Udemy Audio Engineering Adjectives of Audio TUTORiAL
This course will teach you how to understand some of the popular adjectives used to describe audio.
This course consists of the explanations of popular adjectives used to describe audio.
Dark - this means the signal sounds vintage, to understand what vintage sounds like listen to some old recording and study the tone. Dark sounding also falls under colored.
Bright - this means the signal has more high frequencies. If you want to make something sound brighter add some high frequency to it. Bright being the opposite of dark can be great on some vocals.
Clean - clean means your signal is pure and accurate. This is a modern sound, the opposite of vintage. For example a clean mic pre means it doesn't change (or color) your sound. So what you put in is what you get back. Solid-state or transformerless is generally clean.
Colored - this is the opposite of clean. Coloring your sounds means changing the tone from the original signal. Colored can be associated with vintage and sometimes dark. Different gear has different colors. If you listen closely you can hear differences between different pieces of gear.
Muddy - this the second hardest term to explain, but here we go. Mud is a build of low mid frequencies (200-500hz) that makes the signal sound cluttered. Mud is not a positive thing and should never be taken as a compliment. It took me a long time to distinguish what mud was.
Sterile - sterile means ultra clean. This is good for say orchestra where you usually want as little color as possible. Sterile can also come off sometimes as "too clean", meaning its so clean it's boring. These type of pres are crystal clear though.
Transparent - this another word for clean and it's mostly associated with compressors and eq's. A transparent piece of gear means its not going to impart any color on the original signal during its processing. If you're happy with the tone of your signal but need to further process it then you need to reach for something thats transparent.
Smooth - this to me differs in compressors, eq's, and mics. For compressors smooth means its compressing but you can't really hear the compression, even at high gain reduction. Any compressor, except maybe aggressive ones (more on that next) can be made smooth with the right settings.
Aggressive - in a mic pre this means in your face, very forward sounding. The API 312 and 512 have been described as an aggressive mic pre. In a compressor this means it really clamps down on a signal even with gentle settings. FET compressors are known for being aggressive and being capable of a very fast attack time.
Warm - this is the one you all have been waiting for. Warmth is the most used word when describing the sound of a piece of gear. Its the hardest one to describe because people who have no idea of what warmth is use the term freely. So what warmth is to you and how you perceive it will be different from others because the term is used so loosely. Where bright deals with high frequencies, warmth deals with the low to low mid frequencies. Tubes are associated with warmth because they add harmonic distortion (the good kind of distortion) to the those frequencies. This is what people are referring to when they say tube warmth.
Udemy Audio Recording For Udemy Instructors Made Easy TUTORiAL
Are you struggling with recording great sounding audio for your Udemy courses?
Lots of Udemy instructors struggle with producing great quality audio.
Then they look online and find lots of tutorials requiring expensive gear or complicated techniques and software.
It doesn't have to be this way!
Getting great sounding audio can be super simple and inexpensive.
In this course you'll learn how to get great audio with a minimum amount of gear and without using ANY audio editing software.
We'll even get decent audio using a $12 microphone!
Here's what you'll learn:
Why great sounding audio is so important
Gear that you need - and what you don't need
Specific microphone recommendations
The basics of acoustics
Setting up your room for the best possible sound
Recording technique (microphone positioning, etc.)
Recording workflow from beginning to end
Troubleshooting common audio problems
Audio is so important for Udemy instructors. Bad audio can result in an unpleasant experience for your students, bad engagement, and bad reviews. It can even result in your course being rejected by Udemy!
Take this course and learn how to record audio the easy way.
Ask Video Prophet 6 101 Prophet 6 Revealed TUTORiAL
Rich-sounding analog electronics, enclosed in a beautiful wooden instrument, sound like a dream come true! Welcome Dave Smith’s Prophet 6! This 32-tutorial course reveals how this exciting new synth works!
The original Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 changed the path of analog synth history. This re-imagined Prophet 6 captures the essence of the '80s analog feel and adds some of its own unique twists! In this course, Matt Vanacoro, takes you through every aspect of this exceptional instrument.
You learn its geography: where all the knobs and buttons are and what they do. You get a series of lessons in the Prophet’s unique, analog signal flow… essential information in a hardware-based instrument! Most of all, Matt takes you through the process of creating your own sounds utilizing virtually every control the Prophet 6 has to offer.
By the time you complete this 32-tutorial course, you will be totally comfortable programming, performing and producing your own unique sounds and soundscapes with this extremely powerful instrument. So sit back and learn everything you need to know about the Dave Smith Instruments' Prophet 6!
Udemy The Ultimate Guide To Producing A Hip-Hop Beat For The Club TUTORiAL
Learn to make music like the top producers in today's music industry.
This course is the ultimate guide to create a hip-hop beat for the club. We start from scratch and move through every detail of every step needed to make a professionally sounding record.
We begin by going over recommended music gear to be used in the studio when producing modern music. We will cover both hardware and software and what to look for in each to adapt to your needs.
We move on to learning what qualities to look for in the sounds for each instrument, including the synth, bass, kick, clap, and hi-hat. This section is really important because knowing what types of sounds to use can either make or break you as a producer.
The next topic is song structure. We go over a brief history then lay out the top 5 most popular song structures used today.
We move on to building both the melodic foundation for the synth and bass as well as a detailed approach of how to build the rhythm section. We go bar by bar and explain how to use both melodic and rhythmic variation to keep your listeners interested and to create movement within the record.
We then end the course with some final touches and tips & tricks of what to do after your record is created to get it played in the club.
This course is for the producer that has some experience but wants to understand the details of every step of the production process so that they have more creative control of both their productions and their career.
This course is around 2 hours. I recommend that after going through the first time, to go back through to strengthen your understanding of topics that you don't fully understand. Repetition is the key to learning.
What are the requirements?
Students will need to have their own DAW and a working knowledge of how to use it
Students should listen to and understand the sound of modern hip-hop club records
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 37 lectures and 1.5 hours of content!
Understand the concepts and techniques used by today's top producers to make modern hip-hop club beats
Understand how to protect your music legally and how to network with others in the music industry
Train your ear to understand the qualities of sounds that are popular in hip-hop club music
What is the target audience?
Someone who is looking to break into the music industry by producing a club hit
They are taking my course to gain insight into the knowledge & techniques used by top producers today
They have put in the time & effort but are frustrated with the results of their beats
They are motivated to complete this course so that they can be on their way to making hit records for the club
This course IS for producers who are looking to make a career in the music industry
This course is NOT for beginners
This course is NOT for you if you do not have an understanding of how to use a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Lynda Synthesis and Sampling with ABSYNTH TUTORiAL
ABSYNTH is an essential instrument in the KOMPLETE toolkit, doubling as a semi-modular synthesis tool and a powerful effects plugin. Join Evan Sutton in this course for a tour of ABSYNTH, covering everything from signal flow and patching to advanced signal processing. Along the way, Evan covers routing and modulation, ABSYNTH's built-in effects, and working with control surfaces and automation. Tune in to learn how to design your own intoxicating sounds with ABSYNTH.
* Routing and signal flow
* Destructive envelope editing techniques
* Beat syncing and envelope looping
* Basic sampling
* Master FX
Udemy Drum Programming 101: How to Write Great Drum Parts TUTORiAL
Master the basics of great drum programming and take your beats from static loops to complete grooves
To me, there is a huge missing gap from online production videos with helping beginning electronic musicians go from being stuck in a loop to writing more full-fledged beats. So it was my intention with this first video to deliver you with the solid foundations of what makes for great programmed drums, and provide you with the skills needed to begin writing more interesting, musical drum parts for your tracks. By getting these very simple foundational ideas under your belt, you begin to understand more about how EDM is structured, how to make beats quickly, and you find yourself making much more creative beats. At least, that's my hope here :) The course is designed for those beginners who want to transition to an intermediate skill level but don't know how. I've made it fast so that you spend less time watching me build these ideas, and more time exploring how they work. In the series, I use examples from a wide variety of Genres-- from Hip Hop to Techno, House, and Future Bass-- to show that these core principles apply across styles. There is over 2 hours of content here, teaching you the core skill of writing beats regardless of which DAW you use. The idea here is to get your skills up to the next level as quickly as possible, and set you up for part 2 of this series, where we explore some of the more creative uses of these foundational ideas. These lessons took years of study for me to discover-- I hope that you take advantage of all that I've learned and boiled down here for you, and get your skills up and running quickly!If you have a computer, a DAW that you're familiar with, a few good drum samples and a way to hear everything, then I will show you how to make beats that make the rest of your music shine.
What are the requirements?
A computer with a DAW of choice (Logic, Live, Cubase, Studio One, etc.)
Speakers, Monitors, or Headphones that accurately represent the whole frequency range. Hearing bass will be important in this course, and laptop speakers are not advised
A working familiarity with the basics of your DAW
A basic level understanding of making electronic music; Knowledge of samplers, which drum sounds are which, what a compressor and an EQ is, and how to write a basic drum beat
A basic level understanding of rhythm theory; knowledge of quarter-notes, eighth-notes, and sixteenth-notes; understanding of what the beats of a bar are, what bars are, and what tempo is
A basic understanding of how to write basic beats in various genres; what a house beat is, what a hip-hop beat is, etc.
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 21 lectures and 2.5 hours of content!
Write more musical sounding drum patterns
Create a balanced sounding drum kit from samples quickly
Create Drums that "breathe" with the music in a subtle but pleasing way
Use Accents to spice up drum tracks and create fresh, new rhythms
Understand exactly how to write clear, focused drum phrases
Go from short loops to more developed drum parts
What is the target audience?
Beginner to Intermediate producers who are finding themselves "stuck" for new ideas of drum programming
Live Instrumentalists who are dabbling with programmed drums and want to learn more about it
Electronic Musicians who find that their drums lack excitement and movement
Electronic musicians who don't "Get" how to program great drum parts
Musicians looking the understand the underlying principles that make programmed drums sound great
Udemy Record your Voice for Video: Get Professional Sound Now! TUTORiAL
Gain Authority by having Great Sound in Your Videos
Why take this Course?
Learn all the stages to get Good Audio in your Videos from a Professional Video/Audio-producer. I will teach you how to Prepare, Record, and Polish your Audio in your Videos. I truly believe that "Audio is King", and that you therefore should spend some time perfecting your setup and production work flow.
Getting good audio is not rocket science. Even so, most people don't take the necessary steps to get good audio recordings for their videos. If you do, you will stand out!
I have tried to condense my 15 years of experience in Video and Audio Production, into this course, so that you can get results without reading hundreds of books and articles, or recording and mixing vast amounts of music and audio tracks as I have.