Groove3 u-he Diva Explained TUTORiAL
U-He has a star on its hands with its virtual analog powerhouse, Diva. Join synthesizer star Sami Rabia as he shows you all her secrets, and teaches you how you can make Diva shine in your own projects!
Sami begins with the initial layout of Diva and then explores the oscillator section while demonstrating how to activate FM, Cross Mod, and Sync. Sami then reveals Diva's filters and covers Diva's envelopes and LFO section.
After the basic sound creation tools are explained, Sami shows you the different play modes available along with demonstrating why they are there. The trimmer section, amplitude, and panning controls, as well as going into more details about stacking the oscillators to make Diva sound absolutely huge are all explored.
Next, Sami walks you through how to use the arpeggiator, along with visual guides on what the arpeggiator modes are doing to your MIDI performance/notes. Then he teaches you how to use the modulation sources available in Diva, and how to take advantage of the luscious effects available.
After the plug-in has been thoroughly covered, Sami ends the series with five videos on designing your own sounds in Diva. You'll see how to make huge pads, fat basses, sizzling leads, cool FX, and evolving arpeggiated sounds which will make Diva your goto virtual analog software synthesizer!
Whether you're new to Diva, or an experienced user looking to explore this powerful instrument more deeply, don't miss "Diva Explained"!
Groove3 Artillery 2 Explained TUTORiAL
Artillery 2 is a very original plug-in that's a multi-effect that can be mapped across keyzones and triggered by MIDI notes. Let studio wiz Eli Krantzberg show you how you can use this unique plug-in creatively in your own productions and make original effects and instruments!
Eli begins by explaining the concept of Artillery 2 and how you can use it as either an effect or an instrument plug-in, and then he shows you around the interface, demonstrating how to use its powerful key tracking parameter to modulate the depth of the effects.
With the basics covered, Eli explains you how to use LFO's to alter effect parameter values while sustaining trigger notes, and how to control the characteristics of the modulation. The next video explores how to create envelopes out of the input signal. That leads to a video on using steps in the step sequencer as a modulation source. Crazy!
Eli then reveals how to use MIDI velocity, aftertouch, pitch bend control change, and program change messages to control Arillery 2. Finally, Eli puts it all together and demonstrates how to build a monster preset that you can use to transform your music into something truly unique.
Whether you're new to Artillery 2 or an experienced user looking for some tasty tips and tricks, watch "Artillery 2 Explained" today!
Groove3 SubBoomBass Explained TUTORiAL
Rob Papen's SubBoomBass is far more than just a Subsonic Bass Generator, it's a full fledged polyphonic synthesizer with an integrated step sequencer as well. In this tutorial series, studio tech guru Alex Solano shows you how to get down low with this powerful creative virtual instrument!
After a brief overview of SubBoomBass's capabilities, Alex starts with the various Play modes, showing you how to use it as both a Bass Generator and Polyphonic Synth. Alex then goes into the components of the synthesizer, with videos on the Oscillators, Filter, Sequencer, Free Mod Four-Part Modulation Matrix, and Effects.
Once you've explored the components of SubBoomBass, Alex gets into the fun stuff by demonstrating how to use this soft synth creatively. First, he demonstrates how to Create a Pitchy Lead by taking a simple melody and using SubBoomBass's Pitch Modulation capability.
Alex then shows you how to make a rich, polyphonic Pad Sound, as well as how to sculpt a Deep House patch using FM Synthesis. Wrapping it up, Alex demonstrates how to use both Oscillators to craft a Classic House patch and how to use SubBoomBass to build a traditional 90s R&B synth lead.
Whether you've never used SubBoomBass before and want to see what it can do, or you're an experienced SubBoomBass user who wants to go deeper, watch "SubBoomBass Explained" today
Groove3 UVI Falcon Explained TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
In these in-depth training videos studio wiz Eli Krantzberg teaches you how to make your productions soar with Falcon, UVI's comprehensive hybrid software synthesizer. Featuring a dizzying amount of processors, modulators, and effects, in addition to deep scripting capabilities, you will not long for another synth!
Starting with the general concepts and terminology used in Falcon, Eli explores its detailed and deep GUI, and then shows you around the Presets and how to modify them in the Various Browsers.
With the basics covered, Eli now presents 3 videos on the Oscillators, including their various Types, Parameters, and Sounds. Eli then shows you how to use them with the Mapping Editor and Sample Oscillator to load Multiple Samples, Edit Layers, Key Groups, Pitch, and Velocity Ranges.
From there, Eli demonstrates how to use Slice Mode for Loop Slicing, Playback, and Exporting. The next video focuses on the Sample Editor, Stretch Modes, and Keygroup Controls, where you can edit sample start and end loop points, keep the speed of samples constant when triggered from different pitches, and how to lock trigger notes to your host DAW's timeline.
Moving on, Eli takes you deep into Falcon's Granular synthesis engine which offers IRCAM Granular, Multi Granular, and Scrub Modes, along with various Envelope and Processor settings.
With the synthesis engines explained, Eli covers Falcon's Modulation, Arpeggiator, and Layer Controls, and concludes with a video on Advanced Modulation, Macros, how to get the most out of the Built-In Mixer and Performance Mode.
Whether this is your first flight with Falcon or your an experienced user looking to get more out of this deep virtual instrument, don't miss "UVI Falcon Explained"!
Groove3 Alchemy 2 Explained TUTORiAL
Logic Pro X 10.2 integrated Alchemy 2, one of the most powerful virtual instruments ever made. In this three-hour video training tutorial series, Eli Krantzberg teaches you how to become a Alchemy wizard and unleash all of its power on your music!
Eli with Presets and Performance Controls, showing you around the new GUI before diving into the Name bar, Browser, Tags, and Pads, with their related settings,enabling you to get creative fast. Next, he digs into the Advanced View, where you'll see how to further manipulate your sounds.
Eli then covers the cool, deeper features like Importing Audio, various Controls, Filters, Synthesizer Elements including Additive, Granular, and Virtual Analog, as well as Crossfading And Morphing. From there, Eli dives into Alchemy's extensive Modulation Controls, Options, and Routings, including Note Properties, Performance Controls, and how to use ModMaps. Your synth sounds will never be the same.
The next series of videos feature the Source Edit Window, which includes the Inspector, Keymap, and Zone Waveform Editor controls giving you even more control over your patches and presets. Eli wraps up the series with four videos on Alchemy's amazing arpeggiator and effects which add movement and even more color to your sounds.
If you're just getting into Logic Pro X 10.2 and have yet to discover Alchemy, or if you're an experienced Alchemy user looking to learn some new magic tricks, watch "Alchemy 2 Explained" today!
Groove3 Hybrid Explained Update TUTORIAL
Updated for version 2.0, Pro Tools Instrument legend Russ Hughes is back with this highly anticipated 'Explained' title. Russ takes you through the Hybrid power synth plug-in from start to finish, exploring every part of the synth and finishing off with some sound creation examples that will get your creative juices flowing.
Russ begins with the important basics such as navigating the GUI, and loading and saving presets and patches. He then gets into the powerful sequencer section and insert and master effects. Up next is the heart of the synth, the oscillator sections with all of its filters, amps and mods.
Russ then shows you how to control Hybrid with Morph Groups and MIDI CC messages. Next, Russ gives several sound creation tutorials, showing you how to make various patches from scratch, that will be sure to get your mind racing with creativeness. Wrapping it up, the new version 2.0 features and functions are examined in detail, giving you full coverage of this amazing virtual synth.
If you use Hybrid for your productions, you must add this to your video arsenal. See how to harness the power of Hybrid today... Get "Hybrid Explained".
Groove3 Session Strings Pro Explained TUTORiAL
YOUR STRING SECTION AWAITS
Eli Krantzberg, author of , dives into one of todays most exciting and inspiring string collections, Native Instruments Session Strings Pro. In this series, Eli covers both the plug-in and how you can integrate it into your workflow to make beautiful sounding string parts and arrangements.
Eli starts with the basics, covering how the Presets are organized. From there, he explores the Main Window and all of its Controls and Blending Options. The next two videos cover the extremely powerful Animator Window which can be used as either a Chordal Step Sequencer or an Arpeggiator.
With the basics covered, Eli gets into the more advanced functionality of this powerful instrument, starting with the available Articulations. After that, he shows you how to work with the powerful Key Switches feature.
From there, Eli explains how to Set Up and Trigger Articulations using the Articulation Window. Eli now walks you through applying the final polish using the FX Window, and concludes with a video on bringing it all together and utilizing Session Strings Pro in your own projects.
Whether you’re just starting out using strings in your compositions, or you’re an experienced Sessions Strings Pro user looking for a better understanding of the instrument, watch "Session Strings Pro Explained” today!