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  • 1. 1. Introducing the Grid
    3m 16s
    Bitwig Studio 302
    The Grid Explained and Explored
    Bitwig Studio 3 introduces an open modular environment called The Grid. Discover the modular sound design possibilities offered by the Poly Grid device in this course by Bitwig certified trainer Thavius Beck!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 16s
    Massive X 101
    Massive X Explored
    After much anticipation, Native Instruments’ Massive X is finally here! Explore this introductory course by synth expert Rishabh Rajan, and learn to create the future of music… with Massive X.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 5s
    Arturia V 105
    Synthi V Explored
    Arturia’s Synthi V is a spot-on recreation of the analog Synthi AKS by British manufacturer EMS. Join Synth Expert Rishabh Rajan in this course, and learn the infinite sound design possibilities of this inspiring and unique instrument!
  • 1. 1. Op-Z Intro
    1m 43s
    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!
  • 7. 7. Sub Boom Bass
    5m 51s
    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.
  • 19. 19. Revival
    5m 28s
    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig V4 Explored
    Reason’s Backline Rig V4 bundle is a carefully selected collection of keys, drum libraries, strings, and classic effects to help you get that Rock and R&B sound. In this course, included free in the Propellerheads Rack Extensions V4 bundle, watch producer Hollin Jones explain and deploy all of them to build a track.
  • 2. 2. Hooking Up Your Synth
    4m 4s
    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!
  • 28. 28. Rendering External MIDI Tracks
    6m 0s
    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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 21s
    volca 107
    volca Modular Explored
    Korg volca’s modular sounds as good as it looks! Explore the endless possibilities offered by this powerful west coast (Buchla) style synth in this course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan!
  • 25. 25. VST Instruments
    5m 13s
    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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 14s
    Elektron 301
    Elektron 301 - Combining Machines
    With their wide range of inspiring and innovative gear, it’s no surprise that Swedish synth company Elektron has such a cult following. In this course, you learn to reach new sonic possibilities by combining the power of two Elektron units: the Octatrack MKII and the Digitone.
  • 1. 1. Welcome
    1m 7s
    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!
  • 18. 18. Using Retro Machines
    2m 58s
    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!
  • 3. 3. Cycles Mode
    5m 15s
    Bitwig Studio 203
    Sampler Deconstructed
    Bitwig’s new revamped Sampler is an incredible sound design tool. Dive deep into its sound design capabilities in this course by artist and Bitwig Certified Trainer Thavius Beck!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    0m 57s
    Moog Grandmother 101
    Explained and Explored
    The Grandmother is a powerful 2-oscillator monophonic semi-modular analog synth from Moog. Join expert trainer Rishabh Rajan to get the wisdom and inspiration you need to make the most out of this new (but already venerable) synth!
  • 1. 1. Intro
    1m 39s
    Logic Pro X 401
    Art of EDM - Big Room
    Want to produce dance music with Apple’s Logic Pro X? Watch this course by legendary producer Olav Basoski and discover how to create one of the "biggest" EDM subgenres around: Big Room!
  • 17. 17. Impact XT
    5m 33s
    Studio One 4 102
    Recording and Editing MIDI
    PreSonus Studio One 4 is a MIDI powerhouse! Learn the ins and outs of MIDI editing and recording in this 26-tutorial course by MIDI expert Joshua Carney.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 26s
    Reason 10 203
    Layers
    Propellerhead’s Layers lets you stack up to four multi-sampled vintage synths on top of one another to get rich and evolving sounds. Dive in this cool Rack Extension with sound designer G.W. Childs, and learn to use this inspiring instrument to its fullest potential!
  • 6. 6. Bass Lines
    3m 50s
    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!
    Skills:
  • 4. 4. MIDI Signal Flow
    3m 29s
    Logic Pro X 103
    Recording and Editing MIDI
    MIDI is the heart and soul of Apple’s Logic Pro X. Learn to master Logic’s extensive MIDI features in this course by recording engineer, musicians and MIDI expert Joshua Carney!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    0m 55s
    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. 1. Introduction
    1m 3s
    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!
  • 9. 9. Tones
    2m 54s
    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!
    Skills:
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    0m 46s
    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!
  • 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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 56s
    Elektron 107
    Digitone Demystified
    A deep synth like Elektron’s Digitone requires an in-depth course! Watch this 20-tutorial course by artist and trainer Thavius Beck, and learn to get creative with this modern-day FM synth monster.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    3m 45s
    Bitwig Studio 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 Trainer, Thavius Beck!
  • 1. 1. Introduction to Step FX
    3m 24s
    Logic Pro X 202
    The Step FX
    Introduced in Apple’s Logic Pro X 10.4, Step FX is a powerful new plugin capable of creating rhythmic modulation and gating effects. Learn this multi-effects inside out with trainer, producer and composer Joshua Carney!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 6s
    Arturia V 103
    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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 48s
    Arturia V 104
    CMI V Explored
    Arturia’s CMI V is a faithful recreation of the Fairlight CMI series IIx, the music workstation that revolutionized music production in the ’80s. Learn all about this digital sound design powerhouse with trainer and synthesis expert Nigel Broad.
  • 19. 19. Revival
    5m 28s
    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig V3 - Explored
    Reason’s Backline Rig V3 bundle is a carefully selected collection of keys, drum libraries, strings, and classic effects to help you get that Rock and R&B sound. In this course, included free in the Props RE V3 bundle, watch producer Hollin Jones explain and deploy all of them to build a track.
  • 7. 7. Sub Boom Bass
    5m 51s
    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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 14s
    Flesh 101
    Flesh 101 - Fleshing It Out
    Native Instruments' Flesh is a unique Reaktor instrument created by innovator and experimental artist Tim Exile. In this course, learn to flesh out complete tracks using this creative instrument with sound designer GW Childs!
  • 9. 9. Wavetable
    3m 14s
    Ableton Live 10 401
    Advanced Track Production
    House legend Olav Basoski is back with another Ableton Live 10 course! Watch him create an old-school House track right before your eyes, and learn lots of pro techniques along the way.
  • 14. 14. Max For Live
    2m 31s
    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!
  • 1. 1. Welcome To Wavetable
    1m 14s
    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!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    0m 59s
    Komplete 11 101
    Komplete's Synths Explored
    Native Instruments Komplete 11 is a must-have for every electronic musicians and producers. Join Native Instruments Product Specialist Matt Cellitti in this course, and learn how to get the most out of Komplete’s flagship synthesizers.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 36s
    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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 43s
    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!
  • 2. 2. Synthesis | Synthesizer | Synth
    1m 18s
    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.
  • 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!
  • 2. 2. Iterative Workflow
    5m 10s
    Sample Pack Creation 101
    Designing and Marketing Sample Packs
    Creating and selling your own sample packs is a great way to earn extra income. It’s also a very good promotional tool to get your name out there, and a lot of fun. But how do you do it? Join sound designer Adam Pollard (aka Multiplier) in this course, and get tons of tips to get you on the right track!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 35s
    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!
  • 2. 2. Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer Overview
    5m 7s
    Reason 10 100
    What's New in Reason 10
    Propellerhead’s Reason 10 is packed with new synths, instruments, drum sounds, loops and more. Join Hollin Jones and learn about all the great new stuff in this What’s New course!
  • 7. 7. The Drum Synths
    4m 54s
    Maschine Mk3 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Native Instrument’s Maschine MK3 is here, with a completely redesigned interface and a host of new functionalities. Learn everything about it in this course with NI specialist Matt Cellitti.
  • 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!
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