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  • 2. 2. Equipment you will need
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  • 7. 7. Staying Up-To-Date
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    Cubase 9.5 Explored
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    MIDI
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  • 10. 10. Hard Disk | Hard Drive
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    AudioPedia 104
    Recording Media, DAW and Computer
    The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This fourth installment is about Recording Media, DAW and Computer terminology.
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    Gadget 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
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  • 4. 4. Rear Panel
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    MPC Live 101
    Learn MPC Live
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    Cubase 9 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
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  • 1. 1. Introduction
    3m 4s
    Elektron 101
    Overbridge & RYTM
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  • 1. 1. Circuit with a DAW
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    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.
  • 17. 17. Using a MIDI Device
    2m 34s
    Kronos 101
    Kronos Essentials
    The Kronos is the king of Korg keyboards. Used by top performers, like Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess, the Kronos generates a massive universe of sound when you learn how to use it. So, learn the Kronos now!
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    Programming the minilogue
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    2m 23s
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    The Controls Explained and Explored
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    GarageBand for iOS 101
    Explained and Explored
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  • 4. 4. Volume, Headphones & USB
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    Moog Sub 37 101
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    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!
  • 13. 13. File Transfer with iTunes
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  • 2. 2. Course Hardware
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    Production Workflows
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    Media Management Toolbox
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  • 1. 1. Setting Up Audio Interfaces
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    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.
  • 2. 2. Keeping eLicenser Current
    3m 48s
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    Introducing Cubase 7.5
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  • 24. 24. Enabling Time Machine
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    OS X Mavericks 102
    Getting Organized!
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  • 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.
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    5m 53s
    Live 9 103
    MIDI Recording and Effects
    Bill Burgess is one of the coolest trainers we know. That’s why we said YES when he offered to design this amazing course on MIDI in Ableton Live 9. Bill is an extraordinary teacher who delivers insightful nuggets of music gold. Pay attention and learn!
  • 3. 3. Getting Audio out of Traktor Dj
    5m 3s
    Native Instruments 216
    Traktor DJ For iPad
    It’s just you up there, entertaining the masses... with just your iPad! That’s how powerful Native Instruments’ Traktor DJ for iPad really is! Join Hollin Jones in this 32 tutorial course where he explains every feature of this surprisingly deep DJ app from NI...
  • 3. 3. Configuring a Multi-Input Audio Interface
    9m 16s
    Cubase 7 103
    Engineers/Producers Toolbox
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    5m 2s
    Live 9 204
    Exploring Drum Racks
    Vespers (our Ableton Live robot trainer from the future) has created the hottest, most in-depth tutorial on Ableton Live’s Drum Racks in the universe! If you use Live you’ve got know Drum Racks!
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    3m 31s
    Sibelius 7 100
    QuickLook Guide
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  • 18. 18. Note Input Using a USB Device
    4m 35s
    Sibelius 7 101
    Lead Sheet Project
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  • 19. 19. Animoog Using a MIDI Controller
    0m 59s
    Animoog
    Exploring Animoog
    Moog's new Animoog app for iPad is one of the coolest synths to hit Apple's App Store. Learn all about Animoog and its revolutionary Anisotropic synthesis engine in this deep, 21-video tutorial by Expert Synthesist, Rishabh Rajan...
  • 5. 5. MIDI Connectors and Connections
    2m 52s
    MIDI 101
    MIDI Demystified
    If you use MIDI and always wondered how - and why - it works, MIDI 101 is for you! Informative and entertaining, "MIDI Demystified" is a required tutorial for anyone looking to get the most out of their MIDI hardware and software.
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    Live 8 204
    Exploring Drum Racks
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    Mac OS 10 101
    Core Snow Leopard
    Learn Essential Mac OSX skills that will help you get the most out of your Apple computer.
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    A/V Fundamentals 301
    Digital Production BuZZ
    Get a solid selection of new Video Editing tips & tricks every month, by Larry Jordan! A great grab-bag of skills you can apply to all your video projects.
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    Native Instruments 101
    Core NI KORE
    Watch as Scott Freiman shows you how to use the Native Instruments super-synth, KORE.
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    2m 5s
    Ableton Live 102
    Sampling In Live
    Sampler is the pro-level multi-sample player for Ableton Live 6.
  • 8. 08. MIDI Hardware Fast Setup
    2m 52s
    Ableton Live 6 101
    Mastering Ableton Live 6
    See and hear how Ableton Live works using these comprehensive video tutorials!
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    iMovie 101
    Mastering iMovie '06
    iMovie is more than just a video editing program, it's the new-school tool for telling stories, and everyone can use it, because it now comes on every Mac!
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    With GarageBand, recording your musical vision is easy. Learn essential tips & tricks from a master of music composition, Paul Garay!
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