One 103
    MIDI Explained and Explored
    In this 22-tutorial course, trainer Gary Hiebner unpacks all the Studio One MIDI tools and techniques you absolutely need to know. Watch this course to expand your PreSonus Studio One MIDI knowledge base!
  • 10. 10. A Lead From A One Shot
    6m 6s
    Dance Music Styles 107
    Tropical House
    There’s all kinds of House music. But there’s only one Tropical House and Adam Pollard, AKA Multiplier, is here to shed some sunshine on this particularly mellow style. See what “Trop” House is all about in this multi-tutorial course.
  • 9. 9. Main Synth
    8m 16s
    Studio One 303
    Mixing Big Room
    Want to learn some Studio One pro mixing techniques? There’s no better way than to watch an expert do it! See Alex Solano cook up a Big Room track in PreSonus’ Studio One 3 in this 15-tutorial, EDM mixing course.
  • 9. 9. Lead Synth
    3m 56s
    Dance Music Styles 103
    Future Bass
    It seems like there are more dance music styles than stars in the sky! Luckily, Adam Pollard (AKA Multiplier) is here with an exclusive look to the future… Future Bass, that is! See what the future brings, in this 20-tutorial course.
  • 9. 9. Lead synth
    3m 1s
    Dance Music Styles 102
    Dubstep
    Since dubstep was first invented in the late '90s, it has become a mainstay of electronic music. Up your Dubstep game with this 21-tutorial course by pro music producer and sound designer, Adam Pollard – AKA Multiplier.
  • 9. 9. Lead Synth
    1m 56s
    Dance Music Styles 101
    Trap
    This first course in our Dance Music Styles series examines the essential building blocks of making Trap. Join Adam Pollard in this 21-tutorial course and learn the essential ingredients of this intricate and exciting dance music genre!
  • 30. 30. Messing with Lead Vocals
    4m 24s
    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!
  • 17. 17. VK-1 Viking
    4m 9s
    Reason Rack Extensions 102
    Synthetic Rig V2 - Explored
    The new Synthetic Rig V2 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.
  • 10. 10. Verse Vocals
    2m 14s
    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!
  • 35. 35. Soaring Leads
    3m 42s
    Moog Sub 37 101
    Master the Moog
    The Moog Sub 37, built on the Sub Phatty sound engine, is a powerful synth. Learn every detail of this gritty little Moog as explained by keyboardist and trainer Matt Vanacoro. It’s your Sub 37 video user manual!
  • 25. 25. Musical Parts
    4m 50s
    Live 9 305
    Dance Music Styles Demystified
    In this Ableton Live course, legendary producer Olav Basoski demystifies several dance music genres from House to Trance. See how they're similar and what makes them unique, in this 28-tutorial dance music exposé.
  • 25. 25. Unison & Mono Leads
    3m 55s
    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!
  • 2. 2. Main Chord Progression
    5m 12s
    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!
  • 11. 11. VK-1 Viking
    4m 9s
    Reason Rack Extensions 102
    Synthetic Rig - Explored
    The Synthetic Rig Bundle for Reason is a collection of Rack Extension synths designed for the electronic music producer. This in-depth course, soon to be included free in the RE bundle explains them all and shows them in action.
  • 7. 7. Sync Lead
    5m 55s
    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!
  • 19. 19. Recipe #4: Subtle Lead
    6m 33s
    Reason 8 303
    Synthesis Explored
    This 28-tutorial course, from Reason expert J. Anthony Allen, uses Reason 8’s synths to teach you advanced synthesis techniques that are used by pro sound designers and musicians alike. If you’re into synthesis then this course is for you.
  • 20. 20. When to Adjust Your Leading
    2m 47s
    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.
  • 21. 21. Split Your Edits
    2m 22s
    Film Craft 109
    The Editor
    You've shot miles and miles of footage... Now what? Learn essential film and video editing techniques in this information-packed, example-filled, Film Craft course by award-winning filmmaker Michael Wohl.
  • 30. 30. Screaming Leads
    4m 16s
    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.
  • 14. 14. Creating Leads
    3m 45s
    Reason 8 101
    Quick Start Guide
    Reason 8 has all the tools you need to go from your initial ideas to a professional sounding track! In this 20-tutorial guide, you’re off to a “Quick Start” with Reason expert Hollin Jones.
  • 9. 9. What Are Reference Tones?
    4m 39s
    Pro Tools 303
    Dialog Editing For Film & TV
    Avid’s Pro Tools is the premiere DAW for editing dialog for TV and Film. Learn the Pro Tools audio editor's workflow in this advanced, 4-hour course by post-production expert, Roy Vargas.
  • 23. 23. First Violin: Orchestral Role
    4m 25s
    Orchestration 101
    The String Section
    Join A-list orchestrator, Thomas Goss – along with top professional orchestra players – and learn the art of composing and orchestrating for strings!
  • 4. 4. Advanced Text Formatting
    2m 37s
    Edge Animate 201
    Advanced Techniques
    This intermediate Edge Animate CC course – by Adobe expert Iain Anderson – takes you well beyond the basics of the first course. Discover some powerful tips, tricks & techniques to take your animation to the next level.
  • 3. 3. Anticipated Movement
    2m 4s
    Graphic Design 104
    Design Principles and Elements
    Design is the glorious mingling of creativity and functionality. In this high-level course, by designer Mark Gatter, you learn all about the universal principles and elements that give meaning to any art form... from graphics to music and everything in between.
  • 14. 14. Screechy Lead
    4m 6s
    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!
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