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Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) Tutorials

Learn how to mix, master, and record music with digital audio workstation (DAW) recording software and hardware such as Ableton Live, Reason, Pro Tools, and Logic Pro.
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  • view course page for Mixing and Mastering with Logic Pro X

    Learn the Logic Pro mixing and mastering techniques that every producer and engineer should know, from preparing a project to compression, automation, and mastering.

    4h 15m
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  • view course page for Synth Programming: Beyond the Basics

    Move beyond the basics of synth programming, and learn techniques for creating big moving basslines, evocative percussion patterns, and rich synth pads.

    1h 54m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Synth Programming Basics

    Synth Programming Basics with Scott Hirsch

    Learn how synthesis actually works, how to sculpt sound with filters and envelopes, and how to craft your own synth patches, including leads, pads, drums, and bass.

    1h 32m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Making Beats in Logic Pro X

    Start making music with Logic Pro X. Author and Logic Pro insider Dot Bustelo walks through every facet of basic drum programming in Logic Pro, including choosing the right drum kit for the beat, recording, quantizing, sampling, and slicing as well as using the new Logic X beat-making features of Drummer and Arpeggiator.

    4h 10m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Audio: Reverb

    Explains one of the most essential ingredients in audio mixing, reverb—the time it takes for sound to bounce, echo, and decay during a live performance or recording.

    3h 5m
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  • view course page for Get in the Mix with Logic Pro

    Get in the Mix with Logic Pro with Brian Lee White

    Watch Brian Lee White and Alex Case perform advanced audio adjustments inside Logic Pro, while they guide you through their reasoning in the built-in video window.

    2h 26m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for New Ways to Create Music with Logic Pro X

    Harness Logic Pro X's powerful features to make music in brand-new ways.

    2h 24m
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  • view course page for Logic Pro X New Features

    Dive into the new streamlined, modern interface and creative tools for musicians and producers, in this tour with a Logic Pro X insider.

    1h 45m
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  • view course page for Logic Production Techniques: Making Beats

    Guides you through the process of making beats for hip-hop, electronic dance, or any other commercial genre of music in Logic Pro.

    2h 58m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Mixing a Short Film with Logic Pro

    Explore a powerful round-trip workflow between Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro that enables sound editors to quickly mix dialogue, sound effects, and music for film.

    1h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Audio Mastering Techniques

    Audio Mastering Techniques with Bobby Owsinski

    Explore essential mastering concepts and techniques used by experienced audio engineers to create a cohesive album from a set of mixed tracks.

    2h 0m
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  • view course page for Remixing Techniques: Arranging and Song Form

    Arrange songs for radio play and club remixes using four different digital audio workstations: Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Logic, and Reason.

    2h 44m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Mastering for iTunes

    Mastering for iTunes with Bobby Owsinski

    Author and recording engineer Bobby Owsinski demonstrates best practices for mastering music and audio destined for sale on Apple iTunes with their new Mastered for iTunes high-resolution audio program.

    18m 4s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Logic Pro 9 New Features

    Logic Pro 9 New Features with Damian Allen

    Showcases the top improvements for guitarists, keyboard players, and audio engineers, from Flex Time editing to the Snap feature with Playback.

    1h 33m
    Intermediate
     
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