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  • 20. 20. Effects
    4m 0s
    Pigments 101
    Pigments - The Video Manual
    Arturia’s Pigments combines vintage FM and analog sounds with modern wavetable synthesis. It’s one of the most innovative and powerful software instrument available… so learn everything about it in this in-depth video manual by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan!
  • 6. 6. Saturation
    6m 27s
    Logic Pro X 402
    EDM Production Tips
    Want to learn new EDM production tips? Look no further… Join legendary music producer Olav Basoski in this course and learn to work faster and better with Apple’s Logic Pro X!
  • 24. 24. Effects
    4m 37s
    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!
  • 31. 31. DC9 Overdrive
    2m 54s
    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.
  • 6. 6. Mixer
    3m 49s
    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. Introduction
    3m 22s
    Logic Pro X 205
    The Distortion Plugins
    Logic Pro X has a bunch of distortion plugins and it’s hard to know, at first glance, just what flavor of distortion they actually produce. No worries, Joe Albano is here to explain them all in this in-depth course!
  • 20. 20. Magic plugin?
    2m 25s
    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!
  • 20. 20. Master Settings
    5m 55s
    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.
  • 31. 31. DC9 Overdrive
    2m 54s
    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.
  • 13. 13. Pedal
    2m 10s
    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!
  • 5. 5. Working with Effects: Overdrive
    2m 58s
    Roland Boutique 104
    TB-03 Explained and Explored
    Roland’s Boutique TB-03 is perfect to get that classic 303 acid sound without breaking the bank. Learn how to use this mighty silver box in this course by music producer and sound designer Nate Mars.
  • 41. 41. Distortion | Overdrive (FX)
    1m 35s
    AudioPedia 108
    Mixing and Mastering
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This eight installment is about Mixing and Mastering terminology.
  • 7. 7. Filter Section
    6m 29s
    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!
  • 2. 2. Overdrive
    4m 17s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 206
    Live's Creative FX
    Ableton Live comes with lots of great-sounding and colorful effect devices. Get inspired as you watch this extremely focussed, Noah Pred FastTrack™ course on Live’s collection of creative effects!
  • 7. 7. Warp, Stretch & Distort
    5m 38s
    Ableton Live FastTrack 301
    Distortion
    Ableton Certified trainer Timo Preece is onboard to share his valuable workflows and production tips for Live’s saturation and distortion FX. Learn how to harness the power of these FX in this 15-tutorial FastTrack™ in-action course.
  • 13. 13. Effects 1
    4m 52s
    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!
  • 6. 6. Saturating Audio in Logic
    4m 51s
    Logic Pro FastTrack 301
    David Earl's 10 Top Logic Tips
    In this FastTrack™ course, SfLogicNinja David Earl dives deep into his Logic Pro X bag of tricks and offers up 10 of his top secrets! These are right out of David’s personal LPX “black book” so get ready to expand your Logic brain!
  • 14. 14. Routing Audio from Live into RYTM
    7m 54s
    Elektron 101
    Overbridge & RYTM
    Elektron’s Analog RYTM and Overbridge Fuse hardware and software into a powerful beat making, live performance workstation... and here’s the awesome Thavius Beck to show you how to make it all happen!
  • 9. 9. Mastering: Limiting/Loudness
    5m 17s
    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.
  • 8. 8. Distort Anything
    4m 54s
    Audio Mistakes 108
    10 Common Distortion/Saturation Mistakes
    Distortion and saturation, when misused or poorly executed, can ruin a production just as easily as they can warm it up! That’s what inspired Joe Albano to create this course! Let US make the mistakes so YOU don’t have to!
  • 13. 13. Saturation Filter
    6m 44s
    AIR Creative FX 102
    Mixing and Mastering FX
    Audio engineer Alex Solano is back with a deep look at the AIR Creative Collection of mixing and mastering FX plugins. Learn how these FX work and see them in-action in this 16-tutorial course.
  • 31. 31. DC9 Overdrive
    2m 54s
    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig V2 - Explored
    Reason’s Backline Rig V2 bundle is a new collection of Rack Extensions curated by Propellerhead. It's designed to help you get that Rock and R&B sound. In this course, included free in the Props RE V2 bundle, watch producer Hollin Jones explain and deploy all of them to build a track.
  • 22. 22. Noise Gate Placement
    2m 6s
    Guitar Production 202
    Pedalboard Setups Explored
    So many pedals and not enough feet! What’s the best way to use all those amazing FX? How do you organize all those cables and power supplies? Gregg Fine has the answers to make your pedals really rock!
  • 20. 20. Verse 3 Section
    6m 17s
    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!
  • 18. 18. Upfront Driven Beats
    2m 46s
    Reason 8 401
    Beat Lab
    Welcome to the Beat Lab. Put on your protective gear because Reason expert Mo Volans is going to show you how to concoct and mangle some dangerous beats. Watch out!
  • 11. 11. Bass vs. Kick
    6m 34s
    Dance Music Masters 202
    Miro Pajic | Inside Info
    In this course, dance music producer Miro Pajic shares his arsenal of club-crushing rhythm track production techniques. Watch, listen, learn and then employ Miro’s “Inside Info” in your electronic music tracks.
  • 5. 5. Shape the Sounds
    10m 11s
    Dance Music Masters 102
    Miro Pajic | The Art of Techno
    Items & Things and Lazerslut artist Miro Pajic delivers the goods on creating effective techno in Ableton Live. Watch this 16-tutorial course and see how he deploys old-school hardware techniques and then re-contextualizes them within the ultra-flexible digital environment.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 6s
    Guitar Production 201
    Guitar FX Explored
    Guitar pedals and FX are like modular synths. They’re powerful audio processors that you can patch together in all kinds of creative ways. What do these FX really do and how do you best use them? This course reveals it all!
  • 12. 12. Warming up the Master
    6m 5s
    Logic Pro X 408
    The ART of Deep House
    Deep House –with its funk, jazz, soul, Chicago vibe– is at its heart American born electronic dance music. Get the inside info on how this style music is newly reborn and created in this exclusive Logic Pro X, Olav Basoski course!
  • 7. 7. Clean Funk
    3m 3s
    Universal Audio 102
    UA In Action – RT's Guitar FX Workshop
    What happens when you use Universal Audio plugins on the guitar? You get killer crunch, authentic amps and beautiful crystal clear, shimmering acoustics. Watch this course and see it all in action!
  • 20. 20. DC9 Overdrive
    2m 54s
    Reason Rack Extensions 101
    Backline Rig - Explored
    Reason’s Backline Rig bundle is a collection of Rack Extensions curated by Propellerhead. It's designed to help you get that rock & R&B sound. In this course, included in the RE bundle, producer Hollin Jones explains and deploys all of them to build a track.
  • 14. 14. Distortion
    4m 43s
    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!
  • 24. 24. Crshr and Distortion
    3m 1s
    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.
  • 7. 7. Professional Distortion
    7m 6s
    Logic Pro X 301
    Supercharged Processing
    Supercharge |ˈso͞opərˌCHärj| [verb] Definition: To infuse your Logic Pro tracks with an abundance of energy, power and emotion. Mo Volans shows you how it's done!
  • 40. 40. The AIR Distortion & Enhancer Plug-Ins
    5m 8s
    Pro Tools 201
    The Plug-Ins Explored
    Pro Tools's bundled Effect Plug-ins are a huge part of the recording experience. They’re inserted on almost every channel strip when you’re tracking, mixing and mastering! In this rock-solid course – designed by audio engineer Joe Albano – they are explained and examined in great detail. Master your tools!
  • 15. 15. The Shaper
    2m 22s
    FXpansion
    DCAM: Synth Squad Demystified
    DCAM Synth Squad by fxpansion combines 3 modeled synths and a super deep layering tool into an insanely powerful bundle. Sound complicated? Well, it isn’t because you’ve got the exceptional synth guru Matt Vanacoro here to demystify it. Check it out!
  • 33. 33. Adding Distort Effects
    3m 29s
    iZotope Nectar 2
    Vocal Production Toolbox
    Produce stunning sounding vocals, VOs and special FX with iZotope’s powerful Nectar 2 plugin. This 44-tutorial course – designed by Matt Hepworth – is filled with tons of tips and tricks that’ll take your vocal tracks to the next level!
  • 22. 22. Distortions, Overdrives And Beyond
    5m 59s
    Native Instruments 211
    Guitar Rig and The Studio Processors
    Native Instruments' Guitar Rig isn't just for guitars. It's an amazingly versatile plugin "rig" that can be used on just about any track from vocals to mastering. Join Music Software Expert Mo Volans as he shows you the amazing new collection of studio quality Effect Processors that come with Guitar Rig 5 Pro...
  • 3. 03. Adding Warmth
    3m 21s
    Logic 304
    Logic TNT 3 Tips and Tricks: Reloaded
    Get 5 hours of new Logic Studio Tips and Tricks by world renowned Logic guru Steve H and friends...
  • 32. 32. More Distortion Plugins
    5m 41s
    Logic 406
    Olav's Electronica Workflow Tricks
    Legendary House Producer Olav Basoski is back with a new tutorial that provides a grab-bag of his favourite Logic production tips & tricks.
  • 20. 20. Exploring the Interface of Effects
    5m 16s
    MainStage 105
    Creating Guitar Rigs
    If you're a guitar player, MainStage presents a world of creative possibilities you've never experienced before ...
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