Groove3 Using Audio Units in a VST Environment TUTORiAL
Do you have some great Audio Unit plug-ins but your DAW only supports VST? Well studio master Brock Jon comes to the rescue with a video tutorial series demonstrating how you can use your Audio Unit plug-ins in a "VST plug-in only" environment. Yeah!
Brock begins by explaining how plug-ins like Blue Cat Audio's Patchwork and Nyrv System's AGENT allow you to use Audio Units in a VST environment and vise versa.
He then explores Blue Cat's Patchwork, diving deep into its flexible routing capabilities and demonstrating how you can use it in your VST host.
Nyrv's AGENT is up next, and Brock walks you through how you can set this plug-in up as a channel strip. Wrapping it up, Brock demonstrates how to use AGENT in a mix to create the "ultimate vocal channel".
Whether you have never used Audio Unit plug-ins in your VST host before, or you're looking for more info on the subject, watch "Using Audio Units in a VST Environment" today.
Groove3 Master Mix Explained TUTORiAL
Master Mix, Tracktion's powerhouse mastering plug-in, includes six high end processing blocks as well as other sonic utilities. In this tutorial video series, studio guru Bill Edstrom dives deep and teaches you how to surgically correct your mixes and more with Master Mix.
Bill begins with a video on Master Mix's signal flow through its six processor blocks. The next video walks you through the Master Mix UI, including how to load presets and activate and deactivate the various processors.
After that, Bill starts demonstrating the various elements of Master Mix with a video on faders and meters. That leads into an explanation of the PreEQ module, and how to utilize it's various filters.
Moving on you'll learn about the 3-Band dynamics processor, the dynamics contour editor and how to set up compression for each band, as well as how to add notes for additional tone shaping.
Bill then covers the Post EQ, along with offering advice on when to use post EQ vs. Pre EQ. Cool creative uses are then shown for inspiration when using Master Mix.
Wrapping it all up, Bill explains how you can use the factory presets to get ideas for creating your own custom default setup. If you're new to Tracktion Master Mix or an advanced user looking for deeper information, don't miss "Master Mix Explained" today!
Groove3 Studio One 3 Tips & Tricks Vol 2 TUTORiAL
Michael Tomblin is back with another batch of creative tips and tricks when working with Presonus Studio One 3! In this video tutorial series you'll learn classic production and mixing techniques using Studio One 3's built-in features and effects.
Michael starts with demonstrating the benefits of using the Pro EQ to clean up a mix, and then shows you how to add realism to virtual instruments by using fades. Next, Michael shows you how to use the powerful new Note FX feature to add groove to a MIDI track.
Michael then explores ways in which you can use the PreSonus Fat Channel to emulate the workflow of using a physical mixing desk. This leads into two videos demonstrating how to create console-style FX channels in Studio One 3.
Finally, Michael shares cool, creative tips on how to use the PreSonus Binaural Pan plug-in to enhance your mix. Whether you're new to Studio One 3 or an experienced user looking to pick up more creative tips and tricks, don't miss "Studio One 3 Tips & Tricks Vol. 2"!
Groove3 Deconstructing a Heavy Rock Mix TUTORiAL
Have you wondered how to make Hard Rock and Metal mixes sound heavy, while still retaining clarity? In this video tutorial series Brock Jon takes a professionally mixed and produced song and deconstructs it, showing you every element in the song and how they each contribute to the overall sound and energy of the mix.
- 8 Tutorials / 1 hr 17 min total runtime
- For all beginner to intermediate producers, mixers and engineers
- Tutorials written by studio expert Brock Jon
- Simple to use video control interface for Mac & PC
- Watch Online, Download, Stream to iOS, Apple TV, and Android
Groove 3 Vienna Imperial Explained TUTORIAL
The Bosendorfer Imperial 290-755 is a very special, legendary grand piano. It was meticulously recorded by Vienna Symphonic Library, and it is meticulously explained here, by master musician Brock Jon.
Brock begins with an overview of just how expansive and deep this sampled piano instrument is. Next, he covers how to set it up as both a plug-in and standalone application.
After that, Brock dives into the 3 views of the instrument: the Basic View, the Advanced View, and the Key Editor view.
If you've just bought this wonderful virtual instrument piano, or are an established user who wants to get the most out of it, watch "Vienna Imperial Explained today!
5 Tutorials / 37 Mins Total Runtime
For all beginner to intermediate Vienna Imperial users
Tutorials written by master musician Brock Jon
Simple to use video control interface for Mac & PC
Watch Online, Download, Stream to iPad, iPhone & iPod
Groove3 Modern Heavy Rock Production TUTORiAL
Every genre has its own way of approaching production, and producing Heavy Rock or Metal is no exception. Metal production guru Brock Jon shows you how to dial in big, powerful tones for a crisp, Modern Heavy Rock Production on any DAW.
Brock uses three different songs as demos for this production series so you get a taste of some of the different flavors of Heavy Rock that’s out in the wild. He then gives you an overview of the songs, and lays out his goals for the series.
Moving on, Brock explores the production techniques used in each of the songs one at a time, carefully analyzing the produced sound of the Drums, Bass, Guitars, and Vocals, and shows you how each of the tones were achieved.
Finally, Brock explains the Master Buss Processing that was used on each track, giving them their final, professional sheen that listeners expect in modern heavy tracks.
Whether you’re just getting started producing heavy tracks, or you’re an established producer of Heavy Rock and Metal looking for some fresh techniques and perspective, "Modern Heavy Rock Production” is for you!
Groove3 Sidechaining in Cubase 8 TUTORiAL
Are you a Cubase Pro 8 user who has wondered how to use Cubase’s deep and powerful sjidechaining features? Cubase expert Brock Jon walks you through all things Sidechaining in Cubase 8 with both VST2 and VST3 instruments, as well as how to use Sidechaining for a variety of effects on different instruments and sources.
Brock starts by explaining what Sidechaining is, and why it’s a powerful weapon in your mixing arsenal. Next, he explains how to set up Sidechains with VST2 and VST3 plug-ins, and then gets practical, showing you how to use Sidechaining to Duck Vocals, Create A Ducking Delay, and to Compress Drums.
If you’re a Cubase user who doesn’t know anything about Sidechaining, or you’re an experienced user looking for more advanced Sidechaining tips, watch "Sidechaining in Cubase 8” today!