Ask Video Moog Mother 32 101 Explained and Explored TUTORiAL
Modular synths are back... and here to stay. And Rishabh Rajan is here to teach us all about the Moog Mother 32! So learn the Moog and modular synthesis at the same time in this wonderfully produced two-for-one course!
We love modular synthesis. Where else can you have such absolute control over every aspect of your sounds? With all the new interest in Eurorack, we’ve decided to dive into synthesis big time. That’s why we’re excited to bring you this truly great course by our esteemed synth trainer, Rishabh Rajan!
This course takes you on a control voltage journey though every aspect of the Moog Mother 32. You learn everything about its oscillators, filters VCAs, modulators and sequencer. You also learn all about the mysterious concept of voltage control which was developed simultaneously (yet independently) by the legendary fathers of modern synthesis: Donald Buchla and Robert Moog.
When you complete this course you will be a Moog Mother 32 expert and, at the same time, a lot more knowledgeable about voltage control modular synthesis! Sit back and plug in!
Ask Video Live 9 409 Remixing Froya TUTORiAL
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!
There’s so much to learn about remixing: audio editing, re-drumming, chopping, merging, rearranging, glitching, reharmonizing and then putting everything back together again in some kind of exciting and coherent way! It’s a lot of hard work and a lot of fun at the same time. And that combination comes through big-time in this Ableton Live remixing course by Rishabh Rajan.
Wearing his code:MONO moniker, Rishabh shows you all the amazing remix tools that are at your disposal in Ableton Live. First off, you listen to Froya’s (Michelle Lee’s) original production. This is where Rishabh analyzes the song’s structure, harmonic progressions and melodies. Then, he grabs the original stems that he wants to work with and begins building a completely new production.
Watch and listen as Rishabh describes the techniques he employs to build the remix from its intro, verses, chorus, drop, bridge and outro. It’s always a great experience to watch a remixer like Rishabh at work as he carefully creates a new version of a song while, at the same time, respecting and cherishing the original song’s power and intent. Learn the art of remixing in this 25-tutorial course!
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!
Ask Video Roland PLUG-OUTS 101: Roland PLUG-OUTS Revealed TUTORiAL
Roland PLUG-OUTS are digital versions of their classic hardware synths. Join synth maestro Rishabh Rajan and learn what synthesis on these awesome instruments is all about!
Roland has been making extraordinary synthesizers since the early 1970s. These highly collectable instruments are still used by topnotch producers the world over. Unfortunately, it is virtually impossible to get your hands on one of these historic instruments… until now!
With the re-issue of these synths, in the new PLUG-OUT collection of virtual synths, Roland has made it possible for everybody to benefit from the sonic sweetness these instruments provide. In this course, expert synthesist Rishabh Rajan dives into these amazing re-issues, explains them top to bottom and teaches how they work!
So learn about the PLUG-OUT versions of the SH-1, SH-2, PROMAR Compuphonic and the esteemed Roland System 100 in this highly recommended, 20-tutorial course by one of our top trainers! What are you waiting for?!
Ask Video volca 103 volca bass Explored TUTORiAL
Electronic dance music thrives on bass! And, if you’re a volca performer, Korg’s volca bass is the foundation of your rig. Learn everything about volca bass in this course and see how to integrate it into your set.
We love the Korg volca series of live performance boxes. That’s why we’re exploring every one! This course, focusing on the volca bass, explains every aspect of this powerful box. You learn every knob, switch, function and key, in a musical context, giving you the knowledge you need to get this box creating big bass parts.
You also learn about pattern generation, step recording and the volca bass synthesis engine with its 3 VCOs, VCF and modulators. The next section of this course is all about integrating the volca with your computer and utilizing its CV outs! That’s where it gets exciting: creating your very own volca modular ensemble!
So explore the volca bass and see how this small but very capable bass box "brings it” in this informative and fun course by G.W. Childs. And be sure to check out all of our other volca courses as well to complete your volca-based, live electronic, performance education!
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 Arturia V Collection 101 The Classic Synths TUTORiAL
The virtual synths in the Arturia V Collection are the electronic instruments that forever changed the music world. Learn them all with the expert help of synth expert Rishabh Rajan.
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Sequencial Circuits Prophet
Need I say more? If you've ever had the opportunity to play these classic synths when they were first created in the 70s and 80s, then you know exactly what I mean when I say: AMAZING! These powerhouse, ground-breaking instruments are a big part of music history. They each had their own, unique analog sound that is the signature sound of a musical generation.
In this course by Rishabh Rajan, you learn about the history and signal flow of these analog giants and you will hear how Arturia has succeeded in replicating both their sound and character. So dig in and take a ride "back to the future” with Rishabh Rajan and see why these Arturia synths are praised by rock, pop and dance music producers the world over.