Ask Video volca 104 volca sample Explored TUTORiAL
It's time to learn the Korg volca sampler. Electronic artist G.W. Childs is back with a 22-tutorial "explained and explored” course that’ll teach you everything! We’ve taught you keys, beats and bass… so now get ready to sample!
Our Korg volca series just keeps getting better and better. And with the addition of "sample”, the initial quartet of volca courses is complete. Sample is, perhaps, the most creative volca to date because it’s an instrument where you really get to create and control the audio content of your performance.
This course teaches you how to use every inch of this small but powerful live performance instrument from its front panel controls to its advanced audio processing. You learn how to sample, record patterns, build sequences and interact with all your MIDI and CV-driven devices. By the time you finish this 22-tutorial course, you will be a volca sample expert!
So "sample” this course and learn everything you need to know in this in-depth collection of volca sampler tutorials by Korg volca expert G.W. Childs!
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 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 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.
Ask Video volca 102 volca keys Explored TUTORiAL
You asked for it and here it is: Korg volca keys! G.W. Childs is back with this hardware-driven, in-action course to explain everything about this little synth and all the big sounds you can make with it!
Korg’s volca family of synths is one of the coolest things to happen to electronic music in a long time. In this course, by G.W. Childs, you the learn all the features packed into this awesome little box and how to integrate it (hook it up) with other volcas and everything else in your live performance and studio setup.
You start off with a tour of the volca keys hardware interface. Then, GW takes you through all of the recording and editing functions. Next, you discover all the key synthesis elements like volca’s VCOs, EG, VCF, LFO. From there, you learn the effects including Delay, Flux, Motion Sequencing and more. In the last section of tutorials, you see how volca keys works in the studio and on stage with its MIDI and CV capabilities.
So learn everything you need to know to make the little Korg volca keys a big part of your music production rig! Hardware rocks!