Ask Video India 101 India Explored TUTORiAL
India, by Native Instruments, is one of the most authentic-sounding, ethnic instruments in the Kontakt library. Watch this 24-tutorial course and learn every feature in this Discovery Series library's vast world of sounds.
Creating a realistic-sounding Indian track requires a sample instrument with a lot of depth, articulations and playability options. That’s exactly what Native Instrument has created. Every instrument in this Discovery Series library, whether percussive or melodic in nature, has a very specific and deep set of samples to create the illusion of being the real Indian thing.
Watch as expert trainer Matt Vanacoro explores the ensemble mode where you can select your "band”, customize the mix, edit patterns, adjust the grooves and much more. Then, join Matt as he carefully and precisely explains each instrument and shows you how to perform them to create realistic ensembles or crazy ethnic mashups.
India has come to Kontakt! So watch, listen, learn and begin integrating this amazing instrument into your scores, electronic dance tracks and more.
Ask Video Reaktor 6 103 Ensembles Explored TUTORiAL
Did you know there's a bunch of FREE synths that are available for Native Instruments’ Reaktor? Devour this 27-tutorial course as synthesist Rishabh Rajan explores and explains 9 of his favorite factory Ensembles.
Reaktor is powerful. It’s the same technology behind some of Native Instruments’ most exclusive and unique instruments like Razor and Monarch. But it’s also the same, open technology that is the creative force behind literally thousands of unbelievable FREE synths that have been created by the Reaktor community and Native Instruments
In this course, synthesist Rishabh Rajan picks 9 of his personal favorite Factory synths (that you can download for free) and shows you how they work:
• Metaphysical Function
• Space Drone
• Steam Pipe
See these Reaktor synths in-action and listen to their incredible sounds. By the time you complete this course, you will have a complete new set of FREE sound tools to spice up your tracks and live performances. So join Rishabh and make the most out of Reaktor!
Ask Video Prophet 6 101 Prophet 6 Revealed TUTORiAL
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!
The original Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 changed the path of analog synth history. This re-imagined Prophet 6 captures the essence of the '80s analog feel and adds some of its own unique twists! In this course, Matt Vanacoro, takes you through every aspect of this exceptional instrument.
You learn its geography: where all the knobs and buttons are and what they do. You get a series of lessons in the Prophet’s unique, analog signal flow… essential information in a hardware-based instrument! Most of all, Matt takes you through the process of creating your own sounds utilizing virtually every control the Prophet 6 has to offer.
By the time you complete this 32-tutorial course, you will be totally comfortable programming, performing and producing your own unique sounds and soundscapes with this extremely powerful instrument. So sit back and learn everything you need to know about the Dave Smith Instruments' Prophet 6!
Ask Video BLOCKS Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
What are Blocks? They are a patchable collection of elegant, pre-made Reaktor 6 synth modules that enable you to build your own virtual, modular, eurorack synth. Learn all about Blocks right here with Matt Cellitti.
Imagine the power of modular synthesis right on your desktop without the cost and complexity of buying expensive synth hardware, patch chords, power supplies and racks. Now imagine an unlimited collection of beautifully designed, powerful synth modules right at your fingertips waiting for you to create vast electronic worlds. What you are imagining is Reaktor Blocks, the latest creative tool from Native Instruments.
In this Reaktor 6 Blocks course, by Matt Cellitti, you learn everything there is to know about Blocks, from the foundations Synthesis, right up to how to experience the freedom of Eurorack modular, on your very own desktop. Matt takes you through the collection of Blocks as he reimagines the Native Instruments Monark synth right before your eyes! What a great way to learn Blocks and how they work!
Filled with tons of patch examples and detailed descriptions of how Blocks work and patch together, this course will get you building your own modular synth fast. So sit back, watch these videos and start playing with Blocks!
Ask Video Reaktor 6 101 Synth Building Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
Reaktor 6 is here! And so is Brian Cass to show us what’s new and how it works! Along the way, you see how to build an instrument with Reaktor’s modules! So build a DIY synth now with Brian Cass and Reaktor 6.
There’s no one better to teach Reaktor than Brian Cass. Why? Because he knows Reaktor inside and out. Add to that his enormous experience as a sound designer and synthesist and his skill as a professional educator and you’ve got the makings of an amazing Reaktor 6 course!
You learn everything about the fundamentals of Reaktor 6 and its modular, object-oriented programming system. Brian first explains the geography and anatomy of the Reaktor GUI. Next, you learn about both the Basic and Advanced panels and all the tools that are available for you to program and design a Reaktor instrument.
The final sections of this course are all about building a DIY synth. Here, you learn about the different modules, how they all patch together and how to tweak them into a a real, working synth of your own design! So join Brian and build your own cool synth with Reaktor 6!
MacProVideo Logic Pro X Alchemy Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
Alchemy = mind-blowing synthesis. It’s that simple.... and Apple’s reimagining of this deep instrument gives Logic users an exclusive, musical tool that ushers in a new era of music production. Learn Alchemy right here with David Earl!
Alchemy, unlike any other synth on the market, can do anything and everything in the world of electronic music. It has an amazing variety of synth engines, audio processing and modulation sources. Add to that virtually unlimited audio and control routings and what you end up with is a synth that can do it all… and do it well!
In this course by SFLogicNinja David Earl, he explains everything about Alchemy! As he illustrates the GUI, you learn all about the Browser and the powerful collection of synth and sampling engines. David shows you Alchemy’s dynamic audio and sophisticated control/modulation routings before he dives into Alchemy’s Global, Source, Modulation and Realtime Performance features.
Completing this course gives you the foundation you need to integrate Alchemy into your productions and begin building your own, unique sonic library of sounds. So sit back and learn Alchemy with trainer, Logic expert and producer, David Earl.
Groove3 Session Strings Pro Explained TUTORiAL
YOUR STRING SECTION AWAITS
Eli Krantzberg, author of , dives into one of todays most exciting and inspiring string collections, Native Instruments Session Strings Pro. In this series, Eli covers both the plug-in and how you can integrate it into your workflow to make beautiful sounding string parts and arrangements.
Eli starts with the basics, covering how the Presets are organized. From there, he explores the Main Window and all of its Controls and Blending Options. The next two videos cover the extremely powerful Animator Window which can be used as either a Chordal Step Sequencer or an Arpeggiator.
With the basics covered, Eli gets into the more advanced functionality of this powerful instrument, starting with the available Articulations. After that, he shows you how to work with the powerful Key Switches feature.
From there, Eli explains how to Set Up and Trigger Articulations using the Articulation Window. Eli now walks you through applying the final polish using the FX Window, and concludes with a video on bringing it all together and utilizing Session Strings Pro in your own projects.
Whether you’re just starting out using strings in your compositions, or you’re an experienced Sessions Strings Pro user looking for a better understanding of the instrument, watch "Session Strings Pro Explained” today!