Groove3 Top Ten EDM Do's TUTORiAL
Adam Pollard aka Multiplier returns in this power packed video tutorial series of best practices for producing modern, cutting edge EDM music. You'll learn 10 of the most important things to do in your EDM tracks that will make your productions legit and for real!
The series begins with a primer on how to reference your master EQ to pink noise to insure that your mids are balanced, how to do clean sidechain compression, followed by how to use at least one vocal sample with an identifiable phrase as part of your track to give it focus.
Multiplier then shows you how to do lively filter sweeps using LFO modulation and how to tune your kick drum to the key of your track.
Moving on, Multiplier explains why it's important for you to adjust your monitoring volume every twenty minutes or so, and how to use a sends-only sidechain to clean up your kick.
After that you'll explore how to set your track levels relative to the kick drum, as well as how to mix through band pass filters to focus on specific frequencies that bring out the spirit of your track in each band.
Finally, Multiplier discusses why you need to leave headroom for the inevitable mp3/AAC conversion of your track and the best way to do it.
If you're new to producing EDM music, or an experienced hand looking for a series of best practices, don't miss "Top Ten EDM Do's" today!
Groove3 Melodyne 4 Advanced TUTORiAL
In this in-depth video tutorial series, Melodyne expert Eli Krantzberg goes beyond Melodyne 4 Explained and dives deeper into Melodyne 4's power features, showing you how to unleash the full creative potential of this "must have" pitch and time manipulation tool.
Eli starts off with multi-track editing in Melodyne, including an overview of the Melodyne 4 Studio standalone interface, then moves into a demonstration of importing audio and using the Auto Stretch feature.
Eli then explains his best practices for multiple track file management, as well as explores both mouse and key command navigation, scrubbing, scrolling, and zooming.
Moving on, Eli covers working with tempo, by showing you how to record a free performance and then assign a tempo to it, and how to work with time signatures.
You'll then explore the various options for tempo editing, including copy/paste, conforming tempo and other ways to manipulate tempo.
A great Melodyne 4 features allows you to define custom scales, and Eli reveals how to use the Scale Detective and then customizing scales and tuning by editing and defining the musical intervals used by Melodyne in pitch detection.
Eli now discusses Exporting, and then covers how to use the Sound Editor. You'll learn how to perform a spectral analysis of the harmonics of each note using the emphasis and dynamics sliders, and then see how to edit the overtone structure of the notes.
After that, Eli shows you the EQ working area and demonstrates how to use it like a graphic equalizer. Finally, you'll experience the Synth Working Area and
explore the Envelope and Re-Synthesis Controls.
When you're ready to take your knowledge of Melodyne 4 to the next level, don't miss "Melodyne 4 Advanced"!
Ask Video Dance Music Masters 111 Multiplier Dubstep Drills TUTORiAL
Adam Pollard (A.K.A. Multiplier) –cutting-edge electronic dance music producer– created this exclusive Dubstep Drills course to provide you with an EDM arsenal of his Dubstep production techniques. It’s not to be missed!
When you listen to Adam Pollard’s music you can hear, right away, that there is something really sonically powerful going on. It’s because he’s a total perfectionist in the way he uses his production tools and he’s a creative genius in how he sculpts all the myriad elements of an electronic music track. We’re excited to have him creating courses exclusively for us!
In this Dance Music Masters course, Adam opens up his electronic music toolbox and shares his "Dubstep Drills”. You discover how his kicks and snares achieve their legendary sound. He also guides you through his comprehensive bass-making techniques that are laser-focussed on generating that essential, powerful, pulsating Dubstep energy. And, that’s just the beginning!
Completing this 25-tutorial course gives you a whole universe of techniques you can quickly adopt to reshape your tracks and inspire you to achieve perfection in your electronic music journeys. So what are you waiting for? Dive into Dubstep Drills by Adam Pollard.
Groove3 EDM Songwriting and Production TUTORiAL
Multiplier returns with a powerhouse 3-hour tutorial series that teaches you the important fundamentals of EDM songwriting and production. Experience and learn how to create your own pulsing, grooving, annspiring EDM Tracks!
The series begins with a primer on EDM structure and arranging. After a video on organizational tips on keeping your project color coded, Multiplier spends a few videos exploring both the impact and design of Kick Drums in EDM music. That leads directly into a few videos on writing Synth Parts.
Multiplier then explores the use of Bass in EDM and how to go about designing the perfect EDM Bass Sounds. With Kicks, Synths, and Bass covered, Multiplier discusses more production related elements of EDM music, with videos on Builds, Groove Quantization, Processors such as Reverb and Delay, and Sound Effects.
Moving on Multiplier delivers some "big picture" videos on the importance of Stereo and how Stereo Width enhances the listener's experience of your track, and how different approaches to EDM songwriting create different outcomes.
Finally, Multiplier demonstrates a few Automation Tricks and Audio Routing Options to add that final polish before your song goes out into the world.
If you're new to writing and creating EDM music, or you just want some more insight on the topic, don't miss "EDM Songwriting & Production" today!
Sonic Academy How To Use Circle2 with Multiplier TUTORiAL
Sonic Academy presents the next installment of its ‘How To Use’ series. Taking the helm this week as guest tutor is ‘Multiplier’ Uncovering the secret weapon that is ‘Future Audio Workshops - Circle2’
Loved by its users, Multiplier gives you an overview of Circle2’s beautifully elegant user interface, the lowdown on the oscillators, including Circle2’s unique Vector Phase Shaping synthesis and how and when to use those meaty filters.
Next you will get to grips with the arpeggiator, envelope modulators and master FX, finishing off with some sound design examples showing how to use this powerful synth in the real world
Echo Sound Works Cleaning Up Vocal Tracks TUTORiAL
In this tutorial, learn how to fix a vocal track that was recorded in a less than ideal environment. Maybe the vocalist recorded in an untreated room or had a noisy microphone cable. Luckily there are things you can do to remove part of the room and noise from the take. Doing these things before you add effects like compression, reverb and delay is very important.
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!