Ask Video SampleTank 101 Learn SampleTank Now TUTORiAL
SampleTank 3.5 is full of new sounds and features that makes it the king of sample players. See how this instrument works, as explained by our star trainer Matt Vanacoro, in this 34-tutorial course.
With its massive 4000 sound sample library and its 55 internal FX, SampleTank is THE choice sampler of professionals across the vast musical universe. In this course, synth expert Matt Vanacoro, shows you how it works and why you need to use it!
You start off by learning how to get around this complex instrument. Once you get familiar you’ll soon begin creating inspired multis and combinations. Next, you learn how to totally tweak the library and create and activate patterns adding amps, distortion and all kinds of interesting, creative effects. Add to that MIDI controls and macros and soon you’ll be creating your own library of unique presets.
By the time you complete this course, SampleTank will be completely under your control and an essential part of your creative music-making process!
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 Guide For Moog Sub 37 Synth TUTORiAL
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!
This course starts at the very beginning, helping you get set up, plugged in and configured! Once the basics are covered, Matt begins to explore the presets and shows you how to tweak them to create and store some original, new sounds.
From there, you dive into full-blown synthesis as Matt explains the oscillators, the classic Moog filters, the mixer, the amp envelope and everything in-between. Next, you see how to modulate, arpeggiate, automate and get into some deep sound design as Matt creates some soaring leads and bottom-shaking bass.
So if you’re into synthesis, this course is for you. If want to learn how the the Moog Sub 37 works, you’ll find that this course is the ultimate Sub 37 user's guide. So dive in and learn how to master that Moog sound in this collection of 39 step-by-step video tutorials by Matt Vanacoro!
ADSR NI Flesh Explained TUTORiAL
Designed to be used with Reaktor, Flesh is perfect both for live sets and studio production. Developed by Tim Exile from Planet Mu and Warp, Flesh is the next step for live performers. Create custom sounds and have full control of your tracks with this powerful and amazing tool. You’ll dissect samples and completely change how they feel by using the various features that the tool has to offer.
This course will show you the ins and outs of using Flesh in 5 individual sections that mount up to almost an hour of helpful information.
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In this part, you’ll learn the basics of Flesh and get introduced to the features that you can use the Sample Engine, the Effects Section, the Modulation Page and more. This is the first step in creating your personal musical landscape.
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Samples are what make Flesh the innovative tool that it is. In this section you’ll learn how to load, trigger and manipulate up to 12 samples to create your individual tracks. See the waveform of each sample and watch the magic happen.
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This tutorial will teach you how to use the five sound generators that come with Flesh: the sub synth, the mono synth, the sample engine, the polysynth and the effects section. You’ll be able to manipulate sounds like never before and enhance your live sets and studio tracks.
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Learn how to create rhythms and load different harmonies. Change the root note or the pitch bend of your sounds and then record the sequence. Play lush harmonies and alter their behaviour as you wish. Get creative and change how you view music production.
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In the final part, you’ll learn how to set up a variety of different modulation, change the behaviour of master macros and tweak the remote settings. Play with the LFO rate and apply an envelope to achieve the sounds of your choice.
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After going through all of these tutorials, you’ll be prepared to use Flesh in your live sets and studio. Produce tracks by loading just a sample from your library or use amazing effects in your live performance.
This tool helps you radically change the sounds of your instruments in real time with just a press of a button. Add flair to your performances and always be in control of your music productions.
Flesh is easy and fun to use, and you’ll learn the gist of it in no time. Other live productions tools may not be as intuitive or have such a user-friendly interface as Flesh.
Ask Video Ozone 7 Mastering Toolbox TUTORiAL
Ozone 7 is here and it’s got all kinds of new modules to learn and explore. See the new vintage processors and catchup on all the new features as explained by expert trainer Matt Hepworth.
Mastering is an art. You’ve got to have the right tools and know how to use them. This course takes you through each of the Ozone 7 modules and explains what they do and why you need to know them. Completing this course gives you the knowledge you need to apply your mastering skills to any track with iZotope’s Ozone 7.
You learn all the modules including expert tools for Dynamics, EQ and Vintage Tape emulation. There’s also an Exciter, Imager, Maximizer and Vintage Limiter. Add to that a very cool Codec Preview feature and expert Dithering algorithms and you can see that this "Mastering Toolbox is very complete. And, although this isn’t a "mastering” course per se, completing this course gives you the knowledge you need to put this amazing mastering tool to great use.
So join trainer Matt Hepworth and learn everything you need to know to master your tracks with iZotope’s Ozone 7!
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!
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.